week 2 and I have the longest strongest finger nails EVER. DH is complaining how oftenhe is cutting his. He is a veterinarian and his nails were poking the gloves!
I haven't passed gas in days.
QUESTION: I havent seen any mention of female cycles, but I will go re-read. Anyone have less symptoms?
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I've also noticed a reduction in my acanthosis nigricans. It's pretty much gone from in between my breasts, almost gone in the armpits, and *much* lighter in the neck. I'm hoping that it will *completely* go away in the neck as I lose more weight. I've also noticed skin tags getting smaller and disappearing.
As for menstrual cycles - mine may still be regulating itself, but I recently had a period that lasted A WEEK and not even a week later, I'm spotting again!
I'm also loving the no-gas thing.
This is the first year that I did not dig into the Halloween candy before Oct 31, and despite the leftovers sitting on my dining room table ever since, right out in the open, I haven't touched it since! Just those few pieces on Halloween were more than enough for me. This is a huge deal. I am a total, undeniable sugar addict and I am completely shocked at how I don't dig around for sweets and pastries any more.
Here's my thread asking how PB has changed our cycles.
I'm pretty surprised at the candy thing too. I didn't even have a taste of chocolate or sugar this Halloween. Hell, there's a big bowl of little chocolate bars sitting on the counter beside me at work with a Please Help Yourself sign under it... and I'm pretty easily ignoring it. It's even about 50% Wunderbars, which are my favourite goddamned chocolate bar in the world.
It's crazy how you can basically just "change" your tastes after a while.
I feel bad on these boards when I read how some people still struggle with sugar, because I never thought I could do it, but then it just sorta happened by itself, and so easily, and I wish I kept better track of what I did back then so I could help more.
Now oranges taste like tang.
Discovered a new one today. I can actually TASTE when I get sick. My husband has sworn up, down, and sideways that he couldsmell it on my breath when I was sick, I figured it was just one of those couple's intuition things. Now I taste the smell he was referring to. It's kind of a snotty, coppery, thick flavor. That was kinda creepy when I realized that's what it was.
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the taste changes are the hardest thing for others to believe, you (I) always sound like a freak when describing it. I was a meeting today with "lunch" provided, turned out to be awesome local NY pizza. I honestly didn't really even think about wanting a slice, even with the smell overpowering the room. If I'd really wanted one, I would have had one, you know. I'm not even trying to lose weight anymore. For a couple of my colleagues, they thought it odd that I didn't have any, and tried to make a whole "deal" out of it. I just said I had another meeting and took off. They were bugging me to take some pizza with me, etc. Weird innit.
I'm forgetting to brush my teeth before leaving the house.
I JUST DON'T DO THAT. But something's going on with my mouth, it's less funky. Morning breath is super down and there's hardly any icky stuff on my teeth to remind me to brush before I head out the door. This is just very strange for me, because I've never not brushed my teeth regularly (I even took my avatar picture while dry brushing my teeth).
Do yourself a favor and become your own savior.
CW: 225lbs SW: 245lbs