Life has been overwhelming lately.
An alien has invaded my body, and I have been trapped, screaming for help, but no one could hear me. I couldn’t even hear me!
Trapped in my body, trapped in my mind, just plain old trapped. Anyone feel me on this?
My thyroid numbers have been going down, but it hasn’t felt like it.
I knew it was time to get help, so that’s what I did! I got HELP!
I went and saw a Functional Medicine Doctor a few weeks ago, and it was the wake-up call that I so desperately needed. Then we left 2 days later for a 2 week stint in Europe….
(Cue the shitty eating, and self-confidence issues.)
So here I am, all crazy with my jet lagged self, starting a new adventure that I had to share with you all.
Monday I started a 30 day journey with an AIP Elimination Food Plan, and let’s be real, food is an issue for me, and was terrified to start.
(For those of you that aren’t familiar, AIP stands for Auto Immune Protocol. It is a way of elimination eating to heal the gut and other auto immune conditions, like Thyroid Conditions. I will be removing everything I love, so bear with me as I have a tiny pity party over here! I am saying goodbye to all things gluten, grains, dairy, legumes, nuts, nightshade veggies, soy – see why I’m a bit sad? But the truth is, I am already sad, so it’s time to change the attitude about food LIZ!!!! 😉 )
I’m not terrified of the food that I cannot eat, I’m terrified of FAILING. This was my big revelation this week. I am afraid of failing, because I have done it SO well in the past, and those limiting beliefs and fear were holding me back from the change I so desperately need!
So here I am, facing those crazy food fears, day two of the journey half way through.
I am committed to this, I am committing to all of you, I am committing to sharing the ups and downs with you all.
I know this will be 1000% worth, I just might need you all to remind of this when I want a spoonful of Justin’s Maple Almond Butter or a slice of grass fed cheese on my burger! 😉
As I always say to my clients in my Fit Clubs….
You have to want change MORE than you want to stay the same. And I hit my rock bottom last week, on a beach in Greece.
I want to fell good, have energy to workout with my girl Autumn Calabrese, get rid of the constant bloat and digestion issues, get my self-confidence back, see food as FUEL!!!
So, get ready for a ride friends, I’m about to go ALL in with you!