I have been contemplating doing a short blog series on body image for several months, which probably sounds crazy to my readers since my blog posts can seem like I shoot from the hip. But I wanted to carefully think about and consider what I wanted to say. I struggled because I don’t have a… Continue reading Body Image Introduction
The beet may be up there with Brussel sprouts for least loved veggie. I am a firm believer that there is way to prepare every veggie to be delicious. The key and hard part is finding that preparation method. Beets are one of those veggies that was a mystery to me. All I had… Continue reading Cause I’m all about that beet!
Nom, nom, nom. That's all you need to know about this recipe. I love pineapple, but it always had too much acidity for me. So I started baking it to help cut back on the fruit acids. Then, I thought why not make it spicy?!? This simple recipe takes 30 minutes and is the easiest, cheapest… Continue reading Sriracha Pineapple
Goal Check in time! Big, most important goal: Get in to nursing school -Lose 20 14.7 8.9 pounds. Last update, I was down to 173.4 lbs, which was a weight loss of 5.3 lbs. Since then I have dropped to 167.6 (my all time adult low weight!). That is an additional 5.8 pounds lost, resulting in a… Continue reading 5 month check in!
Since my acceptance to nursing school came in, I have been freaking out about money. Freaking out really bad. This year we have diligently been living on Z’s salary, though we started trying to last year. However, the reality of the debt we will have to take on so I can pursue my dream is… Continue reading Grocery Challenge
It’s been about a month and a half since I decided on my resolutions, which means time to evaluate and see where I am . Big, most important goal: Get in to nursing school My acceptance letter has come and I am currently trying to line out all the (endless) last minute stuff. It still… Continue reading New Year’s resolutions update.
January thru April in the Purol household is a special, Westernized, first-world-problem version of hell. Z. is an accountant so he easily works 12 hour days, and I work full time, as well as taking 3 classes this semester. When you combine it with the stress we are both under, and the fact we are… Continue reading Meal Planning Lazy (wo)Man Style