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Good evening! I hope you guys had a productive Tuesday — we’re almost over the mid-week hump!

 

Mid-afternoon snacks:  Chobani yogurt and granola (times two).

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Orange raisins!  These were delish (and from England).

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It was sooo hot this afternoon, but luckily the first Florida monsoon of the summertime rolled in and washed the heat away.

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In Central Florida, it thunderstorms heavily at 3 PM every afternoon from April to August.

 

My 4.0 mile run was much more pleasant as a result!

 

  • Duration:  38 minutes (4.0 miles)
  • Calories Burned: 320

 

After my run I did some shredding.  I didn’t actually do the whole workout, I just did some of my favorite moves for about 5 minutes.  Loads of crunches and walking push-ups (gulp!)

 

Dinner… a side salad:

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Wolfgang Puck’s Chicken Dumpling soup.

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Plus a handful of grapes.

 

I LOVED everyone’s quotes, by the way!  If you  haven’t read the comments, click on the post below to read some inspirational, insightful, and very funny quotes.

 

Goodnight! :)

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  • runsarah March 31, 2009, 6:35 pm

    I love seeing the Florida rains when I visit…it’s so much nicer because it clears up compared to Vancouver rains which can last weeks!

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  • VeggieGirl March 31, 2009, 6:38 pm

    ORANGE RAISINS?!?!??! I need to get to England…

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  • Mara @ What's For Dinner? March 31, 2009, 7:14 pm

    OH i love those raisins that taste like something else… I had orange ones years ago!

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  • Adi (oatonomy.com) March 31, 2009, 7:27 pm

    Maybe I’m just naive, but does it *really* rain at the same time every day during this season for you? … that’s really cool if it does!! That’s perfect for planning outdoor activities around :) (or in…)

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  • just me March 31, 2009, 7:27 pm

    totally loved the downpour AND the thunder and lightening we got out here. it was beyond cool for me. don’t get that in socal.

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  • luckytastebuds March 31, 2009, 8:02 pm

    mmmmmmmmm i definitely need to get me one of those gorgeous bowls! Your leaf bowl is so artsy i’m sure it makes the food taste even better! hehehehe

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  • Bec March 31, 2009, 8:03 pm

    I love thunder storms in the summer!

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  • Mica March 31, 2009, 8:47 pm

    Ugh, why does England have better accents and better raisins? Boooo. I feel inadequate.

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  • jesslikesithot March 31, 2009, 10:22 pm

    Yumm I just got caught up on all your past few posts and all those meals look so delicious and healthy!!!! I just wish I could replicate everything I see….yet, I live in a dorm! haha!

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  • Sarah (lovINmytummy) March 31, 2009, 11:02 pm

    Where’s the Puckster?! Come on!

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  • wholefoodswholeme April 1, 2009, 2:15 am

    that is some major rain!! looks kind of dramatic. glad you enjoyed with raisins & the green&blacks :)

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  • Olivia April 1, 2009, 2:49 am

    Hey!!! I just want to let you know, that after a long exploration of your blog, and a chat with my own running friend, I decided to go for a run yesterday. I’ve only run a few times before, either on a treadmill or to run a mile at school for testing around a track. Anyway, on a treadmill my time has been around 10 minutes, and just taking the run outside brought it down to 8:40!!!! I’m really excited to set up some routes and get running multiple miles at time, because I can definitely slow down a bit to extend the distance! :) So thanks for the inspiration!!!

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  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point April 1, 2009, 4:02 am

    adi – yes, literally! you can set your watch by thunderstorms in florida.

    olivia – that is awesome!!! Great job!

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