I'm publishing this late because I went and hung out with my friend last night and chatted and had fun. Just two friends with no kids or distractions and it was wonderful! She drank lovely red wine like a champion. I drank Kombucha like some sort of person. Who drinks fermented tea. For fun.
Who have I become?
I found myself super hungry yesterday and couldn't really explain why. Some of it was actual hunger and some of it was stress/emotional related. So I ate several snacks but you know what? If I'm eating healthy, real food that is totally Whole 30 compliant - then I'm not going to sweat it. Because there is a HUGE difference between what I wanted to stress eat and the healthy stuff I actually chose to eat. So I call that a win.
Here's what I ate yesterday:
Coffee: 3 cups with coconut cream
Breakfast: scrambled eggs w spinach, topped w salsa and guac
Lunch: veggies & dip that E made, delicious shrimp salad that E made on top of baby spinach (you have no idea how amazing it is to eat something that I haven't had to make from scratch myself - it's like a vacation)
Snack: Nick's sticks, a hand full of sulfite-free dried apricots
Dinner: Paleo shepherds pie: ground beef cooked with lots of veggies, fat drained off. Topped with a 50/50 mix of sautéed green cabbage and golden mashed potatoes. I added a bunch of rich, savory chicken stock that I made last weekend since I couldn't add butter and milk the way that God intends you to make it.
Drinky: Synergy Kombucha (on sale at Safeway! I can't believe that I like this stuff - but I do! I love it! Especially with chia seeds! Why do I keep using exclamation points?! Possibly all those probiotics?!)
So I've made it this far into Whole 30 and I'm in this weird spot where I'm comfortable in this place with all these rules, but also a little bored by them. Also, I'm so ready to start planning for the REAL challenge which is how to reintroduce foods back into my diet without backsliding into bad choices. Anyway, I found this meme and giggled at it and thought, I will use this instead of a gif today!
After I posted this, Guru texted me that I was actually on Day 20. I AM SUPER SMART.
(c) Mommyland Blogs 2013-2014
Check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Pinterest. Better yet - subscribe! Mostly because Facebook is now so dumb that our updates don't even show up in our own feed anymore.
Have you done a Whole 30? Well, I'm on Day 27 and it's been amazing . Did you learn so much about your relationship with food? Di...
Whole30 Day 0: Later this week, I'm starting a diet/nutrition/sadness program called Whole30 . Where you eat nothing but strict Pa...
Guru Louise and I asked you about what most teachers really want for end of the year gifts. We got hundreds of answers on Facebook , Tw...
So last summer, my youngest daughter (age 5) began seeing previews for a new Dora show called Dora and Friends: Into the City! Gone was th...
Last Friday, roughly 25% of the second grade at my kids' school was sent home with a nasty stomach bug that had kids puking in buckets...
When I got the email with this guest post in it, I was very happy because I know a bunch of moms with ADD or ADHD - and you know what? ...
Dear Kate and Lydia, I have been told that you are authorities on the whole "John Edwards is King Douchebag " thing. Well, guess ...
My son has been playing Little League for years. He really likes baseball and even though it can be a major time suck and occasional pai...
Photo credit: Hin255 via freedigitalimages.com It’s Spring! For my family that means baseball. I love the game, even if it does take ov...
We’ve had a lot of people ask us to write a post about the seemingly innocent topic of the Mother-in-Law. Seriously, people? Are you kidding...