love you more

It’s a beautiful day here in Northeast Florida. We’ve been cleaning house and getting things done. All the windows are open and there’s a breeze fluffing up the curtains. The cat is mesmerized, the dog is napping on the couch and I just ate my lunch; a bowl of quinoa, black beans, scallions, mushrooms, tomatoes,…

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my Whole30

To me, June in Florida means the start of summer and I just love it, despite it coinciding with the start of hurricane season. June in North Florida is mild compared to July and August; breezy and comfortable at night… sun showers in the daytime… when everything seems washed clean, shiny and happy. My birthday…

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weeks three and four Whole30

It’s day # 28 of my Whole30 adventure. My third and fourth weeks were “okay”. I did start to get a little “bored” with my lunches and dinners and I have been thinking A LOT about what the first “sweet” thing would be after day 30 (Mmmm, lemon bars). I decided it will just be…

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oh, hunny

Mini Whole30 update: Yesterday I decided that I would have a gluten-free birthday cake next month for my 38th. I searched online for local bakeries, thought about making it myself. It’s not a “huge deal”. I’m not having a party or anything. But I fixated on birthday cake(s) for a good hour, hour and a…

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week two Whole30

It’s day # 15 of my Whole30 adventure. My second week was “easier” than the first in some ways, harder in others. Prepping my food days in advance is becoming a habit (YAY). I’m a bit tired of broccoli and cauliflower (and carrots), though, so there will be NONE of that this week (thank goodness).…

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week one Whole30

Just  quick post to update my Whole30 progress. Not a lot to report except that I feel much better overall. My inflammation is subsiding, I sleep more comfortably and I have not had a reaction to anything I’ve eaten in the last seven days.  I’ve planned out another week of food and even prepped most…

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