Life, Weightloss

September and I

September is my favorite month to crack open; Tis a month of new beginnings! I’m so glad I didn’t have to go to work today. Usually when blessed with a day off I would “reward” myself with some sort of over-indulgent breakfast combination like french toast, bacon, eggs, AND potatoes — but not today. I was kind to my body this morning while also throughly enjoying my breakfast. Isn’t it weird how healthy food can actually be enjoyable? I think it’s totally weird.

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If you can’t tell, those are sliced peaches on the left there, and on the right we have oatmeal with Continue reading

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Life

Priorities After Bieber Mania

Bieber Mania ended on August 11th. For those who don’t know, “Bieber Mania” is what I call all my trips dedicated to seeing, meeting, and touching Justin Bieber–I was very successful.

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Bieber Mania is also the reason why I have been so incredibly neglectful of No Moore Muffins (#SorryNotSorry). Continue reading

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Cleaning out my closet

The last time I blogged was also the last time I remember having a clear voice and perspective. After that, things became cloudy and unclear.

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I didn’t know what I wanted and was just confused as all hell. It was a different time; I had a boyfriend then and a piece of shit MacBook. I now have zero boyfriends Continue reading

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Food, Mind and Body, Weightloss

Discipline isn’t, discipline is.

Today was one of those days when I REALLY did not want to work out. I was tired from work, blah blah blah.  (Eight point five hours at The Duck Store during football season can be fairly exhausting).

Miraculously, I mustered up the nerve Continue reading

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Mind and Body, Weightloss

I made a decision

Hola, readers! I hope everyone is enjoying the early September vibes. Personally, I am having a very leisurely three-day (YES, THREE DAY!) weekend. I thought that this particular Sunday called for an indulgence at brunch time. You know, to celebrate my leisure.

Post-meal verdict: Try a towering slice of hazelnut pound cake at Ken’s Artisan Bakery on NW 21st.  Continue reading

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Life

The entire experience

It’s time for me to answer the inevitable question, “How was New York!?” What I’ve been telling people is that it was fabulous. But to be honest, I was having an out-of-body experience for the entirety of my trip, so it’s difficult to sum-up my thoughts of New York City.

Did I like it? Some parts, yes. (Lady Liberty was particularly glorious). Continue reading

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Mini challenge

When I sat down to write this post, I was everything but inspired. I felt sleepy, over-heated, cranky, and brain dead. The fact that I have been writing for four hours in a hot room – which frankly feels more like an oven – is surprising to me.  Finishing it will be the result of some scant amount of discipline and nothing more. You might say that the process of writing this post is a microcosm example of Michael Phelps’ somewhat lacking preparation before this years’ Olympics! I’m getting the job done, but it’s not my best work. Summer 2012 is kicking my ass.

Okay, maybe comparing Continue reading

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Food, Health, Weightloss

Back on track, buddy.

As I looked back on my last post from March (MARCH!?), I was intrigued by the information I found there. Intrigued because it seemed like four years ago that I quit my job at LA Fitness. In reality, it was about four months ago. In the time that I have been away from NMM, I have acquired a part time job at Starbucks. Because I know you want to come in and get a Decaf-Triple-Grande-Vanilla-Nonfat-No Foam-Latte from me, I work at the one on SW Park and Clay in downtown Portland.

All I have to say about my ninety days working for the company, is that Continue reading

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A few things

I’m not apologizing for not blogging for over two months. Maybe I was doing other stuff! Sometimes you have to take a step back from something for a while! Sometimes people need time to sort their thoughts without feeling obligated to share it all!

…That being said, I’m sorry ONCE AGAIN for neglecting the blog. From now on, let’s just let it be known that when I don’t blog for a while it doesn’t mean that I’m done with NMM, it just means I’m working things out. Now then, there are a few things to be declared: Continue reading

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