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6 Strategies to Deal with Rumination (Monday Musings: January 15, 2017)

6 Strategies to Deal with Rumination (Monday Musings: January 15, 2017)

I am an analytical person. The gears in my head are always turning. On the one hand, I feel like being detail-orienting, editing, perfecting, and refining are gifts. On the other hand, going into that space of rumination can really detract from my happiness.  Everyone […]

Whole 30 2: Day 11

Whole 30 2: Day 11

The hardest thing about Whole 30 is when I want or need to eat out. I managed this successfully today! But first, breakfast… I love that you can find little avocados so I can eat an entire one at each meal and not have to […]

Whole 30 2: Day 10

Whole 30 2: Day 10

Today was a mega meal prep day and I made a frittata after not having made one in a long time! I tried something new: I used leftover cooked potatoes and sliced them about 1/4 inch thick, laid them on top of the frittata, and […]

Whole 30 2: Day 9

Whole 30 2: Day 9

I’m feeling pretty much back to normal after being really sick a few days into my Whole 30. Even so, I had a pretty comforting breakfast of crispy smashed potatoes and fried eggs. Smashed potatoes are just baked potatoes that are smashed and pan seared […]

Whole 30 2: Day 8

Whole 30 2: Day 8

Woohoo, this is my 500th blog post! I felt a lot more energy this morning! It may sound funny, but I am proud of myself for taking some time off to heal from my illness. I told myself this year that when I felt bad […]

Whole 30 2: Days 5, 6, and 7

Whole 30 2: Days 5, 6, and 7

Though I prefer to post each day individually, because these three days have been odd I decided to post them together. It has been a tough 3 days, but I stuck with my Whole 30 goals to the best of my abilities. It was my […]

Whole 30 2: Day 4

Whole 30 2: Day 4

Since I just got back to California late last night, I didn’t have any food at home I got a quick breakfast of a hard boiled egg, fruit, and tea at Peet’s Coffee.  Here’s a tip: when you are having breakfast out during your Whole […]

Whole 30 2: Day 3

Whole 30 2: Day 3

I was lucky enough to spend 2 weeks with my family, 1 week was spent in California, and then I returned to Indiana for a week. However, today was the day I returned to California. This meant a cross-country flight which would require Whole 30-friendly […]

Whole 30 2: Day 2

Whole 30 2: Day 2

Day 1 of my Whole 30 number 2 was pretty easy. Today I have been dealing with some craving for some chocolate and the desire to snack, but I didn’t give in. I had a small breakfast because I knew I was going out to […]

Recipe Roundup: 30 Days of Whole 30 Recipes

Recipe Roundup: 30 Days of Whole 30 Recipes

When I did my first Whole 30 back in 2012, part of the way through it I felt a little bored because I was basically eating the same few things. Salad dressing was the one component I felt most bored with.  Once I started combining […]