Self care month began boring, turned ugly, then finished nice and smooth. I had 4 resolutions for September: -Get more sleep (go to bed by 10:30) -Take a daily 10-minute … Continue reading September: Self Care Month in Review
I’ve developed a bit of a love affair with kale in the recent past. Back in the day, I never ate a green leafy unless it was iceberg lettuce, which … Continue reading Do I Have Kale Between my Teeth?
I’m writing this on Saturday afternoon and setting it to post Sunday, since illness has hit our family, and I figured I ought to make the most of a quiet … Continue reading Week 8 Review: Hitting my Stride. Sort of.
I’ve been playing around with the Morning Zing Green Smoothie recipe from rawfamily.com. [edit: that site no longer has that recipe. You can click here for the recipe on rawsmoothierecipes.com] … Continue reading More About Smoothies
I modified a recipe from the VitaMix cookbook to make this dairy-free, cane-sugar-free ice cream. If you count the time it takes to eat, this is actually 10-minute ice cream. … Continue reading 5-Minute Vanilla Ice Cream
My daughter asked to make apple pie for the first day of autumn. She apparently got the idea from the book Apple Pie 4th of July by Janet Wong. As … Continue reading Autumnal Equinox and Apple Pie
Sleep, those little slices of death; Oh how I loathe them. -Edgar Allen Poe (maybe) I have gone to bed at 10:30 four (4!!) nights in a row! Two mornings … Continue reading Week 7 Review: Turning a Corner?
I’ve learned a couple of things in the very recent past. 1. I can come up with more excuses to push back my bedtime than a five-year-old can. and 2. … Continue reading Lessons About Self Care
Ahhh. I feel so much better this weekend than I did last weekend. This is definitely something I need to note for future months. It seems there’s some disequilibrium in … Continue reading Week 6 Review: Hooray, Sugar Fast! Boo, More Sleep!
I decided to go for a more light-hearted blog post today and share my recipe for greens smoothies. I actually don’t know if it’s supposed to be “green” or “greens.” … Continue reading Greens Smoothies!
The past couple of days, I’ve been in a really pissy mood. So has my daughter. I wonder if those are related somehow. At any rate, I realize that when … Continue reading What’s my Goal Again?
Week 5 began with a focus on mindfulness and then moved into a focus on self care on Wednesday. The move was more of a transition than a switch being … Continue reading Week 5 Review