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More Cookies to Finish Out the Year

Monday, December 31, 2012

We are getting together with my husband's family tomorrow to exchange Christmas gifts. I baked some oatmeal cookies for my niece (left) and lemon pudding cookies with dried raspberries for my sister in law (left).

For our New Year's Eve celebration, I baked some gluten free cocoa molasses cookies (so I could share with my BFF and my brother's girlfriend)


My running has been going well. I got in 2.75 miles on the treadmill yesterday...no twinges :-)
I saw the PT today and he was happy to hear it. He was also impressed that I was reading this book, Anatomy for Runners (Thank you, Seabreeze63, for the recommendation)...I think he's going to get a copy for himself:
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He gave me some more exercises to do but is happy with my progress.
My husband has been battling a cold and I woke up congested and was worried that I had finally succumbed but I felt better after coffee so I think I'm okay. If he's feeling good tomorrow, we will go out to the trail for a run...if not, I'll do it on the treadmill....I don't feel comfortable running by myself on the trail....too many iffy people around.
Have a safe New Year's Eve and a wonderful New Year!!
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  • v YOUNGNSMYLIE
    Nat, the cookies look fabulous. I'm going to check into the book that you mentioned, too.
    1271 days ago
  • v JANETRIS
    So glad your running is going well for the new year! Cookies look good as always!

    1271 days ago
  • v KATRINAKRAUT
    The Leon cookies with dried raspberries sound delightful. Where do you get all of your recipes from? hope you did to catch your husbands's cold!
    1272 days ago
  • v MISSG180
    Lovely cookies! And good luck with avoiding the cold.
    1274 days ago
  • v JULESRULES78
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    I have GOT to try some cocoa molasses cookies. Two of my favorites rolled together sounds awesome! I am glad that you are running and will have to check out the anatomy for runners. It sounds about my speed (haha). I don't blame you for running on the tread mill when your partner isn't up to snuff. It is safer and probably a lot warmer:) Yeah for no twinges!
    1274 days ago
  • v STRINGS58
    oh crap!!! I could get that book on kindle soo easy --- crap! that's tempting! I haven't tested my IT issues yet

    Happy Holidays! Happy Baking! Those gifts look fabulous!!

    Glad to hear there are no twinges! emoticon


    1275 days ago
  • v SOKKERNUT
    Happy New Year Nat!
    OOooooooohhh those cookies look AWESOME! I bet they tasted even better!
    How are you and your hubby feeling?
    That is fantastic that you are still running and not having problems. Thanks for the tip in the book I will have to get that one for sure.
    Hugs
    Maria
    1275 days ago
  • v SLENDERELLA61
    Hope your hubby is up for the trail run tomorrow. Your cookies do look elegant. Thanks for all the support you have been giving me. You are truly appreciated!! -Marsha
    1275 days ago
  • v WHISPERINGPINE9
    Glad to hear that your knee is getting much better. Well done on the 2.75 miles. Also glad to hear you didn't catch your DH nasty cold. Have a wonderful day my friend and A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU!
    1275 days ago
  • v JLITT62
    emoticon happy new yr!

    I will be racing today in VERY chilly weather. Have to get there early, too, last yr I almost didn't do it cause almost couldn't find a parking spot!

    The chocolate cookies look great.
    1275 days ago
  • v BUTEAFULL
    okay where do you find dried raspberries? they look good...well they ALL look good but I have a soft spot for lemon so they really look good
    1275 days ago
  • v SUNSHINEYOURWAY
    The cookies look so good. Thank you for some great running tips.
    Happy New Year!

    Sharon emoticon
    1275 days ago
  • v LUCKYDOGFARM
    Glad your running and pt are going well. The cookies look great, as usual. I sure hope your hubby gets well soon and that you don't end up getting it too.
    Have a wonderful new year!
    1275 days ago
  • v WONDERWOMAN
    Yummy! GREAT NEWS on the runs. I've been looking at that book...so you recommend it?

    Happy New Year to you too. Hope you stay healthy.
    1276 days ago
  • v LIVE2RUN4LIFE
    What, no raisins in the oatmeal cookies?

    emoticon for no twinges. Have you been using the Superfeet insoles?
    1276 days ago
  • v SLIMMERJESSE
    Hooray for progress! Wishing you the best in 2013.
    1276 days ago
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