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tillyann2013 Fri 25-Mar-16 17:53:56

Someone posted a really extensive list of do's and don'ts whilst stimming and I can't find it. Don't suppose anyone has it to hand please?

cheapredwine Sun 27-Mar-16 16:51:22

I don't have the list unfortunately but lots of protein and lots and lots of fluids. Both will help the eggs develop and grow. Handy way of combining both is to drink a litre or so of milk. Minimal caffeine, no alcohol. Good luck OP

bananafish81 Sun 27-Mar-16 18:42:34

Protein protein and more protein

ARGC tell patients to drink 2l of water and 1l of milk a day

Lots of oily fish, leafy green veg, the usual

Did I mention protein?

I drank a ton of coconut water to help with bloating

And lots of eggs for my eggs. Plus protein powder with Greek yogurt for a protein boost

Brazil nuts for selenium

(Chocolate covered Brazil nuts as a post injection treat grin)

Good luck!

tillyann2013 Mon 28-Mar-16 15:31:23

Thank you both, have found the skyr yoghurts are really high in protein so have been having those. Trying my best to drink lots of water. Not a milk lover, can I take skimmed? Or does that defeat the purpose?

bananafish81 Mon 28-Mar-16 15:46:51

I hate milk, it makes me boak

I had chocolate milk like a child!! blush

cheapredwine Mon 28-Mar-16 20:38:14

Skimmed is fine. Avoid soya though (oestrogen). You don't necessarily need to have milk, it's just quite a handy way of getting fluids, protein and calcium etc in one package. Skyr yoghuts sound like a good plan! I found some of the high protein porridge pots helpful (some have soya though) and also Trek coconut and chocolate protein flapjacks became a staple and taste really nice though not cheap.

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