Back at It

I feel like I blinked in April and I when my eyes opened again it was September. The last several months have been a whirlwind of absolute wonderful craziness and things now seem like they are falling back to normal…or at least our new ‘normal’.

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Whole30 Journey: Days 7-13

Day 7: I’m Lovin’ It

Breakfast: Bacon and egg cups
Lunch: Buffalo chicken salad with salsa and guacamole
Dinner: Ground beef hash with sauteed peppers, onions and potatoes
Snacks: Almonds

This morning I felt like the ‘sleepy’ phase of Whole30 smacked me upside the head. It was so hard to get out of bed, I ended up pushing my snooze button like three times – something I never do. Once I forced myself to get moving, I was able to shake it off. Honestly, while I felt great today and had a good amount of energy, nothing too exciting happened today.

One full week down, three weeks to go.

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Quick & Easy Early Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!

As is somewhat typical when you are married to someone who has a non-traditional schedule, the Firefighter and I are spending the holiday apart. His schedule does take some getting used to, but we’ve gotten pretty good at celebrating our holidays when we can – so we spent this past Sunday celebrating Thanksgiving together.

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Golden Birthday Celebrations

When I was little, I would wish, dream, and beg my parents for a sister. While I loved being a big sister to my younger brother (and still do), I desperately wanted a little sister to take care of and play with. On September 18, 1998 my wish came true.

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Merry Christmas to All

I’m extremely lucky to be spending this Christmas season in warm weather, surrounded by family,  and filled with tons of food. After the last couple of days of holiday prep and overall celebration I’m curled up on the couch, surrounded by loved ones and relaxing with loved ones.

I hope that everyone is having a safe and blessed holiday with their loved ones. Merry Christmas to all!