Last night, I didn’t feel great: My IBS was acting up, making me feel passy outy. I had a sore throat, chills, was achy, was sure I was getting a cold (but I’m sure I’m getting a cold about once a week when the flu symptoms are acting up). I went in the hot tub to alleviate the chills, then, an hour later, took a shower, then, an hour later, took an epsom salt bath and went to bed. Couldn’t stave off the chills until I made the bath about 110 degrees. I went to bed at 7pm, but didn’t go to sleep until 11pm. I again took the LDN at 9:45pm and still had a bit of a tight chest, but nothing scary. My night was very tossy turny, as usual, and quite sweaty and feverish. The night sweats had completely gone away there for a few weeks, so I need to get back to that. When I sleep without sweats, it changes everything. I “slept” from 11pm-9am. 10 hours, but I only got 7.5 hours sleep. I was awake from 1am-2am, 5am-5:30am, 6am-7am and multiple other times briefly throughout the night (so said my Zeo). It makes me so crazy. I just want 8…9…10 hours of deep, uninterrupted sleep.
This morning I feel okay. Very stiff, but that is usual. My hands aren’t quite as swollen and sore. My eyes are still puffy. I have a sore on my tongue ~ something I’ve never experienced before. Hopefully it will go away if I ignore it.
Maybe you’re reading this for the LDN info and you didn’t sign up to hear the other stuff, so,for you: I feel no different than before I started on LDN 4 days ago (probably worse, actually) and, now, here is some fun other stuff I’m doing to help my symptoms:
My new Good Doctor has me starting a new regimen today. I have to do a 3-day stool collection (that’s probably why my IBS is acting up ~ at the thought of a poop collection!). Today, I am also starting a new diet and going shopping for a bunch of new supplements. The diet is: absolutely no grains of any kind, no dairy, no red meat, minimal amounts of processed foods and sugar. She said, if you can’t grow it, don’t eat it. I already know I’m going to break that rule. I will be strict about no grains (no granola, no rice, no popcorn! Oh my!) and no dairy, but I’m sure I’ll be using ketchup and mayo etc., buying tinned soups… those are things I can’t grow, right? Anyway, I’m trying to figure out what to eat for breakfast and it is stressing me out. Maybe I need to buy a juicer. Gross.
I’ll tell you the supplement details later in case anyone wants to try them.