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Getting back into the groove, chia seeds and coconut oil

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Yikes! Hollandaise sauce, bread at each meal and FUDGE! Why I decided to record what I ate today I don't know but looking at it helps me to see I need to be back here recording each meal again! I've missed my sparking and am hoping to get back to it full time! After all I have a mother-of-the groom dress to fit in to and a MARATHON to run!

I have picked up some new healthy habits that I hope to share about as I learn more about them. I have been eating chia seed and coconut oil to boost my running performance. I am still not sure what, if any, effects they are having but I will say I have grown rather fond of the chia seeds. You soak them in water and the water forms a jelly like capsule around each seed. The consistency is like tapioca jello only it tastes just like water! Strange, I know, but it is very satisfying to my thirst. I brought some along on my nine mile run yesterday and drank it down on my way back down the hill. It was really good! My family thinks I have lost it again with my new finds, and they may be right. The coconut oil is rather strange too. It is great for cooking and I have used it to sauté a few things but mostly I just eat a heaping teaspoon full like peanut butter on a spoon. Not real tasty like that; its more like swallowing a pill. Hopefully these additions to my nutrition will be helpful, giving me more energy and.... whatever else they are supposed to help with. I'll report in with more later!
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  • v ABSOLUTZER0
    Yes, you do have a marathon to run! Let's get to it! I will give the chia seeds a try. Finish the year strong and take that momentum into 2011! Woohoo!
    2009 days ago
  • v LILYBELLE8
    I'll be anxious to read more about your personal experiments on Chia and C.O. so please post as you go along. Thanks.
    2010 days ago
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