All posts tagged: elimination diet

Food journal 6.18

It’s the third week of the bootcamp challenge. This week were only eating meat and veggies. No dairy, no nuts or fruit in addition to avoiding grains and sugar. Paleo to the fullest. I’m adding in a lot of bone broth to use this as an opportunity to rebuild my gut flora. Though the last few days my bowel movements have been so regular I’ve actually been taking a break from Psyllium and Cascara. 5:05 up with the alarm, moving a little slow, but feeling good after 8 hours at home in my bed 5:30 1/2 carrot, 1 cup broth 6:00 bootcamp, abdominal workout. Lost 3 lbs over the last two weeks. 7:40 Breakfast: 2 lamb chorizo sausages, sautéed asparagus, cabbage, onion in coconut oil and kraut 8:30 a little more chorizo and veggies, breakfast was rushed before work and I just wasn’t quite satisfied 9:00 1 cup broth 11:00 Snack: rest of breakfast, celery and water 12:30 1 cup broth, finished second bottle of water 1:00 Lunch: Cajun Halibut with a pile of broccoli, …

Food Journal, Day 4

6:00 woke up, still really tired. feeling dried out and hot. Psyllium water and back to bed 7:30 woke up a bit more rested. Strained BM, but at least there was something. I felt a bit agitated, took some Ashwaganda to relax and let go a little. Seems to help. 8:45 Breakfast: in a hurry. 5 macadamia nuts, 3 oz sautéed salmon, 1 cup steamed chard, dollop of sauerkraut and sourcream 10:30 1 pint chicken bone broth 12:00 a little walk around the block, feeling constipated again, but no movement. Getting more motivated towards being sugar free and rebuilding my gut. Another reason to quit sugar. “The classical herbalists wrote in full sentences and complex paragraphs. I like that, today everything is in short sound bites. I think this is because, we all eat sugar now and our brains are too agitated to think in long, intelligent thoughts.” Paul Bergner. 12:20 1 cup green smoothie: I made about a quart of smoothie (1 1/2 cups kefir, 1/2 cup blueberries, 1/2 cup strawberries, 1/2 head romaine …