Woah woah woah.
You are on a diet? Diets are bad. Haven’t you heard?
- Everything in moderation.
- You are lovely just the way you are, don’t change to fit a standard!
- You look fine!!!
Let me dispel some confusion here, folks.
Yep, I’m on a “diet”. Because my regimen isn’t going to be forever, I hesitate to call it a lifestyle, but really, it has become a lifestyle and I didn’t even realize.
Let’s get a few things straight:
Q: What is an “elimination diet”? What are you eliminating?
A: An elimination diet is basically kickstarting your system back to basics. You’re taking out processed foods, and any and all major potential allergens in order to reboot your system and get all the gunk out. You’re starting from square one, and reintroducing those potential allergens to have a very clear indicator of how they affect your body and mind. This process can take a long time or a little time, depending on the symptoms you’re looking to find causes for. I have digestive issues, and skin troubles. Because skin takes such a long time to regenerate, it’s taking me a lot longer than most would need in order to properly see what is flaring up my rosacea.