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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Her Thursday Things to Talk About: Her Detox Plan

Well sorta. I have decide to dedicate March as a Detoxifying month. Since I am giving up sweets and junk food for Lent, I felt I should also detoxify my mind and soul as well.

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I am joining Tina’s 31-day Yoga Challenge. I love yoga, and I would love the challenge to do it every day. Here are Tina’s rules,

The rules are simple: For a day to qualify, there must be a minimum of 20 minutes of structured yoga. For me, this means some sort of guided yoga, like yogadownload.com’s audio sessions, yoga videos, or an in-person class. I officially start the challenge on Sunday, March 1.

I am excited, because I need a new challenge, I live for them really and I need to be stretching more. It also helps me to feed my soul for at least 20 minutes a day. Would any of you be interested in doing this???

MORNING WORKOUT

Woke up at 5:15am to do a speed work out at the gym. I still don’t have my full voice back, but my body feels great. Here is a taste of what I did this morning. The main set was 12, 200’s at 6:30pace fast and 12, 200’s 8:30 pace slow. I can’t give you the full work out because it is Coach Al’s plan, but please feel free to ask me any questions you like! Please check out his site, he has some great stuff there too.

I did my run on the treadmill because it was still dark and cold outside. We have been having some weird and spooky kind of fog here lately. The run was challenging, but I love doing sprints, because it mixes the run up and keeps me consistent. In all I did 5 miles in 40 minutes and did some ab work with the medicine ball after. I also did some walking planks, my new favorite workout!

MORNING EATS

I sure did work up an appetite and was determined to make something different this morning. I looked through the fridge and look what I cam up with:

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The Best FRENCH TOAST I have ever made. In the batter I put in one egg, one two whites,pumpkin spice,PB2, and some almond milk. I then topped each side with some coconut, was inspired by Kath’s maple coconut tofu.

I could actually taste the coconut in each bite, it reminded me of summer. I will have to try a more summer type French toast soon!

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Then I topped them( I made two pieces with ww toast), off with a banana, 2 tbs of home-made cranberry sauce, some TJ’s cheese yogurt, and toasted pecans.

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This stuff taste a lot like Fage, but cheaper. It makes the best substitute for sour cream, and whip cream. It is a little bitter like Fage, but with the added sweetness of the cranberry sauce the combination was explosive!
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Tonight I have Thursday night group, and AKB! I am glad to be back to Kickboxing:) Oh and by the way, we have some major changes going on here in the McCormick household, will have to let you know soon!!!

I leave you with a picture of Bosco who I caught sleeping past 8AM!!! LUCKY DOG!

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Have a inspired day!

21 comments:

Brian said...

I think I am dign something similar to the Yoga challenge your doing. I am going to try to meditate/do yoga every day. I am looking for soemthing to clear my mind and I think both of those would do that trick!

Lacey Nicole said...

Bosco looks so comfy!!!! i'm really intrigued by the every day yoga or meditation challenge... i'm hesitant to do this though b/c i don't want to not follow thru. i am going to think about it. your BFAST LOOKS AMAZING-- restaurant caliber :) mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.

Pearl said...

have a wonderful day, bobbi! i think that's a great challenge :)

M said...

Thanks for sharing! Enjoy the day! ONWARD! :)

D10 said...

Ooh, I like the signature! I am giving up sweets too for Lent. It is going to be hard, but I think I can do it.

Meghann said...

You were right! I'm in LOVE with the french toast :) Yum!

healthy ashley said...

Look at that french toast!!!!

Good luck with the yoga. I miiiight do it! :)

RunToFinish said...

OMG i want that food! I am going at leats 20 minutes of stretching each day, but I wouldn't call it structured. I think i'll focuse on my mediation for the month.

greendogwine said...

Bosco! :)

That french toast looks absolutely SCRUMPTIOUS!

Anonymous said...

You are giving up sweets? But you barely eat any sweets anyways, so what is the point?

Missy said...

I am actually considering the challenge! I tried yoga once and could not relax so it might be great for me to try 20 minutes a day! Your french toast looks amazing!!

Leah said...

OH! Thanks for posting about the yoga challenge that Tina is doing! I hadn't made it around to her blog yet so I think I am definitely going to try this in March!!

Your breakfast looks amazing!!

dailygoods said...

i would love to join in on this too! it is such a great challenge!! i hope you guys set something up!

3T Heppenstall said...

As usual, French Toast looks amazing!!

You're always in the challenges. That's cool. Way to keep yourself motivated!!

Mica said...

Great challenge! You're such an inspiration, particularly as a speedy runner and expert French toast-maker!

Matt said...

What exactly is a walking plank?

By the way, that french toast looks amazing!

teacherwoman said...

I would so join you in the yoga challenge but I think I am going to try and do Jillian's 30-day shred in March. On top of my strengthening exercises from the PT and other yoga, I don't think I could do yoga everyday.

Martin Family said...

I love your blog! I found it through foodsthat fit! I read your story of how you got to where you are and I can totally relate! You are such an inspiration, I am training for my second marathon right now. I saw on one of your posts you live in the IE...me too :) thanks for the awesome blog, I will be following!

MizFit said...

Im jealous of bosco this morning.

and my own canine.

that said I am OFF to have an inspired day.

thank you!

HangryPants said...

That yogurt sounds fantastically delicious! I love cheaper greek yogurt alternatives.

I am joining Tina's challenge too.

Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) said...

The French Toast looks great!