Reintroduction fail... should I do the Whole30 over?


AnnieBey

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Hi folks! i am super pleased to say that I completed the Whole30 on August 30. There were definitely moments of struggle, but overall I saw great results and began to feel really positively about my body.

Then I went to Acapulco with friends, and totally failed to reintroduce foods correctly (one at a time, following the Whole30 for the rest of my meals, etc.). I made it through August 31 with just one off-program food item (empenadas), but September 1 and  2 have included beer, fast food, chips, and chocolate cake. It was really fun to celebrate a friend's birthday this way, and I didn't experience much in the way of physical reactions to the foods I ate (momentary discomfort after one or two indulgences but nothing major). However, I really was hoping to change some long-term habits with the Whole30 and fear I may have lost the chance to do so with this very non-compliant reintroduction.

So, I need advice: do I do another Whole30 during September and plan really carefully for the reintroduction this time? Do I just start the reintroduction itself over again? Something else? Any and all suggestions are appreciated!

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