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Life's a Bowl

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Taking a bite out of life one day at a time... I am a 20-something year old first-year special education teacher trying to find a balance between fun, fitness, food, family, and friends!
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MIMM: Blurry Memories by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Last week sped by but I have a feeling that this week is going to go by much.much.slower.  Tuesday was Christmas Eve, Wednesday was Christmas, Thursday we saw Anchorman 2, ... Read on »
Becoming a Brownie by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Yesterday was an experience that I’ll share with my future daughters (assuming I’m not cursed with 3 boys).  Lesson learned: school is a learning experience, not just for ... Read on »
Wonderful 48 Hours of Christmas by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I hope that y’all had a marvelously Merry Christmas! The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year!  Beginning with Thanksgiving and lasting through Christmas…  P ... Read on »
Back in School Monday – Friday by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Last week was a doozy.  Not in a bad way, it was actually quite wonderful!  Doozy in the sense that I was constantly on-the-go – caring for Charlie and my gimpy husband, m ... Read on »
Two Words Tuesday 12.17.13 by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Hey y’all!  I’m currently sitting in Starbucks eating an apple and chocolate peanut butter bar, sipping a tall blonde, and procrastinating going to the gym.  I’ll most lik ... Read on »
Elf for Health Round One by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body This is my second year participating in Elf for Health and I’m enjoying it even more than last year!  Elf for Health is a 4-week challenge program that began on November 2 ... Read on »
Life is about creating yourself. by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Recently, a lot of people have asked about my decision to go back to teaching.  ‘Tis the season for giving…  And asking questions.  With all of the holiday parties on the ... Read on »
Living in a Winter Wonderland by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body This morning we had an early wake up call because Ryan had to be at the doctor’s office by 7:15 a.m. for surgery.  After they wheeled him back into the operating room I wa ... Read on »
Life is just a bowl of cherries. by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Well, I definitely was in the minority yesterday with my wish for school today.  Unsurprisingly my wish didn’t come true – most of the school districts in the DMV (DC/Mary ... Read on »
MIMM: Ice Day by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Yesterday we had our first snowfall – everything always looks so enchanting and peaceful covered with snow… Around 6 p.m. the local school district announced ... Read on »
Three Words Thursday: Big Potential by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Today has the potential to be a BIG DAY so I’m feeling a bit anxious.  Rather than rambling on about nothing (because that’s what I tend to do when I’m antsy), I’ll let th ... Read on »
WIAW: The Rainbow Minus Blue by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body This has nothing to do with food, but did y’all see the episode of 60 Minutes this past Sunday?  In the first segment they interviewed Amazon.com’s CEO Jeff Bezos and he r ... Read on »
Enjoying the Holidays by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I hope that y’all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and Hanukkah if you celebrate!  Ryan and I lucked out and enjoyed two Thanksgiving feasts this year because my younger broth ... Read on »
Favorite Finds: My World by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Good morning y’all, it’s Friday!  I feel silly saying TGIF nowadays since I’m working from home, but work is work no matter where you’re working, right? Yesterday morn ... Read on »
Interesting [Health] Infographics by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body I grew up playing sports at a young age – basketball, tennis team, golf lessons, lacrosse, swim team – you name it, my momma probably signed me up for it.  It kept my schedu ... Read on »
WIAW: Details in the Descriptions by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Yesterday was one of those days when you look at the clock and it says 9 a.m. and within a blink of an eye it says 5 p.m.  I have a big project for LWC (Life with Cancer) ... Read on »
MIMM: I Love Virginia by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Apparently I started my long weekend on Thursday because I’ve hardly done any work the past three days, unless you count the coffee date I had with a girlfriend as work si ... Read on »
Brown Bag Popcorn by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Y’all, I’m ridiculously excited about this!  Like a kid in a candy store!  I’ve seen it on numerous blogs (sorry, I can’t remember which ones) and all over Pinterest , but ... Read on »
WIAW: Last Attempt with Protein Powder by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Thank you all for your comments on yesterday’s post !  I wasn’t looking for reassurance, but it was nice to hear that I’m not the only one who tends to keep their plate fu ... Read on »
A Full Plate by Life's a Bowl Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Mind-Body Over the weekend I disconnected from the virtual world in favor of spending time in the real world (with the exception of Instagram on my phone).  I go through periods eve ... Read on »