Breaking Bad

It’s been two weeks without running, or any kind of physical exercise and I was coming up with all sorts of excuses:  my foot injury (ice it and move on); it’s too hot (there’s always the gym); I’m too tired (exercise will help that); stress at work (again, exercise helps stress) and in general, just feeling very sloth-like at the end of the day or (as I told myself) too busy on the weekends to do anything.  I know enough that I don’t feel good when I don’t exercise!

Ironically, even though I wasn’t running, my foot injury crept back and hit me hard.  I did ice, wore proper shoes to support my arch, and it’s fine again.  No excuse this morning about avoiding the running trail. (more…)

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Shadow of the Day

It’s been two weeks since my last race and alas, two weeks since I’ve run.  I had intended on running last week when I was struck with a nasty stomach virus over the Memorial Day weekend.  I haven’t been that sick for probably five or six years.  The only plus side was that food didn’t even look appealing and I dropped a couple of pounds (always trying to find the positive)!

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Thank You!

First, I’d like to thank Elaine of the Daily Choices Add Up blog for nominating my little blog for the Versatile Blogger Award!  She has a great blog about working out and food choices which gives me hope on my own journey.  Check her out at http://www.dailychoicesaddup.wordpress.com.

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  • Easy Crustless Quiche

    This is a fantastic recipe that is easily adapted to whatever you really love in your quiche.

    7 egg whites;
    1.5 C skim milk
    (for quiche shown)
    Add 1 C chopped vidalia onion (sauteed in oil first)
    1 chopped red pepper (sauteed with onion)
    1 10 oz. box of spinach (also sauteed)

    Heat oven to 450 and bake for 15 minutes; reduce heat to 375 for an additional 30 minutes. During the last 15 mins. add approximately 2 C of sharp cheddar cheese.

    This will yield approximately 6 large pieces, amounting to around 110 calories per piece.

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    Failure is merely a perception; with each effort, we get the ability to start over again.
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