So, here’s what my daily routine consists of now.
First, the vitamins:
- 1 DHEA, 50 mg pill
- 1 ASA, 81 mg pill
- 5 Folic Acid, 600 mcg
- 1 PNV, with 1 mg Folic Acid and Iron
- 2 Vitamin D3, 2000 IU total
- 1 Fish oil
- 1 Flaxseed oil
- 1 CLA (conjugated lineolic acid)
I also went to my trainer, who agrees with me that my body is just holding onto fat and not letting it go. Thanks, body. He recommended a complete diet change, so now I’m supposed to eat these exact same 5 meals per day:
Meal 1: Egg whites, sweet potato, fruit (this should have oatmeal instead of sweet potato, but we modified to keep me gluten free).
Meat 2: Egg whites, brown rice, fruit
Meal 3: Chicken, black beans, vegetable
Meal 4: Lean red meat, sweet potato, vegetable
Meal 5: Fish, vegetable
All the meat portions are only 3-4 ounces. I’m also drinking 2 cups of red raspberry leaf tea a day.
Plus, I’m going to the gym 5-6 times a week. I’m going to do this, as strictly as possible until the end of March, when the IVF stuff will really be hopping. By then, I really hope my BMI will be way down, and I’ll be in the “more successful BMI for IVF range.” During IVF, I may try to keep doing this… but I may also need a brownie. With a cupcake to wash it down. And some ice cream.