Posts Tagged "physical health"


Will Whole30 Heal My Gut?


Posted By on May 1, 2017

After a consultation with my doctor about my lousy digestion, I started Whole 30, which eliminates many known gut-destroyers. Namely legumes, dairy, sugar, wheat, grains, alcohol, and probably grain alcohol, etc. I can eat vegetables, fruit, meat, and some nuts. The saving grace is that I can drink coffee. It’s been two weeks and I’m doing well sticking to the program, though I ate out a few times and I can’t be...

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I had tea for lunch today


Posted By on Apr 24, 2017

The problem with thinking you’re eating healthy is that inevitably every bad decision catches up with you. The problem with actually eating healthy is that when your gut rebels you can’t be sure of the reason. A few weeks ago I went to the doctor because I had a spate of meals that ended with me curled on the bed in severe pain. The doctor suggested an elimination diet in order to see if the problem persists, and, if not,...

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Running Again with C25K


Posted By on Apr 17, 2017

I used to be a runner. About 5 years ago I regularly signed up for 5Ks and two very memorable times ran half marathons. The Napa to Sonoma half was memorable because wine. The Wisconsin half was memorable because hypothermia blankets. Then I got sick and fell out of habit. Well, I’ve decided that one of my physical health goals this year is to run again regularly. So I’ve been using the C25k app to get back into fighting...

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So to sum up my previous posts, year one in DC was about gaining confidence and rebuilding my emotional health. Year two was about building a strong financial foundation and gaining professional health. As I look forward to year three I’m hoping to build on my mind (creative) and body (physical) health. I feel like I finally have enough of a routine in DC that I can dedicate my extra time to creative and physical pursuits. Physical...

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