Whole 30 Challenge

Starting August first I’m going to take the whole 30 challenge. In the words of the Whole 9 team:

Whole9’s original program designed to change your life in 30 days. Think of it as a short-term nutritional reset, designed to help you restore a healthy metabolism, heal your digestive tract, calm systemic inflammation and put an end to unhealthy cravings, habits, and relationships with food. Since 2009, thousands of people have used our program as a jump-start to changing the way they eat for the rest of their lives. To get started on your Whole30 program, check out our new Whole30® Daily service, the program details, and real-life testimonials below.


Basically my diet had become a bit off target. This should be a fun way to get back on. Let me tell you the details and invite you to join me on this challenge.


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Prevent Burnt Tongues with Coffee Ice

Today I’m going to talk about the great savior to modern life. Coffee, which provides of the much needed energy to drag ourselves into work every Monday. Coffee which is always there for you after a long night of drinking. I jumped on the coffee bandwagon late in life but I’m making up for lost time. The big reason it tool so long to begin my love affair with coffee is that I can’t stand drinking hot drinks. Hot drinks  are not refreshing and must be sipped. I take big drinks and this has led to many a burned tongues. Now I have a solution to burned tongues without loosing flavor.


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Lesser of Two Evils Crap!

So today you get another rant. Two in one week, feel special. I’m not much of a political guy. Never have I ever felt a real love of either the Republicans nor Democrats. I’ve tended to be more in the middle. Having friends that are strong supporters of both parties I have been overwhelmed lately with propaganda. One of the things I’ve seen a lot is the lesser of two evils line.

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Pine Needle Tea

Yes you can make tea from pine needles and no it does not taste like floor cleaner. Although technically it’s not a tea but an infusion. To me that’s hippie speak but it seems that infusions steep longer and possibly at lower temperatures. I had seen that you could make a “tea” from pine needles and was a bit hesitant. I’ll tell you why you should be drinking pine needle tea and what i think about it.

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