For the Sake of Accountability

Just because a person earns a certification does not mean that they are a shining example of perfection in all relevant areas in their personal lives. It simply means that they hold more knowledge on a subject than the average person, that they have passed all relevant testing procedures, and that they have, hopefully, an…

Why My Scale is Not a Liar

One of the foundational rules of the Whole30 is that, under no circumstances, are you supposed to come anywhere close to even CONSIDERING weighing yourself for the duration of reset. I exaggerate a bit, but I know that for so many, the scale becomes a tool for proving one’s worthiness, and relinquishing dependence on it…

Skin Food for Thought

So I think I mentioned a couple of posts back that I’m going to be turning 42 in March. And though I TRY very hard to not subject myself to social standards that place value on youthful appearance, it is a daily challenge to accept the way that age has written itself on my face. I…

The Whole30 Changed My Life

In my previous life, my hair would not grow. My nails were deeply ridged. My teeth were subject to deep decay. Malnutrition shows up differently for different people. I made a choice, over four years ago, to choose food over medication to deal with my chronic anxiety, seasonal affective disorder, insomnia, listlessness, pain, and chronic…

Canada’s First Certified Whole30® Coach!

Well, everyone. It is OFFICIAL and I can now use the graphics! * In September of 2013 I did my first @whole30 . I remember presenting the idea to @sircomixalot , mainly to get his reaction because NO BREAD was just the craziest thing I’d ever heard of. And I remember a flash of anger…