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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 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 […]

Whole 30 2: Day 1

Whole 30 2: Day 1

Now that I am through my birthday celebration, I’m ready to start my January Whole 30! I haven’t done a Whole 30 since my first one in summer 2012, but my intuition was telling me I was ready for another one. Just like my last […]

30 Days of Whole 30: A Photo Journal of My Meals

30 Days of Whole 30: A Photo Journal of My Meals

Back in 2012, I completed a Whole 30 and documented the entire experience as a photo journal. All of my meals and snacks were included, along with any sort of changes in my body I had been noticing.  The purpose of journaling was two-fold: (1) […]

Monday Musings: January 1, 2018

Monday Musings: January 1, 2018

Happy New Year! And Happy 9th Birthday to this blog! Despite moves across the country, a few graduations, and several job changes, I am still sticking with this blog! I’m only a few posts away from my 500th post! If you saw my last Monday […]