BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

ON SUNDAY EVENING, I WAS EMOTIONAL. I HAD SPENT FOUR YEARS WORKING TO FINISH MY DEGREE WHILE RIDING A ROLLER COASTER OF LIFE. THIS MORNING, AFTER READING A RESPONSE, DENYING MY “ALLEGATIONS” OF A LIFE CHANGING MOMENT, MY EMOTIONS TURNED TO ANGER. BUT WHAT DID I EXPECT? AS THIS SITUATION IS ALL TOO COMMON IN THE WORLD, NOT JUST […]

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TO: AMERICAN AIRLINES

On July 1st at 2:30pm I arrived at the American Airlines ticket counter in San Diego. Mr. Flynn was there to greet me and help me with my check-in. I was holding my ES animal at this time. Flynn asked me if I had notified the airline of me traveling with an ES animal. I had not, nor did I […]

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PINKBLUSH!!! EW LA LA

Living in California has been AMAZING. A big part of it’s amazingness is the shopping. BUT, It is always a let down to go back to Kansas where there is NO shopping. So, in my few short years I have learned to online shop. It is the BEST thing EVER. Thank you TECHNOLOGY! I wanted to share some really […]

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EARTH DAY AND TORREY PINES

In honor of Earth Day, I decided to go on a hike. I decided on Torrey Pines in San Diego. I chose this location because along my hike I would be able to feel the wind in my hair as I ran up the inclines. I was able to smell the flowers along the trails. I was able to […]

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YOUR FOOD IS OLD.

Let us all pretend for one moment that we REALLY care about the food we put in our bodies. For most of us just getting a vegetable in our diet is a huge deal. Something green added to our daily meals, besides guac on a Chipotle burrito, is quite an accomplishment. Do we really know if these fruits and […]

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OPENING DAY

So, yesterday marked day one of 162 games. These days are filled with sleeping in; multiple days without seeing my loved one; late-night dinners that often involve pizza or burgers and a lot of baseballs and ballpark food. We got into Los Angeles (Dodgers-Padres) and our first meal was Sushi at Sushi Roku…Try their Brussels sprouts. Yum! The next […]

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BEFORE YOU STUFF YOUR FACE WITH TURKEY….

Between work, family, school and building a home I have not had a chance to workout much…in these desperate times, at home workouts are the best! All you need is 2 dumbbells. Or none, if you prefer 🙂 I did each of these exercises for 30 seconds with 15 seconds rest between each one. Get up in the morning […]

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SKIN CARE AND TAKING IT TO THE TRACK FOR CARDIO

I wanted to share a cardio workout with all of you that is not COMPLETELY boring. I am not a fan of cardio at all. Because of my love of food, especially sweets, I, unfortunately, have to incorporate it into my workout routine. For those non-track familiar friends 1 lap = 400 meters 4 laps = 1 mile Warm-up: […]

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A TIGHT BUTT AND “APPLE PIE”

“APPLE PIE” Tis’ the season for Apple Pie! But, apple pie does not help my whole “get fit” mission. Here is a healthy alternative that I learned from one of my favorite fitness icons, Jamie Eason Middleton. Enjoy! 1 cup fat free cottage cheese (80 calories, 5g carbs, 15g protein) 1 small apple (55 calories, 14g carbs, .3g protein) *I like […]

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Salmon Patties Recipie

AFTER A NIGHT OF DOUBLE BACON CHEESEBURGERS AND ONION RINGS, I DECIDED WE NEEDED A HEALTHY DINNER OPTION. HERE WAS MY STAB AT SALMON PATTIES OR SALMON “CAKES” YOU NEED: 8 FRESH SALMON FILLETS 1 RED BELL PEPPER 3 CELERY “STEMS”? BUNDLE GREEN ONION 1 LARGE CARROT 4 gARLIC CLOVEs 1/2 BUNDLE PARSLEY 2 EGGS PANKO CRUMBS ONION POWDER […]

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