Whole 30: Days 2-5

Oh boy, am I going to be obnoxious. Oh well, what irritates some delights others. I’m having fun taking pictures of my meals and may end up documenting this 30-day process much more intensely than I planned. Day 2- Breakfast: egg scramble with ground beef, green pepper, onion, cherry tomato, sauteed kale (coffee–Starbucks Via ItalianRead more

First Whole30

Today I’m starting my first Whole30. Almost ten months into Paleo eating and it’s time to go hard (and take a break from heavy cream–yikes!). For the most part my food choices are on track, Paleo-wise, but I do let diary sneak in; I like my 99% dark chocolate and I’ve developed quite the sunflowerRead more

Pantless: A day in the life

In September I bought new clothes for both my first internship and my new body. Size 6. Snug. (On a side note I’d bought pants for an interview in May. Size 8. I returned them after, not sure they’d still fit me come September. Smart move.) By December they were loose. I could only wearRead more

My First Ever New Year’s Resolutions.

Twenty-twelve. Welcome 🙂 I’ve never been one to do the resolution thing. Which is not to say I don’t make changes in my life; I think I tend to be more gradual and less, well…organized this time of year. Last year I made a late resolution to begin keeping a calendar (and a digital oneRead more

2011: The Year in Review.

This holiday season I spent the better part of a week custom designing calendars for some of our family as gifts. I also did photo books for each girl. That amounts to a lot of time spent sifting through photos from the past year. In 2011 I added approximately 11,500 photos to my iPhoto library.Read more

December Thanks: Re-cap and People Edition.

I knew last month when I set out to pay homage to 25 Things I’m Thankful For in less than thirty days it was a rather tall order. To then take into consideration the timing of the academic term, the holiday and a first birthday and you are looking at a very tall order. AndRead more

Clackamas Physical Conditioning.

File this under me being thankful for my health (and my ability–to see, to hear, to touch, taste, feel). And then add to that. I’m thankful for optimum health. I’m thankful for my fitness. I’m thankful for being comfortable in my own skin. I’m thankful for time not spent wondering if something makes me lookRead more

Ninety [90] Days of Paleo and Crossfit.

This coming weekend marks three months since I embarked on this journey. One month later I graduated from the On Ramp class, which means I have now been doing legit Crossfit workouts for two months. And by “legit” I mean, modified for not-so-crazy-fit status. I’m not sure I do any workouts, as they say, Rx.Read more