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Weaning hormones or whole30 struggles?

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So, I posted in the troubleshooting forum a couple days and was told to go to the Dr. Went to the Dr yesterday and all my labs came back normal. It wa suggested to me that I post in this group! 

I want to prefice my post by saying we ate mostly paleo before starting whole30, so this hasn’t been a huge adjustment for us. 


I’m on day 18 and I feel like crap. Extreme muscle fatigue, winded after walking up stairs, exhausted, dizzy and lightheaded. I feel like I’m buzzed all the time. This started on day 7. I can’t even complete my normal workouts because I feel like I’m going to pass out. They weighed me at the dr yesterday and I’ve gained 7 lbs...I have over 100lbs to lose....I can’t be gaining! My blood pressure was also really high (for me) 131/80. I’m usually right around 110/60. 

My 22 month old daughter weaned on the 29th of May (which also happened to be the day I started my whole30) could this be my hormones trying to regulate or is it something whole30 related? I’ll list my typical meals below


breakfast - eggs, spinach, bacon or sausage, a potato and a banana, pear or peach. 

Lunch- dinner left overs, and a cup of berries 

Dinner- egg roll in a bowl, grilled meat with broccoli and Brussels sprouts, taco in a bowl (caulirice, meat, avocado, salsa, lettuce etc) 

I drink about 100 Oz of water a day and I’m never hungry. And I salt ALL THE THINGS. 


Please help! I miss the gym and I can’t keep feeling like crap. 

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It honestly doesn't look like you're eating enough.  What did your doctor say about weaning hormones (I've never heard this term)?  Have you been making your meals match the template? 1-2 palms of protein (or as many whole eggs as you can hold in one hand without dropping), a plate of veggies (2-3 cups, more if it's leafy greens) and plated fat such as avocado, olives, guacamole, pesto etc... 


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He didn’t say anything. I honestly felt like he just looked at me and saw a fat girl and dismissed everything (although he did run labs) he never asked how much of a diet adjustment doing the whole 30 actually was and chalked everything up to “symptoms from extreme diet change” 

I didn’t know there was an actual template, but yes I feel like I’m following it pretty thoroughly. I’m not hungry and I feel very full and satiated after every meal. 


Also, I don’t know that weaning hormones is an actual term. I just made it up lol. When I say that I just mean my hormones trying to regulate since I’m not longer nursing (I don’t even know if that’s a thing? I would just assume that it is)


Also, thanks for your response :) 

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