Whole30 and Being Sick: A Survival Guide

Last week, I was riding the Whole30 train hard. I hit the sleepy days and survived, the cravings subsided, I could look at chocolate without shuddering, my meal prepping was on point, and I felt like I was on top of the world.

And then I woke up in the middle of the night, unable to swallow, swollen glands and feeling like death, after a couple of weeks of minor sinus infection symptoms I was trying to self-treat.

It had happened. Everyone’s worst Whole30 nightmare. I was sick. I was faced with a decision: do I stick with my Whole30 or do I reschedule this round?

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My Trader Joe’s Whole30 Shopping Spree!

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Or, alternatively titled, The Whole30 Grocery Shopping Survival Guide!

Good afternoon, friends! HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I spent the day yesterday baking some cupcakes for New Year’s Eve (check out my Instagram!), working out (last Crossfit workout of 2016 – so pumped to keep it going in 2017!) and spending the night with some of my best friends ringing in 2017 (nothing better than being surrounded by people you love to ring in the New Year)!

Now it’s officially 2017, and I’m ready to round up all my thoughts on Whole30 grocery shopping after a truly epic Trader Joe’s run on Friday. I’m so excited to get this round started tomorrow!

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