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Help we are broken

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Trainspotting1984 Fri 24-Feb-17 16:49:37

DH and I (this is important as its not a medical issue I need to see GP about, it's both of us) and having terrible digestive problems.

I think it's diet related. We have been extremely busy for the last 6 months. We had an extension built which left us without a working kitchen meaning we ate a lot of take away/ restaurant food.

So now our diets our disaster. Me, for example- breakfast- coffee and pastry, from drive thru, eaten in car. Lunch sandwich and crisps from M&S. Since the house has been finished DH makes a huge effort to cook in the evenings but I'm not even interested. I eat it, and although he cooks from scratch and it's lovely it rarely contains fruit or veg (things like- curry and rice, fish chowder)

I am bloated all the time. My tummy feel hard under my breasts/ ribcage. We are both having rectal bleeding. Both gassy. We have had illness after illness- infected sinus', coughs, colds, constant sore throats and mouth ulcers.
We are exhausted and go to bed at 8pm most nights. We are just so busy and fed up. No exercise. Have started a nightly walk with the children.

How would you start to improve your health if you were us?

TheLittleFoxes Fri 24-Feb-17 16:56:57

The rectal bleeding would concern me - you should see your GP.

Start drinking more water and eating fruit - it's very portable!

Cut back on caffeine.

Find a good multi vitamin to get you both back on track and strengthen your immune system.

TheLittleFoxes Fri 24-Feb-17 16:57:48

Also you can throw veg into meals like curry - spinach, peas, peppers etc.

Trainspotting1984 Fri 24-Feb-17 16:58:27

DH has been to GP on and off for years about it and they never do anything so I'm not really concerned tbh.

Water - I absolutely need to drink more. Sometimes I don't have any all day. I used to be so healthy, but now I just don't have the energy.

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