Moving forward, fitness goals, career aspirations

Today is definitely a better day. I think I’m all caught up on sleep. By the time I rolled out of bed, I felt pretty amazing. For the first time in a long time. The pain is minimal today. I have pretty good energy. I have plans for the day. I’m making plans in my…

What’s Cooking: homemade barley and vegetable soup

Homemade soups, to me, always taste better when cooked for hours in a slow-cooker. Plus, it fills my condo with such an amazing blend of aromas. My mouth is watering as I’m typing out the ingredients for this recipe. The hardest part for me when it comes to making soup, is the base of the…

What’s Cooking: winter cooking and original recipes

Last night, I went through my old Instagram photos and realized I have a lot of photos of food that I can share with you. With each photo, comes an original recipe. It was the year 2017, when I really got into cooking and started pushing past my comfort levels in the kitchen. I learned…

What’s Cooking: chicken and vegetable casserole

I mentioned the other night that I was going to cook a casserole and would share the results with you. Well, let me tell you that it turned out fabulous. With the temperature reaching close to -40 with the windchill this week – I think it might be time to make another dish like this…

Fitness: my favorite home workout routines

It’s Tuesday, and I haven’t accomplished very much this week. Been fighting some kind of stomach bug. Finding it hard to do much other than sleep and take it easy – in between all the trips to the bathroom. I’ll spare you the TMI information though. It’s been gross. Let’s just say my condo will…