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My weight loss journey

Weight loss journey

People with chronic illness often find it hard to lose weight and many wrongly believe that it’s useless changing their diet because they cannot exercise.

Most of my weight loss journey was without exercise, mostly bedridden, but still consuming decent meals daily. At one point even three cooked meals daily! It’s a slow process that requires commitment and consistency and I haven’t only lost weight, with diet changes alone, I am no longer bedridden!

What you choose to eat can really make a big difference in your life.

When I started my low carb, high fat, clean eating journey in 2015, just before my ME/CFS diagnosis, I weighed 79kg.

I was wearing size 18/20 clothes and my health was rapidly deteriorating. I picked up every bug that went around. I was exhausted and I had frequent headaches, shooting pains throughout my body and doctors couldn’t figure out what was going on, all tests they did came back healthy. I decided that it was probably just because I was very unfit and not eating well enough, so I decided to get into shape and take better care of myself.Continue reading