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  1. Laurie's All In

    30 Day Time Machine

    May 1st is the start of my first Whole 30. Less than 2 weeks ago I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's, a thyroid auto-immune disease, which answered so many questions about why my body has been working against me. What it didn't answer was how to fix it. My Dr said go gluten, dairy and soy free and come back in a year and we'll check your numbers again with no explanations no nothing. Yes, she was terrible. I left that appointment and got to reading and researching. Turns out there's some evidence that yes, removing these things from my diet can help address my symptoms. I thought I would give up one at a time to see how it goes and a couple of friends who'd done Whole 30 before suggested this and said they'd do it with me. So here I am. I also met had a consultation with new doctor this week who works with an integrative health clinic at the university hospital and that went really well. Science-based holistic care: here I come! I saw this today on how to explain Hashimoto's to family and friends and thought it funny while eerily accurate: Tell them it's like donating 4 pints of blood after getting into a car wreck, then trying to manage a marathon on decaf coffee with 2 hours of sleep in the past 5 days I am a 47 year old mom to a teenage girl and wife who lives in Colorado. I'm a SAHM who also am the Board Secretary and run the day to day of the largest bike racing team in CO. I love being active, riding my bikes, rock climbing, being outdoors, and reading. So all of those things are great until you start l feeling like the description above. I do still try and exercise 6 days a week, because I keep thinking how bad my symptoms would be if I didn't exercise. What I'm hoping to get out of this Whole 30 Challenge is: Energy!!! I'm so tired of being so tired. Sleep. I've been an insomniac for 6 years now. 1am - 4am is prime reading time if you can't sleep. But I used to be able to still function, now I can't. Lose Weight. I'd be lying if I didn't say I would love to see this happen. The weight has just kept coming on despite all the training I've do. Ride by bike with my friends and teammates again. I only ride by myself right now because I am so slow and tired that it's embarrassing to me how hard it is to ride things that I would used to consider my easy rides. Race my mountain bike. Last year I made some big mental gains about racing. I have been and will probably continue to be slower than my competition, but I made some great personal gains last year. This year, I'm not signed up for any races because everything is like riding through molasses right now. Rock Climbing. I used to climb indoors 2 nights a week with friends while my daughter, who is on the competitive climbing team, had practice. I have bailed on my friends a million times now, and I can't believe, they still ask me. And two of them are the ones who suggested this and doing it with me. I would love to start meeting up with these wonderful women again, and climbing again (my first love before I ever got into bike riding), and summer is coming - I wanna climb outside! Stop Losing my Hair! I would love to take a shower without a ton of hair coming out of my head. Don't Worry. Be Happy! My ability to handle stress is now non-existent. And I'm on the verge of tears constantly. Focus. I am known for being really well organized and being on top of things. My training is as a paralegal. But anymore I feel like I'm losing my mind. My dad had Alzheimer's and the thought of losing my mind is not a good one. Swelling. My right knee has been swollen since a crash in a race last June or July. Been to the doctor. It doesn't hurt anymore. But there's this non-roll of fat over my right knee that doesn't exist over the the left that's been there since it that crash (when I got up and got back on my bike and finished the race, pain be damned - see personal gains above). I also swear my feet have swollen, or gotten fat, some of my bike shoes that I hadn't worn since fall are really uncomfortable, when they weren't last year. They also just kind of ache, especially first thing in the morning when they didn't used to do that. Machu Pichu. I have this dream vacation coming up and I can't believe that I wish it wasn't. This trip includes, hiking the Inca Trail, of course and mountain biking and rafting in Peru and I'm afraid that I won't have the energy to do it or enjoy it. I have some good support going in, but more support is always better. I have my two rock climbing friends, and two of my bike friends (one with Hashimoto's and one with no thyroid) also on this journey with me. My husband is trying to be supportive (he's a typical engineer and struggles with emotions and things he can't just fix). My daughter is in, especially when I told her that if this works you get back your active mom for the summer who isn't just irritated all the time! She's even going Gluten Free to see if it helps her eczema. Both are on board with eating W30 complaint meals with me. I reached out to the women on my team and told them what I was doing and may offered their support. Now it's up to me to make it happen and see if I can go back in time to the old, active, happy, healthy me.
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    MAYHEM's Whole30 Log (Apr29 - May29 2019)

