I am a flippin’ hot mess

One of my LIFELONG goals is to have a positive disposition about life.  I have failed miserably at this more than I have succeeded, but I strive each day for a positive outlook, no matter what the situation is. Especially when I see a young mother of three, who lost both of her hands and … Continue reading

Banana Carrot Muffins (Paleo style)

Yesterday was a special day.  CrossFit boxes across the country honored the 19 fallen firefighters from Arizona with a special WOD- HOTSHOT19.  I heard it was torture and watched some live heats, but I personally did not WOD as I have a triathlon tomorrow and am trying to take it easy. (please note this is … Continue reading

365 days of change and stuffed apples

365 days ago today I made up my mind not to  die. Since the birth of my fourth child, over a year and a half ago, my blood pressure has been ridiculously high.  From my sixth month of pregnancy till they induced labor due to the escalated blood pressure, it continually got worse.  Especially AFTER … Continue reading

Apricot pot roast and a MUD RUN

I am so excited to share with you my Thanksgiving menu!  I will have it up by tomorrow (not that you are DYING to know or anything), but I have been testing and trying different recipes and am excited about what’s cooking. In the meantime, I made an apricot pot roast that was to die … Continue reading