My Paleo Journey

Robin's paleo progress
A year ago this month I was challenged by a friend to try the Paleo diet. What started out as a 30 day challenge turned into a year long lifestyle.
I never knew how much it would change my body and how fast it would change. I have been able to see drastic results not only in my body but in my health. I no longer have headaches, joint pain or stomach issues. It has changed my life in such a great way. I realized that I was gluten intolerant. I also realized that I could work out half as much as I use to and get better results. They say that “abs come from the kitchen not the gym” and I truly believe it.

I am so blessed to have other people join me in this challenge and they too have seen drastic results. I no longer miss the gluten. I feel so good and at 30 I am in the best shape of my life.

I challenge you to try the 30 day paleo challenge. I promise it will change your life! Below I have attached the grocery list for week one and two as a guide. Week three and four are left for you to do since you are learning how to live paleo! I believe you can do it :)     
Week One Grocery list .PDF file*          Week Two Grocery list .PDF file*

You can also check out the recipes under the food tab, labeled paleo for more meal options!

983 Comments

  1. liz's Gravatar liz
    05/17/2014    
    hi robin.. love your website… so easy to follow, just had a question.. when do u think is the best time to work out??
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      06/09/2014    
      Hi Liz, thank you so much. I like to work out in the mornings to start my day but whatever works best for you
  2. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    04/24/2014    
    I found just what I used to be looking for. You’ve ended my four day lengthy hunt! God Bless you. Have a nice day. Bye
  3. Meghan's Gravatar Meghan
    04/13/2014    
    Hi Robin! I did your challenge last fall and had awesome results. With the holidays I slowly started cheating more and more. I started this week strict again. I was just wondering how you felt about like the Jennie-O lean turkey sausages. Or really any of the Jennie-O products. In the area I live in, it’s hard finding good meat. Please let me know your thoughts. Thanks Robin!
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      04/21/2014    
      Though it is not my first choice it is sometimes really hard to find great food where we live. I would say yes to using these if you can not find other great quality meats. I am so proud of you for doing this again. Lets stick with it this time. Please keep in touch along the way so that I can help you
  4. Kylie's Gravatar Kylie
    03/27/2014    
    I started this diet today with my boyfriend! We are so excited to start this and this looks like a great challenge. Thank you for posting this, I love how it shows what to eat everyday.
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      03/31/2014    
      You will love this. I can’t wait to hear how you are doing!! Please keep me updated
  5. Amy's Gravatar Amy
    03/25/2014    
    Hi Robin! I just want to thank you so much for this challenge! Today is Day 30 for me, and I feel amazing and at age 30 with a 9-month old at home I don’t think my body has ever looked this good. My son has also enjoyed the meals and I feel so good about feeding him all these healthy foods, especially all the veggies; not to mention my milk production has gone way up! I am now hoping I will be able to continue this healthy lifestyle now that the challenge is over!
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      04/26/2014    
      I’m so proud of you for doing this and I’m glad your family can be enjoying it too. It’s funny that you mention milk production because I hear this from so many other mothers. It is amazing what a clean lifestyle can do for you. Please keep in touch and challenge yourself to do another 30 days. Talk to you soon. Robin
  6. Cynthia's Gravatar Cynthia
    03/22/2014    
    Hi Robyn quick question in the meal plan it says to use avocados, but I am allergic to avocados is their a substitute I can use.
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      04/07/2014    
      Yes you can do Broccoli, kale, asparagus.
  7. noelia's Gravatar noelia
    03/18/2014    
    Hi!! For day1 the breakfast quiche how many are we supposed to eat? if we dont want the two eggs and bacon. I wake up really early in the morning and dont have time to cook. I would rather bake the quiche and grab and go in the mornings. But idk how many portions of this quiche are we supposed to eat.
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      03/19/2014    
      This is definitely a great on the go option! You can have two in the morning
  8. Christy's Gravatar Christy
    03/18/2014    
    Hi Robin, I’ve been off and on paleo now for about 2 years. I’m starting your 30 day challenge tomorrow in hopes of getting the last 10 extra baby pounds off! Really excited. My husband is starting too, but he doesn’t know it yet. Christy
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      03/19/2014    
      I’m so excited for you to start this! Please let me know if you have any questions and keep in touch so I know how you both are doing :)
  9. Danielle's Gravatar Danielle
    03/16/2014    
    Hi Robin! I completed the 30 day challenge, lost 10 pounds, and a few inches! I’m feeling great; however, I seemed to have plateaued with the weight loss the past few weeks. I have Celiac disease, so I am definitely sticking to the diet. What could I change or try to get my body moving again?? Thanks!
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      04/26/2014    
      You need to add heavy weights to all exercises. Please keep in touch along the way. Love Robin
  10. carly's Gravatar carly
    03/16/2014    
    Hi Robin! I am starting your challenge tomorrow and was wondering if I should mainly just be doing the workouts you posted for each day; or include those workouts with other exercise as well.
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      03/16/2014    
      Hi Carly! I’m so excited you are starting this! You can definitely add exercise to your day but I just did these workouts for the 30 days and added weights to them to step it up a little. Please let me know if you have any questions along the way and don’t forget to take before and after pictures!!
      • carly's Gravatar carly
        03/16/2014    
        Okay awesome, thanks!!
  11. Cat's Gravatar Cat
    03/14/2014    
    Super excited I found this 30 day challenge on Pinterest. I started on Paleo over a year ago. Had great results, fell off the wagon, gained it all back plus some. Started back in January at 80/20, however, I’ve never been great at the working out part. Hoping this layout will keep me going. I’m assuming its fine to change the recommended food to any other paleo friendly recipe?
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      03/16/2014    
      Welcome back to paleo! Yes you can swap out any of the meals in the challenge. I have more paleo recipes under the food tab on my blog
  12. Danielle's Gravatar Danielle
    03/13/2014    
    Hi Robin! I completed the 30 day challenge, lost 10 pounds, and a few inches! I’m feeling great; however, I seemed to have plateaued with the weight lost the past few weeks. I have Celiac disease, so I am definitely sticking to the diet. What could I change or try to get my body moving again?? Thanks!
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      03/19/2014    
      Hi I am so glad you are doing this. I would say you need to do a few things, Up your water intake, up your leafy green veggies like kale and spinach and last add weights (heavy weights) to all your workouts. Also keep in touch so I know how you are doing :) xoxoxo
  13. Kate's Gravatar Kate
    03/12/2014    
    Is it ok to drink the hot lemon water twice a day, morning and night? Also, I’m on day 12 and I still get really tired later in the day. Is there anything you could suggest for that?
    • Robin's Gravatar Robin
      03/19/2014    
      Yes you can drink it both times. The more the better. I would suggest eating more leafy greens. This will give you more iron and vitamins. keep in touch

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