In 2012 I learned how years of eating processed & packaged foods was wreaking havoc on my entire body. It wasn’t until that time I understood how much food impacts your health. When I began eating real food I noticed changes rather quickly. My sleep and energy quickly improved. Those two things were enough for me to continue eating this way.
In the beginning there were challenges I did not anticipate such as social events. Often the event was scheduled around pizza! Or there was the monthly office party with free donuts. Those were tough times in the beginning. However I figured out quickly that even a small portion of any “bad foods” set me back to square one and that was even more painful for me.
So I wrapped my head around the fact my life and my food had to become my #1 priority! And here I am today, at 58 years old and I can say I have never felt better in my life. My quality of life is amazing and I enjoy every day.
If I have to give a “title” to the way I think everyone should eat I’d use the words Paleo or Whole30, simply because many others before me gave this style of eating a title. I actually prefer to say, “I just eat real food.” What does that actually mean? If you look up Paleo […]