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    t-mo reacted to JenX in Back Again and Starting June 1st   
    Challenge for the day - co-workers brought donuts. Now honestly, I don't even like donuts or how donuts make me feel if I eat them, but the last few times this has happened (and it's happened a lot so far this year), I've caved and had at least 1/2 of one.  I set my mind to one rule for this 30 days. NO FREE FOOD. Anything anybody is handing out is not going to be good for me right now. 
    Challenge #2 happens tomorrow with our weekly delivery of snacks in the work pantry. They're faux-healthy things, like chickpea puffs, or popchip-like things made with cassava. Gluten free? sure. actually healthy? hell no! again, same rule applies NO FREE FOOD
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    t-mo reacted to JenX in JenX- Round 3.5 June 2019   
    After several years of riding my own bike, living mostly Paleo (and Keto off and on) I'm back for another round. In the past year my menopausal symptoms have been raging: depression along with malaise and general lack of interest, various pains & aches so I don't want to exercise, fatigue, hot flashes and extremely poor sleep. My alcohol consumption has been increasing too which I'm sure is related, and my food has been OFF the RAILS with me putting ALL THE THINGS in my mouth. Over Christmas I even started baking bread! Time to clean it all up again and get back to basics.
    Improved sleep More consistent energy More stable mood Get back into the exercise habit June 1- I thought starting on a weekend was going to be harder, but it was actually easier since I had all the time in the world to prep and cook. 
    B- breakfast hash (shredded yam, cabbage, pork sausage) w/ 1 egg and 1/2 a tomato