Behind the Name

Behind the Name

Novoelle means “New Girl” … I originally started this blog as way to document my health journey, but I’ve since made it more of a general lifestyle blog about me and my interests, and some of that is yes, health related. While “New Girl” originally came about for entirely different intentions, there is a kernel … Read More

Keto, take 2

Keto, take 2

I’m about 3 weeks in on my second attempt at a Keto diet. The last time I did it, I lost around 40lbs but I gradually loosened up on my carbs and well, here we are. This time around I am doing a medically supervised program with a doctor and health coach to help me … Read More

I’m Back

I’m Back

Lately, I’ve had a few people ask me if I plan to start blogging again, and I’ve been thinking about it. Previously, I got to a point where I would sit in front of the computer and struggle to hammer out what I wanted to say. I have so many draft posts that I never … Read More

Monte Cristo Stuffed Crescent Rolls

Monte Cristo Stuffed Crescent Rolls

First things first… Merry Christmas Eve! 🙂 I hope you are all enjoying time with your loved ones. I’ll be going over to my sister-in-law’s house tonight and tomorrow for festivities, and I’m looking forward to it! I haven’t posted a recipe in awhile, I know I have been neglecting my poor little blog. And … Read More

Crazy for Korean Dramas

Crazy for Korean Dramas

I am seriously obsessed with Kdramas. Obsessed. Normally when I tell people this, they find it humorous. My husband teases me about it… he says, “Rakel, are you watching your stories again?” All good natured of course. I watch them on my iPad, so he doesn’t have to suffer through my chick flicks. I’m convinced … Read More