July 2010

Yuca is filling

July 27, 2010

Oy vey! You know that moment when all of sudden your pants feel two sizes too small and that oh-so-stylish belt around your midsection begins to feel as if it could pop off at any second? Yep, that’s me.  Full, bloated, and satisfied. I believe it all started innocently enough when I misjudged how filling more »

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Rise and Shine!

July 27, 2010

It’s Fartlek time! Who doesn’t enjoy starting each and every morning with a fatlek? hmmm…. certainly not I. That’s probably why I only included them every other week in my Chicago training plan. 😉 I mean they’re fine once I start doing them, but the whole getting on the treadmill and knowing I’m going to more »

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Craving Something Cold

July 26, 2010

Who needs a fancy schmancy spiralizer when I’ve got one of these babies? That right there is a $1.50 vegetable peeler and it does the job of making vegetable pasta just fine. Or at least is does the job of making poor man’s vegetable pasta just fine. 😉 After work I got my stretch and more »

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Derek’s Next Big Challenge

July 26, 2010

I’ve got some exciting news for you! Or I should say, Derek has some exciting news for you down below. 😉 But, first my snack of nuts. And my lunch of dips and dippers. 🙂 The Big News!! Back in college I met this really great, amazing guy who always put a smile on my more »

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Making Mondays Special

July 26, 2010

It can’t be Monday, can it? This past weekend flew by yet again. Why is it that weekends where I don’t have anywhere special to be or places to travel seem to go by faster than weekends where I do? Where’s my snail’s pace weekend I’ve been striving for? At least I’ve given myself a more »

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Moving Day!

July 25, 2010

I learned a few things from helping my sister move today. If you show up an hour late to help move, you automatically miss the whole ‘moving out’ process of the move. Oops… The more people, the shorter the time it takes to move. They were able to load up the whole apartment in the more »

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