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Offline whatsinaname

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very discouraged. please help.
« on: June 02, 2017, 06:05:05 PM »
I am about 15 days keto. For the first 3-4 days I had bad brain fog. Day 5-6 it started clearing up. For about the last week I've had almost no brain fog. The, today, I got it really, really bad. My keto pee strips have been testing moderate for the last several days (to almost large- regarding amount of ketones), but I just tested it and it was very light- trace ketones. The last time I ate before today was last night- about 16 hours ago- and today all I have had was 2 tablespoon coconut oil in coffee, 2 tablespoons of almond butter and a chicken jerky stick (3 fat, 1 carb, 15 protein).

Can someone explain this please :(((( it feels like I ate a bunch of carbs and my head is all foggy. Is this normal?

Offline Eric

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Re: very discouraged. please help.
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2017, 04:48:44 AM »
This is the last thing you want to hear right now.

But I would say to stick with Paleo for now - do NOT count your carbs.

Again, take a breath - you don't want to hear this right now.  But slow and steady wins the race.

Please check back with us shortly - let me know how it's going again

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Re: very discouraged. please help.
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2017, 03:55:32 AM »
You are starving yourself to death. Eat the right foods, but plenty of them. Skip calorie counting. Make sure you are getting lots of animal fats.