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    Hello, hello! Happy Hump Day! Let’s quickly recap yesterday’s eats because I have a reader question to answer for ya! Lunch Yesterday’s lunch was reheated Italian “hot plate” from the previous night’s dinner. The leftovers were even better than the original because the veggies had more time to soak up all of the delicious flavors. […]


    Another home improvement project? Ooh, yes! Listen to what happened this morning: [over breakfast] T: We should probably decide on a vanity and toilet today, so we’re all set to go this weekend. M: Yea, I agree. We’ll go pick them out after we eat breakfast. T: Hey, actually, what am I supposed to do […]


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    Good morning, friends! So, something awesome happened last night: I deadlifted 200 pounds! Woohoo! For those of you who CrossFit, 200 pounds isn’t all that impressive, but, for me, it was pretty darn cool, especially since I increased my deadlift weight by almost a third! My previous 1 rep max was 155 pounds, so that’s […]


    Getting Over the Hump

    March 29, 2012

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    Good morning, friends! Happy Thursday to you! I hope your day is off to a better start than Murphy’s! I guess he wasn’t feelin’ it this morning. Poor little pug. His life is so hard. Breakfast This morning’s breakfast was “Oatmeal” Minus the Oats and a glass of iced coffee with almond milk. You’d think […]


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    After breakfast this morning, I headed out to tackle a speed workout for my half marathon training. Sadly, it never happened. As I started out on my run, my hamstrings felt really tight, like an almost painful soreness. Usually, a mile warm-up and some stretching loosens me right up, and I’m good to go, but […]


    Call for Guest Posts

    March 15, 2012


    Good morning! One month from today, Mal and I will be on vacation! We’re taking a week-long cruise with friends to Cozumel, Belize, Honduras, and the Cayman Islands. Woohoo! I imagine our time on the cruise will look something like this: And this: And probably this: Anyway, we’re psyched and cannot wait! I’m planning to […]


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    I tried a fun new product in my iced coffee this morning: SōL, a sunflower beverage. Sunflower? Yep! SōL is made from sunflower kernels. Cool, right? I thought so, which is why I wanted to try it out. The folks at SōL offered to send me a free sample, and I happily accepted. As you […]