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Whole30, Day 8

Thursday, April 25, 2013

OMG, I feel amazing! I didn't even sleep well last night (too wound up from the stuff with my sister), but I got up & ran this morning (it was a little rough & I did need my inhaler, but I ran) and I have plenty of energy today. I actually accomplished things at work (I've been a little zoned out lately--this current project is kind of tedious)--I think I just needed a day off.
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Also, the effect of waking up & being able to breathe, as well as not having a constant sore throat from post-nasal drip, can't be discounted. I just feel better.

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I had eggy avocados & a coconut water for breakfast, a large salad (with radishes & avocado & macademia nut oil, lemon juice, salt & pepper) and an apple for lunch, and I'm having curry sauce over steamed veggies for dinner. I snacked on a mix of cashews, almonds, macadamia nuts & goji berries a little in the afternoon (how have I never been addicted to cashews before? they are kind of crazy amazing). There may be fruit & coconut milk later...

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I have two groupons for yoga that I should use. The first one is for one month of unlimited Bikram & I may try a class Sunday (they have an intro class Sunday afternoons). I got the other one to a really popular studio this morning & I'll probably use it after the month of Bikram (it'll be a piece of cake then!). Or maybe I'll do regular yoga first...I don't know. We'll see this weekend! I don't typically like any type of exercise class because of the pressure to go at a certain time, etc., etc., but it's been awhile since I've done any type of yoga & I'm curious about Bikram, so perhaps it will be good. Plus, good for meeting people!

Which reminds me, I have a meetup this weekend to see Alice Waters give a talk at UCSB--I can't wait! I'm really looking forward to her talk.

Hope everyone had a great day!

Hugs & Sparkles!!
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RYDERB 4/26/2013 9:35AM

    The first line of your blog says it all! I'm so excited for you! emoticon
Sounds like you got two fantastic Groupons. Enjoy your yoga. You deserve it!
Happy Friday! Hope you have a fabulous weekend!
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JUNEAU2010 4/26/2013 6:54AM

    Macadamia Nut Oil? Oooooooooooooh! Macadamias are my favorite nut. I will have to check that out. I like your breakfast - it sounds YUMMY!

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TECH1960PS 4/26/2013 5:59AM

   

Enjoy your yoga and have a great weekend emoticon emoticon

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