Taco Soup

Since I started counting calories back in October, this recipe has literally become a staple in my kitchen.  It’s also so easy, I always have the ingredients on hand in case I need a quick supper or unplanned guests to feed. One thing that is so great about this recipe is nothing is exact.  If […] Read more…

How Calorie Counting Worked for Me

As of about ten years ago, I’ve tried to eat healthy.  I was not strict with it by any means, but I became more aware of the food I ate.  But, if you read my previous post on how I started running and exercising, you’ll learn that just ‘eating healthy’ did not keep me ‘healthy’ […] Read more…

30 Runs-My Story

As of today, I’ve logged: 30 runs for a total of 20 hours 40 minutes and 51 seconds, a total distance of 73.12 miles, at an average page of 16:58 per mile, and a total of 6,553 calories burned. Nothing comparable to many I know, but if you would have told me six months ago […] Read more…

Our Needs Are Not a One Time Deal

Driving to work at 5 am…in the dark…definitely gives me time to think, meditate, pray and enjoy my morning tumbler of coffee.  I actually don’t mind being on the road at that time of the morning.  Even with the traffic during that pre-dawn hour, it’s actually pretty peaceful.  Sometimes I listen to the radio and […] Read more…

Orange Cranberry Muffins with Soy

It doesn’t take much to make me happy.  Really.  Sit me in a room filled with silence and I’ll make my own music.  Or simply enjoy the silence.  I don’t get bored.  Ever. So, needless to say when I discovered that I could enjoy some of my favorite muffins again, I got excited.  Seriously, who […] Read more…

Welcome 2011

During our run today, I contemplated on what I would blog about today…this first day of 2011. As I ran and thought, it seemed that this particular post would need to be…well..awe-inspiring and rather memorable.  It would be the first post of 2011 ya know, so it would need to be somewhat colossal. I knew […] Read more…