Moving Forward

 With the implosion of waves hands impotently  everything and my discovery of the Fediverse, I’ve been creating and moving my online life over there.  Long-form thoughts: Unfocused Wanderlust   Book reviews:  bookrastinating  and  Storygraph  Photos: Pixelfed Toots (short-form stream of consciousness that you love so much from me)  Mastodon  Looking forward to keeping in touch!

A Deep Gaping Hole in My Soul

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Annette (@dananner) I'm not on FB much, I just like to check in and see that my mother and siblings are liking and commenting on each other's post to know that they are still alive and well. I didn't tweak to the fact that my brother hadn't posted in a few days.

Menu Plan Monday: Give Me a Reason to Drink

Photo by Patrick Fore on Unsplash Ok, I don't really need a reason, but with the one-year anniversary of " Safer at Home ", Pi Day, and St. Patrick's Day (in Boston no less) - it seems like there are a few good reasons in there.

Menu Plan Monday: Something Different

Guess what?!? I am NOT doing a Whole 30 this year! This year we will be starting the year with Round 2 of a 21 Day Fix . After stuffing ourselves fuller than a Thanksgiving (or Christmas) turkey, we're kind of sick of food. Or at least rich foods. Y'all, I am craving arugula and brussels sprouts. Brussels Sprouts!!! via GIPHY

Menu Plan Monday: Costco-sized Chicken Meal Planning

A few weeks ago, I may have mentioned a Costco run. We are still eating the chicken that I picked up. Thank goodness for a large freezer! So obviously, I have to get creative with the chicken prep this week. This might have been easier if I was doing a rubber chicken plan instead.

Menu Plan Monday: Still Getting Fixed

    Good news!  Losing weight! Very slowly. Bad news! Portion control sucks even when you are eating healthy but the food tastes damn delicious. That is one thing about this program that I like, the base recipes are pretty tasty and I can season to my heart's content.  via GIPHY

Menu Plan Monday: A Return to Clean Eating

via GIPHY I mean honestly, how many times do I have to do this? You know, before I learn my lesson? And just stick to a maintenance way of eating? Stress so gets in the way.