I used to kind of make fun of Paleo. I didn’t know much about it and from my perspective, it just seemed like another health fad. Of course, the Whole30 is more than just eating Paleo for 30 days. It’s more extreme than Paleo and it’s also intended to focus on challenging your relationship with food.
After completing my first Whole30 I have not become Paleo, but I definitely have legit respect for many who have chosen that path. And I am actually excited to do another Whole30 in the near future.
I completed my Whole30 last month and it was easier than I expected. And I don’t mean easy because I was already used to riding on gluten-free unicorns and waving a wand to make chocolate go away. Absolutely not. The sugar dragon was alive and well in my home.
I think the biggest thing that made it easy was the mindset and motivation I had going into it. Below is my list of 10 things that contributed to a successful, positive, and relatively easy Whole30. [Read more...]