Sleep: Don't know when I went to sleep. Boyfriend came to bed when I got up to pee after reading for a while (if I don't go immediately before going to bed, I always have to get up later) & then I felt restless until we snuggled. No more reading after 10 PM! Bit groggy today, slept in till 7AM.
Food: Last of the lamb stew after work, then coconut flour pancakes (made with coconut milk & oil, too). All that coconut made my gut a little unhappy this morning, but not that bad. I seem to tolerate it fairly well if I don't mix types & use a lot, in general. Boyfriend's pancakes were made with coconut milk too, because I didn't want to go out & get cow's milk just for this. They came out really puffy. I hope they tasted okay. I had the rest of my pancakes for breakfast this morning, though my appetite was still mostly absent. I forgot to nuke a few sausages to go with, and didn't take HCL because there wasn't much protein in the meal. Lunch is the rest of the chicken stoup. Dinner will be chix breast, green peppers, onions (need to pick up one on the way home), & white rice. I will probably have a small serving of rice, probably no more than 1/2 a cup. Boyfriend can make a stir fry from it.
Supplements: Morning - Vitamin C (and again every 4 hours from first dose) & 1tsp of Inositol before breakfast, with Vitex. Multi & B-complex with food, HCL right before food if I'm eating protein. Evening - Vitex & Inositol when I get home, HCL before meal, 5-HTP around 6PM or with dinner, then again around 9PM, for a total of 200mg. I wonder how I'll be able to tell when I can decrease the 5-HTP. I suppose if I feel very sleepy but am sure I got enough sleep (no more questionable bedtimes), I will decrease to 150mg.
Body: Left ankle is achy today. That's a new one. Knees are a little twinge-y too. Booodddyyyy what is wrong with yooouuuuu? Neti pot went well this morning. Felt so nice & clear...but now nose is getting plugged up again. I know it sounds silly, but I think my tea pot at work is the problem. I, erm, let a tea bag or two get moldy in there a few times. Boiling water might do the trick, which means I have to bring it home. I guess I could use soap (it's made of clay), but can't use any kind harsh chemicals because it'll probably absorb them. I'll use my mug for the rest of my tea today. I like using the tea pot because I can cover it, which is part of the steeping process for Pau D'Arco tea.
I think I will wait to get the bloodwork results for Thyroid, D, and Iodine back from the doctor before I proceed with the breath test. I still feel like SIBO is the most likely culprit among what we are testing, but I don't want to spend $135 yet if I don't have to.