Life After Whole30

Things have been busy at work, but I have been able to increase the amount of times I am going to Pearland CrossFit to 4 times a week now. I even got off my ass and went 2 Saturday’s in a row! What! My workout are feeling stronger and it’s making me pretty happy! I … Continue reading

Hidden Benefits of the Whole30

I thought my results from the Whole30 would be mainly gut-reaction based and surface symptoms, like breaking out on my face etc. A new and surprising effect that has happened has been in the muscles of my body. I went for my bi-weekly massage today and my body was a bit of a mess. 150 … Continue reading

The Deal with Dairy

Reintroduction phase 1 is complete! On Wednesday I did as I planned–latte in the morning, cheese for lunch and ice cream with dinner. The latte went over alright–my stomach talked to me more in the morning and I had some extra bowel movements {aren’t you excited to know these things?}. The biggest reaction was to … Continue reading

Whole30: Results

I didn’t weigh myself before starting this so my results are inches based. Either way, I had some great results! I lost a total of  10 inches! Mostly in my waist and hips, which is an area I struggle at getting down. I am also happy that my thighs went down so much, maybe those … Continue reading

Whole30: FINISHED!

If I were to sum up what has happened in the past 30 days, some people will think I have been brainwashed. Gullible. Or that I am lying. How can you give up so many of the foods you love and actually enjoy what you eat and who you are turning into? No sugar? No dairy? No … Continue reading

Whole30: Day 27-31

Final days! They flew by, I tell you. I hit my stride and had a good weekend. I went out for dinner with my husband on Friday night to Longhorn Steakhouse and had a dry steak, a salad with balsamic vinegar/olive oil and green beans cooked dry. It was a nice meal and it didn’t … Continue reading

Whole30: Day 21-26 Check-In

This week has been pretty good, I had a busy weekend, so I didn’t have as much time to prep lots of food. It worked out though, I had leftover spaghetti squash, cauli-rice and chicken. I made do and had some delicious meals. I cooked some sausage up on Sunday and stored it to put … Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash and Marinara Sauce Recipe

This recipe is a little bit time consuming with the sauce, but it is worth it!! And the spaghetti squash is shockingly easy to make for a first-timer, thank you Hayley for walking me through it. Overall, this recipe is tasty, filling and healthy, which is a win-win for me. Ingredients: 1/4 cup of olive oil … Continue reading