Spring is coming… And a stricter diet too, hopefully.

Hello everyone,
 
first of all I must apologize for not writing for such a long period of time. Since the last blog entry a lot of things have changed. I started at a new job (which I absolutely LOVE… it’s great to go to work and love what you do, hadn’t been there the last few years..). And I’m getting married in May. So it’s going to be another 10 exciting months… We also booked our honeymoon and I’m so excited.
 
But… let’s come to the not so well functioning part: my low protein diet. I just realized today that in a week from now I will have my yearly appointment at the hospital. Time to face it: I haven’t sent in as many blood cards as I should have, AND, what is even worse, I haven’t kept the diet as good as I should have… I regularly take the formula (tablets at present, I really get along very well with taking them) but I use to eat noodles, bread, egg etc. (I also eat low protein products, it depends on my mood / my craving).  Plus I don’t have an overview of the daily intake. I don’t feel good with this. I want to change it. But it’s hard, you might know it. Today, I started off with writing down everything I’ve been eating so far and I ended up with 281mg Phe. It’s around midday now.
 
I just want to get involved more in this blogging project again because I feel that it could help me to get back on track again. I will let you know about my progress and how I get along within the next few days. Hopefully my motivation doesn’t vapor, but constantly grows stronger… I would appreciate your feedback, tips or motivation comments / e-mails. Write me, what’s going on in your (PKU-)life… I look forward to hearing from you…
 
Love,
Katie xxx
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3 thoughts on “Spring is coming… And a stricter diet too, hopefully.

  1. Congrats on your engagement, Katie! Hope that getting back on track isn’t too hard – best of luck! –NM

  2. Gwen Kennedy says:

    Maybe I can help motivate , have some low protein recipe ideas would like to start clogging but not sure how, I have HCU , similar low protein diet , have been off work after surgery , the last few months and have become passionate about cooking again , but prob back to work next week and know it will be harder to stay on top of diet then… Talk again Gwen

  3. Katie-

    I am with PKU Perspectives and would love to talk to you more about an opportunity please email me at jessica.janoe@gmail.com

    Thanks,

    Jessica Janoe

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