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Diet Overhaul

Hi there. I know, I am officially the worst blogger ever. I’m gonna stop starting posts like that though. The reality is, I’m probably not gonna blog everyday. I would really like to…but, clearly I haven’t been so I’ll try!

Things have been going well on our end. Brooke is doing great-she’s 4 months now! She just had her 4 month dr. appointment yesterday..shots and all :(. I cry every time they give her shots…I don’t know why?! Just that awful cry that comes shortly after makes me so sad. But it’s all for the best!

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Anyway, I’ve been training for the Boston marathon! I feel like I just did that…because I sort of did. Training so far this year has been kind of a pain mostly because of weather. It is MUCH colder this year (I knew that would happen!) so I’ve been dealing with more ice/snow which is somewhat inconvenient. However, I do have a gym membership this year so no excuses…although 7 miles on a treadmill? Really? I have a hard enough time with 3….

This week my long run is 12 miles which hopefully I can do today. So far I haven’t had much pain in my knees or hips so I’m keeping my fingers crossed that they won’t become a problem.

What I’m really trying to focus on these days is my diet. During my pregnancy, I really let myself slip up on diet a lot…I mean, I was pregnant after-all so ya gotta live a little. The problem I face now is a major sugar addiction. The holidays did not help (they never do!). ┬áSo, I’m really trying to get over that.

I thought about attempting a Paleo 30 day challenge (again) for the month of February but now I’m not so sure. Maybe I should just concentrate on clean eating instead of such a drastic change. I feel like when I attempt major changes to my diet, I set myself up for failure. Immediately cutting out carbs, dairy, and beans could be tough…

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I’m not sure though. On the other hand, 30 days is not that long. I should be able to do anything for 30 days right? I donno…I don’t trust myself. My husband said he’d do it with me so that would help and we’re not going out of town for the ┬ámonth of February. Leaving town always seems to ruin the diet.

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So, I don’t know what to do. Maybe start with just clean eating.

What do you guys think? Paleo or Clean Eating?

2 comments to Diet Overhaul

  • Katie

    She’s SO CUTE!! :)

    PS. before you do the paleo challenge, have you done any research on paleo + nursing (if you still are?)… i’m hearing you on the sugar addiction though. Maybe I’ll be inspired by you and try to cut some refined sugars from my diet :)

    • i don’t know much about it so i think ive kinda decided to skip it. its not a super realistic diet for me anyway…first im gonna work on not stuffing my face with candy haha baby steps

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