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Getting back into the groove, chia seeds and coconut oil

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Yikes! Hollandaise sauce, bread at each meal and FUDGE! Why I decided to record what I ate today I don't know but looking at it helps me to see I need to be back here recording each meal again! I've missed my sparking and am hoping to get back to it full time! After all I have a mother-of-the groom dress to fit in to and a MARATHON to run!

I have picked up some new healthy habits that I hope to share about as I learn more about them. I have been eating chia seed and coconut oil to boost my running performance. I am still not sure what, if any, effects they are having but I will say I have grown rather fond of the chia seeds. You soak them in water and the water forms a jelly like capsule around each seed. The consistency is like tapioca jello only it tastes just like water! Strange, I know, but it is very satisfying to my thirst. I brought some along on my nine mile run yesterday and drank it down on my way back down the hill. It was really good! My family thinks I have lost it again with my new finds, and they may be right. The coconut oil is rather strange too. It is great for cooking and I have used it to sauté a few things but mostly I just eat a heaping teaspoon full like peanut butter on a spoon. Not real tasty like that; its more like swallowing a pill. Hopefully these additions to my nutrition will be helpful, giving me more energy and.... whatever else they are supposed to help with. I'll report in with more later!
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    Yes, you do have a marathon to run! Let's get to it! I will give the chia seeds a try. Finish the year strong and take that momentum into 2011! Woohoo!
    3717 days ago
    I'll be anxious to read more about your personal experiments on Chia and C.O. so please post as you go along. Thanks.
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