I have been struck down with tonsillitis this week (oh my goodness, I don't ever remember it hurting this much before when I've had it). I have been taking antibiotics since Monday, and this, along with CoCodamol and Strepsils, was my entire "food" intake for four days.
On Thursday I had half a Weetabix, two strawberries and half a slice of bread and butter, and two scrambled eggs. On Friday I had half a piece of chip shop fish (without the batter) and four chips (hardly worth the effort lol)
I have practically no appetite, and although it has eased tremendously, my throat is still painful, and swallowing is a bit of a challenge.
The lack of food for six days has left me quite weak. Husband and I went out for a stroll in a local park yesterday and I had to sit on a bench every 10 minutes. No energy at all.
I am in a bit of a Catch 22 now, and would like some advice/opinions on what to do now.
Do I force myself to eat (the few things I have eaten this week have left me feeling nauseous), or wait until my appetite returns and I can swallow without whimpering. Even swallowing sips of water is still producing yelps of pain.
But I do need to go back to work on Tuesday
On a positive note - I wasn't well enough to go to my Slimming World group this week, so my husband took me to another group today to weigh in. Twelve and a half pounds off! Not quite the way I wanted to lose it, but a nice boost nevertheless!
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