Thanks for checking in Jan.
My 10 days on the antibiotics were pretty rough. I was as thirsty as a camel, had a terrible taste in my mouth, was exhausted, had lots of stomach issues and could not exercise like I normally do. I am very sad to say that they don’t appear to have helped… yet. I finished them on Saturday. Now I’m re-instituting positive bacteria to my system. I feel like I am back at square one with my IBS – the symptoms are back and just like they were a year ago. So I’m willing to guess that it was not SIBO. After my trip, I’m going back on my strict wheat free diet to get some relief.
Nothing from the doctors – I go to see an allergist on the 20th for a consultation. I’m mostly going out of curiosity of what I’m allergic to besides wheat and cats. And I want to know more about the wheat allergy. No ear problems except the minor hearing loss. My fiancé did notice that my left lymph node was very swollen and red the other night, but I was laying on it, so it may have just been that. However, that is the ear that I’ve had all the issues with. So I’m mentally noting it and I will pay closer attention to that.
I ended up at a total of 35 lbs lost out of 40 as a goal for the wedding. So, I’m quite proud. As of a month ago, I was 10 pounds short, so the 5 lb weight loss was quite appreciated and I will take it! Also, my arms have slimmed up quite a bit and are pretty buff, so I’m guessing that I have gained some muscle weight.
Gonna take it easy on my trip to Florida. No exercising, and I will indulge a bit on food, but that’s what vacation is for, right? We just finished our vows last night, so I guess it’s getting real! Only bad news is that the wedding might get rained out, so we may end up indoors. Oh well!