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Linda mullin health hx

Discussion in 'My Optimal Journal' started by Lindasmullin, Mar 9, 2017.

  1. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

    depression on and off most of my life
    Was very severe 2 years ago.
    I'm taking no meds. Currently thank god!
    I attempted almalgam removal years ago and got very sick despite seeing holistic dentist still have 10 fillings 2 root canals
    ADD like symptoms my whole life never formally diagnosed.

    Low mood
    Poor digestion
    Poor sleep I work nights in sleep lab
    5'9.5 height. 200 lbs approx

    Surgeries total hysterectomy 2011 fibroids and anemia
    Cholecystectomy 1987
    UPPP2011 tonsils very enlarged
    Eye surgery 1965 age 3
    Ankle ligament repair 1986
    Deviated septum repair1985?
    2 miscarriages
    2 live births

    Pyroluria test positive 2 yrs ago. By
    Dr in Chicago was on lots of his supplements Did not feel any better
    Stopped them.

    All regular labs w Primary are within normal range as of jan 2016. W recent physical for work.

    . I avoid traditional medicine. Except for acute infections trauma etc I had natural unmedicated births breastfed both my kids and did not vaccinate them.

    taking supplements magnesium, digestive enzymes ,betaine hcl fish oil iodine, Sublingual b12. Thorne methyl guard and a few others I can't recall I'm at work at this writing

    Diet recently stopped all grains and most dairy still crave sugar
    Eating more veggies Leafy greens organic eggs Kerry gold butter
    Spring water. Coffee at sleep lab
    Organic chicken.( gotta try seafood I know! Only like lobster)

    Cold showers and 2 ice baths so far
    Exercise is inconsistent but jog outside 2-3 x per week
    Meditate daily

    My Mother died age 67 copd and complications from
    Hernia repair Poor health her whole life etoh abuse, smoker. Depression. Anxiety.
    Her mom, my maternal grand mother died when my mom was 13 from supposedly Colon cancer this was 1950's.
    One sister age 58. Alcoholic h/o ovarian cancer
    One brother age 59 alcoholic in jail now for 3 rd. Dwi. Hepatitis c

    Thank you for this forum

  2. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    welcome to journal land Linda!

    Have you read the leptin RX? It is all about resetting your circadian rhythm.

    The Leptin Rx will help get rid of all the cravings and get you on track. Don't worry too much about exercise just yet. Walking is good!

    It is really important to get outside and see the sunrise with little to no clothes on if possible!

    start your day with a BAB and leave 4 hours between meals and at least 4 hours before bedtime

    drink spring water

    eat seafood

    get as much grounding as possible....walk barefoot and hug lots of trees! Can you swim in a river? stream? lake? ocean?

    no fake lights after sunset.

    Hopefully you will be able to change your work situation as soon as possible.........
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  3. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

  4. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

    Today Friday I got off work at 7 am. Totally wiped out. I go bed and got up at 2pm.
    Looking at sun and going outside w bare feet now.

    I have medical insurance even thou very high deductible. Need labs besides basic panels that my physian assistant ( new grad) orders

    Feeling like I'm
    In a hole.
  5. JanSz

    JanSz Silver

    No need to do any testing now.
    Do it about year latter, after you start you natural day/night cycle.

  6. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

    That will save me from feeling more overwhelmed

    I understand that getting off this night shift job is my priority

    I stood barefoot outside. I'm in Ny state

    It's freezing out. Because I'm tired feeling low energy I only did 3 mins
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  7. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    baby steps.......
  8. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

    The BAB past days. Wow not hungary for hours

    constipation still there. I upped my magnesium and spring water too
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  9. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

    I found out about a potential day job doing respiratory care for short term rehab patients
    I have an interview next Friday!

    Getting outta the sleep lab and 12.5 hr nights would be a step in the right direction.....

    I am evoking all the light around this possibility

    The more pod casts I listen to, even with the low dopamine levels I have, I get more hopeful and excited I get about where health and medicine are going.

    Thank you to the all posters here and especially dr kruse.
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  10. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    keep going.....

    good luck with your job interview....
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  11. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

  12. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

    Appreciate your positive encouragement

    Thank you dear
  13. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

    My vit d was 29.7 ng/mL
    TSH. 3.2uIU/mL
    B12 527pg/mL
    Nurse just got back to me 3/20/17

    I asked for serum ferritin test to be done
  14. JanSz

    JanSz Silver

    Should be at least 3x that much.

    Vitamin D (25-Hydroxyvitamin D)(250nmol/L=100.16ng/mL)
  15. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

    Maybe I should supplement?
    Upstate ny coming out of winter.
  16. JanSz

    JanSz Silver

  17. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

    Got it. Keeping it simple. Sun and connecting to the earth! Thank you
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  18. Jack Kruse

    Jack Kruse Administrator

    Today's new blog takes it to a new level for the older ladies here............
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  19. Lindasmullin

    Lindasmullin New Member

    Ugh. I'm 54. ☀️
  20. Jack Kruse

    Jack Kruse Administrator

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