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Wood Watches For Men

Beautiful and stunning… those are the words that popped into my head when I opened the box. Truly breathtaking, and honestly I usually don’t get this excited over something unless it’s some running or fitness gadget. But Jord took my breath away with their wooden watches. .

If you’ve never heard of Jord before, they are known for their 100% natural, hand-finished authentic wood watches. Jord watches come in various styles and colors. From battery to hand wound, there is truly something for everyone. And if you are looking for an awesome way to present and store your watch, Jord does that too. Can you imagine giving this to someone as a gift?

The presentation alone in my opinion is a gift. But the beautiful watch inside will definitely bring smiles.

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If I Need To Google It I'm Not Eating It

Well, I'm having some medical issues. I'm waiting to find out about the nodule on my thyroid, but I'm experiencing  a lot of joint pain and swelling. And I mean a lot. Some of the knuckles on my fingers have been 5 times the normal size. They are hot to touch, and I'm unable to bend them.

I don't know what's going on with me, but I suspect it has a lot to do with what I'm putting in my body. I decided that's probably where I should really start anyway.

Yep, I've added the sugar back, and I've noticed the joint pain is worse after I eat sugar. It's also worse after I eat processed food (which still could be sugar or a combo of several things). That being said, I've never truly cut out all processed foods (or food where I can't pronounce the words). Basically if I have to google it, I'm not eating it for the next two weeks.

Honestly, I'm still pretty unsure about this decision as I type this. I've never done this before. I've wanted to sort of, but my family isn't known to eat tons of veggies and stuff. I just never have. I mean I like them ok, but well this would be a serious and I mean serious overhaul of my diet. Don't get me wrong, it's not like I eat a bag of chips a day. But tostito chips do cross my lips more often than not I suppose.

So, am I going to do this?

The answer is yes. I want to see what happens, I want to see if I physically feel better. I want to see if I emotionally feel better. I want to give my goals a true chance at becoming a reality. Do I think I can do it?  Well, I'm not as confident as I'd like to be.

I need carbs. No, I really need carbs - without them I am a very difficult person to live around. So I know I'm going to have to seek out those healthy carbs. I've never done this before - totally given up processed food with works that I can't pronounce. This is definitely uncharted territory for me.

But here I go. I'm not going to post daily about it. I feel that would be overkill for most of you. But I will check in at least once more this week, and I'll check in next week to give you an update as to how I am doing.

Would anyone like to join me? It doesn't have to be this particular goal, but just a personal goal that you have? If so, I'd love the company.

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  1. I think this is a great idea. Eat whole foods is the way to go!

  2. I feel ya on the joint pain. I've always been a pretty healthy eater--so I can't even blame my diet on the development of RA. I'm eating even better now--my breakfast is antiinflammatory smoothies. And yet, I flared...

    Keep me posted on what's going on with you.


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