Dana’s Paleo Journey: Unexpected Life-Altering Results!

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*Note from Sarah: This latest post comes from Dana, our EP Director of Operations and my Personal Lifesaver.  Dana’s Paleo journey has evolved in so many ways over the last 1 1/2 years… Today’s post is a snapshot of her journey,  and  I’m sure that her story will inspire you to start and/or continue on your healthy path! 

Dana’s Paleo Journey: Unexpected Life-Altering Results!

We often read stories from people who started eating paleo for very specific reasons; autoimmune issues, life threatening illnesses, serious medical problems, etc. What isn’t often talked about is the folks who hear about paleo and decide NOT to give it a shot simply because they think, “Hey, I’m not sick, why should I change how I eat?”  I happened to be one of those people and not until I wanted to change the way that I looked did I give paleo a shot; consequently stepping into a journey that would change my life forever.

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Believe In Yourself, Believe In Others: Introducing Lisa

Note from Sarah:  Hello dear readers.  I would like to introduce you all to Lisa.  Lisa approached me recently and asked if she could share her journey with my blog readers in hopes to not only help herself but to help others as well on their own quest to health through the paleo lifestyle.  Lisa’s story is compelling, real, and most likely will hit close to home for many of us on several levels.  Join me in supporting Lisa on her journey as she documents her path to health.  Thank you Lisa for your bravery and willingness to share your life with us.  

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Paleo Stories from the Frontline

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Please read and enjoy this inspiring story from Midlife Army Wife. Thank you so much Stacy for sharing your journey with us!

My 30 Day Paleo Challenge

For the past 30 days, I have been following a strict paleo way of eating (I don’t like the term ‘diet’). I haven’t mentioned it before because I wanted to complete the self-imposed challenge first and see how it went.

There is more to it, but to sum it up quickly, this means no grains, dairy, beans, & sugar.  There is a lot of information out there on the science behind this, so I’ll let you do your own research.  Before you think I’ve lost my mind, let me explain how I got to this point.

The background:

I’ve struggled with my weight for as long as I can remember.

I have PCOS (poly-cystic ovarian syndrome), which comes with IR (insulin resistance) and seriously affects my hormones. [Read more...]