It hasn't been a perfect day. I know I'm usually all levels of awesome, so, today I'm going to seem a bit more real. I was tired and out of it this afternoon, and I wanted chocolate. So I had chocolate. I had probably the equivalent of 1-1 1/2 b... Read more
Today I had the opportunity to see a talk by Nobel Laureate Jack Szostak. He talked about the possible chemical origins of life. He was actually the second Nobel laureate I've seen, in grad school I saw a physicist talk about cold superconductor... Read more
Colby is my new cheese. It's a Mass local, raw milk, organic Colby. I like it. I'm eating it tonight with a plum, and my soaked, dehydrated, raw nuts. My typical post-workout evening snack.
Tonight for dinner I made Steak Salad with french ... Read more
Today is Tuesday Tip day and my tip is one we should all know here: take it slow! Changing things a little at a time makes them more likely to stick.
I was thinking about this running this morning, because when we start, my husband always t... Read more
Best. Fast. Ever. No really. I barely even thought about food, and I came home to cook dinner and didn't even snack on anything. It was amazing. Then I ate a Mexican gazpacho made with chili peppers, cilantro, and cumin. My husband apparently do... Read more
I've been seriously in no-spark land for a few days now, sorry all! Life kind of picked me up and kicked me in the butt, and it's not quite over yet, though much closer. Today was Choir Sunday at my church, and I learned a lot of music to sing t... Read more
Bueno y Sano actually, means Good and Healthy, and it's where my dinner came from. It came from there because I totally forgot I was going to have a long day and didn't make anything in advance, oops! However, what I had from there was a salad w... Read more
Lord of the Rings Risk actually. Yeah, we're geeks, but it was fun. The powers of good would have won, if we had barreled through the game, but at 10:30pm, we just assumed the end. We've seen the movies, right!
Okay. Diet: fasted until 6pm.... Read more
Or lack thereof. Me and Spark are going to need to have a serious talk about this missing Email glitch. I'm still getting nothing associated with message boards. However, all your blog comments are getting to me just fine and so are sparkmails!
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My brain is very one-track sometimes, and tonight we are going to see the Goonies on the big screen at our local movie theater for a midnight showing, yay! Because of that movie, we want to retire to Astoria, OR. Okay, on with the diet and fitne... Read more
I was not feeling like doing my workout tonight, too much hardcore making my legs ache. So, I was thinking about what to do, and then it hit me that I haven't done kickboxing in a while, so I pulled up a basic kickboxing workout layout and 25 mi... Read more
Remember all those things I said yesterday about how I probably did very well avoiding carbs and not overeating? Well, I forgot until this morning about one thing: sodium. This morning, I expected my scale to go down, but no, it went up 0.2lbs. ... Read more
As in Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, or DOMS, or the reason that about 3pm this afternoon my legs started aching from yesterday's Hardcore workout, ow! Still, it's good to know that I've been working hard!
Today was an odd day foodwise. I w... Read more
Have I mentioned recently how much I love chopped liver? If I haven't it is my favorite veggie dip. I make it with chicken livers, onions, olive oil, boiled eggs, and sea salt. That's it. Whole foods, good mix of fats and proteins, and mmmmm del... Read more
Happy May Day!
Apparently, the weather wanted to be certain that we knew it was May because it got crazy hot today. Well, 80s, which is too hot for me. The end of my run this morning was in the sun, and it was tough! The nice thing about ru... Read more