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Day 14 Super Tired and Sluggish

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My meals today consisted of:

Breakfast:  1 large egg cooked in a 1/2 tblspoon Olive Oil, 2 patties of All Natural, uncured Organic sausage, 8 oz water, 8 oz Green Tea

Lunch: 1/2 cup ground hamburger sauteed in chili pwdr, garlic, onion salt, 1 small avocado, garlic, 1 cup shredded lettuce, 1/2 cup tomatoes, hot sauce (peppers, diced tomatoes, seasoning. 16 oz Tea / water

Dinner: 1/2 cup ground hamburger sauteed in chili pwdr, garlic onion salt, 1 cup shredded cabbage, hot sauce (peppers, diced tomatoes, seasoning. 16 oz Tea / Water


12 roasted / salted almonds, 1/4 cup raisins


I'm not hungry other than meal time. 

I've been sleepy all day, only walked 3,500 steps, normally at least 5,000 most days over 10k.


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Okay, I see a couple of things you could improve for the meals that might make a difference.


First, at every meal, including breakfast, have 1-3 cups of vegetables. Aim for closer to three cups at most meals. I don't see any starchy vegetables listed here -- most people do best with about a fist-sized serving of some kind of starchy vegetable each day. These could be potatoes, sweet potatoes, root vegetables (beets, turnips, rutabagas, parsnips, or carrots), winter squashes (like butternut or acorn squash), jicama, plantains, or pumpkin.


The only fats I see listed are some cooking fat, a small avocado, and the almonds in your snack. Each meal needs 1-2 thumb-sized portions of fat (or a heaping handful of olives or coconut, half to a whole avocado, a small handful of nuts or seeds, or half a can of coconut milk). Cooking fat doesn't really count since a lot of it stays in the pan, so go ahead and add more.


If you are hungry between meals, have a mini-meal of protein, fat, and vegetables, or at least two of the three.


I'm also a bit concerned you may not be having enough water, if what you've listed is all you've had throughout the day. You've listed 48 oz of liquid here, that would only be enough if you weigh 96 lbs. Aim for 1/2 oz of water per pound of body weight, so a 120-lb person needs at least 60 oz of water.

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Thank you!  Vegetables for breakfast? That's hard, I'll add some spinach to my egg and roast some potatoes. I just don't have an appetite in the morning. I have delayed eating for an hour thinking I would be hungry but it doesn't take much to fill me up. I'm on it and will keep pushing forward. 

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