I Did Whole30 And I Won

I’ll admit, part of why I did Whole3o was to see if I could actually do it.  Call it a diet, a lifestyle or whatever you want, but let’s call a spade a spade here; it’s a challenge. Not only in the “I bet you could never do it without cheating,” aspect, but also whether or not it works. Does it actually make any noticeable difference? Is it sensible for a mother and family? Mostly it was the dare of it all, but the other aspects were certainly important, especially after seeing my body’s response. Continue reading “I Did Whole30 And I Won”

Why I Gave Whole30 A Try

Tonight, as I sit here lamenting the fact that I couldn’t see the opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympics with my one glass of Limeade, I want to share something with you.

I did it. Continue reading “Why I Gave Whole30 A Try”

Those things I was never going to do.

I’m waiting for my toddler to stop screaming “I won” from her crib (35 minutes now), knowing all the other things I should be doing (like all the clean laundry I’ll have to redry because it’s been sitting in a massive pile for 2 days), gladly choosing to write to you instead.  It could be worse; I could be sitting on the couch watching Divergent for the 30th time stuffing my face with chips. Continue reading “Those things I was never going to do.”

Obligatory holiday post.

I made the decision to try and post on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  It just so happens that this Monday (the first Monday – how appropriate) falls on a holiday.  In case you weren’t aware or don’t practice it, it’s Independence Day for the next two hours.

I must warn you that prior to reading this, you should prepare yourself to be shocked and/or disgusted. Continue reading “Obligatory holiday post.”