I got tired of waiting for Monday to come, so I thought I would start on the elimination diet today. I’m still overwhelmed about what to eat/what not to eat, but I’m getting a better sense of it than I did a week ago. So I decided to just jump in.
This is what I have eaten today:
Rocket tea latte – its actually quite delicious, I adapted it from a Ketogenics cookbook, and just removed the ingredients that I can’t have. Basically it consists of black tea, coconut oil, protein powder, vanilla, and cinnamon. The only problem I had, was that it took me so long to make (kept trying to find things I could use as a substitute – and found none), so it wasn’t very hot when I finally got to drink it. But I will get better at making them. It looks like this
Then I made muffins – and they aren’t at all delicious. But they are healthy. They contain no dairy, no flour, no sugar, but they do have a ton of egg yolks, and cinnamon in them. I ate one – and promptly put the rest in the freezer, where they will remain until I remember that I should be eating healthy and don’t feel like baking. I won’t share the recipe, because its guaranteed that you will hate them. But to prove to you that I made them – here is the evidence.
I also ate a little bit of spinach salad, with a tiny bit of chicken on top – but since that is almost normal eating for me, I chose not to take a photo. I might document it for lunch tomorrow though. Depends on how I am feeling.
Lastly, here is the photo of me- without a filter, without makeup, without even combing my hair – to document the beginning of this journey. I will try to take photos at least weekly to gauge the process. If I look less than thrilled, its because I just ate one of those muffins.
Now I am off to get ready to go to the movies where I can have bottled water and maybe trail mix with carob. I’m really not sure about that one, will have to research before I leave.