My First Milestone...

My First Milestone…

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My First Milestone…


August 16, 2010 in Uncategorized

Today is my first blood test since beginning my new diet. I am on a 50g protein diet with 40g of Phenylade Essential and 12.8g of Phenylade MTE. Breakfast Routine! In the mornings I am sticking to the exact same breakfast: 2 Hash Brown patties, 1 banana, 2 slices of bacon (yes, I know, but I am easing into the diet) and the Phenylade mix (usually with an ice coffee/sugar blend). It is working for me. The rest of the day is a major challenge! Progress? Thus far I do not feel any difference, but it has only been a few days. I have not been on this diet even a week yet. By the way- bacon is the only meat/dairy I have all day. It is tempting to see ribs, steak or the Mexican food our dear friend made for our ministry yesterday, but I am COMMITTED. Food will not be my downfall in this challenge. Those brought up on the PKU diet have learned to overcome and defeat obstacles. I see PKU as an enemy to be defeated and "Nothing worth doing is easy."

2 Reviews of My First Milestone…

  1. Registered: Sep 12, 2006

    Posts: 0

    Franklin, Wisconsin

    Keep up the great work and keep us updated on how it goes. It sounds like you jumped right in with the formula and limiting your phe intake. I’m sure it won’t be easy getting back on diet, but it sounds like your definitely determined and on the right track.

  2. Registered: May 27, 2009

    Posts: 0

    , Florida

    Well, my first Phe level came back at 14.0 (test taken on 8/16). My first level was 14.7 on 8/12. However, my appointment to work toward beginning Kuvan has been moved up from November 4 to October 14 to August 24! I am psyched!

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