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Failure is not an option.

I was reading a story recently on one of my favorite sites that was a critique of feminine standards of beauty¬† and how the expectation that we “have it all” or “do it all” are essentially setting us up to fail. Upon consideration of this, I had some thoughts about my own journey and my … Continue reading

Breakfast cobbler

I love breakfast. I love dessert. This recipe is a glorious union of both worlds. you know the difference between weekday and weekend breakfast? Weekend breakfast usually reigns supreme. On occasion I like to look out for opportunities to have a weekend breakfast in the middle of a hectic work week. Few things are better … Continue reading

French toast cupcakes

Everyone loves a good cupcake. I like having a treat in the house and look forward to making something sweet for dessert during the week. This can often be the biggest obstacle between me and healthy eating because my sweet tooth is a little out of hand. So, I try to make the lowest-fat, nutrient-dense … Continue reading

Sticking to goals when the going gets tough

I have had a rough week at work. Lots of competing demands for time and unexpected issues make for a worn out Lishy who doesn’t get to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. However, when there is a temptation to “take a break” from goals because it would be completely justified, that’s all … Continue reading

Eat to run or run to eat?

As of January 14 I have 17.1 miles logged for my 2012 running goal. Only 482.9 left to go! For perspective, that’s about 1.38 miles per day for the rest of the year. Not too shabby! I know that I am going to have gaps of time when work gets out of hand or I … Continue reading

New year, big plans

This is my year. 2012 may spell gloom and doom for some but for me things are going to happen. I have set some goals and I will see them through. Goal #1: Get regular with the blogging. SERIOUSLY. I feel like every other post is me apologizing (to myself? The internet? One of my … Continue reading