Sambux89

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  1. I’m on day ... wow! I made it a week and sort of even forgot. HAHA Anyways, my husband is doing this with me and for the most part we are smooth sailing, after some hardcore fatigue in the first few days. I want to talk a little about PCOS though. I was diagnosed with it this past December after not having regular cycles after having a baby in April of 2018. It was purely diagnosed off of hormone levels, and the doctor flat out said the levels were in the “early stage” and could reverse. Upon receiving this diagnosis, my husband and I quickly adopted a paleo lifestyle, and I lost nearly 25lbs within 2 months. It was wonderful! Of course there were “slip-ups” but for the most part we maintained the same lifestyle at least 90% of the time. Gradually I’ve noticed my cycle extending a few days here and there (after going Paleo my cycle returned quickly with the aid of medication and was regulating). It seems to be too soon to tell if that is stress related or pcos related, but I’m a little nervous as this is a huge priority for me. We aren’t done have biological babies and I just never imagined fertility issues. I want to ask if anyone else here can share their experience with PCOS symptoms before and after doing Whole30. Since I’m only on day 7, it is really too soon for me to say whether this is helping address any of my symptoms, albeit few to begin with. Any advice or suggestions are appreciated! So loving this forum!
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    Day 3

    Hi - I am still struggling with feeling tired, though not the same way. My son (1y/o) is currently sick, I’m fighting what ever he has, and it’s almost my time of the month...so I have a few reasons to be tired. After I read through some posts, I thought maybe I wasn’t eating enough fat and have since made a better attempt at doing so. I guess I had missed the meal template guide when we first started!
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    Day 3

    Hey! I started Whole30 on Thursday (5/9), and my husband and I both are experiencing extreme fatigue. Is this normal? Prior to this we were both pretty much on a paleo diet so this way of eating isn’t *that* much different. I have felt like this since we started, though. Any suggestions or advice?
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    Starting soon!

    I’m so excited to complete a Whole30! I haven’t picked a start date because I have been traveling for vacation and need to meal plan and clean out our pantry. I would love any tips for getting started! I’m a stay at home mom and have been paleo for a few months but have slipped up and would love to reset. My husband is super supportive and will be doing this with me, which I’m thankful for.