A Carolina girl with wandering feet.

Protein Pancakes

Lately, as I approach my 30th birthday, I’ve been forced to admit that I need to start eating better. I have developed plenty of bad habits since I started my current job, like eating out for lunch almost every day, and then coming home so tired I just have some toast for dinner. It’s not healthy.

Posted by Leigh | 25 Mar 15 at 09:00 | Nutrition | Comments Off on If the Macro Fits | Tags: , , ,

So, two things to know about me: my neurologist told me to limit my sodium intake, and I’m lactose intolerant. Also, I don’t eat as much protein as I mean to. I guess that’s three things.

Anyway, I’m on an eternal, possibly futile quest to find a low-sodium, lactose-free protein powder that doesn’t taste like ass and dirt. I have not had much luck. Here’s a list (that I will probably periodically update) of what I’ve tried so far:

Posted by Leigh | 17 Mar 15 at 18:55 | Nutrition | Comments Off on Protein Powders I Have Tried. | Tags: , , ,

There’s still several days left in 2014 to visit certain federally managed lands without having to pay the entrance fee. The exact days vary by agency, though most of them have the same days in common:

Date Occasion Agency
25 August 2014 National Park Service’s 98th Birthday National Park Service
27 September 2014 National Public Lands Day Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service
12 October 2014 The first day of National Wildlife Refuge Week U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
11 November 2014 Veterans Day Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
8-11 November 2014 Veterans Day Weekend U.S. Forest Service

(Source: National Environmental Education Foundation.)

Posted by Leigh | 14 Aug 14 at 14:58 | Outdoors | Comments Off on Upcoming Fee-Free Days in 2014 | Tags: , , , , , ,

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