Happy Birthday To Me!

Today is my birthday! No, not that birthday, it’s my Paleo (or Pauleo™) birthday and I’m two! I’ve got this walking thing down! In all seriousness, two years ago today I completed a Whole30 which changed my life. Little did I realize when I went down this path that it would become one that I […]

Happy Paleoversary to me!

“Not all those who wander are lost.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

I love this Tolkein quote. It seems rather apropos of my journey to improve myself over all and my journey to improve my diet and health. I’ve always had an interest in nutrition it seems, I just didn’t realize it. […]

New Years, New Routines, New Beginnings…

Here I am at 8:30 on the morning of New Year’s Eve. I’ve been up since 7:00am, which is late for me. I’ve been getting up at 5:30 for the last few months. It’s part of a new routine I started a while back in an effort to find more time in the day to […]

285 Days Makes a Habit

Was just ruminating (I do that from time to time) about the journey my life has taken this year. It was 285 days or 24,624,000 seconds ago that I started Day 1 of a Whole30 challenge. The challenge was my own but it was spurred on by diagnosis of painful arthritis and […]

Hitting bottom, reversing illness, promoting health, healing friends.

Several months ago a friend of mine pulled me aside at work for a frank discussion. He had been to the doctor a couple of times in the previous couple of weeks and just received some bad news. This Navy Veteran, husband, and father to two beautiful children had just been diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty […]

Why Me?

Why me? That’s the question I asked myself sitting in a specialist’s office this past December. While no life-threatening diagnosis came out of her mouth, a chilling and potentially life-altering one did: degenerative rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Then came her other comment; “You’re really young to have this but we’ll figure out what meds we can […]