Webster's Dictionary defines balance as "1. an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady. 2. a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions." Well, for the most part, I am upright...steady can depend on the moment! HA! So, I'll go with definition number 2. "A condition … Continue reading Balance…
Something that's been on my mind a lot lately is the health of those around me. Whether it's people I see on the street, friends or family, it saddens me to see people hurting, tired and sick when they don't need to be. Granted, there are diseases out there that we can't help, but most … Continue reading Just Sharing My Thoughts Today
Every once and a while, you realize you have developed a minor obsession with a food, at least I do. Lately it seems I am obsessed with rice bowls. My obsession began at Chipotle, with their burrito bowl, then continued to Panera Bread with there Quinoa Lentil Broth Bowl (okay, so it's not a rice … Continue reading I ADORE RICE BOWLS!
It's been a bit since I've been able to blog, and I'll admit, the last 14 days have been a bit of a blur to me. I spent the better part of the last 14 days traveling to 2 National Qualifiers, for Volleyball, in Philadelphia and Georgia. I will admit, that at one point, my … Continue reading Hello Fresh
Most of the time, I'm on the lookout for yummy, nutritionally sound recipes to add some excitement to my family's dinner time. I'm not going to lie, I do cook not so healthy stuff every now and then, but for the most part I search out food that is something that will fuel our bodies … Continue reading YUMMY IN MY TUMMY!!!
"What's the big deal with nutritional cleansing anyway"? "Nutritional cleansing sounds awful, I don't have time to hang out in the bathroom all day". "Those cleanse things only make you lose water weight, they don't last long-term". You name it, I've heard it all! In fact, I've said those same things myself, but then I … Continue reading What’s the Big Deal, anyway?!
Before I begin, I'd like to give Justataste.com credit for the fabulous recipe that will follow on this blog. This recipe, Skinny Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles is a healthy alternative and one of my quick, go to meals. So, it all begins with the Veggitti....... Now, I know what you're probably thinking, but you're … Continue reading Veggitti…………..bless you!
Okay, here's a little disclaimer for all you who may be looking for a health or wellness tip today, from time to time my self diagnosed ADD will kick in and I will stray from health and wellness, well, sort of...in my opinion, this DOES deal with health and wellness....MINE and those who are/were traveling … Continue reading WHAT’S THAT AWFUL SMELL?
Baked lettuce anyone?! I'll be honest, the thought of baked lettuce DID NOT appeal to me at all, but then I found myself stumbling into a gluten-free convention in Austin, Texas.... So, there we were, in Austin, Texas at another volleyball match...this time it was the final stop on the Tour of Texas Volleyball Tournament … Continue reading Baked Lettuce……Huh???!!!! Baked Alaska maybe, but lettuce?!
Hello World! My name is Stephanie Deese and I'm a wife, a mom of 4 beautiful (almost grown) kids, a health and wellness coach and basically a jack of all trades! I chose my blog name, thatskinnytallgirl, because I've always been referred to as just that, you know, "that skinny, tall girl". At least I … Continue reading Yep, I’m “that skinny tall girl”, at least I used to be