I started Whole30 on Sunday. Today is day 4 and I’m doing okay. I have a game plan for my meals for the week. I think planning is going to be the key to this whole thing. Today there was a retirement lunch party for a co-worker at work. Lots of good Italian was brought in. I had my own lunch and was able to participate no problem. Buckeyes for dessert. Missing out on buckeyes was a bummer but didn’t bother me for more than a minute. I did come home and have a sweet potato with a little almond butter on top. Hit the spot.
There is a guy at work who has decided to do the Whole30 with me. I was talking about it at an after work gathering. With a few drinks in him, He said he was going to do it too. I didn’t take him seriously but he read the Whole30 website and started on Monday. I think he is feeling in a bit of a health rut and wants to reset. I’m a little nervous he doesn’t fully understand what he has gotten himself into but I will support him. I hope he gets something great out of it.
I’ve read that people have sugar withdrawal and carb cravings in the beginning. I haven’t had that yet and I was pretty much doing Whole30 last week too. Even though my official start was Sunday, I’ve been doing this for almost 2 weeks. I’m dying for some cheese. I don’t know what that means but I want a big hunk of cheese. I want to melt in on something…anything. Actually, I’m going to stop talking about it.
Have you done a Whole30? What were your cravings? Do you do meal planning? Does it help you eat healthier?