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Food journal 6.18

It’s the third week of the bootcamp challenge. This week were only eating meat and veggies. No dairy, no nuts or fruit in addition to avoiding grains and sugar. Paleo to the fullest. I’m adding in a lot of bone broth to use this as an opportunity to rebuild my gut flora. Though the last few days my bowel movements have been so regular I’ve actually been taking a break from Psyllium and Cascara. 5:05 up with the alarm, moving a little slow, but feeling good after 8 hours at home in my bed 5:30 1/2 carrot, 1 cup broth 6:00 bootcamp, abdominal workout. Lost 3 lbs over the last two weeks. 7:40 Breakfast: 2 lamb chorizo sausages, sautéed asparagus, cabbage, onion in coconut oil and kraut 8:30 a little more chorizo and veggies, breakfast was rushed before work and I just wasn’t quite satisfied 9:00 1 cup broth 11:00 Snack: rest of breakfast, celery and water 12:30 1 cup broth, finished second bottle of water 1:00 Lunch: Cajun Halibut with a pile of broccoli, …

I like food

I like food. I like to read about it, to make it, to eat it and to contemplate all the ways it effects us. The way we think, feel, look, … I like to try out diets. I spent my teens and 20’s vegetarian, vegan and raw. Then for a while I just ate whatever, though still mostly organic. Almost ten years ago, I had a naturopath who recommended I eat more meat and eggs. I have added in meat and fats and cultured dairy and taken out most of the grains, refined sugar and ultimately carbs. The funny thing is that I was quite thin as a vegan, and a bit paranoid. On raw foods I gained weight, on whatever I gained more and even more with my pregnancy. It wasn’t until I upped the protein and fat and lowered the carbs that the weight just started to melt away. My energy improved, I feel better, I crave sweets less. Guess paleo style eating works for my system. And paleo diet is the new …