After lunch yesterday, I got ready to go to the gym. I put on my workout gear and then packed up my gym bag because I planned to take a shower at the gym before my doctor’s appointment. While I…

This post is part of my ongoing sponsorship with fitmixer as a brand ambassador. The thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. This month’s fitmixer post is all about trying something new in 2013! I was asked to blog about…

After breakfast, Mal and I headed to CrossFit for a (FUN) partner workout. Workout Our coaches wanted us to match up with someone of a different athletic ability (i.e. guy + girl), so Mal and I teamed up for our…

Does my post title remind anyone of the song “Short Skirt/Long Jacket” by Cake? [image source] Ok, then”¦ Workout After breakfast yesterday morning, I headed to CrossFit for a workout. I was super sore from doing “Barbara” the day before,…

Good morning! Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Mine was low-key, but wonderful just the same. Breakfast I started Sunday with a piece of delicious French Toast Bake topped with strawberries and maple syrup. I later ended up adding a…

Brrrrr”¦ it’s chilly out there this morning. Single digits! Yikes! Does anyone else miss summer as much as I do? Wah. Now doesn’t the morning scene below look a lot nicer? [image source] Ok, it’s a beach in the Bahamas…

I can’t believe Christmas is already over. It seems like just yesterday I was blogging about how excited I was for the upcoming holiday season. I swear, Christmas comes quicker and quicker every year (despite embracing the sights and sounds…

Hi, friends! Merry Christmas Eve! Somehow, my “nasty, phlegm-tastic cold” got even worse last night, so I went to bed feeling pretty awful. This morning, I woke up feeling quite a bit better, but definitely not 100%. It was the…

I feel like I haven’t written about my CrossFit workouts lately. We actually did “Fran” on Monday, which is THE benchmark workout in CrossFit, so I want to make sure I blog about it. Well, I improved my Fran time by…

Last night’s dinner was de-lic-ious! And it was SO easy to make! Ok, well, everything you see on CNC is easy to make, but this recipe was especially easy. And delicious! Did I say that already? Ok, you really should…

Happy holidays from our family to yours! Yesterday’s 24 Days of Togetherness was “take a family photo,” so we had a little fun with the self-timer on my camera last night. But, no matter what we tried, we could not…

This post is part of my ongoing sponsorship with fitmixer as a brand ambassador. The thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. The next fitmixer Boot Camp starts January 14, 2013!!!!! Disclaimer: I haven’t done the full fitmixer Boot Camp…

This post is part of my ongoing sponsorship with fitmixer as a brand ambassador. The thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Have you ever made a soup that was one ingredient short of AMAZING? For this month’s fitmixer topic,…

I had a little fun in the kitchen baking with protein powder yesterday afternoon. Baking and protein powder? Yep, that’s right. Protein powder is actually a fairly versatile ingredient! I wanted to make something delicious, but also semi-healthy and satisfying to eat…

At CrossFit a couple of weeks ago, one of the classes at my box ended with a plank challenge. Basically, the person who held their plank the longest won and earned bragging rights. I didn’t attend this particular class, but…

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