Day 59

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I am very tired this evening. This is because I went to bed at 9pm last night, which is late for having to get up at 4am.  That wouldn't have been so bad, except I woke up at 1:30am and couldn't get back to sleep.

I finally got out of bed at 4:15am in a very foul mood.  I snapped at my husband complaining about the television being on all night long.  I know that sleep patterns are disturbed when you don't sleep in the dark.  I even cried this morning as I took my shower, getting ready for work.

It reminded me that I used to be in a sorry mood much of the time, prior to starting GAPS.  I used to mutter to myself, “I hate my life, I hate my life.”

I haven't been feeling that way, which I take as improvement and success.

Another thing is before GAPS when I didn't get enough sleep, I would have had to drink four ounces of coffee [affiliate link] (more than four ounces would make me shaky).   On GAPS, I am tired, but I can tolerate the tiredness.

Also, yesterday I worked on closing the previous month's books and I was able to think clearly about what I was doing whereas in past months I have felt befuddled.  It could just be that I am finally learning what I'm supposed to be doing, but it seems like the brain fog has lifted significantly.

Let's see, I had my broth this morning.  I left two cups heating and reduced it down to one cup accidentally.  Thankfully it doesn't seem like I am sensitive to freed glutamates from broth.  I brought leftovers with me for lunch; half of a grilled chicken breast, about 20 pieces of asparagus, an avocado, leftover salad, about 15 grapes and about 20 almonds [affiliate link].

Hubby baked a chicken so I ate off of that when I got home.  The skin had cooked until it was crispy, so I ate about a six inch square of that.  I thought that was all I wanted for dinner, but now it seems like I'm feeling hungry again. But now I'm hungry for some vegetables.  Except I was planning to take my detox bath which I missed last night.  And I need to get to bed early tonight so I can have a successful day tomorrow.

Tomorrow is Day 60.

I forgot to mention on Saturday I decided to have a little bit of honey [affiliate link] on my pancakes. I mixed about 1/4 cup of butter with about a tablespoon of honey and dipped my pancake in that. Ohhhhh… nectar of the Gods. Sooooo delicious.  So divine. I don't quite remember loving honey quite so much.

Almond pancakes, sausage, eggs and Cortido

All right I had better get off this computer.

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