W321 D4

Day 4 Potatoes – weight 318.6 (started 331)

Well… I wasn’t sure what to expect… and for me, that’s a big deal. Change sucks and making a change is worse. I don’t like it at all. 


The basic plan for me
I drink 12-16 ounces of cold water an hour – so I get up and fill my glass and then drink it when I have to pee.

When I’m hungry – I wash and thinly slice some potatoes (4small or whatever I think is a good amount) and eat til I’m done…whatever that may be.
I do my basic walking and moving around the house and up and down the stairs etc

The good parts:
I’ve gone from 51-inch waist to 49.5. My migraines are still present, but not as rampant as they were. I still wear sunglasses to work on my computer (even with medication, screen exposure, brightness, color, etc) but I can take them off and not be like a vampire in daylight. I don’t have a constant runny nose. I have what I’d expect from taking an allergy medication – minor annoyance from my URI every once in a while, but mostly clear passages. I haven’t snored in 2 days. I have chronically snored for 16 years. So bad the kids have said that they can hear me in their rooms across the house… no snoring at all. I don’t have the excess phlegm after eating – I’d eat and cough a lot. I have some sort of carbohydrate intolerance/SIBO something. none of that. My body doesn’t feel like it has the flu all of the time. I have a bit more energy. I sleep well. I haven’t had any cravings yet. I had a minor one yesterday where I wanted part of a hamburger… but when I ate the potato it was like having hamburger helper just the potatoes so it went away pretty quick.

The bad parts:
there aren’t many, but there are a few. My brain can be awake and tired – sluggish. It’s not used to not having any caffeine at all. There was a year and a half where it didn’t have Coke but did have tea. So it takes a little bit for it to get over the hump of being tired in the morning… once it does then it’s good. I’m told that over time this will pick up and be much faster to overcome.


For the first time in decades, I’ve thought about wearing nice clothes again and giving a shit about how I dress. I don’t care about how I look. Not because I’m fat, but because I don’t. I dress for me. However, it makes it more difficult when you buy something and then get fatter and those clothes don’t fit… so I’m looking forward to fitting into clothes again.

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I also have energy that I didn’t think I’d have. Bring on the next weeks.

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