Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Ode to the Common Cold (Or Why I'm Home Midday on a weekday)

Hi everyone! You might be asking why the heck am I posting to my blog at 2 PM on a workday. And to that, I would answer, "I feel like crap, went to the doctor, and went home to rest for the day." Annnnddd the cat is really confused and will not stay out of my face.

Apparently, going to Vegas and getting only two hours of sleep a night isn't good for your body and immune system. Who knew?! All I know, is I went and I came home and two days later, I'm sick (and I almost never get sick!) So, here I am, 8 days later (8 days!) post doctor's appointment and meds, laying in bed, getting some R&R. Here's to feeling better (Please excuse my cheeeesy smile and thumbs-up. It's really all I could muster for today)!

In other news, I have finally managed to take a picture of some fooooood! I wasn't craving anything really lunch-y today, so I had some Make-Ahead Steel Cut Oatmeal à la Angela. I added in some unsweetened vanilla almond milk, along with a little bit of left-over canned pumpkin and threw it in the microwave. Gave it a little stir to make it nice and creamy-like and then sprinkled some cinnamon and maple syrup on top.

Oh my goodness, it was delish! Alright everyone, I'm off to do more relaxing. Hope you enjoy your days! Hopefully you're not sick like me, but if you are, let's commiserate =)


Sunday, October 9, 2011

Surveying it up!

Okay, everyone...I thought a fun way to eaaaase into this would be to do one of those survey things you sometimes see around here on the blogs. I found a fun one on PB Fingers that I thought I'd do. Next up will probably be a more food-centered post if I can manage to remember to take pictures! we go:

Name three things sitting next to you right now:
1. A sleepy boyfriend, Boo (who I will tell you more about soon!)
2. A fan (it's always so darn warm up in here)
3. My laptop (pretty much attached to my lap)

Name two foods you can't live without:
1. Nut butters of all kinds!
2. Pasta!

Name two things you can't live without:
1. Cell phone
2. Food (I know, I's not as fun cause it's functional, but still!)

Name two people you can't live without:
1. Family
2. Friends (including the boy) - yes, I know, I grouped them. But do you really expect anyone to just choose two people?!

Name one thing you did today:
1. Wrote a rough draft of a Sociology paper - what a way to spend my Saturday!

Name two things you've learned from the healthy living community:
1. The numbers aren't so important (and that throwing away the scale can be a good idea)
2. That you can put spinach in a smoothie and not taste it (I'm still amazed)

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Hello, My Name is Cassie

Hi everyone in the blog world! I guess you could consider me new to this entire idea, but I have been lurking around for a while now. There are a couple different blogs that fueled my passion and inspired me to perhaps start a little bloggy blog up and see what could happen. So, that being said, here we go...

First and foremost, a little bit about me! My name is Cassie and I'm a ::ahem:: "recent" college graduate, working full time, and doing the things I can manage in order to make my way to grad school sometime soon. I received my bachelor's in Psychology and really have a passion for listening to, and helping people. My ultimate goal is to be able to do that and make a living while I'm at graduate school for counseling psychology is (hopefully) in my future.

In the meantime, I work in Human Resources in lovely Orange County, CA and spend my free time running, reading (blogs, books, magazines), maxin' and relaxin' with my boy, and going gaga over my new baby nephew :-D

I'm sure there's more to know, but let's not rush things. I'm sure we'll get to know each other better soon! If anyone is reading this, please say hi! It's pretty quiet out here when you first get started, but we all start somewhere!