Dreary Monday

It is a rainy, dreary Monday. I had a smoothie for breakfast this morning. Here is what was in the mix: 1 1/2 handfuls of blueberries 1 small banana 3/4 C plain, fat free yogurt 1/2 t chia seeds 1 t ground flax seeds 1 T PB2 3/4 scoop WF whey chocolate protein powder 1/2…… Continue reading Dreary Monday



So, this morning I really thought this Sunday was going to be a waste. Somehow I was able to redeem myself completely. I have no idea how it happened. At around noon I finally had breakfast / lunch. It was small and simple. A piece of whole wheat toast, 1 tablespoon of peanut butter (I…… Continue reading Redemption


Where did the motivation go..?

Hi Bloggies. I think a lot of people go through phases where motivation leaves them. That is what I am dealing with today. Yesterday I woke up early, went for a 3 mile run before I babysat for the rest of the morning and afternoon. After getting home from babysitting a little after 4pm I…… Continue reading Where did the motivation go..?



Does anyone out there remember Jordan Marsh? Does anyone remember their amazing blueberry muffins!? How many department stores today could possibly be known for their bakery??? Not many. Nordstrom has a decent cafe, but twenty years after the fact I do not think I will be remembering a cookie from Nordstrom. But I certainly remember…… Continue reading Muffins…


Banana Cupcakes

How is it Wednesday already? This week is getting away from me – which is both a good and a bad thing… (I do love when the work week is busy and goes by quickly). Last night D and I set off on a culinary adventure. We had dinner, a beer and baked cupcakes. Sounds…… Continue reading Banana Cupcakes

Lunch · Running

Hot Trot

The last thing in the world I wanted to do last night was make a salad and prep a smoothie. Somehow I managed to force myself to do both, and I was pretty happy today that I made myself get to work in the kitchen last night. The smoothie was good – but we were…… Continue reading Hot Trot

Breakfast · Dinner · Lunch · Workout

I survived Monday…

I survived Monday, did you? It was a rather long day for me – over 14 hours commuting, working and running. But it was a great day. A brief recap – [photos to come later] Breakfast: Kashi chewy granola bar Lunch: 1 salad with a 1/8 cup chicken breast tossed in for extra protein; 1…… Continue reading I survived Monday…