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May 2014

Daily Dose

Marine Monday – Memorial Day

I spent all day wondering what today’s theme should be; what I wanted to write. I racked my mind all day, thinking mostly about my brothers and absent-mindedly buying their favorite snacks (Patch has a thing for cheese-dips and chips, while David has an almost unhealthy addiction to Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream) at Central Market. All day, these goofballs were running through my thoughts, so much so I distracted…

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DIY – GeoWalls

I promise to learn how to slow down gifs…tomorrow. I was really stoked to get this together for you guys. The edited version will soon be posted. Until then…laugh at the ridiculousness of this one. Bahaha! As you can see, one of my besties and I decided to paint an accent wall this weekend. For a grand total of $43.11 and 3.5 hours of sweat equity, our awesome geo-inspired wall…

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Daily Dose, HealthyFit

Marine Monday

…on Tuesday!   Ok – so I’m not nearly as regimented as my Marine brothers, but I sure as heck am trying! This week, we’re working on those chicken wing arms! Some people call them bat wings, but I think that’s terribly offensive to those little fuzzballs. Besides, you and I can’t actually fly with these fatty appendages tied to us. I stumbled across this workout on Pinterest. Check out…

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Daily Dose, HealthyFit

Marine Monday – Thunder Storms

There’s no running today. Nothing to do outside with the pupper and beau. None of that is happening today. We are under climatic attack in the metroplex. The rain has fallen since 4pm and the pavement looks glossy, slick, and dangerous. The lightning is beautifully terrifying. It’d be wonderful to go outside and run, clear my head, but – I prefer not being a lightning rod. Fried cerebellum? No thanks….

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Finals Week Break Down

It’s crunch time. Literally. I’m stressing and dealing with some major sweat stains. I wish I could say they’re from working out, but that would be a straight lie. Finals week is here. No longer upon us, but knocking down the front door and taking us out. Us, as in all the lowly college students who work too much, stress too much and do everything other than too much homework….

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HealthyFit

Marine Monday: Ab-Flab

Ab-flab, muffin-top, potato chip blanket, walking loufa – there’s plenty of ways to refer to the excess weight that many of us carry on our hips. Which reminds me – let me show you my fat picture. Feast your eyes on this monstrous moment in my recent life, as in, 2 weeks ago [in really awful lighting, late at night, and I didn’t even bother fixing my hair because we…

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Cupcake-Bashing

The past two months have been incredibly difficult. Graduate school, teaching high school, relationship issues, and not working out. What? No wonder your life feels like it’s falling apart, girl! So here I am, eating a cupcake – writing to you about fitness. Why? Because every now and then, I need a damn cupcake. With a glass of wine. That’s just the honest truth. It’s not an every day practice,…

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Veggie Switch-Up

We all tire of veggies being eaten in the same form or fashion. Salads here and there, mixed veggies, sauteed carrots or the stand-alone smashed potatoes – we are all guilty of falling into a same-old-same-vegetable rut. My new favorite vegetable is the spear-headed, and totally regal-looking, Asparagus. Sear a few stalks in a pat of butter, sprinkle with salt, pepper, and garlic…Voila! You’ve got some bonafide crunch in your…

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