30 Days of Thankful- Day 10
Day 10, Nov. 10th
Today I am thankful for those delicious sweet treats with a nutritional punch: fruits!
One of my roommates once said they didn't like fruit. I thought that was just blasphemy. Like the vegetable, fruit contains fiber, vi... Read more
30 Days of Thankful- Day 9
Once again, sorry this one's late. I was so tired yesterday after practicum. 7 hours of meetings regarding weight variance for the various residents at the facility and then I came home and immediately had to start cooking dinner- ribs! Tonight ... Read more
30 Days of Thankful- Day 8
Day 8, Nov. 8
Today I am thankful that I have the internet.
For reals. There are some countries in this world that don't have internet, don't allow their citizens to access certain websites, or have the worst internet speed ever. I'm extr... Read more
30 Days of Thankful- Day 7
Day 7, Nov. 7th
Today I am thankful that I know how to cook delicious, healthy meals.
I always feel so much better when I know what is in my food. Processed foods (aka junk), fast food, even restaurant food... if I eat too much of any of ... Read more
30 Days of Thankful- Day 6
Sorry this is late. I'll post day 7 later tonight. I really like using these as a way to unwind from my day. Plus, going to bed reflecting on something I'm grateful for... yeah, win/win.
Day 6, Nov. 6th
Today I am grateful to be an Americ... Read more
30 Days of Thankful- Day 5
Day 5, Nov. 5th
Today I am thankful for Halls throat/cough drops.
No, really, I've been fighting some cold for a few weeks now and NOTHING seems to be helping me. Unfortunately, I can't afford to go to the doc. Prolly not anything that ca... Read more
30 Days of Thankful- Day 4
Day 4, Nov. 4th
Today I am thankful for my college education.
And really, that's saying a lot, considering it's done almost nothing for me. I can't remember a point in my life where I wasn't absolutely certain I'd have a Bachelor's Degree... Read more
30 Days of Thankful- Day 3
Day 3, November 3rd
Today I am thankful I have shelter.
In light of the recent hurricane (and weather anomalies past), I am grateful that I have a house to live in. I am so terribly saddened to hear people are struggling and have lost the... Read more
30 Days of Thankful
I've seen this around, a few Sparks are participating, and in light of my recent situations, I think I need a perspective shift. Its so easy to get caught up in all the "bad" stuff... Its going around these days. Its easy to overlook what we do ... Read more
Yummy Tortellini Soup
For "funsies" I made some tortellini to put in a delicious soup for dinner the other night.
I used round wonton wrappers and stuffed it with part-skim ricotta that I ad... Read more
I know they aren't much, but at least they're a start. I needed to be creative and get some ideas flowing.
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Mental Health and Physical Health
I think mental health is a very important part of any health journey. I don't want to use this blog as a place to b**** about everything. This is Spark after all and I usually like to use this as a place to work through my exercising and eating ... Read more
Fig Jam Fun!
I had 3lbs of figs from my granny's tree. I couldn't think of anything to do with them except stuff them with blue cheese, wrap them with prosciutto, bake them, and then drizzle them with a bit of honey. Unfortunately, I only had figs and honey.... Read more
I've always noticed among my Spark Friends (and others, for that matter) that their blog posts or status updates regarding their journey setbacks always sound something like this:
"I blew it yesterday!"
"I'm starting over!"
"I'm trying ... Read more
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Before I get to explaining the title of this blog, I thought I'd share the whole ace wrap and stupid wrist thing really quick (my status on Wednesday or whatever day that was). I've always had bad wrists, but 99% of the time, it's righty that gi... Read more