Fall Fitness Goals

Here we are at Monday morning again. It’s foggy, dark and wet outside again. The leaves are quickly falling off the trees. The leaves that are left have all turned orange, yellow and brilliant shades of red. I noticed the beauty of the River Valley on my way home from dad’s house on the weekend….

Comfort Food: Creamy Tomato and Noodle Soup

I made this tonight (it’s still Monday) and it was absolutely delicious. It filled one of my larger pots and is now sitting in a Rubbermaid container. One bowl was quite filling – there’s probably enough for another four meals. I love tomato soup. It’s always been a favorite. Maybe because my mom used to…

Summer Fitness Challenge 2020

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…

The art of self care for anxiety, depression or stress

Reposting this. I think it’s a good reminder on how we can care for ourselves during this difficult time. At work today, I caught up with a co-worker I hadn’t seen in a few days. We chatted a bit about my new schedule and how it’s really making a difference in my life. We went…

What’s Cooking: chicken and lentils (skillet)

I wasn’t sure what to call this one. It could be a salad if you put it in the fridge. But I cooked it up on the stove top and it was fast and delicious. I had used up half the can of lentils with my chili on the weekend – so I needed to…

What’s Cooking: Bok choy, kale and quinoa (instant pot)

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…