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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is UnderTheRainbow. I'm here because I have Crohn's disease. I have suffered for so many years. and I bear this alone. I've tried to explain to my family and the few true friends that I have left, but they truly don't understand. I don't go out or around anyone when I'm seriously ill; so maybe I'm to blame for them not understanding. I'm 71 years old now, and I'm so tired. I've developed so many complications as a result of my Crohn's...severe anemia, kidney issues, vision problems, severe arthritis and CAD ( coronary artery disease). I deal with pain every day as a result, and when I have a flare it's a nightmare. Lately I don't seem to have the will to fight any longer. I'm just so tired now.
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    Days 14 and 15 4 week challenge

    Day 14

    The weather has changed and is sunny again in patches. Are going to visit friends in Surrey which is a 2-hour drive. Going rogue today as it is impossible to keep on plan but will try to keep to food list. Met friends in gardens. There were sandwiches and jacket potatoes so had to go off plan. Not happy. Still only one meal.

    Breakfast

    Antioxident drink

    Snack

    Quinoa and walnut bar

    Lunch

    Baked potato and veg chilli (off plan)

    Snack

    apple

    Dinner

    Chicken plus beans

    Exercise: 2 hour walk round Wisley Gardens

    Pain level after walk: Achy Level 4

    Energy level: 5

    Weight: 14 stone 7 lb

    Sleep: 86% 1 hour 17m

    Weather: 1 hour mainly sunny

    Day 15 3rd week

    Woke up feeling good. Pain ok. Rushed home to walk dogs. Back home so ate on plan. Digestion system brilliant. Half way through. Pain levels pretty much the same. Arthritis pains too. However the big bonus is that my digestion system is now brilliant. Before went number 2 every 5 days now every day or 2 days.

    Breakfast

    Oatmeal breakfast

    Snack

    Humus/avocado plus crackers

    Lunch

    Fish salad

    Snack

    apple

    Dinner

    Fish salad (swap)

    Exercise: 1 hour dog walk

    Pain level after walk: Achy Level 5

    Energy level: 5

    Weight: 14 stone 8 lb

    Sleep: 80% 50m deep (different bed

    Weather: 1 hour rainy.