Today’s Workout? Nope

I didn’t run today, opting instead to take care of some toning work via the Atlas Shape. There’s a storm headed our way and being the kickass single mom that I am, I take care of all the shoveling myself. There is a limit to how much my back and arms will take and I don’t want to chance hurting myself and putting myself out of commission for weeks or more.

But hey, shoveling is cardio!

The reason for an update today is some random food trickery I did for dinner.

Essentially, I had a bunch of food I didn’t want to go bad and threw it over some pasta. I sliced some garlic and radishes, tossed in some green cauliflower, served it with some olive oil over whole wheat pasta, then sprinkled prosciutto on top. In the end, it was kinda bitter but still good!

I won’t lie, it was all an excuse to have some carbs. If I didn’t have some pasta, I would lose it.

I don’t feel ashamed of the day as I still stayed within my calorie goal and focused on building some muscle; kinda need those to run later. As for tomorrow, we will have to see how much snow I have to move and how much it hurts before I promise myself I’ll do any running.

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Cold and Gross Monday…

Sadly it’s snowing again but there’s plenty for me to feel loved and warm inside. I checked on my books on Amazon and I got two more 5 star reviews; one on Old Soldier and one on Djinn. I’m always nervous about checking for reviews on my books; waiting for that dreaded 1 star review but so far, the lowest rating I’ve ever gotten was 4 stars.

I love when I get feedback from my readers. Even though I can see sales, it’s nice to know the person took the time to tell others what they thought of my work. I am so grateful for it so a big thanks to you all! 😀


Cooking Light Cravebox

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This box is pretty cool. I LOVE whole wheat and veggie pasta. I’m one of those lucky parents who have a kid who loves vegetables but for those days where I’m too tired to make anything more complicated than a big pot of pasta and jar sauce, sneaking in extra veggies is awesome.

I’m not a big fan of soda in general, preferring water or unsweetened tea, but if I’m craving a sweet drink, the 7UP 10 isn’t half bad.

I’m not a fan of the BelVita cookies but they are PERFECT to give my little one for a snack. Same goes for the fruit bars up there in the corner. Throw ’em right in the lunch box for a no fuss healthy snack. ^_^

The rest I haven’t tried yet but I have the feeling the fudge pretzels will be good. Because, fudge. XD

That’s all I’ve got for today, kiddos! After spending yesterday shoveling snow, cleaning, and doing laundry, I am taking a lazy day for knitting and crochet. Later!