(Paleo) Star Struck in PDX
What a big weekend for the PDX paleo world! Check it out …
Michelle of Nom Nom Paleo was at the book signing at the very beginning too, but I missed the opportunity to meet and get a photo with her before she had to take off. I felt too nervous, shy and excited when we first got there and couldn’t get myself to walk up to her as she was chatting with Diane and Jen (of Jen’s Gone Paleo, also owner and coach at CrossFit Oregon City). I was totally (paleo) star struck! I know, I know … I’m a total nerd, but I’m okay with that. These ladies are some of my idols though and I look up to and admire them, so I felt slightly intimidated!
Anyway, Jesse and I gathered a lot of valuable info during the Q&A session, which took up nearly the whole two hours. It was great to hear about other people’s experiences, especially those new to the paleo world. We also learned some helpful tips for running a paleo challenge in a gym setting, which is something Jesse and I hope to do together sometime soon. Diane was insightful, smart, funny, honest and real. She was wonderful, and I look forward to the next time we cross paths. Meanwhile, do yourself a favor and go buy her book, Practical Paleo! It is an amazing, thorough and well-written resource. You will not be disappointed!