sgoodman347 Posted October 14, 2013 Share Posted October 14, 2013 Hey Everyone! My name is Samantha. I'm 26 and work full time as an architect. A friend of mine suggested that I try whole30 and after i saw all the success she made (and she lost 16 lbs in the 30 days and an additional 5 lbs the month after!!!) i decided to buy the book and give it a go. A little more background on myself: I have Crohns and Colitis. I thankfully have it undercontrol (i had a flair up for on and off 2 years) but the main reason why it is under control right now is because we changed my medication. I wasn't noticing major issues with my food intake until recently. Sometimes if i chow down on pizza I wake up with a 'hangover' the next day and am woken up by sharp stomach pains. I am really looking forward to finally feeling better and no longer feeling sluggish, bloated or crampy. I also deal with headaches almost daily (some are caused by my TMJ). I'm kinda hoping that this may help with that too! I also have a bad relationship with food and have a problem with emotional eating. Another plus would be to start losing some of this extra weight i've put on over the years (my goal is 25 lbs!) and go from a size 10 back to a size 6! I also keep reading about how this program really helps with everyone's relationship with food so that will be huge for me! So far today i've had: Breakfast: A tiny bit of ground beef with some zuchinni, onions and grape tomatoes. I put two fried eggs on top and had some fruit on the side (a few strawberries, pieces of pineapple and blackberries) Lunch: More ground beef with the vegetable mixture (i got home late last night and was so tired so that was easy to make for both meals haha) Dinner: I was planning on baking eggs inside two halves of an avocado. So delicious! And having a side salad with oil and vinegar. Tonight i want to try to make the olive oil mayo! And i'm excited to make a crock pot dish with spaghetti squash and italian sausage meatballs! i've never made spaghetti squash before but I'm sure i'll love it! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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