When your pants don't fit, it makes you do crazy things - like consider doing a Whole30, the strict Paleo program that eliminates all dairy, grains, legumes, and sugar for 30 days.
Over the last couple weeks, I've toyed with the idea of putting myself through this strict 30-day diet to eliminate some bad habits and deal with growing sugar cravings. I even went so far as to buy the Whole30 book ("It Starts With Food"). I then found some Whole30 recipe accounts to follow on Instagram for food inspiration (if I get bored with the food I'm a goner), and even floated the idea to some friends on Snapchat (my latest social media obsession - so. much. fun.)
I almost bit the bullet and went for it, 30 days of a strict Paleo diet, (!) until I remembered that 30-day diets of ANY kind are against everything I believe in.Read More