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week in review: getting by

Linking up with Meghan at Clean Eats, Fast Feets for the Week in Review. It’s been a week. On one hand, that says it all. Just a really long week. Like, I’m just tired. There’s been a lot going on. But, I: -worked around 45 hours at the day job, in 3.5 days. -escaped the… Continue reading week in review: getting by

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week in review: new year/new you?

Linking up with Meghan at Clean Eats, Fast Feets for the Week in Review. I hope everyone had a good Christmas and New Year. Mine was fine. Very low key. The temps dropped on New Year’s Eve, down into the 20s, which does not happen in this part of Texas very often. And it was… Continue reading week in review: new year/new you?

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week in review: turning tides (I hope)

Linking up with Megan at Cleat Eats Fast Feets today. I’ve had pretty productive week. Not off-the-charts, not in the dumps, so it’s all good. This week, I… Worked 40+ hours at the day job. The usual beginning-of-the-month craziness. But I get a four-day weekend next week! Read two books, Trust by Kylie Scott and… Continue reading week in review: turning tides (I hope)

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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