Tag Archives: Health

My Mountain Life (A Modern-day Psalm)

Today is full of feelings of gratitude.  I am so grateful that God brings these days into my life often, and I just pray that I hold to them even in my inevitable valley moments. After nearly a quarter of … Continue reading

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My Whole 30 Journey (Week 4)

A little late in coming, most probably because Week 4 wasn’t so compliant.  So here it is. October 22-25 remain on plan.  We aren’t having sugar, dairy, grain, or alcohol.  No fake stuff. And it is getting very hard.  Boring.  … Continue reading

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My Whole 30 Journey (Week 3)

October 15: Another very easy day as we have breakfast of grain-free “oatmeal,” then for lunch we nosh on a plate of the only sliced lunch meats I’ve found that are compliant (from Trader Joes: a Parma salami and Applegate … Continue reading

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My Whole 30 Journey (week 2)

WEEK 2 October 8:  It’s a baking day. In South Africa this eating style is called “Banting,” this paleo-esque diet. The Real Meal Revolution book was introduced to me by a SA friend. My two favorite recipes from the book appear … Continue reading

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My Whole 30 Journey

(I considered creating a blog page just to detail this attempt at following the Whole 30 Program(R); but truthfully, it was just too much trouble.  So here is my log with my impressions, successes, and challenges during this 30 day … Continue reading

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Gratitude Recalibrated

A story popped up on my Facebook yesterday, from Humans of New York.  Sometimes I find these stories a bit trite, but the opening words caught my eye: “I miss that we can’t go out and dance.  Or visit other … Continue reading

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Diet and Exercise

  These are not two of my all-tine favorite words in any language.  I also hate that there is a certain negativity that washes over me each time I hear those words. Diet and exercise. Yeesh.  Those can’t be fun!! … Continue reading

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