Say hello to the fresh clean cucumber salad you can whip up in a flash. Summer I’ve been waiting for you. Hopefully me now being part-time it means I can actually enjoy the summer! Go for walks (hopefully running eventually) during the day and enjoy the sun. Sit on the deck and work on my laptop. Ooo that gave me an idea, must re-do our deck ASAP and purchase a deck set that I’ve been wanting since day one.
That might be exactly what Roland is talking about. I come up with a new house project / expensive idea every day. Can’t help it, I’m a women. We like to make things pretty and feel like home!
Why is it that people can’t do things right? Our house isn’t that old, built-in 1996. We’ve found so many odd things about our house. Actually, here is a deck throwback. Circa 2011.
Yes, this is a WTF moment. We have a massive deck sort of pictured to the right, then this monster of a lower deck. WTF. We ripped that lower deck down that year, it was too hideous to stand looking at for more than a year.
So with all non-coded work we are fixing it and doing it right. Actually we are tearing those current stairs down and building them closer to the house. That open space? Becoming my herb garden. I’m stashing it with every herb you could possibly think of. Too excited.
I finally said F*** it, I’m running. Running is my outlet, it’s my time with my own thoughts. Yesterday was the best 1.5 mile run ever, such an amazing feeling I went for another run after work! Probably should clarify, amazing emotionally, it was nothing close to amazing feeling wise. I had to stop for a break lots of times. Goodness, how can you become so out of shape so quick?
I mean, I haven’t been sitting on my bum these three months. I’ve been biking, walking and lots of squats and pistol squats. My cardiovascular strength would tell you otherwise.
I’m hoping that I can start doing yoga next too. Don’t ask me whats wrong with me, I can only say by the grace of God do I have this drive to just push through life. I use to not be that way at all. A healthy diet and taking care of yourself doesn’t just take care of your physical body, it takes care of you mentally too. So even with this pain and nerve crap I can’t let it control my mood, life is too short for that.
Nothing that can be done other than do my best my friends. Done worrying about it, done stressing over this is my arm forever. Just done.
There are reasons why I’ve been posting more desserts like the Gluten Free Peanut Butter Pie, Cookie Dough Truffles and Bacon Wrapped Apple Slices. Well the apple bacon isn’t dessert but man it’s up there in the comfort food realm.
I’m coping people, but with healthier more natural options at least. 🙂
- 2 large cucumbers, roughly skinned and cut ⅛ inch thick
- 1 small white onion, chopped
- ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
- 1 Tablespoon olive oil
- 2 teaspoons dill
- In a large bowl combine, cucumbers, onion, vinegar, olive oil and dill.
- Cover with a tight lid and shake till dressing coats entire salad.
- Serve cold. Best if let sit 2-3 hours before serving.
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