Psyllium is the main ingredient in Metamucil. My gastroenterologist suggested I begin taking psyllium tablets to help my belly issues. The tablets are supposedly more palatable than the powder form of psyllium. I used to drink Metamucil powder (the orange flavor) for my IBS. It’s been a while since I’ve used it. Diverticula (or pouches …

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My visit with the doctor did not go quite as I’d hoped it would. I expected to get “yelled at” about my weight, my cholesterol and my blood sugar. Turns out the cholesterol wasn’t a concern. Don’t get me wrong – it needs to come down as does my weight. The first concern was the …

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It’s ironic that my Weight Watchers leader picked last night to talk about those two little words – “I Can’t”.  She talked about participating in the Ride for Missing Children – a 102 mile bike ride that took place last Friday.  It was something she had always wanted to do but thought she couldn’t.  She …

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