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Switching to whole food diet....and other random events.

Monday, January 30, 2012

I am trying to switch to eating whole foods (to avoid an allergic reaction to corn, which is in EVERYTHING!) This is harder than I thought it would be... especially lunches during the work week. Does anyone have any quick lunch suggestions?
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Another stressful issue lately is that Macy now has asthma in addition to her dyslexia & epilepsy. I took her into my allergy doctor to have her tested, and she is breathing at 57% capacity. She is taking 2 inhalers daily until her follow-up appointment next week. (they did allergy testing too... she is only allergic to dust & cattle.)

On a positive note, I have been Dew-free for over 2 weeks now! YAY! (I have had one Mellow Yellow though, does that count??) This addiction is very hard! I don't know why I crave it so much.

I've been to the gym 3 days in a row now... and gained 2 pounds!?!? My body is freaky... always does the opposite of "normal." I've decided to track my food (again) to see if maybe I'm eating too much or too little.... Maybe since I had processed food for lunch today, my weight will go down again?!? LOL.

Well, thanks for "listening" to me ramble again. Any feedback would be appreciated greatly.
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  • SSDCQUINCY
    Claudia hang in there. I am so sorry to hear about Macy!! I know that it is hard, but it WILL get better. Tracking is key as is getting in good work outs. I know you will get this down. We can do this together. I hope you are feeling better soon. Have you thought of a salad with Hard Boiled eggs and cheese and maybe some chicken breasts for lunch? Good luck.
    2358 days ago
  • AWOLF24
    Wow! That is a lot going on. I can understand that switching your diet so drastically has to be hard.

    What about making a big batch of soup or chili on the weekend to take for lunches for the whole week?

    Poor Macy! I hope both of you are feeling better soon. Once you figure out the foods you can eat vs. the ones you can't, it will get more routine and a LOT easier. Hang in there!

    And yes, I always gain before I lose when I start working out regularly (again). Your muscles hang on to water when you get them working hard. Drink a lot of water and keep at it and you'll see the weight come off!
    2358 days ago
  • ANDREAROSE1979
    Oh no! That sucks that Macy has asthma!

    I always gain weight initially when I go to the gym...even if I watch what I eat. I've noticed it's worse when I have salty food.
    2359 days ago
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