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Whole30 Day11: November 2013

The further I get in the program, the better I feel, look, and handle the challenge of staying away from the foods. Currently my mood is at its best. Relatively more patient, happier, and not much "hangry" feelings.
I like it. Sometimes I consider doing this longer. Even though I still want to eat 14 cupcakes in one sitting. Sometimes that's the reason I want to keep going. To make that self control kick in. I don't know if it ever will. But what's the harm in trying. 
With some strawberries and banana. I had full fat canned coconut milk in my coffee. I presume that's a good fat for my morning. 
This is tilapia, carnitas and mixed bell peppers with onion. Some clean salsa, and homemade guac. I finished up the rest the guac(which altogether equalled out 3/4 avacado) with some whole carrots. 
My oldest has an after school activity on Fridays so we get home way later than normal. Today I was starving by the time her lessons even started. I had an apple, seasnax and a cherry Lara bar. Not exactly as well rounded as I need but all clean emergency snacks. I honestly call it a success.learning from it though. 
Dinner for me was leftover steak and chicken from my parents house. I was ever so grateful. I paired it with some bell peppers and onions, topped it with coconut aminos, and made a homemade guac. While watching- and hearing ;) my family eat pizza. 
I later had a spoonful of coconut butter again. 
Some days are easier than others. Almost All nights seem hard. Somehow I think this is psychological. 20 days to go :) 


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