I'm a week late in writing this, but he was a week and a half late in getting here, and if I've learned anything in this process, it's that time works differently now. My sweet little boy is one year old! The last year has been the quickest and slowest year of my life. Some … Continue reading Motherhood: Year One
On Friday night, I started to feel a little run down. Extra tired. And I know there's a nasty bug heading around, so I went to work giving my body everything I could to help it fight off the virus. So far, I'm still not sick. Here's what's doing the trick (knock on wood and … Continue reading Restorative Soup Sunday.
First, I've only run one full marathon. This picture was taken at the finish of the 2007 Colorado Marathon. I'm the short one (which is strange, since I'm 5'10"!). Second, I've only had one child. He's 9 months old. So, I can't really qualify myself as an expert at either thing--marathons or mommying. However, I … Continue reading 10 Ways Running A Marathon is Like Motherhood.
Breakfast on the porch. Peaches are in season this time of year, and I can't get enough of them. A couple days a week, I've been enjoying this Peaches & Cream Smoothie: 1 Banana 1/2 large peach 1ish cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 scoop your favorite protein powder ( I use Vega or Sunwarrior … Continue reading A Day in Eating
*The above pictures were taken when I was 8 months pregnant (I got EVEN bigger) and around 5ish months post partum. My son will be 7 months on Thursday, and I am now 9 pounds lighter than in the picture on the right. I gained 50 pounds during my pregnancy (while working out daily & … Continue reading A Weightloss Story.
Nope. No baby yet. I am still enormously pregnant and growing ever impatient. I'd post a pic, but really--do you need a picture of a sad, pregnant lady? Instead, here is something I saw on Instagram today: And it made me laugh. Until I started to think. Because I have spent my fair share of … Continue reading Eat More Green Things.