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Cooky Recipe Numer 14: Chocolate Fruit Bars and a Big Thank You to JULESRULES78

Sunday, September 16, 2012


These were from last weekend but I didn't get a chance to post.
For my sister in law's birthday, she requested oatmeal cranberry walnut cookies (not from the Betty Crocker Cooky Book) I baked these yesterday and we met up today.

Today I baked some orange chocolate chocolate chip cookies (recipe courtesy of JULESRULES78) to bring to a Rosh Hashanah dinner at my Aunt and Uncle's house


And how am I doing.....well, that butt cramp I had last Saturday appears to have turned into piriformis syndrome. The muscles were so tight that it pulled my hips out of alignment. I went to the chiropractor on Monday and she straightened them out...and I felt a lot better but still sore in the butt. By Friday, I needed to go back and have them realigned. My butt is still sore. It hurts to walk but not sit or stand. I have not done any running since last Saturday. I have been doing stretching, foam rolling, yoga and rolling my butt on a trigger point ball. I do have a chiropractor appointment tomorrow afternoon and I'm hoping that will help. I also have a sports massage on Tuesday...hopefully that will get all the tightness out and I'll be pain-free. I would really love to get back to running so I can do my HM in December.
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  • v KANSASROSE67
    Hope you're soon feeling better! The cookies look awesome, as always.
    1378 days ago
  • v SOKKERNUT
    I wanted to go through computer and eat these goodies! emoticon
    I am so happy that you are being able to take care of your booty and it is feeling better. emoticon I bet you missed not being able to run. emoticon
    1378 days ago
  • v WHISPERINGPINE9
    Pictures look great and I hope you are feeling better soon my friend.
    1379 days ago
  • v BAILEYS7OF9
    somehow I got moved off your blogs notification.. or it's sitting an a huge string of emails I haven't gotten to yet! The oatmeal cranberry ones look GREAT!

    sorry about your butt! Hope you got it straightened out!
    1385 days ago
  • v BREW99
    Oh, you always make me so hungry! Sorry to hear though about your pain - hopefully it will go away.
    1389 days ago
  • v SPEEDYDOG
    Nat,

    Love the cookie reports.

    Ouch! I looked up Piriformis Syndrome. That must hurt something awful. I hope you get better soon.

    Thanks, Bruce

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    1389 days ago
  • v BUTEAFULL
    the pains in the arse sure is a bummer, hope it goes away sooner than later. interesting cookies you made, I'm thinking of doing some soft pumpkin cookies for a meeting coming up
    1393 days ago
  • v HARRINGTON5
    Boy, those cookies really look good! Well, it sounds like you are doing all the right things for your pain. I hope you are already better.
    1396 days ago
  • v SOKKERNUT
    They look so yummy!

    Bummer on the bum bum still not feeling good. I must be having sympathy pains for you b/c my hip/bum was hurting on Monday. I went to chiropractor yesterday she said it was a nerve so she gave me mircocurrent and did an alignment. It is feeling so much better now. Hope you feel better soon so you can do the HM in December. My thoughts are with you.
    1396 days ago
  • v DEEO12
    Hope to hear you get things takin care of so you can get back to running.
    1398 days ago
  • v KAMAPERRY
    Had to check on you, hope you are better by now?
    1400 days ago
  • v INIT2LIVEIT
    All the cookies look yummy, like always.
    Sorry about your pain in the butt, hopefully the chiro will help it realign and heal for you! gotta love those balls, they really go far in helping to knead out the tightness
    1406 days ago
  • v YAMINOKODOMO
    My goodness all those goodies look so yummy!! Especially the chocolate cookies!

