Shifting my Perspective on Fitness

Changing my Perspective on Fitness

Last summer, Leila and I did an at-home workout program together. We had a blast encouraging each other and giggling over our lack of flexibility. At the end of the program, we were stronger and bonded together in a new way. When COVID shut the world down this spring, and we were literally stuck at home, I started doing Peloton workouts every day. (We don’t have a Peloton bike, we…

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Beef Picadillo Recipe

Beef Picadillo Recipe

In the middle of our stay-at-home orders, my next door neighbor and friend shattered her collarbone while out for a jog. The last thing I wanted her to have to worry about after surgery was what to eat for dinner. So I pulled a chair into the kitchen, climbed on top, and dug out my old recipe notebook. Welcome to the world before Pinterest…and the golden age of Clipart. I…

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Why we Love Revolution Math Tutoring

Why We Love Revolution Math (and how you can get 30 days of math tutoring for only $1!)

I want to tell you about why we love Revolution Math and how you can get 30 days of math tutoring for only $1. (But you have to sign up before the end of June!) When I heard about Revolution Math, it was in the middle of our Covid homeschooling adventure. I was looking to get a little more help with math for our 5th grade daughter and thought this…

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What I wish people knew about celiac disease is ____.

What we want you to know about celiac disease

Since sharing my raw post about what it feels like to live with celiac disease, I’ve gotten hundreds of comments, emails, and DMs from the celiac community thanking me for putting some of what they feel into words. This year I wanted to share more of a community perspective, so I posted the following statement on my Facebook page and asked people to comment. “What I wish people knew about…

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How to Watch Saved by the Bell in the Correct Order

How to watch Saved by the Bell in Chronological Order

Have you ever tried to watch Saved by the Bell in the correct order? While you can get all of the episodes on Hulu, it’s pretty obvious once you start watching that time is jumping around and chronologically it doesn’t make much sense.  This was never something that bothered me as a kid because I watched whatever episode happened to be on after school, but these days, when you sit…

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Dear Younger Me

Dear Younger Me, Moisturize your neck

Dear Younger Me, Moisturize your neck.  Relax. 99% of what you’re worrying about will never happen. Wear sunscreen. Talk less, listen more.  5 weeks of unlimited tanning for $35 is NOT a good deal. Jesus loves you. Revel in the energy you have to be able to run 5 miles at cross country and go straight to a 2 hour soccer practice. Choose friends over boyfriends. Bangs are never a…

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How to Help

“Let me know if I can do anything for you.” How many times have you said that and meant it? I know I have – too many times to count. How many times has that person come back to you in their time of need and told you exactly what you can do and how to help? Mmmm…probably close to zero times. Last night I posted a little note on…

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