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What My {Teacher} Mom Has Taught Me

What My {Teacher} Mom Has Taught Me

Today, and this past week, mark two very important (Hallmark-created) holidays for which I’d like to take a minute to commemorate. Teacher Appreciation Week and Mother’s Day. I am fortunate to have been blessed with a wonderful mother, who just so happens to also be a teacher. It is because I’ve seen how hardworking and … Continue reading

Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget: May Check in!

Healthy Grocery Shopping on a Budget: May Check in!

So……… the big B word is bout to rear its ugly head again. That’s right – it’s budget time. I didn’t do an official “budget check-in” for the month of March…..Stuff happens. I mentioned it in passing in my “If We Were Having Coffee…” post. Just like in February, I was really close to breaking even … Continue reading

Five Word Friday: Life Lately

Five Word Friday: Life Lately

I’ve been MIA. Here’s why: You already know my Sundays. My weekdays are fun too! Wednesday morning weights. The usual. COURTSIDE seats: Kings versus OKC Moved up front at work. Food Should Taste Good RULES! West Sacramento Caturday Bike Gang Spring weather + spring clothes = Love. Easter church selfies with Mom Feed fish, check. Next: abs. … Continue reading

If We Were Having Coffee…

If We Were Having Coffee…

Hello, my little long-lost blog… it’s been a while! After being blown away by all of your support about my half marathon, then getting my act together and posting my first recipe in months…..I went radio silent. I’m not one to post religiously regardless of whether I actually have anything interesting to say; I like to … Continue reading

Weekend in Photos

Weekend in Photos

Happy Monday! First of all, thank you all so much for your nice words on my last post. It was really encouraging to hear that other people have gone through the same struggle with seeing gains on the scale, especially while training for half marathons. On to my weekend! It got off to a pretty … Continue reading

Confession Time: Why the Scale Sucks

Confession Time: Why the Scale Sucks

Today I’m linking up with Amanda at Running with Spoons and her Thinking out Loud link-up! Rather than simply thinking out loud like the topic suggests, I am taking a page out of my dear friend Becky’s book and using the link-up as an opportunity to reveal a confession or two. My confession: I am … Continue reading

Fitness Friday: My Running Routine

Fitness Friday: My Running Routine

I’ve never thought of myself as much of a stickler for routine. I’m definitely more of a “go with the flow” type of person, and I love a good surprise. However, in recent months I’ve found myself falling into quite a few rituals, and many of them involve my running and fitness habits. Because I’m … Continue reading

Weekend in Photos

Weekend in Photos

Happy MLK Day! And for those who don’t get a holiday today… Happy Monday 😛 Does anyone else feel like January is flying by? I keep on looking at the calendar and expecting it to only be like January 8th. Crazy! Well even though my weekend is technically still chuggin’ along, here’s what I was … Continue reading

Weekend in Photos

Weekend in Photos

Hello and happy Monday! My last weekend of “funemployment” is in the books, and it’s back to work for me on Wednesday! I’m excited to start a new chapter in my professional life. On my birthday this year, I reflected on what I called my quarter life crisis, and about how I’ve decided to start … Continue reading