I was diagnosed six months ago. Right now I am trying this diet thing and my Doc said no Sugar, no Fake Sugar, no fat. Hard to understand as if you look at the boxes they all have natural sugar and so confused. I am also battling CRPS/RSD, which in small terms means chronic pain that never goes away. I am disable and hard time on motivating myself to get up and move around. Especially when it is raining and my pain can get so unbearable that nothing helps so I am in a whirlwind. Well, sorry on saying in small terms, it was more like big frustrated. I am doing OK in the past six months. I lost forty pounds and need to loose at least a hundred pounds. I was a bean pole til I was hit by an SUV. SInce then pain has never left me. Some times it is unbearable and stay in bed and just try to find a comfortable position. If I start with my Anxiety and Panic Attacks, my mind goes on, and on, and on. I have my TV on, a lot, so when my Hubby is working and son (21) just doing nothing. Now Diabetes, I eat a lot of fruit. Whole wheat pasta, chicken, broccoli, and sometimes a hamburger with 95% fat free. Doesn't taste the same but close. I am trying to add my vegetables, but growing up in an Irish home, we always had Mashed Potatoes, other than one night was Past night. Now no potatoes or anything basically white. I can have Apples and Pears. I love the pears, when they are in season. Other times I eat can pears, with no sugar added. I am trying to move on, but I see a Pain doc, Dermatologist, Pulmonologist, and now looking for a Psychiatrist as my Anxiety and Panic attacks are getting worse that I don't sleep for days. My record is three days, no sleep at all. I finally got sleep and it was only five hours, but I felt refresh. I am also worried I haven't eaten enough food, too much sugar, not enough veggies, etc. So, my mind is constantly on. Am I alone, or is this normal? So nervous that if I don't loose weight, I will die. I have so much more going on in this head of mine, and yet I am alone with myself. Hubby tries and my son, he understands to a point. But they are not taking it seriously. Is there anyone out there that understands? Or is it me? Either way, I cant take the way I feel in my mind, body, and soul. Help!
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