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Coming Off Ketosis

This past week I have came off my Ketogenic diet. It is probably not a good idea to be on it while pregnant, so I stopped it as soon as I found out we were expecting.

I started it in March, and have ended it mid May. During this time period I have lost 25 pounds in total. Now I shall gain it all back and then some more. Gotta love being pregnant….FML.

As I started to eat carbs after two months of not touching them, they made me feel sick to my stomach. I had a few spoons of rice and I felt like I was going to explode. I had gotten so used to not eating sugar, that when I ate a slice of cheesecake, I felt like throwing it up afterwards. Another side effect of reintroducing carbs is you get hungry far more often because of the sugar lows. The carb and sweet cravings have also come back in full force.

What I miss about my diet? I miss not getting sugar lows. I miss not craving sugar. I just miss dieting and exercising. I can still exercise but only light exercises. Now it just feels like dieting is a privilege to me. Probably because this is the third year in a row I’m pregnant, so that’s three years in a row of being unable to lose weight.

After this pregnancy I am now more determined than ever to lose weight and get back to my pre pregnancy weight.

About: Leila Rahmanian and Salar Rahmanian

Leila Rahmanian is married to Salar Rahmanian. They live in the San Francisco Bay Area and have three wonderful kids, two boys named Valentino Rahmanian and Caspian Rahmanian and a beautiful daughter named Persephone Rahmanian.