Laura B Posted July 12, 2012 Share Posted July 12, 2012 I just started yesterday (!)...it was a little bumpy. I ordered the book last week and actually started reading it Tuesday night. I knew I wanted to do the Whole30, and was a little conflicted as to when a "good" time would be. Next week I am going on a business trip, and we have guests coming into town at the beginning of August. I had skipped my post-workout whey shake (I think I could sense myself jumping in) and had a clean breakfast (egg white omelet with broccoli/carrot slaw & sliced mushrooms + half an avacado and a little salsa). Once I continued to lurk the site in lieu of reading the book at work I decided to just do it. I have been trying to eat "clean" for about a year and been working with a personal trainer. I thought I had given up dairy, but was consuming whey protein daily. I had it for 2 meals a day until about 2 months ago. I was desperate to lose body fat and be "fit", but I think I was wreaking havoc on my body. I have been experiencing gas and bloating for the past month or so, and have had skin ailments all my life. I want to rid my body of any damage I can. I am so up for the challenge and I am honestly nervous because of the no calorie counting and no weighing in stuff but I need this! I need to let go of the trap of counting and tracking and just live. I am also a little nervous because I haven't completed the book and am unsure of specifics, so until then I am just trying to stay basic. Yesterday I was sipping some tea and browsing the forums when it occured to check the ingredients--soy lecithin. I poured it out. I also had some chia seeds in a spinach, blueberry, almond milk smoothie. No biggie, I just won't have them again. At least it was day 1! So for my meals yesterday, (was a little off because I am still transitioning) M1: 4 egg whites, broccoli slaw, mushrooms, 1/2 avacado, salsa M2: baked chicken breast, broccoli, coconut oil M3: baked chicken breast, broccoli, olive oil snack: spinach, blueberry, almond milk & Chia seed smoothie M4: grilled turkey breast filet, grilled brussels sprouts & mushrooms and grilled zucchini (from our garden!) I am used to having 6 meals a day and have been doing so for about a year. I think with the W30 I am supposed to revert to the 3 meals a day? I intend to munch on some veggies if I feel like I need something between meals until I have better grasp on my "plan". I really think that cutting the protein powders (whey for pre- & post-workouts and casein at night) and cutting grains (I was only having them a couple of times a week on my high carb days) and especially peanuts will show significant differences in my body. At least I am hoping to no longer suffer from gas & bloating and itchy patches of skin Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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