Day 6 started at 5:30AM - with only 5 hours sleep behind me, I would normally be worried about a strong POTS episode or my IBS kicking in 20 minutes before I board the plane. But not today, I felt great, was fully hydrated and ready to go.
I was running late so I didn't eat breakfast until I got to the airport. But instead of getting something at one of the restaurants I just ate some cashews and apricots I had in my bag. The flight was great (passed on the peanuts and pretzels again) but by the time I pulled in my driveway 4 hours later, I was pretty hungry.
Normally, when I get that hungry, I'm eating some potato chips and washing it down with a beer. For protein, nothing beats some pepperoni cheese and crackers. But not today. Today, when I got home, my wife had made some hash. She had found some chicken sausage at Whole Foods and put in some sweet potatoes, white potatoes, spinach, and onions.
I thought I had died and gone to heaven, very tasty. We had read on some of the Whole30 blogs about people eating hash and they raved about it. I can see why. Great flavor and filled me up. The rest of the day was pretty uneventful, and since I was home, pretty easy to stick to the plan.
My wife noticed that I was feeling good, despite not getting a lot of sleep and traveling. In the past, these trips sometimes result in 2-3 days of