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I think that eating vegetables with your meat is important .... even if they do bloat you.
The 'common sense' of eating vegetables is fine, but common sense would also tell us to get out and exercise and stop thinking about being sick, and that didn't work out so well for me as I kept crashing worse and worse.
I'm being partially facetious, but I really do believe in trying things for myself rather than getting lost in theory. You can tell me what's good for me, but I really judge by if I try it and it improves my health or makes it worse. Trial and error is pretty much our main tool.
I feel in the long term this will not be healthy but I understand what you are doing here. Intermittent fasting can achieve some of the same goals and be less disruptive to your body.Try it for 7 days with the expectation that after completing a week, you'll then go on to complete 30 days. I may seem impossible but if you find it resolves your issues - I'm sure you'll want to stick to it long term.
2 days later on 1st Oct, I had an incredible day in which I felt totally normal despite being overworked.
I had disassembled my laptop to repair the hinge of the LCD. Needing more light to see, I switch on the kitchen light only to discover the light was broken (so I thought). Several trips to hardware store, first a new fluorescent tube, then a new starter - nothing worked. Turns out I had bumped the circuit breaker switch for the lights whilst switching back on another circuit. After all my messing about, the old light now falling apart, had to be replaced.
I bought an LED flat panel to replace the old light and it has taken 3 more days (3rd, 7th & 8th) to finish the job. The 3rd was another physically hard day working mostly core strength. I had no concern about overdoing things because I felt completely normal. I also reassembled my laptop and was tempted to post something saying I already felt cured, but didn't for fear of creating unnecessary stress for myself.
After plastering and painting these last 2 days, today I finally finished the job of mounting a new kitchen light.
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