Hello and thanks for stopping by! My name is Angela. I am a scientist, wife, cat-mom, and fitness enthusiast. This page is my personal blog, and you will find a range of topics, centered around healthy living. Why “The Chicken Scoop”?  Well, when I started this blog, we had just gotten a small flock of chickens and the name just stuck!  I hope you enjoy your visit!

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Working Off Cupcakes

Happy Hump Day!  Yesterday, I spent most of the day running around to doctors appointments.  I need to fill out some paperwork for school and it is crazy all the stuff they need.  For example, they now require Chicken Pox immunization.  How crazy is that?!  Now, I had it when I was little so you’d think I’d be free and clear?  No, I had to

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No More Streaking

First, I really need to figure out a new work area. I managed to clean a spot on the kitchen table (still unpacking) but this guy thought it was cuddle time.

Anyway, Rob decided he was up for a run so I waited for him to get off work again. I have to say, I am definitely an afternoon exerciser. I’ve tried the morning

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Quick Upper Body Workout

I am a cranky pants today!  I had intended on finishing and posting a review today but I don’t think it would come out very nice so I’m going to defer that until tomorrow.  We’ll keep it simple today with a workout recap.

I wasn’t really feeling a long draw out lifting workout yesterday.  I actually wasn’t feeling any workout at all but I

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