Alice Wyche, Day 1

Photo of dahl and rice that Alice Wyche ate for dinner on day 1 of the 2017 Welfare Food Challenge

The most difficult part of today was not having tea or coffee. I usually have a few cups of tea throughout the day… such a basic and seemingly inexpensive item. When it came down to it, food was a higher priority than beverages. After a few cups of hot water today, I started putting a little cinnamon in it. I also noticed that most of my thoughts revolved around food, which isn’t normal for me. I had anxiety about possibly going hungry by the end of the week as well as having… Read More

Stephanie Kallstrom, Day 1

Photo of bread, cheese, and an egg

So I’ve had a headache since I ate breakfast and it’s getting progressively worse. Breakfast sucked, I had a small egg, with cheese on some dry toast. Lunch was worse then breakfast, a cheese sandwich, with the same bread and cheese I had for breakfast. My body was craving nutrition so I ate my banana and guzzled some water. It’s so hard to continue on with my day with this headache looming. I can only hope dinner will be better. I’ve had about three pieces of Halloween candy that had been lingering… Read More

Stephanie Kallstrom – Prep for the Challenge

Groceries that Stephanie bought for the 2017 Welfare Food Challenge

Ok all, this post is still about food but it’s not about the cooking I love to do. This year I am participating in the #WelfareFoodChallenge17 were I have to survive for 1 week on $19 worth of food. I will be blogging everyday. #WelfareFoodChallenge17 Okay so I did my shopping tonight for the week… not at Whole Food or Choices and nothing is Organic. I spent $0.15 over my limit but it’s pretty close. $19.15 for a weeks worth of food, feeling optimistic because I managed to get cheese, but I… Read More