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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Much Needed Time Away

Hello strangers. Long time not chat! Without going into the nitty gritty, the last few months were a little stressful. There were some good things but also some lows that I don’t want to put out in the blogger world. So long story short is that I really, really needed that time away from the blog, away from a regular commitment and stress of missing

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Happy New Year 2017

Hello strangers! Or am I the stranger? Well, either way, I’ve missed you all! Things have been a little crazy lately and I just needed a break from one thing and that thing ended up being blogging. If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, I’ve still be around, just not full scale. What have I been up to? Just the usual stuff – work,

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Life in High Gear

Hello there strangers! Things have been a little crazy around here. I’ve officially been at work for a month now. It has been crazy there, always busy but in a good way. I have just been trying to get used to the new schedule but it changes often which is half the struggle.

I’ve also been super busy with life too. The past two weekends

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Power Outage!

Good morning! Today starts my first day of work! I’m getting ready but thought i would pop in really quick to say hi. Can’t write much because my power is out and I’m blogging from my cell phone. We had those crazy storms over the weekend and a tree fell down the street. Only 2 houses are out so we’re low priority.

We have

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Hello, December

Things were off to a good start last month and then it happened. The dreaded cold season hit me hard. I was down and out completely for a week. I am feeling much better but it is still lingering in my chest so intense exercise is still off limits for now.

Otherwise, things have been good at home. Still no news on the job front.

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2014 Recap

This past year was pretty good, considering I have been killing myself in grad school. I got a few races under my belt and kept at in my Master’s program. I don’t feel like I have many “big moments” to recap other than races but I’ll do my best!

Rob and I both turned 30 this year!

2014 Recap

Winter Wedding

Hey everyone! Things have been crazy around here, as you can understand, since it is finals time! I turned one in on Wednesday and I have an in-class exam on Tuesday. Of course, in addition to school, the holidays are here which means Christmas parties!

First though, I had a wedding over the weekend. The groom was a groomsman at my wedding so we were

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What I Ate 8/30/2014

First up, food report.  I didn’t track.  I was probably over on calories because of the hot dogs and s’mores roasted over a fit pit last night.  I also had a mixed drink.  I don’t think I blew it out of the water though, probably no more than 2200 calories.  I’m not going to stress about it.  My breakfast and lunch was pretty healthy

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