Well, Im off to see my gp..yesterday was day 4, and in the afternoon I went for a slow walk with connor to the chemist...well, I was hot in the face, knackered and grumpy...after getting home, I started getting pretty severe pains in my chest, arms and stomach, and the urge to vomit, along with a stabbing pain in my head. It didnt go away so I ended up taking a trip to the emergency room cos I thought I was having a heart attack..thank god I wasnt!
but the dr said that this was like a warning that my body was under a huge amount of stress from optifast...in fact he used the words 'do you want to be skinny or do you want to live!'
He said that they would send me for some tests on my liver and kidney function tomorrow (today) and in the meantime I am under strict orders NOT to use optifast and jsut eat healthy!
he called my psychologist, and he agreed and said that optifast doesnt work well for everybofy, some pleopl will have no probs at all and some ppl will have every complication under the sun...he said in this case he would prefer that I come and see him on Monday (free of charge, how good is that???) and work out a healthy eating plan...he said this will be more difficult in some ways than optifast as I will need to really practice self control....so yeah thats whats going on....I suppose Im ok about it! It will be harder for me this way, but i am DETERMINED to get there this time
This has shaken me quite a bit! I just lay awake in bed last night thinking that yes, I do want to live, I dont want to die of heart failure in my sleep and leave connor here alone, cos Im all he has
So, anyway, they weighed me and I had lost quite a lot (Ill post in in the weekly weigh in) so I guess this is just a kickstart.... so , lol thats whats happening xx