If you’ve been following me on Instagram the last week you know that I’ve recently started using the hashtags “fodmapper” and “lowfodmap” with some food posts I’ve shared. I’ve had quite a few friends text or pull me aside at kids’ sport events to ask questions. And you too might be wondering, “What the heck is ‘low FODMAP?'” Well, I’m glad you asked.Continue Reading
In our great state of Minnesota the governor declared this week “Paraprofessional Appreciation Week.” I often get asked, especially by friends and family back home, “What is it exactly that you do?” Since I’m home sick today, I have the time to finally answer that question, in as much detail as confidentiality allows me to.
According to Wikipedia a paraprofessional, also known as a paraeducator or teacher’s aide, is a “teaching-related position within a school generally responsible for specialized or concentrated assistance for students in elementary and secondary schools.”
So that should clear things up, right?Continue Reading
I went shopping for jeans today because I’m sucker for self-inflicted pain. That part is not actually true but shopping for jeans for my 5’1″, pear shaped body is, and has always been, a bit emotionally (and sometimes physically) painful. Ugh.
I’ve gained a little weight in the last year or so and my body is changing. I assume that just happens as a person ages. Or maybe I should cut back on the lattes. (That’s not going to happen.) Either way, my jeans no longer fit and I’ve been wearing out my welcome with the leggings. (Oh em gee, thank God for leggings!!)Continue Reading
Happy New Year, friends!
It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. I hope you’ve been following along on Instagram and Facebook. If not, let me catch you up super quick.
Hubs turned 40 this fall and to celebrate, I planned a surprise trip to Mexico for him with a couple of his friends. We had so much fun relaxing and enjoying the sun, but the highlight was our excursion to the jungle, swimming in a cenote, climbing Coba Maya (full disclosure, Hubs is the only one who went all the way to the top), zip lining, and repelling.Continue Reading