How much fun was that?
I will say that I'm thrilled with the results so far. I've been on this food wanker plan. After six weeks I'm 7 kilos down. I feel great. My aches and pains have gone. My head is clear. My joints aren't aching. I'm not hungry. I don't miss coffee. I have energy to burn from the moment I get up to the moment I go to bed.
There are too many good things about this way of eating. And I'm not finding it that hard.
Actually things were pretty awesome until and all was well with the world until I went to the Naturopath, where, though thrilled with my results, she has just upped the anti.
So on top of the no dairy, gluten, sugar, alcohol and caffiene, she's also taken away:
- All bread
- All rice
- All pasta.
Okay, it's not quite that bad. I'm allowed gluten free bread once a week. I can also have a cup of tea round Blarney's place of a weekend. But yeah, though I'm not missing anything much at all, cutting out brown rice is going to be hell!
But it's only for a month - I will manage. But things have got that much harder. Getting rid of coffee and sugar are okay - get rid of complex carbs - this might be a game changer.
So half an hour later I went trotting off with another month's supply of bum juice and a feeling that things have just got very hard. I'm glad I had my one muck up meal this afternoon - we went out for a team lunch. Things were not strictly by the plan - but it was lovely. One of the problems with Asian food is you don't know what goes in the sauces.
So what does one do when you've just been dealt a body blow like this?
One goes to the gym for a cardio session. Run / step/ cross train the pain away.
The music was out at the gym. Out came the ear buds. The Pixies 'Doolittle' was cranked up to eleven.
And despite everything, the world does seem okay once again. How can the world not seem okay when you're fast walking along to "Wave of Mutilation".
Even if Hitler the Naturopath has taken away my brown rice security blanket.
I think I will be listening to a lot of The Pixies this next month.
Today's Song: Best played LOUD! Kim on the bass. Joey on guitar. Dave on the drums. Black Francis vocals.