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Modern Paleo Warfare: The last post you’ll read here

Great post by Modern Paleo Warfare.

“Have you written down your goals?  Have you made yourself accountable to others?  Have you done a proper shop?  Have you taken your ‘before’ photo?  Have you sweated?  Have you burnt your bridges?  Because it’s gut check time.  It’s balls to the walls time.  It’s drastic, life or death, ‘you’re the hero’ time.  It’s God-damn hard work and never, NEVER, giving up.  It’s deciding if you want to stay in the grave you’ve dug for yourself or emotionally and mentally scarring yourself enough to make that change.  Yes it’s that dramatic.  And yes, it’s that important.”

Happy New Year! Happy Whole 30!

I couldn’t think of a better way to kick off 2013 than with a Whole30 challenge.  I’ve been a bad girl.  As usual, I set off with good intentions and then went completely awry.  In the words of Rita Mae Brown “Lead me not into temptation, I can find the way myself’.  Mostly I found bread, cheese and wine and while these are perfectly fine for some people, sadly they are really not good for me.  So I’m going to eliminate the temptation for at least the next 30 days. Continue reading

Resolutions & Goal Setting

As we are not too far into the start of a new year, a common topic of conversation is resolutions and it was a resolution made towards the end of last year that got me writing this in the first place.  To be honest, I generally hate the kind you make on New Year’s Eve – they often involve alcohol (i.e. the giving up or lessening consumption of) but they tend to last only as long as the next function you attend where your friends/colleagues are drinking  and all your good intentions fly out the window. Continue reading