Amazing Grace

About two weeks into my time of “funemployment,” I decided that I needed a project. More realistically, I guess, I craved anything that would provide some structure to my days. I wanted something to focus on more than, “finding myself” and taking some time off to relax…and I was running out of things to clean….

Keepin’ it Cool in the Kitchen

Today is Portland’s second day in a row above 97 degrees… Holy guacamole! In my book, that makes it officially summer. Cody and I have very few “rules” with each other, but we have one that we’re both strict on! If it’s predicted to reach 90 or above, we don’t cook inside. No exceptions. I…

Getting Back on Track

Four weeks ago, I finally convinced myself to step onto a scale. I felt like I’d lost weight over the last few months, due to my lack of strength training activity while letting my back heal, and eliminating most foods that didn’t fit in the “anti-inflammatory” category, but I didn’t know for certain. I actually…