faulknerhorn Posted November 12, 2013 Share Posted November 12, 2013 So I'm on day 22 of my first whole 30. The first week I loved it. I've never eaten so well or so regularly. I was immediately sold on the paleo outlook and haven't felt this comfortably full and satiated in years. Then, I started to get grumpy. Then I started to feel a bit achy. Now I'm on day 22 and I'm no longer feeling much of anything about the program. My digestion is the worst its been since beginning; I crave food; and I have a couple of other allergic seeming reactions that I'll post about elsewhere.First off: people talk about craving/cheating, but I don't feel that at all, I just want more what I can have, but should limit. I snack on nuts and fruit or dried fruit every couple of days, and I'm wondering if I should drop it out.So my first question is: what do nuts do to your digestion? Could they be the reason I'm feeling backed up and then spastic in my stomach? Two: are we including coconut in that equation? Three: even if I don't crave 'sugar' as in hyper processed and refined crap, should I limit my intake of winter squash if they're acting as my sweet treats (ie acorn, butternut, spaghetti, buttercup squash sauteed in coconut oil with cinnamon and nutmeg and coconut butter). Am I mentally feeding hte sugar dragon, even if I've physically starving him out? Here's a sample of my consumption for a few days to give you a feeling: Day one: B: two eggs, avocado, homemade salsa, small gala apple. L: kale chorizo soup (sounds scant but is QUITE filling) D: Coconut green curry and pineapple sauce on chicken and roasted broccoli. Snack: dried pears and brazil nuts. (I normally try not to snack but was trapped away from home) Day Two: B: two eggs, zuchinni, coconut oil, gala, coconut butter. L: chipoltle bacon coleslaw with homemade mayo and roasted red peppers. D: anise creamed chicken in a spaghetti squash half roasted. Another tbs of coconut butter. Day Three: B: two eggs, avocado, homemade salsa, small gala apple, coconut butter L: chipoltle bacon coleslaw with homemade mayo and roasted red peppers. D: Thick tomato meat sauce with olives on cabbage 'rice' with half an acorn squash sauteed with coconut oil, cinnamon, nutmeg) Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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