As you may have noticed, our Low Carb Sisters blog has been very quiet over the past 10 months. I’m finally able to fill you in a bit on what’s been going on. I’ve had some unanticipated challenges in my life that have tested me and my low carb way of eating. Through trial and error, I’ve developed a few strategies that have enabled me take low carb through the curves. Perhaps they can help you on your own road to health.
It was about this time last year that our 10-month old blog experienced a burst of attention when my weight loss story was featured in the cover story of the January 23, 2017, issue of Woman’s World weekly magazine! It was an exciting time, and Deb and I looked forward to growing our blog over the year to come.
Life, as it sometimes does, had other plans for me. About a month later, in February 2017, I was hit hard with what appeared to be a nasty bout of influenza. After a month of extreme fatigue and body aches, I slowly began to improve over the course of a few weeks, when I suddenly relapsed and my symptoms intensified even further. The joint pain became chronic and I eventually needed to be on medications around the clock in order to manage the pain. I also struggled with fuzzy thinking and difficulty in concentrating (beyond the side-effects of my medications)….