I've been paleo for about 2 months now, symptoms have varied from good days to bad days, mostly better:) Yet lately (the last week) I have not been hungry at all. I can eat maybe a few small snack sized meals per day and be full, where as before and when I first started I needed to eat all the time because I always got really grumpy when I'm hungry and that's not great for employers to see...
It's getting worse though-even today I have had some kefir and fruit, some nuts, maybe three cups of water and that's it, I'm not even hungry! I'm hardly ever thirsty! Usually I make sure to drink 8 cups of water but it's impossible lately.
I'm already slim as it is and would prefer not to lose any more weight, in fact I'm trying to gain muscle weight by working out (the working out isn't a serious thing just on the side). Is this a side effect of turning paleo? I'm probably eating more nuts and seeds than I should but I just love them sooo much, and the only thing I have recently introduced into the diet is kefir.
I don't want any vegetables lately too as the sight of them just revolts me, and meat does nothing for me any more either. Just eggs, fruits, nuts and kefir... that's about all I'm eating right now and I feel like a rabbit... Not that that's their diet but the portions are so small! I also suffer from chronic utis and I'm worried all this fruit will flare one up again but I can't handle the vegetables.
Have you heard of this before? What in your opinion does it mean? I really don't want to lose any more weight.
asked bytigawiga (5)
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on September 06, 2013
at 03:50 AM
When I was trying to gain weight, I had to force myself to eat. Normally, I would tell you to just listen to your body but if your goal is to gain weight (or at least not lose), then the most logical solution would be to try to eat more, even if you are not hungry. Get rid of the fruit and nuts and start eating big meals like fatty cuts of meat with safe starches such as sweet potatoes and rice. Also, what do you mean when you say "meat does nothing for me anymore?"