Thoughts from a 20-something stumbling through adulthood

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Stop drinking alone in 3 easy steps

Stop drinking alone in 3 easy steps

Listen, I know you love wine. I love wine. We ALL love wine. But if you’re anything like me, your first instinct when anything happens (good, bad, totally normal, potentially life-changing) is to reach for a bottle (wine, vodka, beer, moonshine – whatever strikes your fancy). […]

3 things that have NOT changed after 3 weeks of Whole30

3 things that have NOT changed after 3 weeks of Whole30

Yesterday we talked about some of the positive changes I’ve noticed since hitting week three of my Whole30. Today will be slightly less inspiring. Because even though I feel great about my Whole30 commitment thus far, it’s still a huge challenge. Some days I wake […]

Whole30, Day 19: Stir fry saved me

Whole30, Day 19: Stir fry saved me

I woke up this morning with a strange feeling. At first, I couldn’t put my finger on it. But then I realized what it was. I wanted pancakes. Like REALLY bad. Which is odd, because I swear to you, I don’t even like sweets. Give […]

Whole30, Day 9: Crock Pots are your friend

Whole30, Day 9: Crock Pots are your friend

My grandmother raised nine children, started her first real job in her 40s, survived the loss of her husband and recently underwent quadruple bypass heart surgery. I just found out she did all that without a Crock Pot or a microwave, and my respect for […]

Whole30, Day 6: OMG I’m a whale

Whole30, Day 6: OMG I’m a whale

So, I have some good news and some bad news. The good news: Tonight I threw together a delicious and Whole30-compliant dinner without a recipe or anything! The bad news: I am a whale. Remember that Whole30 timeline that basically explains how awful you’re going […]

Whole30, Day 5: My boyfriend ate cauliflower rice and didn’t hate it.

Whole30, Day 5: My boyfriend ate cauliflower rice and didn’t hate it.

So, this happened: I am now one of those people who eats carrot chips and homemade guac while reading the Whole30 book. I am as concerned about this as you are. Look for an upcoming post, “How Not to Be a Jerk on Whole30.” But […]