Restart

I wake, rise, contemplate the way I feel these days. In tune with feelings that for so long were my normal and unnoticed. Now, they are like voices, shouting at me. What are the feelings? Oh, the usual … I am bloated, cranky, dehydrated, sluggish. I miss the days of bounding out of bed full…

“What do you eat?”

Those of us who have ventured away from mainstream eating habits are often asked this question. I was asked it often when I was a flexitarian. I was asked it the year I went vegan. And I am asked it often now that I am on the Paleo/Primal path. Most especially of curiosity to people…

What is breakfast anyway?

As I offered pancakes and bacon (again) to my child for breakfast and received (again) the slight upturned lip of food boredom which was accompanied by my own upturned lip of food prep boredom, I began to wonder why we eat the foods we eat at the times of day that we eat them. Why…

Whole30 Progress Updates

If you’ve been following my journey (journeys?) with Whole30, you’ve probably been missing an update. The reason there hasn’t been one is because I keep having set backs. At least, they are set backs if I am calling myself ‘Whole30.’ If I call myself ‘Paleo’ or ‘Primal’ then it’s just another day. If I don’t…