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I’ve just had a quick re-read of what I have written since the beginning and realise that I could add a few more things that may help anyone attempting this on your own. First, my diet throughout the weaning was primarily vegetarian with fish/seafood about once a week. My dairy intake was low (mostly yogurt). …

Over 4 years on….

If it were not for an occasional comment that needs to be approved, I would have totally forgotten that I was ever on this medication. The success of my weaning has been 100% and I have not had any issues with my stomach ever since. I cannot remember what chain of events led to me …

Day 42

I gave up blogging every day as I really had nothing to report. I have had (essentially) no issues at all stepping down as of yet and today starts 20mg, 24 hours apart. I have halved my dose and I am very happy with how it’s going. Every so often I have a bubbly sensation, …

Day 17

Dosage: 20mg every 16 hours Diet: normal + ACV Pain: tummy feels slightly tender but otherwise OK Reflux: no Exercise: AM yoga + ceilidh dancing tonight! 🙂

Day 16

I slept through the night with no issues but my tummy was a bit tender this morning. No pain or reflux today, although I just ate the leftover curry. I was counting out my hours for the next planned step down (20 hours) and found that I will be stuck waking up in the middle …

Day Fifteen

I’ve had to skip a few days of blogging as I was on holiday in Cairo, but the remainder of the first 2 week stepdown was uneventful. My timings were not exactly perfect when I was away due to the 2 hour time difference as well as not always having easy access to water. So …

Days Five and Six

Dosage: 20mg, 12 hours apart Diet: normal Pain: no Reflux: no Exercise:  Sunday cycled ~20 miles Body seems to have adjusted quickly/completely to this step. Am hesitant to push it forward though as I am traveling this coming weekend and don’t need the extra hassle of potential adjustment issues. Will stay on track for 2 …

Day Three

Dosage:  20mg, 12 hrs apart Diet: see below Pain: no Reflux: +1 Exercise: AM yoga Yesterday Saj gave me a small portion of potato and courgette curry, which I had at 4PM with some brown rice. It was rather spicy/greasy. I had some ACV around 7. At 8PM I went for a jog and had …