In the past few months I gave up trying to convince myself that my bloat is me getting fat. I train daily, resistance and conditioning work, until recently ate clean, unprocessed foods, predominantly raw veg, and protein from fish, whey and some dairy (low-fat cottage and ricotta cheeses and un-sweetened natural yoghurt). I avoided additives, thickeners, anything that I couldn't understand in the packaging (WHEN I bought anything in a packet).
It is so disheartening to think that my having been careful for so long may be the cause of my growing intolerance to, what feels like, EVERYTHING!
I am at a loss. I miss my raw veg so so much, as 5 weeks ago I started my self-implementation of the FODMAP diet. And yet 5 weeks in and I have still not had my symptoms subside. In which case the prospect of starting to bring back some foods gradually into my diet is looking doubtful
I have joined this network for support and assistance as I try to get back my comfort with food - I lost it for so long with an eating disorder, and have finally learned to love clean healthy foods again over the past few years.. I don't want to go back down the ED path to avoid the stabbing screwdriver pains and pregnant-looking distension I get from my gut