Memorable Moments of the Week

Memorable Moments This Week : So Very Blessed

I caught a cold last week and when I got home from work, the only thing that sounded remotely good to me was hot chocolate with marshmallows. So, I pulled out my moose mug, brewed some hot chocolate in my Keurig, and opened my cabinets to reveal a heartbreakingly marshmallow-less shelf. *gasp* A few hours…

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The Pursuit of New Dreams – Health Coach Edition

The Pursuit of New Dreams - Health Coach Edition: So Very Blessed

I love my life right now. I have Skype and phone dates regularly with my family. I talk and text and spend time with friends all the time. I sing on my church’s worship team. I have the best dog in the world. I run. I try new things (like harvesting garlic) and am always…

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She Did What She Could

She Did What She Could : So Very Blessed

Our annual women’s retreat was a couple weeks ago, so I spent the weekend at the YMCA camp outside of Tucson with a group of 13 other women from my church. It was lovely, as it is every year. There were some unfortunate cockroach (don’t get me started) and tribal drum incidents (the cockroaches and…

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The Whole 30 – Results

The Whole 30 - Results : So Very Blessed

Usually the best part of results posts are the before and after pictures. I love looking at other peoples’ before and after pictures and I was looking forward to taking mine all. month. long. I’m sorry to disappoint, but it was very anticlimactic. They’re identical. Seriously. No difference at all, except a slight posture shift…

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The Garlic Harvest

The Garlic Harvest : So Very Blessed

I have this friend, George. I met her at a 5k last year, and we became fast friends. She has border collies, which I think explains our instant connection. We talk on a daily basis about important things like our dream kitchens, boys, and our mutual love of stretchy pants. George just happens to know…

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The Whole 30 – Week 4

The Whole 30 - Week 4 : So Very Blessed

As the checker at Trader Joe’s was scanning my purchase of apples, shaved brussel sprouts, zucchini, chicken burgers, dried fruit, and Lara Bars, he chuckled and commented, “This basket is way too healthy for me.” I take that as high praise. That has most definitely never happened before! I really thought the first few days…

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The Whole 30 – Week 3

The Whole 30 - Week 3 : So Very Blessed

Week 3 is complete! The week started out rough when I was hit with a cold for the first time in over a year. I was actually pretty disappointed by that since all of the whole foods are supposed to boost your immune system, but colds happen. Also, full disclosure – I had 6 cough…

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How Do You Like Your Eggs?

How Do You Like Your Eggs? : So Very Blessed

Have you seen Runaway Bride? Maggie is a woman who has been in quite a few relationships and in each and every one, she eats her eggs however her significant other eats his. Finally, she sits down and tries all sorts of varieties of eggs to find out how she truly likes her eggs (she…

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Mountains Into Mole Hills

Perspective : So Very Blessed

I’m getting over a cold right now, but I didn’t want to skip my run yesterday. And just because I’m crazy, I decided to make the run hill repeats. I’ve never done hill repeats before, but I figured now was as good a time as any to start. Don’t ask the logic behind the decision…

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