I like Big Hairy Audacious Goals. The kind that scare you a little can really light that fire under your tush. I also like SMART goals, emphasis on the Attainable. Regardless of what kind of running/fitness/weight loss goals we make, we usually start out with a good bit of motivation. Sometimes keeping our “eye on… [Read More]
Fuel for the body, mind and soul.
In order to live life to the full, the mind, body, and soul must all be nourished. These posts are my recipes, meditations, scriptures, and thoughts-in-process on how to best fuel my life.
It’s the Fall Holiday season! Or Fallidays! Recovering from surgery means I am running less but thinking about food more. So I’ve collected a bunch of tasty ideas to munch my way through. Here are my favorite Interesting New Holiday Recipes to try! CHEWY Gingerbread Cookies I made @wholefully 's chewy gingerbread cookies and I may… [Read More]
One of the most boring and yet effective things you can do to improve your health and fitness is to start tracking your food and workouts. Some people call it a “diary” but my 3rd grade self shudders at the word, so I say it’s a “log”, like “Captain’s Log”, and my inner Trekkie is totally on… [Read More]
Healthy Holiday Christmas Cabin Last week I was brainstorming with friends how we could make a fun and edible Christmas craft that we’d actually want to eat and would let our kids eat. Oh, and not spend money on something that’ll just end up in the trash anyway. Don’t get me wrong, I love gingerbread…I just… [Read More]
As wonderful as the holidays can be, this season brings troubles of it’s own. For me, the struggles usually center around the Temptation Trinity: Family, Food & Finances. There are difficult people, endless treats, and a million things to buy. It gets so much harder to make healthy choices in how I speak, eat and… [Read More]
There are some things in life you really can’t shortcut. A healthy diet is top on the list. I eat best and keep costs reasonable when I meal plan and prep. That was difficult to do consistently before, but now as a new mom I need help if I’m going to get it done at all…. [Read More]
So the summer heat is all up in our business us this week! Even Moxie, our canine sun-bathing addict, has chosen the air conditioned living room over the sun drenched patio. We all are seeking relief. Last night, J and I were talking about how ice cream is too rich/heavy to eat when we’re feeling really hot…. [Read More]
It’s summertime and the living is crazy! There’s nothing easy or restful about being a first time mom. Still, there’s nothing more awesome right now than dropping everything to cuddle my smiling 3 month old. While making memories with Bubba trumps all, I still need to keep up with basic chores, race training and blogging. My… [Read More]