hmg1993

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    hmg1993 got a reaction from wp3 in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    Wow!  Great results @wp3  Congratulations.  I tend to agree on not continuously W30-ing.  I did that for a while and all I learned was not to trust my own ability to decide about foods.  I also felt so deprived that it triggered binging.  So now I have a little more freedom but stick to what I know feels good and well away from sugar,  Good luck for the onward journey
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    hmg1993 got a reaction from wp3 in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    Wow!  Great results @wp3  Congratulations.  I tend to agree on not continuously W30-ing.  I did that for a while and all I learned was not to trust my own ability to decide about foods.  I also felt so deprived that it triggered binging.  So now I have a little more freedom but stick to what I know feels good and well away from sugar,  Good luck for the onward journey
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    hmg1993 reacted to Elizabeth33 in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    @kirbz thanks so much for the help. So great on not eating that cake. I am also really looking forward to trying the second recipe for the Swedish meatballs and the other one I have to eliminate too many things
     
    @wp3 hope you are doing better. Sometimes I add some probiotics and that has helped me with digestive issues
     
    @Cmclean How are you? I completely understand where you are. 
     
    @hmg1993 I love you’re mini epiphany. It is so true for me
    So I will be starting day one tomorrow as well. So today is my day zero. I’m not sure if I’m working this evening so it’ll be unclear how much I can do for prep for tomorrow. But I do have a lot of protein prepared and frozen. It’s just primarily the vegetables and salads that I need to get ready. 
    I have gotten a lot of pain in my left wrist and numbness in my right hand and I know that’s related to what I’m eating. So will be nice to clean up my eating and not have that issue. 
    This week I have several challenges. I am working in a hotel and will be up until 12 -1 o’clock in the morning and then getting up at 5:30. So I will be very under rested as well as going through detox. Fun times. I’m trying to figure out what foods I can take with me to the hotel that are not going to be necessarily smelly or too loud when I’m eating. A lot of the times the kids are asleep when I have to break out my snack and sometimes it wakes them up. It kills me when the mother says to feed them captain crunch or Lucky charms with a bag of chips if they get hungry before bed. It just makes me cringe.
    My other challenge is the weekend job. I work at a private club where they have the most amazing pastry chefs you’ve ever seen. Their Sunday buffet is enough to make a diabetic go into shock just by looking at the table. I also have an event on September 1 where I’ll be serving the kids pizza, dessert, and a beverage. And their chocolate chip cookies are very hard to resist. So I will have to double up my efforts to help get through these challenges. But at least I know they’re there so I can prepare for them. I need to do a better if/then scenario because last ones I did didn’t help. Or I just ignored them. 
    I’m going to be posting daily of how I’m doing and what my food is and that will also help me stay compliant. 
    I’m so proud of all of you who’ve made it this far through and not having to restart. For those of us that lee starting tomorrow let’s rally together and kick ass & slay this Dragon!!
     
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    hmg1993 got a reaction from wp3 in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    Hi @Hope4Overcomers!  On day 5 and starting to settle in.  My goal this weekend is to find some good new recipes to try as my tried and true are getting a little too familiar and rote.  I follow the instagram feed and bloggers like nom nom paleo so have lots of inspiration but welcome any and all suggestions.  My mini epiphany this week has been if not now then when?  I can't keep bouncing back and forth and need to commit to getting this food, body image thing conquered once and for all.  My old pattern would be to do W30 for 60-90 days and then have a big fall.  Now I just want to reset and put my energies into food freedom.  I know what works and what does not.  I just have to listen to myself!
     
    Sounds like you are in great shape for a restart!
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    hmg1993 got a reaction from Hope4Overcomers in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    @Hope4Overcomers  Good luck tomorrow.  Thinking of you. Just wrapped up Day one redux.  Stomach so upset from off plan slide that sticking to it has been easier!  
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    hmg1993 got a reaction from wp3 in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    Hi @Hope4Overcomers!  On day 5 and starting to settle in.  My goal this weekend is to find some good new recipes to try as my tried and true are getting a little too familiar and rote.  I follow the instagram feed and bloggers like nom nom paleo so have lots of inspiration but welcome any and all suggestions.  My mini epiphany this week has been if not now then when?  I can't keep bouncing back and forth and need to commit to getting this food, body image thing conquered once and for all.  My old pattern would be to do W30 for 60-90 days and then have a big fall.  Now I just want to reset and put my energies into food freedom.  I know what works and what does not.  I just have to listen to myself!
     
