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Writing this as a reflection on my experience and wondering how others view this. I have done 3 rounds of Whole30 in the past, but am not currently doing one. I have had amazing results in the short term but nothing that sticks in the long term. I am currently writing about the place of "Wellness" in mental health (and mental health in Wellness community) and believe that the Whole30 can be easy to lead a person to strong value judgements against themselves and others. Meaning, that if you "succeed" or "fail" at it, it can make you feel more or less worthy or "good" or "bad". My question is -
A Home for a Bunny Under a rock or a log or a stone or under the ground were some of the places this bunny went looking for home. I read the story to my sister until she had it memorized and could "read" it all by herself. My journey is a lot like this little bunny's search for a home. Sometimes the bunny searches in bunny-like places and sometimes the bunny looks in bogs and nests in trees. I feel like most of my journey has been not knowing what kind of home to look for. As a child I was six to eight inches taller than the other tallest kids in my class until I stopped grow
Life and routine as I knew it changed dramatically on Friday, March 13, 2020 as it did for most everyone when suddenly schools and businesses were closed in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. I was visiting my endocrinologist that day when the call closing school came to me. My weight at that visit was the heaviest that I had ever weighed at 214lbs. As I sat at home day in and day out with my special needs son, I realized that I had two choices. I could either eat myself into oblivion due to sheer boredom or I could use this gift of time productively to make some life changes. I de