2020 & January Intentions

January 1st Tried parts of a smoked apple fritter from J.D. Flannel. Hiked 10.4 miles to Sitton Peak faster and more fearless than before. Hell’s Kitchen wasn’t open. January 2nd Laid in bed exhausted. Did some yoga. Co-workers’ boyfriends cooked food. I drank a whole bottle of wine. Hope I didn’t do anything stupid. January 3rd Hungover. Mom coined my back, I took Advil and … Continue reading 2020 & January Intentions

Sunday Bests: All the Holiday Coffee, Cookies, & Cheer!

This week was fueled by coffee, sometimes a Christmas blonde roast from Starbucks and some fancy holiday beverages. Let’s be honest – I don’t like cooking and when I do cook, I have far too many leftovers. I have basic foods during the day (oatmeal, eggs, protein shakes), but when it’s nighttime or the weekend, I yearn for more and try to keep it healthy. … Continue reading Sunday Bests: All the Holiday Coffee, Cookies, & Cheer!

Sunday Bests: A Lot of Miles & Traffic

I might’ve spent 7 hours driving to Carlsbad and LA (twice). It was worth it for the most part, but I was exhausted by the end of the weekend. I’m currently writing this in bed with a face mask on while watching Matt Does Fitness. After a long day at work, I immediately drove to Carlsbad for the Dames Collective Launch Party. I changed in … Continue reading Sunday Bests: A Lot of Miles & Traffic

Sunday Bests: 5 Years of Teaching and Too Much Wine

Last week was the close of year 5. I remember how I wanted to teach high school in Huntington Beach, but a different opportunity came around and it has been perfect. Perfect doesn’t mean it was easy. Perfect means It’s closer to home – 20 minutes instead of 45 minutes! I came in with 12 other new teachers and we keep in touch even though … Continue reading Sunday Bests: 5 Years of Teaching and Too Much Wine

California’s Low Desert (and San Diego Meet Up)

San Diego Meet Up Celeste of Seldomly Still put together a meet-up at Nolita Hall in Little Italy. First off, I loved the decor and always wanted to pop in so this was the perfect opportunity. Second, I absolutely loved everyone! I saw Jo and Christina, met a handful of amazing women, and I felt connected! Eagle Rock hike Salvation Mountain We drove to Salvation … Continue reading California’s Low Desert (and San Diego Meet Up)

Spring Break 2019, in pictures

This was the first year teaching I didn’t travel over spring break (2015 – San Antonio, 2016 – Dallas, 2017 – New Orleans, 2018 – Central Europe). I needed complete rest and I have to save for my summer plans too! After the first day, I dropped 5 pounds of inflammation and was at peace! Monday Yoga on the bluff, long lunch with a friend, … Continue reading Spring Break 2019, in pictures