    MAYHEM!!! Where'd you go!?!?!
  3. Laurie's All In

    30 Day Time Machine

    DAY 15 - Half way home Breakfast: Hashbrowns and 2 eggs in coconut oil Lunch: 1:30....leftover turkey tomato sauce w/green olives Dinner: Cheeseburger Skillet Snacks: Justin's Almond Butter pre-workout.... post workout: 4 almonds (yuck) a bit later meat stick. I just don't want solid food after a hard workout. I miss my protein shakes. Before lunch time appointment other meat stick to hold me over util lunch. Nuts in the afternoon. Exercise: 25 minute walk with daughter and dog before school. I was struggling to keep up and drenched in sweat afterward. 80 minute MTB ride up Rooney Valley trail...multiple stops until I got to the new stuff, loved the new stuff, struggled a bit with the finish but despite going over my set turn-around time I did it. Came back down same trail. Definitely not how I would normally bomb down a hill but I can see me doing so one of these days. Sleep: Slept soundly until about 2 then it was drifting in and out for the rest of the morning finally getting up at 5. Noticed lately a weird thing: my hands falling asleep while I'm sleeping. Keep trying different positions. Bowels: After breakfast and walk - total liquid diarrhea. Nothing rest of day. Morning: loose bits NSV: Decided to reach out to my friends about my frustrations and got a ton of support back. I cried which is something I've been trying not to do so much, but it was good crying. Was pissed at my health issues and said F it, and went and rode a trail that I know I don't really have the fitness for. I almost cried a couple of times how hard it was how many stops I had to make. Then I got to the new stuff and it leveled out some and I kinda enjoyed it. I hit my turn around time but I could see the top and I went for it. I made it back down and to my appointment on time....glad I did it. Noticing that it's almost 2 and I'm not desperately trying to figure out how to take a nap, like I would most days. Thoughts & Feelings: Met with Integrative Health doctor again today. Hashed out things out. She and the Endo just don't agree on the definition of Hashimoto's but came to understand that everyone was in agreement that I have the antibodies but my thyroid is functioning in normal range. So moving on to symptoms. I'm frustrated because her recommendations are all mostly things I'm already doing. But there's a couple of new options that I'm gonna try before going back and saying she needs to step it up. So scheduled appointment to meet with Eastern Medicine person and 1:1 Therapeutic Yoga. Will give these a try and see. Continuing with Whole 30 and then she recommends an anti-inflammatory Mediterranean diet ... which can't be that different than Whole 30 which is all about being anti inflammatory. Also a few vitamin/supplement recommendations to try. I'm going in on this and going to hope something works but I'm not going to wait months for something to happen before going back and saying "what else you got?" Order some blue screen glasses to use in the evenings to see if that helps with my sleep.
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    cinco_mouser's log Apr29 - May31

    It'll be so great having your house sold. Only house I've sold was my dad's last year when he went into assisted living. What PITA! I don't look forward to ever having to sell mine. Glad you enjoyed your strawberry and it was adverse free! Thought of you earlier when I was riding on Green Mountain, only saw 1 runner I think so I didn't think I probably saw you.
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    30 Day Time Machine

    I'm trying I've got some calls out and need to get another referral.
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    30 Day Time Machine

