I’ve been to the grocery store and survived. It was hard to ignore all the gluten-filled choices and focus on what I could have. But, I persisted in my journey and I am now on Day 2 of GF. I forgot to take my Reactine this morning, but am surprisingly not itchy. Do I think this is GF? No. I have plenty of days where I don’t want to claw off my hands. It’s just a nice change. Also, my stress level has decreased a lot since my boss came back from holidays, so that has a good effect on me.
Here’s my menu for Day 1:
Breakfast: Oatmeal & fruit, soy milk
Lunch: Garden salad with 1 egg and chicken breast, ranch dressing and an apple, Carrot cake Lara Bar
Supper: Leftover ham, brown rice, carrots and snap peas
PGX shake with soy milk – not exactly food but is GF.
Lunch: same as Day 1
Supper: S&S Meatballs, brown rice, vegetables
Snack: maybe popcorn. I heart popcorn.
Since I often eat pretty similarly with lunch and breakfast, supper is my chance to mix it up (or blow it). But if I have ideas ahead of time, it can be done. I am a snacker, so I will need to keep lots of fresh veggies in the fridge, just to make sure I have a safe option. I’m looking at a 6 week trial, so being only on Day 2, I have a long way to go. I know when we changed the boys to GFCF it took about 2 weeks to really see results. That’s pretty do-able. I hope to see something within 2 weeks, just to be motivated to continue.
Updates to come….