I have no idea where to put this post, so I am just putting it here. Ashlee told me to share this information with you and I think you will like it.
I should probably give you a little back ground first. It was eight months after I had my three year old that I developed IBS. I quickly started talking with my mid wife and she suggested to increase fruits and veggies in my diet. Well, I did just that and I went from having three attacks a week (12 a month) to one a month.
About seven months after having my nine month old daughter I remembered that I had once had IBS (I had no attacks during pregnancy). I quickly started changing my diet again. However, I felt that I needed to do more than I had done before but I didn't know what that was. I began by increasing fruits and veggies and eating less of sugar. On new years eve my friends told me about a book, "Eat to Live". It sounded like the missing piece to my puzzle. I began reading it and quickly adapted it to my life style and every day diet.
I have always been a pretty healthy eater (ask Ahslee, she will testify) but my weight was always stuck around 158-165 lbs (I am 5 "9"). I dance, exercise and eat so well but that is just where my body wanted to be in weight. In the past 6 weeks I have lost 16 lbs. I never go hungry and because I breast feed I actually eat more than most people. I am now 150 lbs and the number is still goint down.
You are pretty much vegan for six weeks and then you add meat and dairy back into your diet if you choose to. If I do, it will be sparingly. To me that means red meat once a month, chicken twice a month and fish once a week. Dairy and sugar will be sparingly as well.
I also eat 1-2lbs easy of veggies and fruit a day (a lot of salad) but I love it. My hair feel different, people have commented on my skin tone and my dark circles under my eyes are getting lighter.
If you want to talk to me about this, then email me and I will send you my number.
Sorry that was a lot. Thanks for listening.