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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Time really flies!

I have no idea where the month of December went. But I certainly didn't spend much of it blogging!

The holidays are of course a busy time. For me, they are also a big time of transition since I will be joining a new cardiology practice in January. It's a good decision for what I want in my career, but I will miss my patients and the staff at my hospital and my office. I have posted my new office phone number in the right hand column.

I am still running and doing my best to eat healthfully at this time of the year when yummy high-calorie treats abound. This month, I ran my fastest half marathon ever in 2:06:41 and my fastest 5K ever in 25:51. To get to my goal of running faster and qualifying for the 2010 Boston Marathon, I'm running about 35-40 miles per week. That means some very early mornings sometimes -- as early as 4:30 am. To motivate myself, I think forward -- all this hard work will be well worth it when I achieve my goal of running Boston.

Have a great holiday season, and more sometime soon....

Monday, December 01, 2008

Chicken Free Chicken Stir Fry

This is tonight's stir fry: Follow Your Heart's Chicken-Free Chicken with Annie Chun's Chinese Stir Fry sauce and a bunch of frozen veggies -- carrots, okra, spinach, broccoli, and cauliflower.

I recently discovered Chicken-Free Chicken. It has great flavor and texture, has 80 calories, 2 grams of fat, and 11 grams of protein for a two-ounce serving. It is made by Follow Your Heart and is sold at their store in Canoga Park, but can also be purchased at Whole Foods Market.