Reintroduction: Eggs

Today brings the reintroduction of eggs to a close. Eggs include eggs, custard, mayonnaise, some sauces, some salad dressings, some ice cream, prepared meatloaf, pizza crust alternatives, some bread/tortilla alternatives, marshmallows, albumin, globulin, and lysozyme. I have listed my food and reactions below for each day. Tomorrow begins the reintroduction of legumes. Day 1 Breakfast: None.Continue reading “Reintroduction: Eggs”

COVID-19 Quarantine: Day 3

I want to start by saying that I have NOT contracted COVID-19. I work at a public library and we were told on Monday that we would not be coming to work until March 30, 2020. That is subject to change, but it’s what we know for now. I thought it might be a goodContinue reading “COVID-19 Quarantine: Day 3”

Reintroduction: Dairy

Today brings the reintroduction of dairy to a close. Dairy includes milk, cream, whipped cream, most ice cream, cheese, cottage cheese, cream cheese, sour cream, ghee, yogurt, butter, whey, whey protein, lactose, and casein. I have listed my food and reactions below for each day. Tomorrow begins the reintroduction of eggs. Day 1 Breakfast: Banana. Lunch: Strawberries,Continue reading “Reintroduction: Dairy”

Reintroduction: Nuts

Today brings the reintroduction of nuts to a close. Nuts include walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, and pecans. I have listed my food and reactions below for each day. Tomorrow begins the reintroduction of dairy. Day 1 Breakfast: Banana, almonds. Lunch: Carrots, celery, broccoli, guacamole (avocado, lime, salt, garlic). Snack: Paleo banana muffin, white mocha (espresso, white chocolate,Continue reading “Reintroduction: Nuts”

Reintroduction: Sugar

Today brings the reintroduction of refined sugar to a close. Refined sugar includes sugar, sugar cane, sugar beets, brown sugar, artificial sweeteners, glucose, sucrose, sucralose, saccharine, and saccharose. I have listed my food and reactions below for each day. Tomorrow begins the reintroduction of nuts. Day 1 Breakfast: Banana. Lunch: Salami, dill pickle, white mocha (espresso, whiteContinue reading “Reintroduction: Sugar”

Reintroduction: Seeds

Today brings the reintroduction of seeds to a close. Seeds include chia seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, poppy seeds, caraway seeds, mustard seeds, black/white pepper, pine nuts, hemp, coffee, and chocolate. I have listed my food and reactions below for each day. Tomorrow begins the reintroduction of refined sugar. Day 1Continue reading “Reintroduction: Seeds”

Strict Paleo Week

Today is the last day of the second week of strict paleo. With strict paleo, I am allowed meat, most vegetables, most fruit, salt, honey, and agave. I’ve been eating mostly chicken for my meat. This is because it is so difficult to find red meat that doesn’t contain sugar. I’ve had primarily broccoli, cauliflower,Continue reading “Strict Paleo Week”

Elimination: Week 8

Today is the last day of the last week of elimination, and the the last day of the first week of strict paleo. No seeds, nuts, or refined sugar this week. This has been very difficult, as almonds had previously been a staple of my diet. It’s also very difficult to find red meat thatContinue reading “Elimination: Week 8”