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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Super busy at work after I got back from Chicago. Lots of samples to run on the mass spec.
I did get in two Jari Love ST sessions and 2 midweek runs. I did some elliptical on Friday because I had a sports/clinical massage on Thursday and knew I shouldn't do any ST. This morning I went for a 3.5 mile long run with the extra walking it was a total of 4.75 miles :-) I felt it a little in my other shin/side of the calf....probably because of the rolling hills on that trail?? Maybe that leg is just tired of compensating for the wonky one. Anyway, it was only a tiny bit sore.
Friday night we had planned to go to a food truck gathering but it was back so we ended up at a local Chinese place called Taiwan. We had planned to go to a food truck gathering but it was packed. They serve their egg rolls in tiny shopping carts:

Today went for brunch with a friend who moved back to New Jersey over the holidays. It was nice to see her.
On a dare from my husband, I baked some chocolate spicy potato chip cookies. I used the Sabritas Adobadas chips. They turned out pretty well. I figured the chocolate cookie would go well with the spiciness.....kind of like cayenne brownies.

I hope everyone is enjoying their short Sunday...except those in Arizona and Hawaii who don't do the silly time change thing.
It's going to be hard getting up to workout tomorrow morning...that's for sure.

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WENDYSPARKS 3/16/2012 8:17AM

    Yummy cookies!!!!

Wendy emoticon

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VYVIENN 3/15/2012 4:06AM

    Nice run! I'm still working my back into a regular routine... will get there eventually.

The tiny shopping carts are too cute!

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SKINNYPOWELL1 3/14/2012 4:12PM

    Love the shopping cart, but not so sure I would have liked the cookies, but I'm sure you could have convinced me to try one since you are QUEEN emoticon of baking. Glad to hear you are out running.

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REEKU731 3/14/2012 1:34PM

    The little shopping cart is super cute!! I absolutely love that idea!!! Glad things are going well for you hon! Keep up the great work!!!

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BREW99 3/13/2012 1:31PM

    oh, I love the little shopping cart idea,so cute! Thanks for the explanation, I was worried you had purchased a large bag of something greasy but thank goodness it was just egg rolls. hehe Glad to see you are back running - even if it is will a slightly wonky knee.

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MISSG180 3/13/2012 7:08AM

    It takes me a whole week to adjust to DST. I like the extra light in the evening, but I wish they'd just leave it that way all year!

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JULESRULES78 3/12/2012 12:51PM

    Way to go with the run. Once again, yummy looking cookies emoticon Why do they sound delicious? Have a great day!

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YAMINOKODOMO 3/12/2012 11:45AM

    great run!

Haha cute carts! I would have loved one of those when I was a kid to play with when I had my plastic kitchen set and I "cooked" and "shopped" lol!

Ooooh interesting cookies! My coworker made these cookies, I believe they were called mexican cookies, they were chocolate with a little spicy kick at the end. SO good!

Hope you have a wonderful monday!

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KARENDEE4 3/12/2012 9:23AM

    Those shopping carts are so cute!!

Your baked goods make me hungry!

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SPARKVAMPY2012 3/12/2012 9:21AM

    Sounds like a good weekend. Love the pics! I hear ya on the time change, I soooo did not want to get up this a.m.

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SOKKERNUT 3/12/2012 9:15AM

    Love the picture of the shopping cart!
I so totally hear ya, I did not want to get out of bed this morning but duty calls right.
Bummer for food truck being packed. :(
Love the cookies and how creative you are! My fav all rolled into one - SWEET and SPICY! emoticon
Have a great Monday.
Maria

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JASMINELOU 3/12/2012 9:07AM

    Great run!! emoticon

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RHONDALYN10 3/12/2012 8:17AM

    Your creations are amazing!

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2WHEELEDSHARON 3/12/2012 8:13AM

    I hope you won something big from that dare. What a fantastic idea!
Why isn't ALL food presented in a tiny shopping cart!? It makes up for missing out on the food truck gathering, in my book.
Yay for running!
Thanks for the bear hug:)

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JLITT62 3/12/2012 5:31AM

    No food trucks here . . . Too cold altho this week's gonna be really nice . . . but they exploded in Austin, after we left naturally!

You are doing GREAT! May everything continue to feel good!

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INIT2LIVEIT 3/12/2012 5:15AM

    We haven't changed our clocks yet either.
So what did you win on the cookie dare? emoticon

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 3/12/2012 1:41AM

    I love the little carts! I saw them at a store and wanted to buy them, but have no idea what to use them for. The cookies I could do, spicy, salty and sweet right up my alley there.

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KAMAPERRY 3/11/2012 10:48PM

    How cute!! Love the little carts!! Those do sound like interesting cookies! Welcome home!

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BUTEAFULL 3/11/2012 9:51PM

    you certainly come up with some interesting combinations for dessert

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SLIMMERJESSE 3/11/2012 9:21PM

    That little shopping cart is adorable. Never heard of a food truck gathering. Can't imagine what those chocolate cookies taste like with spicy stuff in them. Seems like you are back to running. Good for you!

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STRINGS58 3/11/2012 9:17PM

    I just watched a sportskool program called the super 7 - it's stretches. We have it on demand. I wonder if that would be helpful. Happy back to baking, back home, and happy keeping the goals alive!

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FORMERNONRUNNER 3/11/2012 9:03PM

  Yay for running again!!! And what a cute idea for the egg rolls! BTW, I love pics of your baking, keep 'em coming!

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HEALTHYCOCONUT 3/11/2012 9:01PM

    I used to have a little shopping cart like that, I kept fruit in it on the counter...wonder what happened to it. Those are very interesting cookies. They look like they should be for Halloween.

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LUCKYDOGFARM 3/11/2012 9:00PM

    that food truck dinner sounds like it would have been fun. does that go on often? very interesting cookies.

I am so glad that you are able to run again!!

Have a Great Week!

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