How I finished Whole30: Weeks 3-4

How I finished Whole30: Weeks 3-4

I made it! Yes, siree Bob. I ate the Whole30 way for a whole month with no slipups. …Except maybe eating meat with a “naughty” ingredient in it here or there, accidentally. I don’t think it would be fair to start all over again, since...
My Whole30 Experience: Week 2

My Whole30 Experience: Week 2

I’m Still Doing This? Yep. Half way done! Here’s how my Whole30 routine has been going. My Whole30 Challenge: Week 2 Days 8 – 9 “For the love of Gosling, my pants are TIGHTER.” The Whole30 book told me that my pants wouldn’t fit...
My Whole30 Experience: Week 1

My Whole30 Experience: Week 1

At the end of 2016, I decided that one of my 2017 goals would be completion of the Whole30 challenge. What appealed to me most was that it was only 30 days, and that it was based on eating real food 100% of the time. I also wanted a way to get rid of my...
Post ACL Surgery 1.5 Years

Post ACL Surgery 1.5 Years

I’m beginning to wonder if the effects of my ACL reconstruction surgery will ever stop bothering me on a psychological level. A year and a half later, and I still feel fragile, weaker than I used to be, and somewhat limited. (Maybe I’m all three?) I...
The Friday Five: What’s Up

The Friday Five: What’s Up

It’s time for a quick Friday Five! I’ve only done this one other time, but I think it would be fun to write them on a regular Friday basis. You ask: What will these FF posts be about? I answer: Whatever five topics I feel like! (I’ve got your...
Why I started running (and kept going)

Why I started running (and kept going)

My running journey began during the summer of 2009. It was several months after graduating from college on the other side of the country (Go Tar Heels!), and I was going through a lot of changes. I had moved back in with my dad and step mom, my high school sweet heart...