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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Changing Head Space Especially with Diet

Call to Action:  Ask me about the Ketolox Phasing opportunity so you can experience better nutrient absorption.  If nutrients are not absorbed, your getting nothing. 

Gas Lighting has become one of those hot buzz words in the last few years.  I can say I feel as if I am in gas lighting territory just because I am talking about food choices for healing.  And, everyone knows, you don't talk about politics, religion, and now meat based dieting!!!

Today, on Valentine's Day, when chocolate is the prized celebratory sweet treat, I am disappointed.  Why?  Stick around.

I used to look forward to my chocolate break each day.  It was dark chocolate with coconut or almonds.  I would eat a couple of ounces if it stayed within my carb limit.  Back then I was tracking carbs, protein and fats.  

The change took place around last summer when I started to experiment with the carnivore diet. I found the zero-carb approach to be very intriguing but I ignored it for about two years because I really enjoy a variety of foods.  I already gave up my sugar and grains many years ago and the thought of giving up  even more so called foods was hard to accept,

It was around July 2019 that I decided the benefits of carnivore were very obvious.  I was aware of the protein sparing fast and better understood the purpose of protein.  When I finally absorbed the fact that carbohydrates are never needed, I said, "Why not? I've tried all the other diets.  I'm diving in."

I'm not 100% carnivore.  I call it carnivore/ keto cycling.  I feel better without salad.  I will eat small condiment portions of cooked veggies from time to time.  I still cheat on occasion with a keto snack or small sweet treat, but something has changed.

The enjoyable anticipated taste is now only retained in my memory.  When I actually taste an old favorite, it's not the same.  It's definitely not enjoyable because it doesn't match my memory.

Most recently, keto bars, dark chocolate, and almond butter do not taste good to me.  The almond butter is tasteless and dark chocolate is almost repulsive.  

To me this is remarkable.  I sometimes wonder how I will manage with less variety, but then I say to myself, "So what?"  Is it a big deal?  It's time for my head space to change.  And this is the change people fight.  I've been fighting it for a long time.  How you programmed your brain becomes quite evident when you reach the point that you are aware a new positive change is out there and you are quarreling with yourself.

Peer pressure is a strong challenge, as well.  Now, you are breaking from the pack and the pack "don't like it."  Have you been gas lighted because your tribe just doesn't know how to handle your new behavior?

If you want to see the saddest form of gas lighting, watch Paul Saladino try to share his enthusiasm for the carnivore diet on the wildly ratings hungry show called The Doctors.  You'll have to search for it on YouTube.  Much of the episode has been chopped up into 4 minute clips, but other commentaries are available, as well. 

Back to my carnivore preference for eating, I was very averse to giving up vegetables.  I was vegetarian for ten years from 1992 to 2002 so I've been on both sides of the table, so to speak.  But in fifty years of eating, the toxic side of plant matter has been downplayed very well.  Just consider it. 

Processed foods such as sugar, grains and seed oils are very bad.  We accept this.  

But what about the natural toxins in plants? Just a short list: 

  • Lectins
  • Gluten
  • Oxalates
  • Phytates
  • Glucosinolates
  • Tannins

I have been drawn to the ancestral /traditional way of eating which matches nature more closely.  For example, many plant foods are only in season for a few weeks, so we were not building up these toxins at high levels.  We did more fasting in the "olden days" because we didn't have truck deliveries and refrigerators.  Many plant foods were fermented for days to weeks to denature the toxic aspect.  Meat was hunted and not fed corn and soy in feed lots.  

Some people cannot tolerate high vegetable consumption. The digestive problems alone are now connected to autoimmune disorders.  So, in the BFA Protocol of Feeding Your Brain, I focus on the Ketolox Phasing Program so people can promote their best ways to absorb all the nutrients in foods. 

One thing I miss is going to a coffee shop and to chat with friends.  I can still do it, but I have to ignore the donuts and hot chocolate.   (I'm not a coffee or tea fan for other health reasons.) I just have to be satisfied with a bottle of water, or bring my own snacks.  The company I am with is more important. 

Are you Ready for Different?  Try some Ready for Different Coaching Sessions. 

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Such as Episode 64: What I Personally Do for Anxiety Flares

When People Are Wrong, They Are Wrong

Call to Action:  Take a hard look at what you were told all your life and realize, you can no longer listen to this inaccurate advice. 

First, you know nothing resets the nervous system like a chiropractic adjustment.  And if an adjustment can wake up a person in a coma, (look it up), what are you waiting for?

Second, your chiropractic adjustment needs responsive organs and muscles.  Continuous dietary stress that inflames the organs is not conducive to the healing response.  What can the adjustment do for starving organs?  Sometime, nothing.  

Dr, Darren Schmidt wants his audience to know that the current dietary guidelines are based on faulty science, and making all of us sick.

Only 12% of Americans are metabolically healthy.  

When I talk about BFA: Brain First Always, I am focusing on the brain because what is good for the brain is good for the rest of the body. 

Don't fall into the traps of information that is accepted but wrong.  I was listening to the same stuff because it came from well meaning people.  But, you eventually reach a point when you say, "I'm spinning my wheels."

If you are Ready for Different, get started with a few BFA Ready for Different Coaching sessions. 

Thursday, February 06, 2020

Doctors Not Moved By Drug Company Lies

(Image: Don't Try This At Work

If Doctors Really Supported Patient Rights, Pharma Would Close Down Forever.

Call to Action: Evaluate how much you tolerate dishonesty when it comes to allopathic professions that focus on peer pressure rather than doing no harm. 

I can't speak for any individual physician, and I certainly can't speak for other chiropractors.  Yes, I admit I am not interested in much of what the current chiropractic associations promote.  (That's another topic.)

The truth is out there, but it is ignored.  There is so much fraud and dishonesty with the regulation of pharmaceutical products, I can't understand why there is such a high worship of drugs.  

Safety regulations are completely violated If physicians really acknowledge this, they would refuse to write another script.   Listen to Pam Popper's explanation of this huge disservice.   I am stunned by this information.  But not surprised.  Really, if your doctor stood up for you, there would not be another drug given out.  The track record of the regulators is so poor and it has become a joke behind the scenes.  If this was how airplanes and cars were sold, we'd all be riding bikes. 

Why do I speak about this?  Because drugs don't heal you.  Your own healing ability within your physiology does the hard work.  You are the healer.  And if you have trouble believing it, you will have trouble healing. 

It's not a secret that drugs do harm.  They are toxins, but that tends to be downplayed in an attempt to manipulate body systems. The government's regulations are not followed and the consequences for law breakers are not handed out.  

The blatant disregard of safety should make the pubic angry.  People are unwittingly taking drugs assuming they are safe.  

Darren Schmidt's video on Akathisia -- What's That? Black Box Warning.

What else can I say about this?  This is why I am here.  This is why we have drug-less healing professions such as chiropractic.  

If you truly are ready to take a different approach, I invite you to take part in Ready For Different: BFA Coaching.