30 Day Challenge 2.0

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Yesterday’s post got me thinking about what I can do to help friends to feel healthier, and how I can use that positive energy of people I love as a source to motivate myself. As I continue to take charge of autoimmune disease and hormone imbalance, I find that companionship helps more than anything else. And unfortunately, now I’m many miles away from my cooking partner! So I’ve decided that we’re kicking off our annual 30 day challenge in 13 days, on September 8th. During this 30 days, we are going to reduce the following as much as possible:

  • processed foods (anything packaged or with multiple ingredients)
  • fried foods
  • alcohol
  • caffeine
  • sugar
  • gluten, soy, and dairy (the most common undiagnosed allergens)
  • And all of our meat products will be hormone/antibiotic free

I understand how overwhelming this can be, and it is extremely difficult in the first 2 weeks, but this is why I’ve created a Facebook group for support to share our daily recipes, inspirations, and struggles. You can request to join the group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/825156537605162/

Limiting the above listed foods can help you with various issues, far beyond weight control, including:

  • hormone imbalance
  • eczema and skin problems
  • digestive problems (Indigestion, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea)
  • mood swings and irritability
  • candida/yeast overgrowth
  • bloating and gas
  • restlessness and problems sleeping
  • headaches
  • lack of energy
  • low immunity

I will post some recipes on the blog, but most of the communication regarding the 30 day challenge will be in the Facebook group! Comment below if you are excited to join us!

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