I know it isn’t standard or approved, but I did take a planned 36-hour break on Christmas Eve and Day to enjoy some chocolate chip cookies – made by me and my daughter – some wine, and an amazing, lamb and orzo dish that my husband traditionally makes on Christmas night. I am back on… Continue reading Break’s Over!
Day 5 and I’m going strong, thanks to vacation and the support of my husband, the chef. I only really miss foods when I play my daughter’s new favorite game – “Cake” – with her. Why does she have to go into detail about all the deliciousness?!
Today is Day 3 – already 10% complete! One of the reasons I wanted to try this challenge is because I often have migraines. Ironically, I had one when I began, which made beginning more difficult. I do feel better today, but I’m not yet ready to attribute it to the diet change. Yesterday, my… Continue reading Whole30 Day 3
I’m purposely not going to share absolute weight or body fat numbers here, because, frankly, they aren’t necessarily that meaningful. Also, I want the focus of my posts to be on health and healing – not the typical weight-loss aspects. That being said, the claim in It Starts With Food is that body composition changes… Continue reading Skinny Fat
It just so happens that my cousin, Ryan, and I were both planning to start a Whole30 in December. He had the great idea of documenting our journey together on a blog – to keep each other accountable as well as hopefully share some lessons along the way. I’m Amanda, the ever-so-slightly older cousin. I… Continue reading Hello, (Whole30) World!