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Last week was my first week of Keto and I lost 4 lbs! I’m so proud of my first week. The adjustment was surprisingly easy for me and I am so grateful. Day 2 welcomed me with a headache, which I know was a combination of being sugar-free and low carb for a full 24 hours, plus the fact that some nasty weather rolled in (when it’s going to rain, I always have a headache). However, it was incredibly easy to deal with! The dreaded “Keto Flu” wasn’t a real thing for me, and I didn’t have the digestive issues everyone warned me about.
Avoid the Keto Flu
After doing a lot of research, I knew that if I wanted to avoid the Keto Flu, I had to be very intentional on how I cared for myself. The Keto Flu is what people experience when they first cut out sugar and cut back on carbs. Basically, they are detoxing, and it’s incredibly uncomfortable. I’m talking extreme fatigue, headaches, body aches, just overall feeling like utter crap. Here’s what I did during my first week of Keto to avoid the Keto Flu!