No Really, I Will Never Weigh this Much Again

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That’s it! I’m doing Whole30! My goal is to get back into my size 8 jeans. As a late 40-something mom, I am obsessed with chocolate, despise working out and have hip pain. How do I weigh this much? I am truly scared to weigh myself. I went out on my birthday in September to get new jeans. After spending months wearing elastic-banded skirts — I live in hot Nevada — I truly had no idea that I could no longer fit into my size 8 and standby size 10 jeans anymore. How do I weigh this much? I didn’t … Read more

Top 13 Things I Learned Being on Whole30 for 30 Days

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There are so many things I learned being on Whole30. If you are at all considering it — do it! You will feel so proud of yourself and will be able to look back on the year knowing you accomplished something major. As your favorite foods are calling your name throughout Whole30, you will dig deep to find resolve you didn’t know you had. It will be especially thrilling when you start seeing results. For me, that was Day 26, and it was incredible. If you are at all thinking of doing Whole30, be sure to read this entire post! … Read more

And on Day 26, She Has Cheekbones! Four More Days on Whole30

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Simply amazing. I have cheekbones! They emerged on Whole30 Day 26, just when I was thinking this Whole30 thing wasn’t working for me. Sure, I’ve had some success so far on Whole30. For sure, I can focus better. I can actually sit at my computer and finish what I’m working on, even if it’s stressful and challenging. The Old Me, pre-Whole30, would get up five times for food. I would open browser after browser on my computer thinking of other things to look up. But now? I can focus on the task at hand. This is huge. I didn’t know … Read more

Meal Planning Fast and Easy with Real Plans Meal Planning Online

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If you don’t meal plan or don’t know anything about meal planning, this is for you. We use the fast and easy meal plans with Real Plans. How many meals do you cook a week? Do you try to make a meal plan? Typically, I just buy the certain fruits and vegetables my kids will eat along with our usual foods. Never in my life have I made a meal plan nor do I know how to make a meal plan. I don’t know where to begin to organize one. It must take a lot of work. But I do … Read more

My Whole30 Daily Log from Start to Finish ~ Motivation to See You Through

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Who knew there was this big, wide Whole30 world? I’m thinking a Whole30 daily log will help keep me on track. I started Whole30 on January 1, 2018. It was sort of on a whim. I’d been thinking about it since a friend mentioned it the week before. That was the first time I’d ever heard of it. It turns out, staring Whole30 on January 1st and accomplishing it was the best thing I did all year. It was a wonderful feeling to be able to look back on the year and know I accomplished it. I have updated this … Read more