My Blood Sugar Solution detox phase removed all caffeine, sugar, dairy & alcohol from my diet. After 3 days of caffeine withdrawal I was physically fine, but still emotionally longed for my coffee. The. Entire. Six. Weeks. I had a total of 4 dreams about coffee. Which is really rather eye-opening considering I couldn’t be physically… Read More How Safe Is Your Decaf Coffee?
I generally spend between $10 – $15 at the farmer’s market on Saturdays and bring home 2 dozen free-range eggs, salad greens, green/wax beans, bell peppers, hot peppers, tomatoes, and zucchini. Bought an eggplant once with every intention of facing my aversion head on. It ended up in the garbage at the end of the week.… Read More A Better Exchange
I had someone contact me last week, who had just started reading The Blood Sugar Solution, with questions about breakfast. I’m not a firm believer in the whole ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day’ thing, so before the TBS detox my breakfasts looked like this: Coffee. Occasionally a Lara bar, Nature Valley packet… Read More 7 Healthy Breakfast Ideas
I promised my friend months ago that I would give her my pulled pork recipe. I was going to give her the link to the recipe I use and tell her the tweaks I’ve made to it, only when I sat down to type it all out I realized that it barely resembled the original… Read More Easy-Going Pulled Pork
Running sucks. End of post. But, seriously, running is a drag for me. I have only ever run on the treadmill and that was doing walk/run intervals. I never enjoyed it, but it was a means to an end. It feels so awkward. And a little like I’m going to die. Walking, on the other… Read More Why I Walk Instead of Run
Remember how I said I’m not just looking for a smaller waist but that this journey is about becoming healthy and WHOLE? I got a little reminder of that from my favorite teenage gal the other day. I was catching up with daughter before I went to bed while she was baking salmon (weirdo) and asking… Read More A Piece of Wholeness
The Mr. and I go out for dinner once a week. ‘Cause we still date and stuff. This used to involve really really yummy, but high fat, high calorie meals, alcohol and then usually a take-home dessert/snack and a movie at home. Every. Week. Now that I’ve been on this detox, though, my restaurant options have… Read More I Can Make This Better. Probably.