September 7, 2012 by Leanne Vogel December 17, 2018
When we were planning our move, we had a bunch of moving companies visit the house to take a look at everything in it and provide us with a quote. During the process, each representative suggested that we throw out the items in our pantry to save on weight and reassess how many dishes and kitchen appliances we brought with us. For the record – I’d rather ditch my closet than have to say goodbye to anything in my kitchen. I told each representative very nicely that there was no way I was open to getting rid of anything, so it was added to the quote!
I planned to pack everything, down to the last bag of kelp noodles, in large Rubbermaid containers to avoid potential leakage of syrups and such from invading our furniture. Before I tucked everything away, I prepared a list of items I wanted to keep with me in my luggage to ensure I was going to continue to eat healthy throughout the transition.
While I haven’t worked out in over a month; which I’m a bit upset over but have accepted that I don’t have time and packing/painting is a workout in and of itself, we’ve both been eating really, really well during this process.
Here’s a snippet of the items we packed with us in our luggage, foods we took with us, and the meals we’ve prepared.
I wasn’t sure what I’d have access to at first, so I packed all of the essentials. As crazy as this may sound, it didn’t take up that much room in our luggage, about 1/2 of a medium-sized suitcase and we saved a bunch of money by bringing what we had instead of buying all new things.
There’s a small market down the street from our new place where we’ve been picking up fresh produce every couple of days. Our grocery bills have been small, our meals large, and our bellies are happy!
If you’ve moved recently, or have had a major change in your life where you continued to eat healthy through the transition, I’d love to hear about it!
Okay, off to paint the last couple of walls in the house… house update to come soon!
HI! I’M LEANNE
Nutrition educator + keto enthusiast. I want to live in a world where every woman loves her body, nourishing fats are enjoyed at every meal, and the word “restriction” isn’t in the dictionary.