I’m under the impression that a lot of people are doing Whole 30 this month. I’m not that tuned into the Whole 30 community online (or off for that matter), but I do appreciate and like the idea of a Whole 30. I’ve reached that point in my eating habits where my eating is a lot more fluid than it was when I started eating paleo/primal. However, a month of clean eating would probably be a good thing for me, especially since paleo/primal desserts and sweets have crept into my diet. I would also like to drop a few stress induced pounds that have been hanging out since December.
So, why oh why am I not participating in this month’s Whole 30? Well, for a number of reasons. The biggest reason is that my mind is not there. I have a lot of things going on and I just can’t pay enough attention to do Whole 30 right now. Trying to force the food issue right now would only result in more stress, not less. I tried a few times over the last few months to eat cleaner, but it never really stuck. Right now is just not the time and I just have to be okay with that.
I eat all right for the most part, so when I have that mental space and time, I’ll jump in and do a month of clean eating. For now, as much as I hate to just let it go, I am letting it go.