    DAY 14 Breakfast: Chicken Salad leftovers - I was out of sweet potato hash and hashbrowns Lunch: Leftover Sheet pan Jambalaya Dinner: Burger patty with avocado, lettuce tomato and onion ....after dinner was a fail, my butternut squash had gone bad and it was really bitter, so we ran out for dinner. Also had a few Boulder Potato Chips (compliant ingredients but I know that chips aren't allowed. I've never been much of a chip person so I wasn't worried this would send me in spiral. And they were gross so I didn't even eat but 5 or 6) Snacks: Go-Go Squeeze, RX Bar, Almonds all post workout...felt really light-headed Some nuts, veggies with dump ranch, a couple of pieces of leftover bacon. Exercise: Upper Body weights for 20 minutes then Yoga for the first time in months, intention was to go finish up weights afterward but I was wiped out and didn't feel great. Sleep: Terrible. Up at 12:30, thinking of packing, read for a just a few minutes before I was nodding off again. Back up about 2:30 thinking of doctor stuff, then packing. Never really got back to sleep again. But did my lay there and feel like my mind and body were disjointed thing, body totally relaxed and dead to the world. Brain, totally functioning. Bowels: One loose bits in the morning nothing for the rest of the day. Google says I need more fiber. This morning bigger mushy but according to Google it was normal. Just not my normal. NSV: Went to Yoga....It was really hard being out of it for so long but I really enjoyed the stress release. Quick rally to go out to eat once dinner was ruined and still stayed compliant. Thoughts & Feelings: So tired all day. So much for Tiger Blood Day. Heard from original endocrinologist that told me I had Hashimoto's and to do this elimination diet thing and was told "we do not treat Hashimotos disease unless thyroid labs are abnormal. Yours remained normal on your recent check. ....I do not see an endocrine cause of your current symptoms and recommend that you follow up with your PCP or non western medicine provider to discuss alternative approaches to Hashimotos disease." But my non-western medicine provider doesn't think I have it and there's no point to me doing this diet. So WTF am I supposed to do? I feel like I'm going crazy. I had an answer finally that fit my symptoms: Hashimoto's but no solution. I go to the Integrative Health doctor for the solution and she says my answer is wrong. In the meantime I still have this symptoms plus some that were feeling better: inability to handle stress, depression are rearing their heads again. And I still have no energy and my workouts suck. And I struggle to reach out to my support group about this because I'm afraid they're all gonna think I'm nuts too.
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    30 Day Time Machine

    DAY 12 - 25% done! Breakfast: Sweet Potato, Chicken Apple Sausage, Apple - it was the end of what I'd made so I threw an egg on there too. Lunch: Steak Salad w/ no dressing....the restaurant I was out was great. I assumed I could have the vinaigrette but the chef actually came out and told me all their dressing had soy. Tried to offer pesto, knew that was out because of dairy so I took no dressing and it was still really good. Dinner: Greek Salad Snacks: Go-Go Squeeze pre-workout, a few grapes. Exercise: 30 minute walk with daughter and dog. Hour bike ride with a good friend. Sleep: Went to bed about 9, up at 1. Laid there awake for quite a while. Eyes closed. Mind wasn't really in overtime. Eventually started to doze off and on again. Up at 5:30 Bowels: After yesterday mornings colon clearing dump. I didn't go again all day. This morning it's back to little loose stuff. NSV: No cravings. Ate a salad with no dressing and it was good. Didn't quit and talked myself back into the program. No Brain Fog. Handling stress better. Thoughts & Feelings: I received a really frustrating report from my, who I thought was awesome, integrative health doctor who said there was no evidence in eliminating foods would help but if I wanted to whatever. haven't really noticed changes other than no cravings [went back and added in no brain fog and handling stress better as I came to this realization that I'm not in tears about all this...though I thought about it], I really hope I'm losing weight but I other than my bras fitting better I still haven't really felt like I am. Also that I was 'under the impression that I have Hashimoto's' when her looking at my medical records says I don't (WHAT THE HELL DO I DO WITH THAT?!?!) but they treat the symptoms and then went on to only address the insomnia with all the same crap that I've been trying for years without success. And didn't address any of my other symptoms. I'm so frustrated!!! I made another appointment to see her on Wednesday to hash this out. And I'm trying to get into another Endocrinologist to get a THIRD opinion to break the tie since this doctor contradicted everything the first one said: "You have Hashimoto's go gluten, dairy, and soy free and come back and see me in a year". Just got a $200 bill for that first useless visit. My workouts are still frustrating. I'm still posting all my slowest times ever on Strava segments.
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    cinco_mouser's log Apr29 - May31

    I love everything about this! Wahoo!!!!! I also love Audible. Walking. Driving. Cooking dinner.
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    cinco_mouser's log Apr29 - May31

    Just checking in since you missed a couple of days - hope your just enjoying your weekend.
  10. Laurie's All In

