To avoid holiday weight gain, people often make the mistake of under-eating during the day to make up for the feasting of the evening. This is bad because a) you will likely be extremely hungry and mow down on rich holiday fare b) the food you will be eating more of is probably less healthy … More Combating holiday feast weight gain
I am finally settling into a semi-regular routine here in the city, at least during the work week. I wake up and marvel at the amount of space I have. Compared to my old room, which was literally an oversized closet, my room is a yoga studio! yes, my old Texas license plate was BJ5 … More A day in the life: San Fran edition!
I hope everyone is having a leisurely Sunday. I woke up early, made coffee and breakfast, and perused recipe blogs to choose this weeks recipes. I have been way too excited to go grocery shopping; it’s pretty much my favorite de-stressing activity (besides lifting weights, I suppose). I hopped on over to Trader Joe’s to … More a quick, healthy, and filling lunch
Ahem, this is week 2 of me sticking to my New Years resolution. Pat on the back right there! So, I definitely had a meltdown earlier this week. There was self-doubt, worry, anxiety, fear, and salty tears everywhere. Just thinking about everything I needed to cram into my schedule was making me ill, and it … More How anal perfectionists avoid self-destruction:
Black walnuts remind me of my paternal grandfather. He and the rest of my family lived in a precious house in a small town in Illinois. It was surrounded by corn fields, and like most midwestern homes, had a large basement. In the back corner of the basement was his nut cracking station. It was … More my current favorite breakfast
Good afternoon! I am blogging right now from school because we still don’t have interwebz in our new house. I took my Calculus final on Friday, which went really well! Afterwards, I met up with a new friend and went rock climbing for the first time. It was the perfect de-stressor and a surprisingly good … More [to die for] Lemon Basil & Honey Egg Salad
Happy Monday! The last couple weeks have really flown by; the first summer school session is almost over! I have been working on continuing to be a Yes Woman, and it has been fairly successful. On a whim, I drove to the state capital and met a new friend at the state fair on Wednesday … More Blogging…. online friending?