This is a long story today – so bear with me. I went to a new doctor last week, which was actually really exciting because it is very hard to get an appointment with him. Lucky for me, someone cancelled right before I called. This doctor is great – and he asked me to write down a list of the things I ate – everything. Oh gosh, here we go. I knew I was going to get a “quit the sugar!” comment. I don’t eat a ton of sugar, but I do have at least one sugary item a day, usually chocolate.
So I got in there and I got away with the sugar, but I didn’t get away with my lack of protein. I knew I didn’t really eat a lot of protein, but I didn’t think I was that bad. I was eating either a banana (my favorite!) or an apple for breakfast. I now needed to replace this with a protein shake. Yuck!
I have been so focused on drinking my protein for breakfast and lunch that I forgot to add in the banana or apple later. I know why people lose so much weight on these shakes – you never get hungry. I was drinking both shakes and eating dinner only. The shake I got is interesting. Have you seen the movie with Rene Russo called the Thomas Crown affair? Remember her green sludge drink? Yeah, that is what my protein shake looks like. Gross!
So all this protein is doing a number on my system – or it could be the green stuff in the shake mix. Either way, I have been feeling nauseated ever since I started it and I won’t go into the other ill-feeling details. Finally last night my body gave up – I woke up at 5am from a dream that I needed to get sick but there was nowhere to do it. I ran to the bathroom and I ended up laying there for a while since it didn’t stop. Ick!
So what does this have to do with me having the best husband ever? I woke up this morning and I felt awful. I didn’t get much sleep since I was throwing up so much. I had to get up and wait for the people to deliver our new washing machine so I couldn’t go anywhere. Chris left to go meet Ryan for the day, but after 20 minutes he came back with 2 bananas! I swear I couldn’t have eaten anything else today if it were not for that. It felt so good to eat and for once I didn’t feel ill like I do after my protein!
I’m sure I will get used to the stuff. I hope!