Last Day and First Day

Today marks day 21 of a 21-day fast (for spiritual reasons).  I have not been able to stick to the fast 100%, as I simply was not getting enough protein and iron on a daily basis.  But, I would say I was able to stick with it about 98%.  The fast did not have the… Continue reading Last Day and First Day

Breakfast or Recovery Smoothie: Banana Almond Oatmeal

Banana Almond Oatmeal Smoothie: I adapted this from a different recipe, took one sip and said, “Wow–so good!”  So, thought I’d share. Ingredients: 1 banana 1/2 cup light, plain soy milk 1/2 cooked oatmeal (cook 1/2 cup dry oatmeal with 1/2 cup water in microwave for about 1 and 1/2 minutes) 1/4 cup sliced almonds… Continue reading Breakfast or Recovery Smoothie: Banana Almond Oatmeal

Smoothie Recipe: Banana Grape

Super easy and yummy. Calories: 256 (Makes about 15-17 oz.) 1 banana 5 oz. all no-sugar added 100% grape juice 3 oz. fat-free Greek yogurt 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. nutmeg Put juice, yogurt and banana (broken into about 5 pieces) into blender.  Blend on low for about 30 seconds (or until banana is well… Continue reading Smoothie Recipe: Banana Grape

6 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Health And Personal Habits

Self-discipline.  Ugh.  A word I hate.  Mainly, because I lack this attribute in some vital areas.  But lately, this has been the subject of too many conversations to ignore.  Ugh.  Conviction.  Hate it.  Yet love it.  (Need it.) So, these are the questions I’m asking myself.  And, if you’re like me, lacking in the self-discipline… Continue reading 6 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Health And Personal Habits

Latest Training Schedule (Ravamped Based Upon Training Up To Now)

  Part of fitness training, is adapting as you go.  I’ve had some hiccups along the way (big surprise, right?), and had some changes get thrust upon me because of injuries, unexpected problems with bikes and dumbbells, etc.  So, here’s the latest training plan in final preparations for More Than a Walkabout. Feb. 15-18 Wednesday:… Continue reading Latest Training Schedule (Ravamped Based Upon Training Up To Now)

My Yummiest (Healthy & Low Calorie) Recipe Yet: “Lentil Stuff”

Why “stuff”? Well, simply put, it’s because I don’t know what else to call it!  But you should note that this was so good that we ate it the next day, too! Low calorie, healthy and super yummy! Makes 8 servings. 1/2 cup dry lentils 8 mini peppers or 2 medium bell peppers 2 cans… Continue reading My Yummiest (Healthy & Low Calorie) Recipe Yet: “Lentil Stuff”