Wet Walk

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It's the El Nino! I can't believe how much it has been raining in SoCal! Luckily the rain let up for a bit and my mom and I took the dogs for a walk. When we got back I made banana oatmeal and topped it with dried fruit and Smart Balance PB (which I do not think is good). The key to making whipped banana oats in the microwave is to stir it a lot throughout the cooking … [Read more...]

Roll With It

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I got a foam roller!!! I haven't used it yet, but I'm about to :) I am full on going to have to take this as a third carry-on on the trip back to MD (I hope they don't give me the business). I made a couscous salad to go with the guacamole (which I consider the main course!). It was whole wheat couscous with beans, corn, onions, garlic, S&P, vinegar, maple syrup and a … [Read more...]

You Don’t Have to Run

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The first thought that went through my head when I decided to take a week off of running was, “Oh no! I’m not going to be able to lose weight now!” But, I know that is not true. You don’t have to run to lose weight. I actually first started losing weight by walking. I took walks with my friend and walks on the treadmill. At least initially, all I did was walk – I didn’t … [Read more...]