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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

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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