I fell asleep at the wheel, figuratively, and I have developed a cushion around my middle.
[I just deleted several sentences in which I was pointlessly explaining my sins.] I turn 50 in a couple weeks, and I want life-long health at a cellular level. And thinner thighs.
I would like to model my nutritional beliefs by displaying a lean physique, rather than a middle-aged middle. So I’m starting a 21 day sugar detox tomorrow. And what better way than sharing my travails and successes here. I picked Diane’s book 21dsd after my favorite mother-in-law introduced me to her beautiful writing and delicious recipes in Practical Paleo, a book I wish I had written. It’s smart and thorough. A shout out to Ann for giving me a copy of PP.
Next year, which is really just weeks away, I’m venturing out on my own, after nearly 30 years of institutional shelter. I am following my passion, which is helping people feel good about themselves and the stories they tell about their lives. This blog is part of that effort.
I will spare you the gory details of weight, body fat, measuring tape, ad nauseum. Instead, meal plans and recipes. Because everyone has a body to feed and meal plans and recipes make success easier. And that’s what I’m about. Sharing.
So here’s my little phoenix bursting out of the fire, a photo that showed up when I challenged the Benevolent Universe to send me a gift of purple feathers. And voila! This is it!