stuff i eat


  nothing fancy schmancy about this post.  no grand wisdom here.  it’s sunday and I’ve just finished a round of frantic cooking, cleaning out the fridge (what the hell was that smell?) and cleaning.  exciting, right?! but you see, not every moment of your life has to be sprinkled with glory.  i’m not saying to […]

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Objectification of Women in Fitness & Sports (or Your Hairy Back)


Recently I was asked what I do for a living and when I responded the guy said “that’s hot”.  It’s not the first time I’ve had that response.  I’ve also been told that my job is “sexy”.  Other times men have invited me to come watch them workout or I have been asked if I […]

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3 Steps to a More Fitful Life


There was a time when my idea of a workout involved walking while drinking a tallboy of beer.  That kind of thing tends to bite you in the ass eventually…right around the time that you find yourself no longer in your 20s.  Poop. After an extended hiatus from my blog I decided to fire it […]

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Jitterbug Perfume


  I can actually pin point the exact novel that made me go out and purchase a hoarders amount of perfume oils and incense.  Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins is fun…and also full of great snippets like this one: “The beet is the most intense of vegetables. The radish, admittedly, is more feverish, but the […]

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A Long Winter


It’s been a long winter and even now in March my knitting needles are still clicking as the frost builds outside.  I am looking forward to switching to the lighter, quicker, more laid back knitting projects of summer.  For now, i’m finishing up what’s left in my basket.  After the holidays I did a big […]

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Stuff to Eat

curried brown rice salad

Healthy eating is all about preparation. I am dangerous if I let myself loose on the grocery store with no shopping list, no meal plan and a hungry stomach. 9 times out of 10 I’ll leave with a few staples, a large bag of licorice all sorts, jelly beans and a package of meat sticks. […]

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Happy and Bouncy: Pre-Spring Treadmill Running

pre spring running

My relationship with running started out pretty rocky. Last year someone described my running style as happy bouncy little rabbit. Well, I’m going to burst that bubble. I started running full of tears and snot and burning lungs and cursing and getting angry if anyone even thought about glancing at my red puffy struggling face. […]

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