Category: Marcelle’s Thoughts

A Life of Meaning through Location Independence

A Life of Meaning through Location Independence

For a while now, I’ve been contemplating my lifestyle and the goals I hope to achieve by how I live my life. I’ve struggled with the thought that there has to be something more to living an adult life than just “work, eat, sleep, repeat”. Observations of others (and myself) have shown me that this …

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New Year, New Intentions

New Year, New Intentions

Whether you are the hard-core goal setter, New Year’s resolutions kind or not, it’s hard to deny that the calendar year is a great way to mark time and measure progress.  For myself, goal-setting has seemed hardwired into my brain since I was a small child.  People used to chuckle at my ambitious new year’s …

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Nutrition Self-Experiment_ Conclusion

Nutrition Self-Experiment: Conclusion

This weeks brings the conclusion of my Nutrition Self-Experiment. After much deliberation, I have decided to end my experiment earlier than anticipated. A week ago I left my ‘home base’ to embark on a 4 week road trip. I had hoped that when I planned the trip that I would continue with the experiment but …

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Nutrition Self-Experiment: Week 5 & 6 Recap

Nutrition Self-Experiment: Weeks 5 & 6 Recap

The Nutrition Self-Experiment continues with the first 2 weeks of reintroductions going fairly well. I was able to reintroduce a few foods as well as a probiotic supplement without any major setbacks.  Traveling put a little sidestep in my general plan, but I was able to get right back on track.  Keep reading to hear …

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Nutrition Self-Experiment: Week 4 Recap

My 4 Week Elimination Phase is complete!  Wow! That went by fast!  (Technically, I’m going to continue for 2 more days for a full 30-day elimination.)  Today I discuss the cost of “healthcare”, symptom updates, and my plan for going into Week 5 with reintroductions! The process for reintroductions will be slow as I transition …

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Nutrition Self-Experiment_ Week 3 Recap

Nutrition Self-Experiment: Week 3 Recap

Just like that, I’m already done with Week 3 of the Elimination Phase of my Nutrition Self-Experiment!  If you’ve been following along, you know that I am planning on doing a full 30 days, which means I’m almost there!  Week 3 was a really good progress week.  The shifts in my health are becoming much …

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