Monthly Archives: January 2013

PaleOMG Recipes I do NOT like

If at first you don’t succeed….  I suppose this fits in with my post yesterday about disliking lifting weights alone, but “just doing it” anyway. I didn’t like the first 2 recipes  I tried from PaleOMG. I told my sister … Continue reading

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Growing from Hating a Workout to Loving It

Before kids, I went to the gym after work & taught or took aerobics or lifted weights with friends. I work fulltime and went back to work after each of my kids was about 2 months old. After DS, my … Continue reading

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Quick, Easy, Paleo Granola- No-Grain-Ola Recipe

It’s true, necessity is the mother of invention. And when you’re trying to avoid junk food, but you need some variety (i.e. not plain nuts), you get creative. Personally, I think that’s a very good thing and I find it … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Compilation Video: Gives Me Extra Credibility?

Lifting last weekend with DH, he said, “Hey, since you’ve lost all this weight, ya know what I’ve noticed? I’ve kinda noticed that people listen to what you say a little more.” The funny thing is that he said it … Continue reading

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Paleo Meals: Simplifying Recipes from the Great PaleOMG

DH & I made these sweet potato bacon chive biscuits soon after Juli posted the recipe. The whole recipe was a good bit of work, but the flavor really comes from the sweet potatoes, bacon, and chives. I doubt the … Continue reading

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Genuine Food MD Meat CSA Gathering: Ethically, Naturally Raised Meat in Baltimore

The Genuine Food Meat CSA had a ‘Meet and Greet’ Saturday. The farmers and chef hosted a gathering at Clementine restaurant in the Hamilton neighborhood of Baltimore, attended by about 18 CSA members. They gave an intro and explained part … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Beginner-Mediate Step Choreography Routine #3

Happy New Year! Of course, it’s well known that the new year is a big time in fitness centers, so that means new people in our fitness classes. That means that we’d better make our step choreography slightly easier than … Continue reading

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Mid-Afternoon Slump: Nap, Junk Food, or Workout?

I am extremely fortunate in that I work from home 4 out of 5 days a week. OK, it has some downsides, I’ll be honest there. There is a hilarious cartoon from the Oatmeal on working  from home that definitely rings … Continue reading

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Olympic Lifting: I officially know what I’m doing

I honestly can’t recall how I landed on Tim Guarino, Olympic lifting coach’s Web page. I don’t remember if I was actually actively seeking a lifting coach or not. I do recall that once I saw his page, I wanted … Continue reading

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The Journey to Local Food 3: Purchasing! Baltimore County Local, Organic, Free-Range Farm Resources3

Part 1 was health, part 2 ethics. I started by asking Christy, who’d previously influenced me, to seek out ethically raised meat. Unfortunately, she raises her own chickens and even other animals, so that isn’t an answer for me! For … Continue reading

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