Work, walking, running & food

The title of this blog post about sums up my day. I got up at 5:20 AM. I drove to work, I worked all day, I got out for a quick walk at lunch (it was almost fifty degrees in Boston today which is downright amazing!!!), went back to work, ended work, went for a…… Continue reading Work, walking, running & food


Snow Day Food

This weekend saw the first big snowstorm for the East Coast this winter. Somehow we missed the brunt of the storm, but it was still enough snow for me to cancel my Saturday evening plans which was a real bummer. On Saturday we got out the crock pot to make a bunch of shredded chicken!…… Continue reading Snow Day Food

Breakfast · Food · Lunch

Food Prep

Over this past weekend I spent a couple of hours on food prep for the work week. I made salads for lunch and egg sandwiches for breakfasts. I spent two hours preparing these foods, and it paid off every day for the rest of the week. I kept thinking “This is the best two hours…… Continue reading Food Prep

Cooking · Dinner

A New Dinner

I really need to make new dinners more often. Tonight’s dinner was really new and exciting to me! I made a chicken and chickpea curry. Before I started working on the curry, I grabbed my rice cooker from it’s trusty hiding spot and started on my basmati rice. I love that I can just start…… Continue reading A New Dinner


Back To Reality

Well, my wonderful winter break officially ended this morning at 5:15 when my TWO alarms went off. Thankfully the alarms did not seem like a rude awakening. This morning I used a trick I learned years ago when I started getting to work early. When your alarm goes off turn on your bedside light. It…… Continue reading Back To Reality


Meal Prep

Ok – let’s be honest. Eating healthy is not easy – I’m not going to lie to you. It takes a lot of time, planning, and preparation. It’s hard! I just spent three hours in the kitchen prepping for the upcoming week. I’ve now got lunches until Thursday, dinners until Wednesday and my breakfast is…… Continue reading Meal Prep


Winter break

This year I have started what I hope will be a new tradition – Winter Break. A few of my good friends work in Academia and I have always wanted the week between Christmas and New Years off like they have- and this year I used a week of my vacation time to have an…… Continue reading Winter break

Cooking · Dinner · Food · Running · Workout

The New Year

Happy New Year, blog readers! I hope you all had a wonderful first day of the year. For me the day started off with a real treat – a breakfast of Kodiak Cakes (we have the mix with extra protein and the SC made the flapjacks with milk and an egg which adds more protein!),…… Continue reading The New Year