We read success stories from Whole30 participants every day. Each one of them moves us, and makes us thankful for the opportunity to help so many people change their lives. But the story from Olivia W. in the United Kingdom left us awestruck. We teared up, then got goose bumps, then teared up again, […]
Archives for February 2015
Welcome to Dear Melissa, where we answer your questions about transitioning into or completing a Whole30, successfully sticking to your new healthy habits, and figuring out how to make this lifestyle work in the real world. Today, we’re helping a college student create a plan so she can finally finish a […]
When we heard Katie’s story, we knew we had to share it. Her passion and enthusiasm shine through in her words. Her honesty will break your heart. We fell in love with this brave, tenacious, bubbly teen, and we know that her story will inspire those of you still in junior high or high school to consider using the Whole30 to change your life, and the lives of those around you.
By Luc Readinger, MD and Melissa Hartwig, CISSN In spite of healthy living (eating well, participating in regular physical activity, getting adequate sleep, and managing stress), health crises can still occur, and sometimes an injury or medical condition may necessitate the use of steel to heal. If you ever find yourself having to […]
During the course of your Whole30, we fully expect you’ll find yourself in a situation that requires what we call “emergency food.” When might you need to pack your own meal or hunt for good food on the fly? Travel by plane, train, or automobile Forgotten lunches or post-workout meals Busy days […]
Congratulations—Your first Whole30 is over; you look better, you feel better, your self-confidence is at an all-time high! At some point you’ll likely come back for another Whole30. For those who come back for a second round, however, more than 1 in 4 of you find the second one even harder than the first. How can this be? Melissa Hartwig goes over the most common scenarios and outlines strategies to help you succeed the second time around.
This testimonial from the Miller Family brought tears to our eyes. It’s not hard to imagine the frustration, fear, and pain the Millers felt knowing their 4-year-old son was in pain and struggling, but not knowing what they could do to help him. They graciously agreed to share their story […]
There’s a saying: Comparison is the thief of joy. Theodore Roosevelt said that. There’s another saying: He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind. Buddha said that. But our favorite saying? Thou shalt not covet your Facebook friend’s weight loss. (In case you were wondering, we said that, just now.) The […]