Okay, so, I have like 12-15 weeks left of being at home to get my life in order and get ready to go back to work in the fall. I called my case manager today and we had a quick conversation about what I could be doing from home since I'm having a hard time … Continue reading Summer Fitness Challenge 2020
So, I committed the cardinal sin of putting my leafy greens in the bottom drawer of the fridge and forgot about them. This included the kale and bok choy that I was looking forward to try. My bad. I opened the drawer this morning and they are past their prime - but still edible. But … Continue reading What’s Cooking: Bok choy, kale and quinoa (instant pot)
I was feeling a little inspired last night as I started to clean out my fridge for my weekly shopping trip. I decided to get out my new rice cooker and whipped up this dish. It was during this process that I realized my rice cooker is just too small for casseroles and Asian inspired … Continue reading What’s Cooking: Rice Cooker – Shrimp Fried Rice
I didn't know what to call this recipe. It's more chili like - but this recipe contains vegetables. It's my "end of the week" fridge clean out day - and I wanted to break in my new instant post / rice cooker with a great meal. And it was delicious. I was super stoked to … Continue reading What’s Cooking: Bean and vegetable chili
May quickly came and went. We are into June now and I can't believe how fast this year has gone by. I haven't done any of the things I said I was going to do in the fall. Well, I guess that's not true - I've made some major changes in my life that I'm … Continue reading Getting healthy “summer plan”
When I sat down to write this post, I didn't think it would be so long. But it's well over my 2,000 word limit. It's almost a short book. To think it started off as a "cooking tip" post and then blossomed from there. It's a long read - but look. There's pictures. This is … Continue reading My Life: A story of weight loss struggles and depression.