Energy Gels/Beans/Chews Review Episode 3: HIGH5 EnergyGel in Apple and SummerFruits

For the third instalment of my energy products review series, I tried out my first gels: HIGH5 EnergyGel in Apple and in SummerFruits. Both gels were caffeine free, and I decided to consume them through two different popular methods: eating from the packet and dissolving in my water bottle. So, lets see how they measured […]

Energy Gels/Beans/Chews Review Episode 2: Clif Shot Bloks in Tropical Punch Flavor + Caffeine

For the second episode of my energy supplement reviews series, I took a 15 mile run with Clif Shot Bloks in Tropical Punch Flavor + Caffeine! I didn’t get very much sleep last night and I left my run a little too late in the morning after my meagre bagel and cream cheese breakfast, so […]

Two-Ingredient (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Paleo) Pancakes

So, I saw this meme on Facebook: And I thought “Bananas: healthy carb sticks. Eggs: healthy protein…ellipticals…? I’m gonna do this!” The picture pretty much explains it all: you can either mash the bananas and then whisk with the eggs, or you can do what I did and just blend them with a hand blender. […]

Energy Gels/Beans/Chews Review: The Prologue

So, the week before last my long run on my training schedule was up the the 13-mile mark, a.k.a., a half marathon, y’all! I took some mixed fruit and nuts to help replenish some energy. It was not that pleasant trying to choke down nuts 7 miles into a 13-mile run. It was like trying […]

Pianos, Guitars, and Scarves, Oh My!

Picking up the piano for the first time in six or seven years. I played for about a decade, then forgot it all because I hated it. So, now I’ve got two instruments to practice – piano, and the guitar – and both of them I suck at! I’ve been sitting around working out my […]