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Whole30 Day 23: Skin

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      2 comments

Those of you who read my blog regularly know that I struggle with my skin. Since stopping the fish oil pills, my face has been more or less blemish-free, thankfully. One part of my skin that I don't mention here is my general itchiness, particul... Read more

Whole30 Day 22: Sleeeeeep

Monday, January 26, 2015      1 comments

emoticon They say that being on the Whole30 diet can increase the quality of your sleep, but I haven't found this t... Read more

Whole30 Day 21: Turmeric in my eggs

Sunday, January 25, 2015      2 comments

In my quest to incorporate more spices in my cooking, I've taken to adding turmeric and black pepper to my scrambled eggs. Holy smokes is it delicious! Turmeric has an ear... Read more

Whole30 Day 20: Supported

Saturday, January 24, 2015      1 comments

At first I was nervous to tell anyone about the Whole30 diet. My boyfriend can be pretty against restrictive diets. I didn't want to seem crazy to my co-workers. I'm not close with my family so I just didn't want to tell them. And th... Read more

Whole30 Day 19: Hara Hachi Bu

Friday, January 23, 2015      0 comments

"Hara Hachi Bu" means "eat until you're 80% full." Apparently it's an Okinawan saying and Okinawans are the longest-living people on the planet. I first heard about it in ... Read more

Whole30 Day 18: My Pants Fit!

Thursday, January 22, 2015      7 comments

This morning I put on a pair of brown work pants that haven't fit comfortably in over a year. I tried them on today and guess what? They fit!!!!!!!! They really fit! So again, even though I'm not supposed to, I stepped on the scale. I'm dow... Read more

Whole30 Day 17: A New Cookbook

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      3 comments

I work in a department of 6 people; the entire organization is about 35 people. We are friendly and familial with each other, and it is a pleasant place to work. Each department agrees upon its own birthday celebrations. My boss thinks we should... Read more

Whole30 Days 11-16: Under Pressure, But Stable!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      1 comments

When I learned my mom was sick and that I should go up to help her out, I set an intention to stick with my diet. My mom has Type 2 diabetes and manages it (and her weight) by healthy eating, so I figured there would be food in the house that wa... Read more

Whole30 Day 10: My Boyfriend's Back

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      3 comments

My boyfriend was out of town for Days 2-8 of my Whole30. I am doing the Whole30 in January in part because he has two work trips to take this month. I want to cook more and we have a pretty comfortable routine that I was uncomfortable asking him... Read more

Whole30 Day 9: I Want to Step on the Scale!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      4 comments

I'm generally not a scale person. I care more about how my pants fit than what the numbers say. I was a bit thinner 10 years ago when my celiac disease was unknown to me and I wasn't absorbing nutrients. I gained about 15 pounds 5 years ago afte... Read more

Whole30 Day 8: Food Discoveries

Monday, January 12, 2015      2 comments

Geez, eating a paleo diet is expensive! It's the 12th day of the month and I've already spent about $200 on groceries. Meat in particular is quite expensive! I already knew that, but I ate much less meat prior to this diet. Before doing the Who... Read more

Whole30 Day 7: I Made it a Week!

Sunday, January 11, 2015      2 comments

emoticon I almost feel like if I made it a week so successfully, shouldn't this thing be OVER already? I spen... Read more

Whole30 Day 6: Ice Cream Dreams

Saturday, January 10, 2015      3 comments

I woke up this morning dreaming about ice cream! I dreamt that I ate some and only realized it wasn't allowed after the fact. Oops. :) I've had food dreams before. When I went vegetarian back in 2000 I dreamt of meat. Read more

Whole30 Day 5: Lose the Bloat

Friday, January 09, 2015      1 comments

emoticon I've had tummy troubles since college, and that was nearly 20 years ago. Many of those troubles went a... Read more

Whole30 Day 4: Jicama at Breakfast

Thursday, January 08, 2015      4 comments

Last night before bed I prepped my breakfast: a salad made up of jicama, cucumber, orange, avocado, the juice of a lemon, and mint. When I got up, I made my smoothie and took the salad out of the fridge. I drank my entire smoothie. I was nervou... Read more

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