Category Archives: Wellness

Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #47-51 (Vacation!)

As promised, today’s hike post will be completely different. Jason and I just got back from a nine-day road trip through TX and NM, hitting different state and national parks along the way. There were six areas that we explored, … Continue reading

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Subscription Review: Hello Fresh

Over the summer, my family had a lot of crap going on: car accidents, foster kittens, colitis issues, finding out Laurence is allergic to milk and eggs, etc. It made for a lot of fraught mealtimes and far more eating … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #41-46

I’ve been sticking mostly to the same parks I always hit. With the heat as bad as it is, and me not wanting to get up super duper early in the morning, I tend to stay at closer locations. But … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – 100 Days Coffee-Free

One of my primary goals for the year was to cut out coffee. In mid-July, thanks to my hospital stay, I did that. For 19 days, I didn’t drink any coffee. On day 20, I caved and had an iced … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – My Favorite Smoothie

I shared this recipe on my other social medias, but I love it so much that I decided to put it here too. I’ve made quite a number of different protein smoothies over the years, some better than others. But … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Another Failed Doctor

I had a rather upsetting visit to the doctor last week. I hadn’t wanted to go to this doctor, because my first experience with her in June wasn’t great, but I went. For some context, my PCP referred me to … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – A Coffee Update

Back in July, I gave up coffee. For several weeks, I refrained completely. There was one night near the end of July where I was really craving the taste, so I allowed myself to get an iced coffee from Dunkin. … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Hikes of 2021, #36-40

Compared to the early parts of the year, I’ve done just about no hiking for months! Most of what I’ve done has been at my local trails, so that gets repeated a lot here. But seriously, five hikes in over … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – an everything slump

This week, I picked up a book that I’d had out from the library for a couple weeks: One Great Lie by Deb Caletti. I’d put off opening it, even though I normally love Caletti’s books. Maybe it wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – All About Coffee

Let’s talk coffee, allergies, inflammation, and weight. I tried to find my posts from last year that discussed this already, but after finding all these different pieces in multiple posts, I decided to compile this in one place. So for … Continue reading

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