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Hey! I started Whole30 on Thursday (5/9), and my husband and I both are experiencing extreme fatigue. Is this normal? Prior to this we were both pretty much on a paleo diet so this way of eating isn’t *that* much different. I have felt like this since we started, though. Any suggestions or advice? 

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Some tiredness is common -- here is a somewhat tongue-in-cheek but fairly accurate version of some things people experience throughout their whole30:  https://whole30.com/2013/08/revised-timeline/

All you can really do is try to make sure your meals follow the template (download it here:  https://whole30.com/pdf-downloads/), drink lots of water, and take it easy as much as possible. It shouldn't last much longer.

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I wonder how you're feeling today, @Sambux89. Are you getting enough food? Enough fat? Enough protein? Is it possible you were experiencing allergies or a cold?

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Hi - I am still struggling with feeling tired, though not the same way. My son (1y/o) is currently sick, I’m fighting what ever he has, and it’s almost my time of the month...so I have a few reasons to be tired. After I read through some posts, I thought maybe I wasn’t eating enough fat and have since made a better attempt at doing so. I guess I had missed the meal template guide when we first started! 

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My first 6-7 days I was so tired that I ended up closing my office door and taking a nap during my lunch break more days than I didn't.  That passed pretty early in week 2 for me, though, so hopefully you'll be more energetic soon!

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