    30 Day Time Machine

    DAY 11 Breakfast: Hash browns and 2 eggs Lunch: Steak Salad w/ Balsamic Dressing Dinner: Sheet Pan Jambalaya Snacks: Grapes, a few nuts Exercise: High Ropes Obstacle Course Sleep: Went to bed about 9, up at 1 came downstairs for a bit and read, was nodding off so I went bad to bed were I slept fitfully until getting up at 5. Bowels: (Sorry, yes I think I need to start tracking this for myself. Just feel free to move along.) Seemed better yesterday, not the constant sort of diarrhea like throughout the day. Waking on Day 12, the BIG diarrhea dump. NSV: No cravings. Survived a High Ropes Obstacle Course - that was EXHAUSTING and I didn't get all anxious before going that I wasn't going to have enough energy to do it. Thoughts & Feelings: At out for lunch for the first time that I kinda had to wing it (I did look at the menu online before going) but I was able to remove the offending items and I think I was compliant. The steak was Ah-MAZE-ing....so I wouldn't swear that it was compliant but dang it was good. Really appreciated my Mother's Day gift of the ropes course. It was fun in the beginning but got a bit stressful and scary as I got tired. But it distracted me from the reasons I usually don't enjoy the day. Then my daughter was full on teenager in the afternoon and put a heavy damper on dinner and the evening. Oh well, can't win them all. But man parenting sucks. I've decided that I really like this online journal and think it might be something worth continuing after Whole 30. I enjoy the few minutes each morning to review the day before get things out.
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    MAYHEM's Whole30 Log (Apr29 - May29 2019)

    Thank you and I, likewise appreciate that support. It's been great to know that we're all going through this together. THAT IS HUGE!!!! Way to stay strong! You've come way too far to screw it up now! Save those drinks for your wedding!!!
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    30 Day Time Machine

    DAY 11 Breakfast: Hash browns and Eggs Lunch: Costco Power food salad with rotisserie chicken, avocado and homemade ranch Dinner: Chicken Salad Snacks: Grapes, a few nuts, an apple Exercise: none Sleep: To sleep at 10, woke about 3 to go to the bathroom, asleep again until 6:30!!!!! I was so tired in the afternoon I spent an hour reading and napping. NSV: I stayed strong without much effort at a gathering of friends where there were all manner of foods I couldn't eat. I ate my chicken salad that I brought to share, had a few grapes, drank my water. I even stayed strong when the desserts came out, caramel brownies with ice cream! I even stayed strong with Paleo raspberry bars that were technically compliant but I stayed off that slippery slope. A great nights sleep! Brain fog/Confusion seems better. I was trying to learn a new card game, Eucher, last night that everyone else knew and I was super confused but I felt more like the rules than me. Thoughts & Feelings: It is so helpful to be surrounded by healthy people. No one last night batted an eye at my diet, several had done it before, some were still mostly Paleo. Super thankful for that. I have long not been a fan of Mother's Day. My own mom is MIA. I used to send my dad cards for Mother's Day because he always did double duty for me. But this is my first Mother's Day without my Dad. I have yet to ever make it a day about me, and the fact that I'm a mom. Expecting it to be an emotional day.
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    30 Day Time Machine

    DAY 10 Breakfast: Sweet Potato, Chicken Apple Sausage, Apple Hash Lunch: Turkey Bacon Apple Wraps with Lemon Herb Mayo Dinner: Steak with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Snacks: Grapes, a few nuts, an RX bar, bacon, some apple .... too much snacking Exercise: Weight Lifting at the Gym Sleep: My old regular 9:30 to bed, up at 1 immediately tilting at windmills anxiety, about 1:30 I took an Ativan and finally got back to sleep. Woke about 5:30....I was really hoping my sleep issues had be helped but nope! NSV: No cravings. Thoughts & Feelings: Yesterday I woke with a rib out of place. I went to the gym remembering as I got there that they have this hydro massagers, and I thought great, I'll try that to see if it can pop my back into place. Nope, it more shifted it and I felt it in my breast bone instead. Chiropractor got him in that morning and was able to talk to him about the Hashimoto's and what he could do for me with regards to that as well, which was good. Got my back put back but it was sore for the rest of the days as the muscles were adjusting. I'll go back and see him again next week. It'd been over a year since I'd seen him before yesterday. 2 weeks and 4 phone calls to the Integrative Health Clinic that the doctors recommendations are still done but stuck in their system and I still don't have them. Felt like I've lost 2 weeks of doing things that may have been able to help me but can't. Last night while fuming about this I did remember the supervisors name so I'll call Monday and ask to talk to her since nothing else has worked yet. Next I guess I drive over there in sit in their office until I get it. Spent yesterday afternoon taking my daughter over to see her BFF (they call each other Partners in Crime), and me to see all of her family - close friends of ours. Their kids attend where the shooting was this week. It was great to put my arms around her, and her parents - her older brother is not really the hugging type, but it felt good to put eyes on him and talk to him. Definitely a tough time, they were/are closely involved with what went on. Tonight we're going back over with the rest of our circle of friends, Framily, for a potluck sort of gathering just to be close and connect. (I'll eat before and am taking a side that I can eat)
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    cinco_mouser's log Apr29 - May31

