Category Archives: health and wellness

A Year in Pictures (and some thoughts)

Last year started out feeling like this. I woke up on my 32nd birthday and literally could not get out of bed. I had been having digestive symptoms for weeks that told me I was in another IBD flare, but … Continue reading

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The Art of Doing (Almost) Nothing

I have a habit of kind of always doing something. Multitasking, I guess, although that sounds a little too official of a title. There are truly not enough hours in the day to do nearly everything I have to do … Continue reading

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Franklin Fountain (and Grateful #2)

Faced with the prospect of spending the next 4 days outside in The Line, I have this grateful list: *Although it will be unpleasant to be outside for those days, I am grateful it will be the exception and not … Continue reading

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Peace Out, 2012!

It snowed yesterday and today is pretty cold too, fitting for the end of the year. I can’t believe it is December 30th already, although I can’t say I will be so sad to see 2012 ending. I am hoping … Continue reading

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About Face (Mine) and the Requisite Tofurkey Day Pics

Looking in the mirror is kind of odd these days. I still look like, well, me, but yet not me. The steroids to get my ulcerative colitis under control, which I have been tapering, have been causing me to retain … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato, Fennel, and Carrot Bisque, or Making the Most of our CSA

Our CSA is winding down. We have been a subscriber with Wimer’s Organics for the past 2 years, and the owner sends out a weekly email detailing what we are getting, what’s going on at their farm, a recipe or two, and some … Continue reading

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Back from the Break…

I keep meaning to post this, hoping that all will be well and happy when I do, but the days, weeks, and months keep passing and I just need to put something out there(as well as some much desired photos … Continue reading

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