Monthly Archives: January 2011

Couch to 5k Week 2 Day 1

Started week 2 of C25K today. I did it! 5 minute warm-up at 3.5-3.7 90 second Runs at 6.1 2 minute Walks at 3.5 5 minute cool-down at 3.0-3.5 A few observations I made while chugging away: Running 90 seconds … Continue reading

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Chocolate Craving, Sardine Salad, Beef Stew, More Chocolate…

Last night I had the hugest chocolate craving. Like, give me chocolate or give me death. (apologies, Mr. Henry) I didn’t think shoveling chocolate chips in my mouth was a good idea (what was I thinking?) so I had some … Continue reading

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Steel Cut Oats, Leftover ‘za, Baked Tofu, Asparagus…

I ran out of Quaker Oats so I picked up these at Trader Joe’s: Steel cut oats are wayyyyy different than rolled oats. I like them better, actually. They are like little pellets of oats instead of little flakes. Hearty. … Continue reading

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Couch to 5k Week 1 Wrap-Up

A little behind schedule, but I completed week 1 of C25K today.  w00t w00t!!! The skinny: 5 minute warm-up @3.560 second Runs @6.190 second Walks @3.55 minute cool-down @3.5 I didn’t note the exact distance I went, because I idiotically … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu Planning 1/30/2011

This week’s meal plan:Dinners Beef Stew Creamy Chicken Rice Balls ^^^ Those three are from Jessica Seinfeld’s Deceptively Delicious Baked Tofu from Healthy Tipping Point Maple Salmon or maybe Spicy Garlic Salmon Lunches Butternut Squash and Kale Soup from… unfortunately, I accidentally … Continue reading

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My Perfect Saturday

Today was perfect. I had an action-packed day with my kids, including a play date with school friends (complete with pizza!), a nap (thanks Husband!), play time in the snow, and ending with a cup of tea, a fire, a … Continue reading

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You can’t HANDLE the snow!

You know the saying “when it rains, it pours?” Well, here in Virginia, that saying would be translated to “when it snows, all hell breaks loose.” I mean really, people. Whether it’s one inch or twenty, cottony fluff or icy … Continue reading

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