30 Day Challenge - Week 1 Recap

30 Day Challenge - Week 1 Recap

In addition to community building, butt kicking, muscle sculpting, athletic endurance strengthening and all that other good gym stuff, Core offers its members the chance to try 30 Day Challenges a few times a year. All of which I have carefully avoided because I love sugar and also my job requires me to drink wine. Until now, cuz I am one week into the 30 Day Smart & Kind Challenge.

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Nutritional Win of the Week: Shakshuka with Fennel and Feta

Nutritional Win of the Week: Shakshuka with Fennel and Feta

Shakshuka, a traditional Middle Eastern dish where eggs are poached in a stew of tomatoes, peppers, and onions, was an entirely foreign concept to me. Though I was a little wary about the deliciousness of eggs cooked in a tomato sauce, this dish proved me wrong in all the right ways because it is divine. The most work you’ll have to do is chopping the onions, chile peppers, and fennel. And before you know it, DINNER! 

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How Did We Get Here? A Short Story of Burnout, Recovery and the Reigniting of Hope

It was terrifying to choose to leave financial security and a sky-rocketing career. But it was even more terrifying to think about everything I might lose if I chose to stay. In the end, I chose me and I chose my husband and I chose this wonderful life I am building for myself every day. 

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