    Sounds like you are in great shape for a restart!
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    hmg1993 reacted to Hope4Overcomers in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    Sorry to hear there is some struggle, @Cmclean! I give my 100% support to the posts push through. This will pass. It may be a sign of how much you actually need it! Definitely don’t quit! You got this!
    As many of you know there was a death in the family and I found myself in Whole30 no where land at relatives homes. My Restart Date is Monday, August 20th, as my boyfriend has decided to comitt to it also with me. I’ll start us by leading the way. He’s been on the site reading up and I’ve ordered him the main book. It arrives late Saturday. I’ve never had a live person join me before so it should be great comraderie and support. Surely I’ll learn new things and utilize tried and true.
    I’ve missed you all! Thanks for the great support you continue to offer. I’ll be on the whole way before and after the 20th. I grow from you all!
    Be encouraged as you so encourage me!
    Dianne
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    hmg1993 got a reaction from Hope4Overcomers in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    @Hope4Overcomers  Good luck tomorrow.  Thinking of you. Just wrapped up Day one redux.  Stomach so upset from off plan slide that sticking to it has been easier!  
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    hmg1993 reacted to kirbz in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    Also wanted to share an absolutely delicious meal I had last night! Here is the recipe: https://www.paleorunningmomma.com/paleo-salisbury-steak-meatballs-whole30/. 
    My fiance cooks and eats Whole30 when we share meals, but not otherwise. He says this is hands-down his favorite Whole30 meal. Who knew Whole30 gravy could be so delicious!? I could eat that by the spoonful! 
    Anyway, I paired it with the mashed potatoes from this recipe: https://www.paleorunningmomma.com/paleo-swedish-meatballs-whole30/. It was truly amazing and will become a part of the regular rotation for sure! 
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    hmg1993 reacted to Hope4Overcomers in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    @kirbz, You remain inspiring to me! I’m right with ya! So glad you know this is home base and continually come back!
    Your fellow Warrior!
    Dianne
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    hmg1993 reacted to Hope4Overcomers in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    @hmg1993 I’m right with you guys! Stating over. Day 1 here we are! A fresh start. So glad we get that with Whole30. Don’t just have to stand in the corner with our tail between our legs. This death in the family and the off eating pattern it creates has really been a challenge. I covet all of your support as tomorrow is the funeral and food will be a strong presence in it. Plus I’m not home to cook and people have gone to great effort to cook for us all. It may turn out a more realistic start date for me is Wednesday, the 15th. I’m going to give it my best shot in the meanwhile though.
    Welcome to a new beginning for those of us who find themselves at this point. Late but still great!! 
    @Lisaarace
     @Elizabeth33
    Be encouraged, even now!!
    Dianne
     
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    hmg1993 got a reaction from Hope4Overcomers in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    You're not alone @Elizabeth33  I am starting over today too.  Stress got the better of me and i slid right back to old patterns.  But I do know that the definition of failure is not trying so I am trying again  And I am also remind myself if not now then when?  You can do it.  I have no doubt.  Welcome to day one!!
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    hmg1993 got a reaction from Hope4Overcomers in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    You're not alone @Elizabeth33  I am starting over today too.  Stress got the better of me and i slid right back to old patterns.  But I do know that the definition of failure is not trying so I am trying again  And I am also remind myself if not now then when?  You can do it.  I have no doubt.  Welcome to day one!!
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    hmg1993 got a reaction from Hope4Overcomers in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    You're not alone @Elizabeth33  I am starting over today too.  Stress got the better of me and i slid right back to old patterns.  But I do know that the definition of failure is not trying so I am trying again  And I am also remind myself if not now then when?  You can do it.  I have no doubt.  Welcome to day one!!
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    hmg1993 got a reaction from wp3 in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    Hi everyone.  Hope you don't mind me jumping in.  I have been on and off Whole30 for a while as means to control stress, anxiety and bad eating habits.  On the latter, I am 70% a healthy eater, cook all my meals but the other 30% is binging under stress and eating way too much sugar, my drug of choice!  I am still battling for total food freedom but have absolutely made progress with the guard rails that W30 provides.  I would like company as I try to use all my lessons learned to keep improving and finding the right balance.  My lessons learned thus far are not substituting plates of fruit for sugar or overdoing the sweet potato and carb-heavy veg to compensate.  And keeping my beak out of the nuts as they really upset my stomach.  One thing to say, another thing to do.  
    Anyway, wishing you all a great start and day!
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    hmg1993 got a reaction from wp3 in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    Hi everyone.  Hope you don't mind me jumping in.  I have been on and off Whole30 for a while as means to control stress, anxiety and bad eating habits.  On the latter, I am 70% a healthy eater, cook all my meals but the other 30% is binging under stress and eating way too much sugar, my drug of choice!  I am still battling for total food freedom but have absolutely made progress with the guard rails that W30 provides.  I would like company as I try to use all my lessons learned to keep improving and finding the right balance.  My lessons learned thus far are not substituting plates of fruit for sugar or overdoing the sweet potato and carb-heavy veg to compensate.  And keeping my beak out of the nuts as they really upset my stomach.  One thing to say, another thing to do.  
    Anyway, wishing you all a great start and day!
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    hmg1993 got a reaction from wp3 in Round Two of Whole30 starting August 4th. Anyone with me??   
    Hi everyone.  Hope you don't mind me jumping in.  I have been on and off Whole30 for a while as means to control stress, anxiety and bad eating habits.  On the latter, I am 70% a healthy eater, cook all my meals but the other 30% is binging under stress and eating way too much sugar, my drug of choice!  I am still battling for total food freedom but have absolutely made progress with the guard rails that W30 provides.  I would like company as I try to use all my lessons learned to keep improving and finding the right balance.  My lessons learned thus far are not substituting plates of fruit for sugar or overdoing the sweet potato and carb-heavy veg to compensate.  And keeping my beak out of the nuts as they really upset my stomach.  One thing to say, another thing to do.  
    Anyway, wishing you all a great start and day!
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    hmg1993 reacted to MeadowLily in Washington DC on the Whole 30   
    Start you culinary adventure in DC and head to one of these paleo-friendly restaurants to stay true to your Paleo ways.
    Busboys and Poets Chix Elevation Burger Farmers Fishers Bakers Founding Farmers Juniper Las Placitas Logan Tavern Nando’s Peri Peri Roti Mediterranean Grill Thally The Heights
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    hmg1993 reacted to ShannonM816 in Starbucks Teas - Is "Infused" Compliant?   
     
    If the ingredients apool1 listed above are correct, then, yes, the green tea itself, as long as you make sure they don't add syrup, is compliant. Be sure you find out the ingredients for the particular tea you are going to order.
     
    The tea listed in the first post was the Passion Tango Tea, and it is not compliant because of the candied fruit that has added sugar.