Whole 30 – Day 1 – Ready, Set, Go!
After many, many and many tries at loosing the baby fat – my baby is 27 – I began Whole30 today. After reading the It Starts with Food, Whole30 Book, which you can buy on Amazon Here As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
I eat mostly vegetarian with occasional fish – so what am I going to do without cheese, yogurt and beans for 30 days???? I’m a little scared!! I’m also a grazer, eating 3 squares with no snacking might be my biggest challenge.
Day One – Ready, Set, Go
Breakfast – Coffee with no fake, sugar free, flavored creamer – not so bad. I can do this. Leftover oven roasted potatoes and broccoli (roasted with EVOO) and a handful of organic eggs fried in clarified butter and some fresh pineapple. I have to admit, it was filling and very tasty.
I am not in the office today, so food prep isn’t an issue – we’ll see how next week goes. And it’s a Thursday – who starts a diet on a Thursday?? The Whole30 people recommend going for it; so I did!
Clarified Butter – easy peasy! I bought a really good organic vermont butter, heated it slowly on the stovetop. The milk solids floated to the top without any coaching and I scraped them off – not rocket science! The clarified butter is pretty and tasted so amazing with my handful of organic eggs.
Lunch – Was quick and easy. One bag of mixed greens, half can of tuna, half an avocado, carrots, and a splash of EVOO made a pretty filling salad. I needed a quick lunch because my daughter and granddaughter came for a visit. My granddaughter is 16 months and very busy – so I need to be quick!
Dinner – I am scheduled to teach a tailoring a jacket class tonight, so I need to prep dinner beforehand so I can eat at 8:30 after my class – a little late, but what can a girl do? Gotta make the chedda! I need to go shopping – I didn’t totally prepare for this ahead of time, so dinner was a little thin: oven roasted asparagus with evoo, oven roasted potato and onion slices with evoo and shrimp – here is where I would have gone for the wine and cheese – Yikes! As it turns out the shrimp was yucky – must have been in the freezer too long, so I settled for more eggs – I need to get shopping!!!!
Since there is no “snacking” I drank a coconut water. a kombucha and lots of water inbetween meals. I don’t drink enough, I know this, so no snacking seems to be a good thing — we’ll see!
Here is how I got started on the Whole30 Program
I haven’t been feeling great and I knew I needed to do somthing drastic, so I was ready for a real change. I am more than 50 pounds overweight, my A1C is not good and I know there is inflamation and high colesterol issues. It is so time to take control. I wake up every morning with a headache and my sinuses all stuffed. I. Feel. Like. Crap!
I heard about Whole30 from on of my students and started to do some research. It ticked all my boxes – no weighing, no measuring, wholesome food and freedom to choose. I admit 30 days without wine and cheese scares me a little, but it’s only 30 days. So…..
You can learn all about the Whole30 Program Here the Official Website! It’s loaded with great information about the program, which is free for everyone. Pretty cool!