Day 24-Grill Master Garth

Today was another long day at work and while I know that my co-worker and got a lot done, I still felt like I was just spinning my wheels. I was excited to get off at a normal hour and deliver some wire spools to my favorite store owners at Goose Feathers. I hope to be sharing what I will be making for them in the next couple weeks. Then it was home to cook dinner on the grill and meeting with our friend and owner of Pint + Pile to work on a special surprise for Stuff and Thingamajigs!

Day 24:

What went well?

MG-I drank a lot of water, happy dance! (Update–it was a gallon) And I ate three incredibly balanced meals, with lots of veggies.

G-Four days with only two people in my office has been crazy and I am just happy to say my tiger blood was strong and while tempted to break, I remained strong.

What could have gone better?

MG-I ate my breakfast because I knew I had to, but it really wasn’t what I wanted. Chorizo is my new love…

G-For me its changing my mind set about Food Freedom. As a Type A person, I like when things are completed, so changing my mindset that this journey has just begun,  has been a challenge for me.

What will you do tomorrow?

MG-Garth is leaving for the weekend, so I will have to cook for myself. I think I can manage, and I’m going to a new meatball recipe.

G-I will be traveling again this weekend to go take care of my Sadie dog and visit with my sister. I am excited to be able to cook for her, as she has enjoyed embracing aspects of Whole30 and has considered doing one in the future.

Thingamajig of the Day:

I have mentioned before I love to grill and I was excited that it was a gorgeous evening for it when I got home. What I discovered however in the evening light was that my grill was in desperate need of a cleaning. Enter the grill masters best friend Reynolds Aluminum Foil. I know, I know not that exciting. But I bet you haven’t used it like this before. Wad up a small ball of aluminum foil and turn the grill on low heat and let sit closed for 5 mins. With your grilling tongs rub the aluminum foil across the grill and there you have it. A clean grill and a new “wire” brush which maybe cost you 15 cents.

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About Garth H.

I live in Greenville, SC, am a transplant from Lexington, KY. I love being outdoors, kayaking, and going on adventures. Writing is a way for me to work through my mental health journey and expressing my views that are often difficult to articulate. My hope is my writing is an encouragement and challenge to others. I consider myself to be a mental health advocate and ally for social justice.

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