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Hi all! I completed my first whole30, took a day off, then started my second one shortly after. I got a really bad migraine about 10 days into which has gotten better but has not gone away. In terms of symptoms, I have head pain and slight sensitivity to light and sound. 

In terms of what I've been eating, I'm the type of person that is happy eating the same thing day after day. My breakfasts usually are a frittata (egg, ground beef, spinach, onion, red pepper) or scrambled eggs with a kiwi, apple, or avocado. Lunch is a salad with white wine vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, romain lettuce, tomato, onion, avocado, macadamia nuts (sometimes). Dinner is either a steak or chicken thighs with brussels sprouts and sweet potato. Also, I'm a big fan of franks red hot hot sauce on most of my food. I drink 2-3 cups of coffee, 1-2 cups of tea, and 2-3 Bublys each day.

 

Any suggestions for how what is causing my headaches?

Thanks!

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Thank you for your response! For breakfast, I typically do ~3 eggs with a pepper and half an onion, lunch is a a bowl with salad, and then dinner is about 8 chicken wings or 2 chicken thighs plus the rest of a large dinner plate filled with sweet potato / brussels sprouts. Are those portions too small?

I typically drink at least two liters of water a day in addition to what I listed above :)

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You may want to take another look at the meal template (linked in my signature below).  

It looks like you're missing a plated fat with your breakfast (and potentially not enough veggies), protein with your lunch and then a fat with dinner and depending, you might be wise to add some more protein to your dinner - one chicken thigh (in your first post) is not enough for most people.

Do you feel hungry between meals?  It might be hard to tell if you have a headache... I am plagued with headaches and I definitely don't feel hungry a lot of the time - try increasing what you're eating with the suggestions above to round out your plate to match the meal template.  

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