soulrich23 Posted January 27, 2014 Share Posted January 27, 2014 So this is from a place of encouragement because I know I needed it a few days ago. I am on day 26 and it was only this morning that everything started to fall into place. Up until yesterday, I had raging headaches, bloated, felt fat and disgusting, could not sleep and then was sleeping for 12+ hours and felt exhausted. I wanted to murder people LIKE a tiger that discussed feeling Tiger blood. I hated cooking (I cannot or so I thought). My boyfriend even offered to start cutting up the veggies. I took me a bit before realizing he did that because he was afraid of me handling knives . I hated shopping. I hated cleaning. I hated the person that introduced me to Whole30. I can go on. (PS I did not cry once... because I was just ANGRY not sad lol). This morning I woke up and did not feel all that bloated so I decided to try on a pair of jeans that I just put on once a week (last week I had to breathe in DEEP to get them buttoned. They fit... just a tiny bit loose. This morning I woke up and spent an hour pre-cooking lunch and dinner and then made breakfast and I loved it. This morning I went for a walk and did not even notice how cold it was. The sunrise was too beautiful. This morning I realized I slept for nine hours and it was a blissful sleep (chronic lack of sleep for YEARS) This morning I posted a picture of the meal I made on facebook and 20 people liked it (mostly because they know I cannot cook). People that are my hero's when it comes to cooking asked ME for MY recipe. This morning I sat down and did the math. It has been 15 years since I have gone 30 days without wine/beer or a mixed drink. It has been 20+ years since I have gone more than two days without (a minimum) 2-4 liters of diet coke almost every day. Tiger blood? I do not know. I know I still need more time and I am going to continue past 30 days and aim for 45. I am not quite sure why, my body just tells me I need a bit more time. This note is to myself on Saturday. The girl that flipped out in the middle of the grocery store (yep, me two thumbs pointing right at me) on Saturday because they were out of coconut milk and grassfed bison and ground beef. IT IS GOING TO TAKE 26 days for the good feelings to start creeping in. Tomorrow might be another tough day, but now you know what good feels like. Oh and the grocery store will restock the coconut milk and grassfed beef so stop causing scenes for the love of God. . Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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