Just some updates to share. I have increased my cardio to incorporate 1/2 hr of rebounding each and every day. Still sticking with clean-eating and keeping my starchy carbs at a minimum though I do enjoy 1/2 cup of brown rice every now and then. I am faithfully on gluten-free. I slipped up recently and wowza, the stomach pain and bloat was unbearable. I have to say, the pain is a welcome reminder that gluten doesn't jive with me at all. Listen to your body everyone because it is talking to you all the time!