ladyshanny

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  1. ladyshanny

    Siete Queso

    This type of thing is technically compliant but would not meet the criteria to be Whole30 Approved.
  2. ladyshanny

    Mentally blah/ depressed

    I really like this! I think I would add "drink 1L water" before the going back to bed part. That way all your basic needs are met every day.
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    First Date?

    I echo what @Jihanna said about picking the restaurant - especially on a first date. Your comfort and convenience are important and sometimes as women we just go along with whatever we're "told". I disagree about having the conversation about what you do and don't eat - you don't owe anyone an explanation, least of all a first date prospect. If it naturally comes up in the conversation then great, maybe he also avoids gluten or alcohol. But it's not up to you to design yourself to be the least troublesome, most amenable human being you can be. You do you. They either respect that or they don't. It's a good way to weed in or out.
  4. It sounds like you might have a bug. Having a headache is standard for most people in the first few days and depending on what their diet was like coming into the program, some mild nausea can be expected but this sounds more extreme - like a bug.
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    Dietary Fiber - Dextrin

    Hi, you would have to look at the package and read the ingredients to determine. I'm not sure what this item is so cannot say.
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    potassium bisulphite

    Thank you for noticing this! The labelling is incorrect on these and is being corrected - the online ingredients list has already been updated. Sorry for the trouble!
  7. Not common but not unheard of. Of course, if you are concerned you should see your doctor! My experience here on the forum is that it's generally caused from eating more acidic foods than you're used to or more of something you don't normally eat (coconut/avocado etc). Go for some softer and more easily digested foods for a couple days and see how you heal. Chicken breast, sweet potato mash etc.
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    Office lunch game changer

    That's so cool!
  9. ladyshanny

    potassium bisulphite

    Oh! We are going to check on that asap and get back to you!
  10. ladyshanny

    Flu Shot OK (on Whole 30)?

    I agree and also suggest maybe you get it on a Thursday evening so that if by Friday afternoon you aren't feeling great you can rest over the weekend. We do it this way every year, just to cut ourselves some slack!
  11. ladyshanny

    Tea

    Yep!
  12. ladyshanny

    not sleeping

    Maybe try ear plugs and an eyemask in the meantime? That'll give you the quiet dark space you need while your sleep resolves?
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    not sleeping

    Oh, naughty husband, no! No. There can be some sleep disruption at the beginning - as a super-star champion sleeper normally, I suffered for 14 days on my first Whole30 - but it eventually gets back to normal. Honestly I would try really really hard to get your husband to watch tv in another room before bed....it's really not good for either of you and new studies out about sleep quality over the long term are kind of scary!
  14. ladyshanny

    Vacation after Whole 30 - what to expect

    Oh, that's a hard one for us to comment on! Bloating, cravings, skin issues, digestive upset, moods, headaches, energy etc are all reported responses to different reintroduced foods. It really is impossible for us to say that you will experience one or the other or all or none. I would probably try to stay closer to Whole30 on the trip and in the week before reintroduce the things you KNOW you'll want to indulge in (dairy or gluten would be good starts).
  15. ladyshanny

    Whole30 again

    Hi @Jillian30 - email [email protected] with your info - they can figure it out for you.