Sea Salt Caramel Brownie Ice Cream
If you don’t read my Monday morning Weekly Workouts post, you probably missed me talking about not eating sh*t food. When I was sharing some before and after photos, I talked about not eating sh*t food and someone asked me what I meant by that. By that, I mean I don’t eat gluten 99.9% of the time (I’ll have a bite of something or a piece of wedding cake, but that’s about it), I never eat fast food and I don’t drink pop. The thing is, there are so many options out there nowadays to help us make better decisions when it comes to naughty sh*t food. For me, I still get random cravings. Like the other day, I really wanted a blizzard from DQ. They play the commercials constantly now that it’s almost summer so I see them all day long while I watch the Food Network. Their marketing plan is working. BUT, I also have another part of my brain that says, “Hey, Juli, you don’t know what the f*ck is in a blizzard, but you do know that it’s nasty, so why not make your own?” So that’s what I did!
No, sugar is not good for you. No, just because this recipe is “paleo” doesn’t mean you should go HAM on it. I made this over a week ago and I still have plenty in the freezer. I’m a person that usually eats some kind of dessert once a day, I just don’t go overboard on it and that has helped me keep moderation in my life without feeling deprived. Dessert used to be something that was enjoyed on special occasions, but nowadays it’s readily available all.the.time. When it comes to sugar, paleo or not, I think it’s important to remember that moderation is key to a long term, healthy lifestyle.
Ok, I’ll get off my dessert soap box now. That’s quite enough, Juli. You’re speaking with adults here.
You guys. Since the weather has been crappy outside and it hasn’t been very nice to throw on shorts and sit in the backyard, Brian and I have been searching for a new show to watch. And since it’s summer and there is nothing on, we look to Netflix. And then found THE MOST DEPRESSING SHOW EVERRRRRRR. ‘Rectify’ was highly recommended online but I just can’t see why yet? Have you guys seen this show yet? It’s such a crazy downer, but you constantly think things are going to get better in the next episode. And then they don’t. And you’re left hating the world. Has anyone watched this show? How do you push through? And does it get any less awful? Ever? Please say yes. The sun is finally shining outside, I need some positivity instead.
Speaking of positivity, yesterday I was having a hard time with social media. I think I have pretty damn thick skin at this point in my life, but when it’s that time of the month, I just sometimes feel like I can’t handle it. So I think I’m going to try a new type of meditation to help deal with my frustrations: bike rides. Since it’s finally sunny out, I think I’m going to start pulling out my bike and pedaling around town when I’m feeling upset or frustrated. Just completely forget about the social media world I live in and take in the fresh air of summer. Doesn’t that just sound delightful? It does. It totally does.
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