Clarity Needed

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  1. My husband and I are doing Whole30 for the second time, upon his request (because his pants were getting snug) and my agreement (because It was time to detox my/our diet and cleanse my body). My major concerns at this juncture: 1. My skin-- Around Days 4-7, the skin on my face was itchy and dry in certain places, under my nose, around my mouth, neck. This typically a week before my period begins, so I know its hormone-related. And two weeks later it's the same, it's not improving, like it did the last time. 2. My stomach-- has been upset every few days, and I can't narrow it down to anything specific. I'm hungry, I eat, but I'm not satisfied. My body is telling me I'm missing something (technically I'm missing a lot of things!), but I'm still sticking to the plan, and I sometimes I just go hungry. 3. Canker sores--Another indicator that my body is missing something,( and the plan isn't quite working for me) is that I currently have 3 canker sores in my mouth. I normally get canker sores every couple months or so, typically this happens due to diet and stress, or I accidentally bite the inside of my mouth. 4. I'm tired-- I usually get 6-7 hours of sleep. Today I had to take a 20-min nap in my car, I was so sleepy. I am not getting the "burst of energy" "everyone" talks about. But I'm still participating in normal activities. I even play tennis once or twice a week and walk my dog every other day. Some theories about everything above. I welcome others to respond to my theories and share your own: I"m not eating enough raw veggies-- I personally prefer cooked veggies, and I've made all sorts of recipes from the three whole30 books that I have. I don't prefer salads, and I eat fresh veggies with guacamole. The skin on my face is still reactive because I'm still detoxing. (22 days later?!) The rest-- I don't know. Any help and comments you can provide are welcome! Many thanks! Lyn Nstill