F, 27 yrs old, 5'7," 184 lbs
Allergies: wheat, dairy, soy?, and apparently eggs and almonds according to a blood antibody test
Allergy Symptoms: Migraines, hives, angioedema, mucosal swelling, joint pain, sinus symptoms, brain fog, fatigue, low mood
Conditions: Reactive Hypoglycemia
-Continue with no sugars, grains, dairy, legumes, and as little processed food as possible.
-No more spikes and crashes please, i.e. easy on the
-Nothing poisonous (read: food allergies)
-Only two handfulls of nuts a day
-Lift heavy 1x/wk, sprints 2x/wk, Low and slow cardio pref outside 2x/wk (hiking, walking, kayaking, etc.), trying to avoid causing a stalling stress response by over-training and get body fat down before lifting more often.
-Doubt I'll lose any weight b/c I seem particularly resistant as of late, but that would be lovely as I've got 25 lbs. to lose. The real goal is just to feel better and manage my blood sugar.
WARNING: Yesterday was a BAD day for food and atypical. I will make an honest effort to do better here on out.
Aug 3. Last day of school after 9 full years
Started out without protein at breakfast. Bad scene.
-BF: Large handful walnuts
-a.m. Snack due to crash: 1/2 apple, smaller handful walnuts and cashews
-Lunch: chicken salad from natural market (mayo = eggs = reacted), 2/5 88% dark chocolate bar, 22g carbs in whole bar
-p.m. snack 2/5 chocolate bar
dinner?: 1/2 apple, another small handful of walnuts and 1 tbsp coconut oil
-p.m. snack while crushing out final paper I will have to write for a college class for a very long time until 12 a.m.:
1 can coconut milk, diet coke, turkey sausage (read: missed protein at breakfast and dinner)