Living Fearless

Over the years, many friends have encouraged me to start a blog. So today, I decided to take a stab at blogging. They encouraged me for a couple reasons. First, my husband and I have a unique story that many couples do not share. One thing that sets us apart is that sisters from my family,... Continue Reading →

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A few weeks ago, my neighbor asked if I would like some eggplant. Honestly, I had on idea what to do with this vegetable. When I did a quick recipe search, most of them were battered and fried along with completely masking the fact that you were eating vegetables. I wanted a simple and nutrient... Continue Reading →

Instant Pot Philly Cheesesteak

This is one of my husband’s favorite recipes! It is a quick and easy dinner option that even my kids like. Hopefully it will be added to your list of “regular” dinner options. Enjoy! Ingredients 2 Bell peppers½ Yellow onion1 tablespoon Butter2 pounds Ribeye steak*2 tablespoons Worcestershire1 tablespoon Garlic powder½ teaspoon Salt3-4 cups unsalted Beef... Continue Reading →

Simple Sweet Potato Stew

This is one of my new favorite stews! It tastes amazing, is loaded with nutrition and has so much flavor! I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Ingredients 3 cups sweet potato, chopped1 sweet onion, diced2 garlic cloves, minced1 cup carrots, coined½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon pepper1 teaspoon ground sage¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg5 cups chicken stock (I used stock from chicken I boiled and froze)⅓ cup half and half2 cups kale, choppedSalted sunflower seeds... Continue Reading →

The Grand Reveal

Saturday morning, I had the opportunity to retest my FTP. It is no surprise to me that after about 1 ½ months off from consistent riding, my FTP dropped 6 watts. While it is a bummer, it was expected. Nutrition Leading to the Test Breakfast – Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread (a treat curiously of my... Continue Reading →

Moving on Up in Watts/Kg

My FTP Journey Continues Last week, I did it again! While it wasn’t a huge jump like the last two times, my FTP still increased 2 watts. I am now 3.3 watts/kg. Oh my, the workouts have hit a new level of challenging, that’s for sure! As I write about the adventure, I am so... Continue Reading →

Our NICU Journey

In the blink of an eye, our NICU journey had begun. While in the hospital, we spent every moment we could with Liam. Holding him, doing skin to skin, and trying to help him feel loved and not alone. My heart broke every time I had to put him back in the basinet and walk... Continue Reading →

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