some ramblings on body image…

I saw a pic of this intro to a show. Something about speed skating or wrestling or something lol called GLOW. There were a bunch of skinny girls in one piece swim suits and 2 normal sized girls in full-body suits, down to their ankles I think. My little heart just screamed NOOOO!

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Guaifenesin Protocol Step 2 video series

Step 2 of the Guaifenesin Protocol to reverse your fibromyalgia symptoms is to get all your products switched to salicylate free. I have tons of helpful links to help you with this. Check out my post on Salicylates here.

If you haven’t seen it yet, make sure to check out Step 1 of the Guaifenesin Protocol first! Just take it one step at a time. You can see the written and condensed steps in my Getting Started Steps to the Guaifenesin Protocol.

As always, you are welcome to join us over at Fibro Buddies on Guaifenesin Protocol Facebook group. You will find fast answers to your questions and an encouraging and supportive community of people <3 Hope to see you there!

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Guaifenesin Protocol Step 1 video series

I know many people with fibromyalgia struggle with reading and do better with audio or video, so here’s my first video in the series of Step-by-step how to do the Guaifenesin Protocol 🙂


Also, check out my Getting Started post for the written form of the steps of the Protocol. Hope it helps! Please leave a comment! For faster answers to your questions please join us at Fibro Buddies on Guaifenesin Protocol support group on Facebook 🙂

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Leftover turkey or chicken stew (HG, GF, LC, SF)

Always trying to find new ways to make our leftover turkey and chicken more interesting and still be easy, I LOVE this new recipe! It is surprisingly sweet, with no sweeteners at all! The mixtures of spices and vegetables with peanut butter makes it a unique and wonderful addition to your meal rotation!

Leftover chicken or turkey peanut stew. (HG, GF, LC, SF)

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DIY Deodorant (Salicylate Free)

Deodorant Spray. Natural, healthy, easy, WORKS!

So, this has been a long time coming lol! I really wanted to wait until I was SURE it worked before telling the world I stopped using regular deodorant, for obvious reasons LOL 😀

In my quest to get away from Aluminum and alum but also be salicylate free, I made myself a stick deodorant using lots of great ingredients that are supposed to work, but didn’t work well enough.

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Sums it up…

“You can either have pain from getting progressively worse or pain from getting progressively better.” Brian Holm

Speaking about the Guaifenesin Protocol to treat fibromyalgia 🙂 You have to get worse before you get better…

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Lady Gaga has fibromyalgia and the whole world knows!

I really feel for this celebrity. Having fibromyalgia is hard enough, without the whole world watching you deal with it. Her courage to let the world see her in her pain is so motivating and encouraging.

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Generic Guaifenesin and the protocol

Generic guaifenesin
There has been alot of discussion about this! And alot of excitement! I know ALOT of our members are going to try it whether we as admins are ready for it or not lol! It’s just too easy to get and likely cheaper!!

Here’s what we’ve concluded and some advice to help you be successful:

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Beef Sauerkraut soup (GF, SF, LC, HG)

Beef Sauerkraut Soup

This recipe came from one of those tired days where you just need something easy and NEW already! 😀

Takes an hour from start to finish. This recipe is a double batch, so you can freeze some for another quick meal 🙂

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Progress Report 6 years on the Guaifenesin Protocol!!!

Too sick to wash and dry my long hair, I chopped it off myself lol! Pretty uneven job hey?! 😀

WHAT?! 6 YEARS?! I know, it’s crazy hey?!

Have you been following my fibromyalgia story? Have you been wondering why you should try the Guaifenesin Protocol if MY story is how it ends up? 7 years on the protocol and still not better?

Unfortunately, not everything is fibromyalgia! I say unfortunately, because now that I know fibro symptoms are totally reversible on the protocol, it changed my perspective entirely!

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