Holy cow j-lo, thank you for sharing this.
I’ve been having digestive problems since I started re-feeding. Too many carbs or sugars would give me acid-reflux. So even when I wanted to sugar or carbs, it would come back to bite me a couple hours later. Tried ACV, mastic gum and betaine HCl, but nothing helped that much and it was always dicey because sometimes it would get much worse afterwards. Got to the point that I haven’t drank much alcohol in the last couple months cause it was the worst for acid reflux. Pretty alienating for a college student.
Anyways, I read your response and started at it. Put 1/4 cup of sugar in milk and drank it. At first it helped but then the reflux would come on again, so I’d make another. I thought I’ll just keep at it and if it gets too bad, I could always take an antacid. After about two days it just started helping and now I drink 1/2 cup of brown sugar (best tasting to me) in a glass of milk 2-5 times a day. Now for the first time in 5 years my tongue is consistently looking pink and healthy. The only time it started to get a coating in the back was last night because I went mountain biking and worked my ass off, but sugar helped it.