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One ‘Flu’ Over the Cuckoos Nest

This past week hasn’t been a great one for me. Super emotional with some personal stuff, major sleep depravation and the on Wednesday night I some how decided I’d ‘earned’ a treat. So I took myself off to KFC.

Just some of they’re yummy chicken I decided. Next thing I know they’ve given me free chips, and some sweet and sour sauce. Don’t mind if I do I thought… I’ve been doing so well I’ve ‘earned it’.

Next morning instead of my usual bacon and scrambled eggs with butter I’ve gone to McDonalds and order a breaky wrap with BBQ sauce and a hash brown. Oh, and a raspberry macaroon for the road!

I know what your thinking… WHY???

At the time I honestly had convinced myself it was fine, just a treat. Problem is it’s a slippery slope.

After breakfast I decided that was absolutely ridiculous behaviour and I’ve solidly locked back in to LCHF.

I’ve been eating well since however between Friday morning and now (Sunday morning) I have been totally kicked in the head with a flu.

I haven’t been sick all year since starting LCHF however just those 2 ‘bad’ choices were enough to leave me bed ridden for 2 days and possibly 1 or 2 more to come.

Symptoms:
• Migraine Headache
• Swollen/Sore Throat
• Photo Sensitivity
• Mouth Ulcers
• Major Joint & Muscle Pain
• Fatigue
• Dehydration and Vomiting

So, I’ve learned my lesson and hopefully you can learn from my mistake too.

It’s not a treat to eat junk and get sick!

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CHAPTER TWO… Breaking 100

It’s been a lil while since I’ve posted… I made 100 days on LCHF on April 9th and reached my goal of 113.6kgs (25kgs loss) in just under that 100 days. And then… Had the great idea to take a week off as a reward.

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Pies (with mash, mushy peas and gravy), cakes, cookies, coffees, chocolate, gelato, there were a lot of carbs.

1 week on I was left feeling extremely run down, fatigued, grumpy, and with flu like symptoms. I suspect I’ve added a few kgs back on this past week also.

As of yesterday (April 15th) I’m back. Ready to attack my next goal… The 100kg barrier!

Bring it on!

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Today’s breakfast… Old faithful BnE 😀

Forgive Me Father for I Have Sinned!

Monday afternoon I met my partner at the shops for a quick afternoon tea and after doing so well all year I decided to splurge with a slice of Lime Swirl Cheesecake and an Irish Nut Creme Coffee.

It wasn’t an accident or a mistake. I enjoyed it and made a purposeful choice for that afternoon.

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It was delicious however come the next day I felt lethargic all day and now two days on I am just getting over it. I was of course knocked quickly out of Ketosis and hope to be back in tomorrow or Friday at latest.

It’s amazing how big an impact a little snack can have!

I tried something new last night for dinner from left overs and it was incredibly delicious! Three slices of left over meatloaf, spread with my tomato & onion sauce from the weekend and sprinkled with pizza cheese. I baked year for 15mins in a very hot oven and they came out like the most scrumptious meatloaf pizzas! Highly recommended!!! I’ll be making more meatloaves just to make these a day or two later.

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