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I'm starting Whole30 with my fiance this coming Monday. We've been preparing for a few weeks, trying out different milks for coffee creamer, practicing Whole30 meals, incorporating a Time Restricted Eating schedule, etc. I'm excited by all the good reviews, but also nervous. We've tried a few different lifestyles including AIP. We generally eat well, having learned so much with AIP. However, a mistake we seem to always make is staying consistent. We would get 2-3 weeks in and then reward ourselves with a pizza or Jack in the Box. I think that has prevented me from ever really seeing results in decreased inflammation. I'm hoping that by committing to Whole 30, along with a few other combined restrictions, we can finally do this. Completely. Without any falling off the wagon. Also, what about eggs? I dont think I have sensitivity to eggs, I love them. But I'm scared of wasting my time with this commitment only to find out 1-2 months down the road that eggs were a major culprit the whole time. But I also dont want to give them up if I dont have to. Do alot of Whole30ers with inflammation end up finding they need to cut out eggs? Also, can there be variability to reactions to nightshades? I've never noticed anything with tomatoes or eggplants. But I have immediate reactions to anything with chili powder, paprika, cayenne, or peppers. Unfortunately. My cheeks and ears get red and painful, and I start forming telangiectasia on my cheeks. Anyway, super excited about beginning this journey and joining this community!
It's a beautiful autumn Sunday in Melbourne (Australia) and I am on a tram slightly fixated on my last cappuccino for the next 30+ days. tomorrow I launch myself into the Auto Immune Protocol (whole 30 with few less things). I'm feeling pretty ready and actually quite excited. I have has anaphylaxis for nearly 40 years so familiar with food restrictions and have done whole 30 a couple of times but I have never been truely systematic about reintroducing foods - and have eventually found myself back at eating in a haphazard way. This time I have been strongly encouraged by a recent bout of sickness to get on top of my diet. I want to know how well I can be if I genuinely manage my diet. I have some autoimmune joint fatigue thing going on which I may need to accept as ongoing condition but I really really don't want to until I know I've done everything I can do. as well as diet I've committed to 30 mins exercise a day, taking prescribed supplements daily, good sleep, and regular relaxation from my rough calculations it will take about four months to methodically reintroduce foods. I'm hoping to be sorted by spring! in the mean time eating and drinking and coffee are huge part of my social life so I'm making plans for recreation that involves art, film and nature