Don’t Talk to Me Today

It’s day two of my 4th whole 30. I’m cranky. I’m tired. I have a headache. This is all from not eating crap. 

Crazy right? 

The detox period is not my fave. I have to remind myself that it’ll be better in a couple days. 

As I’m browsing through facebook this morning I notice it’s national pancake day! Which means free pancakes at Ihop.

Sigh.

But I know that pancakes are not worth the way I feel when I’m fat. I don’t like myself when I am heavier and not healthy. 

Would I like to smash a pile of pancakes?? Heck yes. Would those pancakes give me anything other than mouth pleasure? Nope. 

The mental battle is strong this round! Hopefully in 28 days I will be seeing a healthier, thinner self. One that doesn’t need a few stacks of pancakes to be happy 🙂



Crystal 

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Meal Prep to Another Level

So the past 3 whole 30’s I’ve done I just meal prepped here and there, mostly the same recipes I know and love.

This time I am approaching it totally different. I plan on making a new dinner recipe every night from my trusty Nom Nom Paleo cookbook. Lunches and breakfast will be prepped every Tuesday!

I’m excited to try different recipes! Sometimes paleo can seem “boring” or “bland” but I think this who’ll truly open my eyes to eating this way all the time!

Does anyone have any additional tips on how meal prep??

Until next time!!

Crystal

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Whole 30 Round 3 Done!!!!

I have realized that food is not controlling me like I once thought. I actually completed a whole30 during the holiday season!! My friends and family respected the fact that I’m striving for health and didn’t tempt me with a ton of goodies!

I was able to bake cookies with my kiddos and not indulge in them until now! (Freezing cookies helps!). I still attended the holiday gatherings and ate before or after them instead of eating the junk I didn’t need!

Was it hard? Yes. Every day. But you know that feeling of the success you feel when you step on the scale or put on pants that are way too big?? I needed that. And I achieved it!

Starting weight was 218.6.

I ended my thirty days praying to baby Jesus that my weight would finally start with a 1 again. It’s been over 5 years since it has started with a one!!!!

Ending weight was 199.4!!!!!!!

A ONE!!!!!

I literally cried when I saw it.

I CAN do this. My next goal is 32 more pounds and I will reach my 100 pounds lost.

Here is a before and after pic comparison. I think I’ll need a new tank top soon. Lol 😉

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Please continue to check on me friends. I love the support and encouragement. I cannot be successful without you guys!

Until next time!
Crystal

Paleo Needs to Be My Lifestyle…

So hubby and I have decided to do another round of the Whole30 starting Wednesday…and it really can’t come soon enough!! Since I’ve been eating “normal” crappy food, my tummy has been hurting and my energy and skin has just sucked!
Now that we are used to eating paleo I think that it needs to just be how we eat all the time.
I’m not saying I will be super strict paleo like we are on the whole30, but I really want to eat paleo all the time! I just feel better over all when eating that way!
Since losing that 18 pounds last round, I just hope to work out more this time and maximize my muscle growth!

Wish us luck!!!

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