    Hopefully your massage helps out! I know how much you love running, but just keep going to your chiropractor and hopefully soon you will be back on your feet!
    1406 days ago
  • v KATRINAKRAUT
    Yum. Sorry to hear about the pain in your a$$!
    1406 days ago
  • v LISAINMS
    Dang, Nat. You just can't catch a break. Sending healing thoughts your way!
    1406 days ago
  • v 2WHEELEDSHARON
    Once again I'm drooling.
    Yikes! Sorry to hear about your tight butt. On the other hand, isn't that what we're all striving for? But wait, not that kind! My fingers are loose, so I'll keep them crossed for your appointments to cure it immediately.
    1406 days ago
  • v JULESRULES78
    Those chocolate fruit bars look delicious, and I am so glad you got a chance to try out the cookie recipe! You made my day with the thank you. emoticon
    I hope your booty feels better soon. There are few things more uncomfortable than a pain in the butt.
    1407 days ago
  • v KANSASROSE67
    Injuries are a pain in the butt, aren't they?!

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    Sorry...I couldn't resist, but I am seriously hoping you're soon feeling 100% better.
    1407 days ago
  • v HEALTHYCOCONUT
    Those orange chocolate chocolate chip cookies sound yummy. Sorry to hear you're still so uncomfortable :(
    1407 days ago
  • v PINKBEANBOO
    Shoot, Natalie. Sorry you've been going through another hard time.
    1407 days ago
  • v RAINEMARIE214
    Yikes! Feel better!!
    1407 days ago
  • v JASMINELOU
    They all look wonderful and yummy! Yesterday I made Pumpkin Cheesecake Struesel bars......................oh man they were good!

    Hope you are feeling better soon and back to running. emoticon
    1407 days ago
  • v JANETRIS
    The cookies look great as usual! Hang in there. Sounds you have everything going to get back on the road. Give it a little time. I place a lot of faith in sports massage! You have plenty of time to train....patience grasshopper!
    1407 days ago
  • v JLITT62
    I sure hope they can straighten you out soon! You still have a lot of time before the HM . . . I'm betting you'll be ok. I had to take a week off last yr due to hip pain. Just remember to drop back a bit on mileage when you do start back up.
    1407 days ago
  • v GLAMNGLOWDIVA
    Ouch! I'm glad that you're doing better. Oh my all those yummy cookies!
    1407 days ago
  • v LIVE2RUN4LIFE
    Ouch! So sorry - danged muscles.
    1407 days ago
  • v JUNEPA
    Your cookies are a wonder Nat. Nice eye candy for me, as I am doing a no-sugar streak right now. and I don't live close to you.
    I used to have some piriformis syndrome lower back and high hamstrings pain, not saying this will work for everyone, but the reason it got worse for me is that I was trying to go faster running and rowing, and I concocted a strength training program to use at home. My remedial massage therapist said I should go to a personal trainer for ST exercises as the ones I put together were unbalanced. My personal trainer put together some exercises to strengthen my hamstrings, a variety dead lifts and lunges, my abs, planks, bridges and crunches and my lower back, supermans, fire hydrants and donkey kicks. She concentrated on those areas, but also gave me some leg and arm exercises as well. Taking a rest from doing too much running and rowing at higher intensity ( I did continue doing longer workouts at a much lower heart rate) and doing the ST for a while strengthened these areas and I have not had that high hamstring pain for quite a few months now. I am only now starting to try speed work again so it remains to be seen if I will be able to exercise at a higher intensity or if my piriformis syndrome will return. Just thought to share in case this is helpful to you. Your perserverance is awesome.
    1407 days ago
  • v LUCKYDOGFARM
    yummy cookies! owie butt. sorry that is still bugging you. are you doing the piriformis stretchs? they are great if you are able to get them done. it can be difficult when you are in so much pain though.
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    1407 days ago
  • v SLIMMERJESSE
    You must have some amazing muscles in that region to pull your hip out of place! Wow!
    Hope you feel better soon.
    1407 days ago
  • v GLMOM2
    Sore butt - what a pain!
    I hope your feeling better soon.

    Cookies look delicious! Yum! emoticon


    1407 days ago
  • v SLENDERELLA61
    Best wishes on overcoming that sore butt! Injuries are such a bummer when you love, love, love the run. Thanks for all your supportive comments on my blogs recently! Take care, Natalie -Marsha
    1407 days ago
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