The Dirty German is on May 13th this year, and while "official" training doesn't begin until January 23rd I'm doing a few weeks of pre-training to start building mileage back up. I kinda fizzled out back in September or October - I think I was burned out and needed a break. To alleviate burn out this … Continue reading New Year, New Training Plan
This week's recipes are from Happy Herbivore and Forks over Knives, with my own modifications, of course. I'm still up a few pounds and still (sometimes uncomfortably) bloated, but I do feel like I'm on the mend, finally. I was even able to run for just under an hour yesterday with no tummy issues! I'm … Continue reading Meatless (Meal Planning) Monday
Here's what I have on the menu for this week: Because of my latest round of stomach and bowel issues, I am trying to ease into a low FODMAP diet. This is not going to be easy considering that most of my favorite foods are considered high FODMAP (onions, garlic, mushrooms, beans, soy, wheat, cauliflower, … Continue reading Meatless (Meal Planning) Monday
And just because I can't resist the cuteness...
Here's what I have on the menu for this week: Southwest Quinoa Bowls (from Ari's Menu) Chipotle Black Bean burgers (also from Ari's Menu) Baked Sweet Potatoes stuffed with Chickpea Chili (from The Vegan 8) Smoky Black Bean Enchilada Wraps (from Happy Herbivore) I'm not that big a fan of tofu, but those enchilada wraps … Continue reading Meal Planning Monday
After a failed attempt at this yesterday (I only made it 3.3 miles before having to charge back home. I'll spare the details...), I managed to complete the 10k for Autism (virtual race) today. I opted for the treadmill so that I'd be closer to the bathroom, if needed ;) But all went well, and … Continue reading 10k for Autism
My training for the Dirty German Endurance Fest got derailed by my stupid stomach issues. I ended up at the GI and am currently in the midst of several procedures being done to figure out what's going on. Needless to say, I will not be ready to run 50 miles in 3 weeks. I was … Continue reading Training Derailed. What’s next? And Shoes!