I’m still here // end-of-2016 update

Hi! Remember me?

The last half of my 2016 was crazy and hard and very full. Two of my closest family members got sick, I spent more time in hospitals and doctor’s offices than I ever imagined I would, and, oh yeah, I’ve been planning a wedding.

Blogging kept getting pushed to the bottom of the to-do list, but I’m baaaaaaaaaaaaaack.

Life isn’t any less busy, but my family is on the path to wellness, our wedding is in <100 days, and 2017 is just a hangover away.

And speaking of hangovers…

I am in the depths of a carb and sugar coma that only a Whole 30 will pull me out of. Hospital cafeteria food turned into holiday eating before I knew it, with a whole lot of emotional eating in between. My skin looks like I feel — dull, heavy, and needing a cleanse.

I’ll be starting the Whole 30 January 1st like the true cliche that I am. No sugar, soy, alcohol, or grains. I’m going to keep eating legumes, though. That’s technically off-plan, but it’s my diet so I can eat what I want!

I’m writing today to tell you that I’m not gone, I was just resting. It may take me a bit to get back on track, but I’m HERE, I’m hustling, and I’m doing my damnedest.

xoxo, Caitlin

Art above by the incredible Brooke Schelar, of The Wild Fern Creative ✨. Get your print here

Caitlin

Caitlin

Hi, I’m Caitlin! Thanks for reading. If you're new, here's a little about me: I'm a writer, editor, eater, and reader living in the Kansas City area. When I'm not working my 9-to-5, I'm cooking without a recipe, exploring the city, and probably procrastinating. I start from scratch each morning: progress is way more important to me than perfection.

Connect with me on Instagram and Pinterest, and subscribe to The Fruitful Blog for tips on intentional living, meal planning, and more.
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Author: Caitlin

Hi, I’m Caitlin! Thanks for reading. If you’re new, here’s a little about me: I’m a writer, editor, eater, and reader living in the Kansas City area. When I’m not working my 9-to-5, I’m cooking without a recipe, exploring the city, and probably procrastinating. I start from scratch each morning: progress is way more important to me than perfection.

Connect with me on Instagram and Pinterest, and subscribe to The Fruitful Blog for tips on intentional living, meal planning, and more.

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