Thoughts from a 20-something stumbling through adulthood

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Whole30, Day 18: Can clean eating make you sad?

Whole30, Day 18: Can clean eating make you sad?

I am officially past the Whole30 halfway point, and have some unfortunate news.  This is actually getting harder.  For the first two weeks, I was so gung-ho about my new eating habits. There were some close calls, to be sure (see this post about a […]

Whole30, Day 15: Eating out for the first time

Whole30, Day 15: Eating out for the first time

When I first started Whole30, I had basically resigned myself to avoiding restaurants for the duration. I didn’t want to be one of those women asking the poor teenage waiter about everything that went into the salad dressing.  But then I got this text.  This […]

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 2: Yep, this is still hard

Whole30, Day 2: Yep, this is still hard

Here’s what I’ve learned about Whole30 so far: If you’re not cooking regularly, it kinda blows. Listen, you can make SUCH great food that is Whole30-compliant. I know this because my co-worker let me borrow her Whole30 cookbook today to take blurry cell phone photos […]