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ewww... Sauerkraut!!

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

I have hated sauerkraut my entire life. I have always thought it was nasty...

While I was in the shower on New Year's Eve, I all of a sudden developed a craving for it.

Sauerkraut is one of my new favorite foods. I am now in love with it. I now know what I was missing all of those years. That stuff is amazing and soo low in calories! Yumm!!

Support group was good tonight. We had a local Yoga teacher come in and talk to our group and also go over some great relaxation and stretching exercises with us. I have been thinking about taking Yoga, but I am still not sure. The only time I am able to in on Monday (at my gym and the wellness center) but I also have Personal Training on Monday. I am not sure if I can do both. I will have to consult with Olivia, my trainer.

I went to the gym today before group. I am pretty proud of myself. I accomplished 2 things.

1. After my warm up on the ARC Trainer, I went over to the free weights section where all of the boys were lifting, and joined right in. I claimed a bench and some dumbbells and did my thing. I did several arm exercises, and was overall pleased with my workout.

2. After my ST, I went to the treadmill and did intervals. The biggest thrill is I was able to run, as in maintain a speed of 5/mph, for 0.25 miles. Yes! I ran for 1/4 of a mile without stopping!!! I don't think I have been able to run that far since I was 12!

All in all... it was an awesome day!!
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MYLADY4 1/5/2013 11:30AM

    Cold raw saurkraut right out of a jar is the best!!!!

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-LINDA_S 1/4/2013 10:18PM

    The unpasteurized raw sauerkraut is really good for you if you don't heat it enough to kill the good guys. Great probiotics in those lacto-fermented veggies!

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NAYPOOIE 1/4/2013 4:06PM

    I never liked sauerkraut until I went to Germany. It's everywhere, and so good. I eat Claussen's now that I'm back in the states.

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OSDOWNS 1/3/2013 8:33AM

    Sauerkraut is a favorite in our family. It's also good luck to eat pork and sauerkraut on New Year's Day in the PA Dutch culture.

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CHRISTINASP 1/3/2013 4:09AM

    Eeewww, sauerkraut. I try to avoid it! But, who knows, maybe you're inspiring me to try it once again... SOME day! lol

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COCK-ROBIN 1/3/2013 3:21AM

    Wow! You're doing great! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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THROOPER62 1/3/2013 2:32AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LUNIECAT 1/3/2013 1:51AM

    I have been addicted to sauerkraut all my life! On Reubens, on hotdogs, hamburgs, with kielbasa, or even just plain out of the package/jar! Is very nice with sesame seeds on it, too. It's one of those foods I will miss for a bit. Really miss. But, it's worth it!

So proud of you for getting in all that ST, and OMG! You ran! Do you know, I don't think I've actually RAN since I had to chase my kids around. Something else to look forward to. Used to love to play softball, and volleyball, and other things. Looking forward to doing that again!


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EUEK098 1/3/2013 12:15AM

    emoticon , she's running!!!! Keep it up. I've tastes sauerkraut on a Reuben sandwich but not on it's own, you've piqued my interest.

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