Month: April 2016

I’m on day 29 so I am definitely not a Whole30 guru by any means.  But, I’ve had many friends say they are going to start and have asked if I have any tips. This is my lazy way of not having to repeat myself as well as having a reminder that I can always […]

I have 3 more days.  Three days before I finish my first Whole30.  And I’m scared.  What happens on day 31?  I’m not gonna lie – I’ve envisioned a buffet of all the foods I’ve been without during these 30 days.  But then, I pause and think – my Lord – what was it all […]

It’s funny. When people hear I’m doing a Whole30, the highest response I get is… “There is no way I could live without my coffee creamer.” It’s really not funny though. Not having the luxurious dairy divinity making my coffee a caramel-colored piece of heaven is no laughing matter.  I have felt (and some mornings still do feel) […]

Growing up my mom had a garden. Several actually. She had vegetable gardens and a beautiful herb garden transformed from an old dog pen for our Great Danes of the past. Some of my fondest memories of my momma center around her standing in the kitchen with a basket full of fresh basil on the […]

I had big dreams when I “retired” from my out-of-home career that I would become more amazingly fit and healthy than I had ever been. I started going to yoga. I continued running. I swam, I went to spin (a few times), I even started to contemplate meditation to complete my mind / body / […]