Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Paleo Update

I've been living the Paleo lifestyle for almost two weeks now.

No sugar, except in fruits.

I'm drinking almond milk instead of cow milk.

I went to the grocery store and shopped mainly in the produce section and the meat section. I made a short stop at the aisle with maple syrup and honey. Did you all know real maple syrup costs $22.00 for a little jug? Shocker. I didn't buy it, but I did buy a small jar of honey.

Day two and three I felt nauseous and contacted a Paleo expert. She suggested it was the toxins leaving my body and adjusting to the healthier food I was eating. A few days later I did feel better.

Here's a yummy salad I ate while out of town at a tennis match.


I've discovered eating out isn't as hard as I imagined it would be.

3 comments:

  1. We did Paleo for a little while too. I agree, I did feel nauseous for a bit, but it did pass. I'm not full on Paleo anymore, but I am trying to lower the amount of gluten and carbs, etc...up our fruits, proteins and veggies. It really does make you feel better!

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  2. Hi Susan,
    Now that I'm past the nauseous stage, I am starting to feel a little more energetic.

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  3. I'm glad I'm not the only one with weighty problems. Three and four years ago I could not fit into my one pair of jeans I've had since the 80s. One and two winters ago, I got into them, but they felt better unzipped (if you're not zipping up, make sure your shirt is long). This past winter, they fit beautifully. Hooray! Until a couple months ago. I thought it was the valentine and Easter candy that's been on sale and so tempting. All that is gone now, but the jeans are still too snug.

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