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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 10

Day 10 Challenge: “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing!” Today take a close look at your portion sizes – this includes protein, starchy vegetables, fruit and fat – even the stuff you’re cooking with.. Non-starchy veggies are pretty non-threatening – enjoy these liberally! Practice eating until you’re satisfied – not stuffed. Amy’s Two-Second… Continue Reading

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 9

Day 9 Challenge: Vary your veggies! Today’s goal is to eat at least three different colors of vegetables. Green is good – but orange, red, white, yellow and purple are pretty darn awesome too and the more colors you eat the more vitamins and minerals you’ll get! Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: Vegetables are your friend! Make… Continue Reading

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 8

Day 8 Challenge: No eggs for breakfast today! Think outside the carton. Every day doesn’t have to start with eggs and bacon or sausage. Smoothies need not apply here either… Start thinking of breakfast as ‘just another meal’ – if ‘breakfast for dinner’ can be a thing, then so can ‘dinner for breakfast’! Amy’s Two-Second… Continue Reading

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 7

Day 7 Challenge: Try a NEW recipe today. Scour your Paleo cookbook collection or just hit up Google (it has EVERYTHING). Make tonight’s dinner something besides chicken and broccoli!! Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: The BEST detox = cut the crap. Eat real food. You don’t need to do a juice fast, buy special supplements or give… Continue Reading

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 6

Day 6 Challenge: Recruit support and tell those around you what you’re doing. Ask them to SUPPORT you, encourage you and hold you accountable to eating well. (Kids LOVE to help with this!) Use your family, your friends, your co-workers and your gym friends – make your environment safe and supportive. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: Can’t… Continue Reading

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 5

Day 5 Challenge: Plan for success. Plan your week of meals – breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks. Make sure you have what you need to get it done. You have to be prepared to succeed – it isn’t just going to ‘happen’. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway: Never leave the house without some emergency food – having… Continue Reading

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 3

Day 3 Challenge: RESTOCK! It’s time to go to the store! Stock up on the good stuff. Make eating well EASY. Fresh and frozen vegetables; lean or grass fed meats; poultry; fish and seafood; healthy fats and fresh fruit are your targets. Go fill your cart and stock your fridge and pantry. Amy’s Two-Second Takeaway:… Continue Reading

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30 Challenges In 30 Days – Day 2

Day 2 Challenge: Create a cabinet in your kitchen and a designated area in your fridge and freezer for YOUR food. This will be especially helpful if you have kids, a significant other that’s not ‘playing’ the paleo game or roommates. Your food is for YOU and their food is for them. If the food… Continue Reading

Coming Out…

It’s not something I aspired to. I didn’t get out of bed one morning and decide, yeah, today’s the day this is going down. It just happened – slowly, progressively – happened. It’s consumed 23 years of my life. It’s all I know. It’s who I am. My name is Amy, and I’m Anorexic. Yep,… Continue Reading