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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Ice Cream & Science

Yesterday, I talked about my training plans but I have not been exercising this week much at all. I have been using all my free time for packing and cleaning because I go home on Friday! I am really excited to be back home. It has been a great experience in Florida but I am really ready to be back in my own home again.

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Adventures on the Gulf Coast

Helloooooo!!!  Wow, I have been really busy lately.  First, Rob came for a visit.  Then we started shadowing at a new clinic that is 2 hours away and the guy likes to make us stay super late.  Awesome…  So I haven’t been able to update you all! 

So you know I’m down here for schooling/shadowing and to prove it, I took some pictures at

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The Science Behind Food

A few months ago, I bought a copy of the September 2013 Special Food Issue of Scientific American that I was super excited to read and then I misplaced it.  Well, I just found it, and it is blowing my expectations out of the water!  The articles in here have great content and were right up my alley.  I haven’t read the whole thing but

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