Pancakes & Flowers make me happy

I made pancakes this morning. I love pancakes :) especially the super buttery kind from restaurants - and don't even get me started on the IHOP harvest grain ones - YUM. Okay, back to my 'cakes. Monica's Random Pancake Recipe: 1/3c oatbran 1/3c cottage cheese 2 egg whites dash of : baking soda, baking powder, vanilla, cinnamon banana Directions: Heat pan. Mix all … [Read more...]

The Book of Ayurveda

I picked up this book on Sunday from a local yoga studio that I've been going to. I have heard a little bit about Ayurveda in the blog world and am curious to learn more. I found out my dosha type is Kapha. The book has a lot of great info and a big list of foods you are "Okay" to eat and foods you are supposed to avoid. I am not liking the "No" foods list because it says I … [Read more...]

It started out so well…

I started out my day with a very healthy and happy run and breakfast : Lunch was super good too. I discovered this lunch yesterday after a disappointing Lean Cuisine pizza lunch on Monday. I had a turkey sammie, apple, carrots and a Kashi bar. After this meal I am super satisfied. I calculated it out and it is just barely over my target lunch calories. It's a keeper, but I'm … [Read more...]

What's the point?

Now that my training is over for the full marathon I kind of feel like, "What's the point?" about my runs. I am not setting out on a run with a specific mileage goal. I'm basically just running to run. Most of the time that's okay, but it is hard to make myself run when it's so cold outside and I am not working toward a goal. So, I am contemplating my next race. I always … [Read more...]