Friday, June 29, 2012

Day 12

The Plan:

Breakfast: 2 hard boiled eggs
Lunch: salad with grilled chicken & bit of olive oil
Dinner: Probably more grilled chicken & salad with an avocado thrown in for giggles
Snacks: pear, plum

Yesterday I stayed right on target. Except I forgot to bring my olive oil to work so the salad was without.

Last night my mother was questioning me about what you can eat on the Whole 30. I told her what was on plan and told her what was not.

Mom: What about milk?
Me: No dairy
Mom: What about wraps?
Me: No grains
Mom: What about yogurt?
Me: No dairy
etc, etc
Mom: Well what can I eat?
Me: Beef, chicken, seafood, veg minus beans & white potatos, fruit, nuts minus peanuts, seeds, healthy oil, I can't list everything, Ma.
Mom: I'll think about it.

The last few days I have read and heard so many excuses as to why a person couldn't possibly do the Whole 30. It's too restrictive, I have to have yogurt, I travel, I have to eat every ten minutes, you can't possibly eat like that forever, I need cream & sugar in my coffee, it's too many carbs, too much meat, blahblahblah.

I think part of the problem is people can over think things. It's not rocket science. Stop making it so difficult. There is a crapton of food that can be eaten; stop focusing on the food that can't be.

It's thirty days. Not forever, just thirty days. Thirty days that may change your life. Or thirty days that may be torture. Either way it's just thirty days.


  1. You are so right on with this post, Beth. There is SO much that can be eaten on the whole30.

    I'm sick of reading blogs that are chock full o' excuses. It's not that hard!! It's just food and it's just a choice and all we have to do is make the right one and we get the results we want.

    So easy.