I've hit the "I'm not hungry" point, I believe because I'm simply bored with all the W30-compliant foods I have around the house, of which there truly is quite a variety. My food addiction is rearing its ugly head in the form of "this or that would be way more fun to eat." W30 talks about craving vs. hunger, asking "Am I hungry enough to eat ________ (something dull like steamed fish and brussels spouts)?" If my answer is no, it's not hunger, it's a craving. Craving it is. Reminder to self: cravings and boredom won't kill me.
There was a great quote by Hesiod in my daily reading: "If you add a little to a little, and then do it again, soon that little shall be much." One meal at a time...
Day 7: B: macadamia nuts, HFVJ
L: guacamole, veggies, almond butter on celery sticks
D: ground beef sauted w asst'd veggies & potato, in tomato sauce, cherries
Day 8: B: 3 eggs/ghee, HFVJ
L: macadamia nuts, berries
D: chicken/veggie/cashew stir fry w Sunshine Sauce (W30 recipe)
Day 9: B: sweet potato/ghee, HFVJ
L: veggie/olive salad, apple w cashew butter
D: ground beef sauted w asst'd veggies & potato, in tomato sauce
Key points: I am sleeping much better. Night sweats are lessening, and I've not had the nights with a couple hours lying awake which I had often before starting W30. I did, as anticipated from reading the W30 book, have my first food dream, this one about pigging out on a donut (which I rarely eat anyway!). Freaked me out till I became conscious!
Also, I have almost NO hip ache anymore, which is outstanding. The chronic hip ache was one of my main motivators in doing W30--while chiropractic and massage were improving it, I believe there is a food-related component (inflammation), and that appears to be the case. No doubt more shall be revealed. And I'm finding that my skin doesn't look or feel as dry.
I am blessed to have a great group of friends who have agreed to support me on this adventure. I am grateful!
On to Day 10...