Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Things are just weird

The Mr. and I are fortunate in that we have remained at our jobs through the pandemic that sent so many people to unemployment websites. My office has had to respond to a decrease in business, but we will survive … Continue reading

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Two steps back

Fed up with being out of shape, I joined a local gym a couple weeks ago. I’ve gone several times, trying to figure out what will work for me, hold my attention, and what my body can withstand. So far … Continue reading

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Unexpected side effects

As our kids were growing up, I kept hearing how great it would be to have an Empty Nest. Bittersweet, for sure, but overall nice to live as an adult again instead of “so-and-so’s mom”. And at first, it was … Continue reading

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Imperfect Produce (review)

We got our first box of fruits and veggies from Imperfect Produce last night, and first impressions are excellent! It was easy to customize our box online and remove the evil bell peppers; this customization also allows you to increase … Continue reading

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Prepping

Winter was not kind to my goal of eating healthfully… Combined with our typical cold, wet weather, I am not feeling tip-top. The first step is to clean up my food choices, so today I’m doing meal preps for the … Continue reading

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Putting this out there

I turn 45 in a couple weeks, and over the summer I decided to start running. I am not a runner.  Really, not a runner. My knees just aren’t up to it, and they let me know pretty quick that … Continue reading

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Sweet temptation

Christmas cookies. In the house. Oh dear. 

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In which I remember I have a blog

I’m kidding, I didn’t forget about the blog – just got busy again. The summer just flew by, didn’t it? A good week of the blog silence was due to me and the Mr taking a real vacation. The kind … Continue reading

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In which I give in

This is a TMI post. You’ve been warned. For the past ten days I’ve been fighting a UTI; my third since late May. I am prone to them, I get several every year, but three in as many months is … Continue reading

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New normal

This is pretty much what my lunches look like lately – meat, cheese, and fruit or veggies. Today it’s turkey, cheddar, and a tomato / mozzarella / basil salad with a drizzle of olive oil.  I’ll have a handful of … Continue reading

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