John 3:16

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Friday, August 7, 2009

Ever Wonder What They Look Like???

Have you ever wondered what a 100 calorie snack looks like in your favorite candy? Here's the low-down:

1/2 Kit Kat bar
2/3 cup mini-marshmallows
29 M&M's
10 Peanut M&M's
1/3 Snickers bar
1/3 3 Musketeers bar
1/2 York Peppermint patty
A good way to ensure you only eat the size listed above is to measure the serving out and freeze it (okay, not the marshmallows ).

When you get the urge pull out a piece. It will take a bit longer to savor since it's frozen.

Resource: ~~100-Calorie Snack Cookbook by Sally Sampson

Weight Watchers Alert: Just because it is 100 calorie doesn't mean it is WW careful!

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Blogging Without Obligation

After coming across what seemed to be the 4000th or so post on someone’s blog starting with “I’m sorry I haven’t posted in awhile.” I decided it is time to rethink what makes a good blog and the expectations that have come to be part of it. I am thinking that no one should utter those words again . . .and with that thought I give you Blogging Without Obligation. •Because you shouldn’t have to look at your blog like it is a treadmill. •Because its okay to just say what you have to say. If that makes for a long post, fine. Short post, fine. Frequent post, fine. Infrequent post, fine. •Because its okay to not always be enthralled with the sound of your own typing. •Because sometimes less is more. •Because only blogging when you feel truly inspired keeps up the integrity of your blog. •Because they are probably not going to inscribe your stat, link and comment numbers on your tombstone. •Because for most of us blogging is just a hobby. A way to express yourself and connect with others. You should not have to apologize for lapses in posts. Just take a step back and enjoy life, not everything you do has to be “bloggable”. •Because if you blog without obligation you will naturally keep your blog around longer, because it won’t be a chore. Plus, just think you will be doing your part to eradicate post pollution. One post at a time. . .

Easy Snacks

You'll find some great and quick snacks to have on hand at this site. Though it refers to kids, they are great for anyone. After all, we're all humans! Run HERE to see them.

Meals for Energy

Click HERE to get some great meals for pre race day and post race.

Our Races Through 6-01-09

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