    Naan. Dang!! And desserts? You are a STRONG woman! Have a great time tonight! I don't know if they have fizzy water there but the bar should have club soda with a lime or splash of cranberry juice.
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    MAYHEM's Whole30 Log (Apr29 - May29 2019)

    I agree with Cinco completely. Family first. I just lost my dad less than 2 months ago and I'd do anything to have any kind of dinner with him again.
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    Whole30 in May 2019

    I was definitely grouchy yesterday (day 9) and have had a headache for the past couple of days. I'm not a huge water drinker, so I'm wondering if it's more dehydration.
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    cinco_mouser's log Apr29 - May31

    Interesting. I hadn't heard of that before. So interesting what everyone has going on that you just never know. This is why no one should ever judge someone else for what they do or don't eat.
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    30 Day Time Machine

    DAY 9- 30% done! Breakfast: Sweet Potato, Chicken Apple Sausage, Apple Hash Lunch: Chipotle Whole 30 Bowl Dinner: Hash browns and 2 eggs w/ 1/2 and Avocado Snacks: Probably more than few grapes, a few nuts, some a Go-Go Squeeze and a Tuna pouch after workout, an RX bar because lunch was running late Exercise: Climbing Gym, boy, has it been a while! Sleep: 9:30-3, laid around until 5. NSV: - The climbing gym for the first time in a long time. Helps that I went in the morning rather than evening when I'm usually too tired. It was a pissy, stressful, crappy day and I didn't go nuts. Other than maybe a few too many grapes. A ate an RX bar and I was more than a little afraid that I would be drooling from the sweet goodness, and yes it was good but I didn't feel like it was awakening my "sugar dragon" I had no dinner planned, didn't even try to figure it out until I was already hungry but still was able to come up with a quick easy compliant meal. Thoughts & Feelings: A NSFail today was I bailed on my bike event last night. I was not in the right frame of mind to go out to eat at a tap house that I know to have great food (Colorado Plus for Cinco's sake), and then go to this women's bike event that every year as some A-mazing treats, and alcohol, and more than that it has bike teams and people getting excited about racing and riding and I'm struggling just to get on my bike. A friend of mine who's doing this W30 thing with me works at the climbing gym, but she was working from home when I was there so I swung by her house after and we chatted for a long time and it was great. She's cheating (with alcohol like I knew she would - but I don't care) but she was roasting up her sweet potatoes while I was there. Felt really relaxed and laughed and connected....I needed that!
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    cinco_mouser's log Apr29 - May31

    I don't know that I can do Whole 30 AIP, I think now I'll do Whole 30 and then a Whole 30esque thing with the other things that I didn't leave out this round. I love my eggs though.
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    cinco_mouser's log Apr29 - May31

    That sounds like a great plan! I struggle with the eating past my hunger point to be full until the next meal. So yea, I'm snacking more than I probably should. Agree 100% on both counts!! Why no bananas?
  21. Laurie's All In

    30 Day Time Machine

    Chipotle, Tokyo Joes, and Zoe's Kitchen are the only places that I know I'm safe. And @cinco_mouser I wish I could just not go out, and if it was just a friend or getting together, yea I would totally be having people over but between tonight's event for the team and meeting with our financial advisor (I thought we'd just meet in his office!) I don't really have control. Although I'm about to cancel on going to tonight's thing. I don't think I'm in the right frame of mind. A girl on our team just posted on our women's FB page about intuitive eating over fad diets in this article from Outside Magazine which it mentions Whole 30, and her and another girl got on this whole trip about bashing Whole 30.....less than 2 weeks after I posted on their explaining about my diagnosis and why I was doing Whole 30 and asking for their support ....specifically saying I don't expect anyone to do this with me. It's race season, you need your sugar and carbs. So I'm not in a great place at the moment, as I got sufficiently triggered. Thankfully I had a lot more response and support to my post than these two women but still. It's a crappy weather day, I'm on Day 8, and I'm annoyed.
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    30 Day Time Machine

