Every Single Damn Day

Every Single Damn Day

A couple of weeks ago Kevin and I went to Barnes and Noble and I found myself in tears. Now, typically we go to B&N with a researched list of what books to buy. We both really enjoy reading. We decided to really be frisky and go free ballin. We’re livin the thug life, what can … Continue reading

Italian Sausage Pasta Bake – 7pp

Italian Sausage Pasta Bake – 7pp

Thangs you need: 12oz high fiber pasta 2 green peppers 1 large onion 1 (or more) tomatoes 10oz frozen peas 3/4lb spicy turkey sausage 1heaping tsp. Italian Seasoning Salt 14.5oz Tomato Sauce 2tbsp Tomato Paste 6oz mozarella This was super easy and quick to throw together. It probably took me a total of 30 minutes. … Continue reading

9 Mile Realizations

9 Mile Realizations

9 miles. I ran 9 miles on Saturday. In addition to running 9 miles, I took a little over a minute off of my mile. I guess my interval training is working! I had a TERRIBLE charlie horse in the last mile which killed my pace. I thought it’d take me 2:40:00 to finish and it only … Continue reading

Fat Runner

Fat Runner

True Story: I’m struggling to find the energy the come home and run after working a 10 hour day. I’m sticking to my long runs on the weekends and walking the dog throughout the week, but honestly, I’m not doing the short run during the week. I’ve got a 4 mile run on Tuesdays that … Continue reading

Smokehouse Bacon Toffee – 4pp

Smokehouse Bacon Toffee – 4pp

Ok, folks – what are y’all doing for the Big Game this weekend? What are you bringing to the party? Tired of your run of the mill cupcakes and want to bring a show stopper? MAKE THIS! I partnered with Blue Diamond Almonds and spent two weeks racking my brain figuring out what route I … Continue reading

Machines

Machines

Me: I think that I can get down to like 215 by 7/11…which would be way easier to race with. Stend: Absolutely. Plus you’ll have so much muscles. Me: I was 222 my first tri. Stend: I don’t think you should even focus on the numbers. Just get that heart rate used to long activity and push yourself … Continue reading

Zucchini, Chicken and Rice Casserole – 9pp

Zucchini, Chicken and Rice Casserole – 9pp

  Zucchini, Chicken and Rice Casserole *Adapted from Cooking Light’s Chicken and Rice Casserole Thangs you need 1 onion, chopped PAM/cooking spray 8oz chicken breast 14oz. Fat Free Chicken Broth 1tbsp butter (or 2tbsp whipped butter) 2 large zucchini, chopped 2 large yellow squash, chopped 1tsp minced rosemary (I use fresh, but I also have … Continue reading

Fresh Starts

Fresh Starts

Tie my shoes. Fight the dog off. Retie my shoes. Open the front door and take a deep breath. Stretch. Start my running playlist. I can do this.  Mile One: it was fine. Yes, I was definitely slower than my 12 minute mile pace. Okay, I was a lot slower. Whatever. It’s fine. Check my … Continue reading

Make Yourself a Runner

Make Yourself a Runner

I was going back and forth on my fatty forums with Sunarie, a delightful user, about if I want to do the half marathon I am registered for. I have 10 weeks to train. Training would start TODAY. Our conversation went something like this: Me: 13.1 miles of nothing but running…I hate running. I love cycling … Continue reading

French Onion Soup – 7pp

French Onion Soup – 7pp

FRENCH ONION SOUP – 7pp   I’ve had quite a few people ask me about French Onion Soup. Is it hard to make? How do you make it? Can I have some? Etc. French Onion Soup is probably one of the easiest soups to make in my opinion. It’s incredibly flexible. Don’t like beer? Use … Continue reading