Today was hard.

Countdown status: 31 days of elimination diet complete, only 1 more to go (!!!!!!!!) until my first follow up appointment with my functional medicine nutritionist.

Regardless, the elimination diet is still incredibly challenging, especially on days like today. It’s not that I all of a sudden started craving sugar again (that passed around day 18…), or that I was dealing with a massive caffeine withdrawal headache (like at the beginning). Instead, today was hard because I left the house at 7:30am with no hopes of returning before 8:30pm and 13 hours is a longgggg time to be away from your kitchen when on a strict diet.

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