So I started my neuropathy treatment today. The woman that runs it is very nice. The process to fix the toe numbness is difficult to me though. I mean, really???
1. They are changing my vitamins. I’ve been taking Performix multivitamin with fish oil for the past 4 months and I thought it was great. Their vitamins are even better! I guess, I don’t really know. It’s 6 pills a day instead of 2. It’s $80 for a 2 month supply. Mine are $20 a month thanks to amazon. So that’s double what I am already paying so that sucks. I have to wait to get them until the doctor is back to make sure if I can take them with my stomach surgery.
2. They are changing my diet. The whole less calories in, more calories out won’t work for me since I have nerve issues is what I was told. So I have to start the Keto diet. Basically a shit ton of protein which is hard for me to process in the first place with my surgically altered stomach pouch. So that should be fun. I am only allowed a total of 20g of carbs a day on this. That’s not even one soda, it’s more like 1/4 of one.
3. I have to go twice a week for the next 6 weeks to have electrodes hooked up to my feet for 20 minutes each time plus I have to get shots next week as the doctor had his first grandchild this week so he’s not there. The electrodes are fine, they didn’t bother me. I hate shots but I guess I have to get them.
For all this, I paid 2 grand. This better work. I’m a bit depressed that I basically have to change my entire lifestyle because of a few nerves in my feet. Why me? They also gave me a book to read about what sugar is doing to our bodies. I’m having a hard time processing all this information and lifestyle change. I’m actually back at home. I can’t even deal with clients right this minute. I’ll go this afternoon, I just need some time.
So a frustrating and depressing morning. I am very thankful for my friend Alexx though as he said he will give me pointers since he’s been doing keto for a while. I am also thankful that I already follow a bunch of people on Instagram that are doing keto as well. I guess I should be happy that I am not diabetic and don’t have much of a problem exercising. This lady that came in as I was finishing can’t even exercise due to her feet nerves.
If you have any pointers, please feel free to share. What are your thoughts about the keto lifestyle?