    Mines just smarter than me. She got into this stuff before I was on top of it and stupid iphone restrictions (which I need to research) but once she had it, she can just download it from the cloud again and it doesn't ask for permission.
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    30 Day Time Machine

    DAY 8 Breakfast: Sweet Potato, Chicken Apple Sausage, Apple Has Lunch: Iced Tea with friends while they had lunch at a Mexican place that I didn't even want to try and figure out. It was less complicated just to have iced tea ... I had my post workout snack before and a more substantial afternoon snack. Dinner: Turkey Bacon Apple Wraps with Lemon Herb Mayo.... YUMMY! Family all liked it! Snacks: A few grapes, a few nuts, leftover Mexican Twice Baked Potato filling after workout, after "lunch" I had some rotisserie chicken with leftover flavored mayo from the Hawaiian burgers and bell pepper strips. Exercise: 60 minute bike ride on my trainer while watching the first half of the movie Book Club. Sleep: One of my typical nights of sleep. Wave of tired hit me about 6 while driving back from dropping the kid off at climbing practice. I made it until bedtime at 9:30. I sleep until 2:30ish and then didn't really get back to sleep until after 4:30 when my husband got up and went downstairs for his workout. I then got up at 6 when he cam back in to shower and get ready. NSV: - I got on the trainer - that takes a certain level of dedication I didn't think I would have again this year. I did not accidentally mindlessly eat a Honey Stinger Chew. Lunch - see above. Thoughts & Feelings: Not sure how I managed lunch. My mind is definitely in this right now. I hope it stays. There's a loooong way to go. OH And after lunch but before my bigger afternoon snack, I went grocery shopping! I did get frustrated being faced with all this food I couldn't eat and I couldn't find a couple of things so I just left. Who wants to make raw cashew milk anyway? I think in that recipe I'll just use coconut milk instead. I have a team dinner tonight, one the biggest annual women's cycling events and who is organizing (which just means who and where) me! I set it up before I started this. It's out a taphouse with great food! I think I'll have a salad (bring my dressing?) and a plain burger patty. But the event after at the bike shop has lots of vendors and exhibitors and there's a ton of treats and alcohol. We'll see come game time if I think it's worth going or not. Eating out is definitely what I am hating the most about this whole challenge right now. The book is all about still be social but and what to bring so you can eat but that's great if it's at someone's home. We're meeting with our financial adviser, and his wife who's a friend of mine, on Monday night for dinner to discuss what to do about that my husband's company (not his personally) is getting bought out and I need to figure out where we can go. Thankfully they eat super healthy too, but not as restrictive at this. I talked her on the phone a bit yesterday and found out that she just got diagnosed with Hashimoto's too. But I feel like going out is such a chore now and I can't do it and I'm high maintenance and I'd really just rather not go, but then I'm secluding myself again which is what I was doing when I was feeling depressed all the time, which Whole 30 seemed to help with but now it's restricting me on the other side. I can't win.
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    cinco_mouser's log Apr29 - May31

    I'm so sorry!! I wish there was something I could do. Sounds like KILL ALL THINGS has shown up. But I'm impressed with your soldiering on. Those muffins would be out in the garbage bin at my house, just FYI, you are a better woman than I!! Memorial Day seems ridiculously early doesn't it? In my head it's always like May 31st. It really screwed up my planning as well for these 30 days. I thought I would end that weekend while with the team out in Gunnison for a big mountain bike race and I could party with my team (my husband's racing not me) But nooooo and that doesn't even account for reintroduction so just screwed eight ways from Sunday.
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    30 Day Time Machine

    I wish, but she was doing it anyway so I figured I'd rather it be in the open where I can see it and be aware in case something like what did happen came up. I'd take the phone away completely, but she needs her computer for school and I can't imagine her not having a phone in case of a school shooting and I can't get a hold of her. I haven't yet found the right answer and none of this even existed when I was a kid, so I'm totally flying blind.