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week in review: this is what exhausted looks like

Linking up with Meghan over at Clean Eats, Fast Feets, so I can feel like I accomplished something last week. I DID accomplish some things last week, despite the lack of pictures. Promise. Worked two decent days at the day job, + a moderately brutal Friday where we started two hours late due to a… Continue reading week in review: this is what exhausted looks like

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pasta-less pasta salad

…a.k.a. “Old-School Zoodle Salad” or something to that effect. I live in the South, and, growing up, the small Baptist church I grew up raised money every year or two by selling cookbooks containing members’ recipes. One year, there was a fantastic and simple recipe for a cold pasta salad in the cookbook, which I’ve… Continue reading pasta-less pasta salad

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weekly review: the truth hurts

From July 6th of last year to around mid-October, I made huge changes in my diet and exercise routine (which had been mostly slim to none before that). I started running with the Couch to 5k app, cut out processed carbs for the most part, and lost 28 pounds, ran a 5k trail run, and… Continue reading weekly review: the truth hurts

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week in review: all the pretty colors

I’ve managed to miss Meghan’s link-up for like a month now, but I’m trying to get it together today. The last month has been pretty crazy. Enough said. Last week, I: Got in two cardio sessions and one strength session. (Wasn’t quite my goal, but better than nothing. Lost 4.4 pounds. (Not bad, considering I’d… Continue reading week in review: all the pretty colors

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easy, low-carb sausage balls

I’m all about meal-prepping. Life is busy. I don’t have time to cook every night. (Or every other night, for that matter.) Besides, I’m usually just cooking for me, so there’s not point in putting out a lot of effort for every meal. I try to meal prep for the week on Sundays. And I’m… Continue reading easy, low-carb sausage balls

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week in review: mohawks and mayhem

Linking up with Meghan at Clean Eats, Fast Feets as usual. This week was weird. There’s no other way to say it. Monday at work there was a staffing change at the boss’s other clinic, which means The Diva will be working over there for the foreseeable future, and I will now be doing the… Continue reading week in review: mohawks and mayhem

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veg-all casserole

One of my cousins used to make this awesome dish for family get-togethers that was loaded up with cheeseĀ  and mayo and topped with a Ritz cracker/butter topping. It was delicious! Since I’m trying to eat slightly healthier these days, I modified this a little bit to something of less calorie-bomb proportions. This is a… Continue reading veg-all casserole