I can see the finish line now…

8 Sep

I am officially signed up for my next race!

I am very excited for this one…it a race for the curing of breast cancer.

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they have an awesome site if anyone wants to check it out:

Komen Race for the Cure 

I will be participating in the 5k run. I am crossing my fingers for a pink shirt! 😉

I love doing races that are for a good cause. It just gives me that much more motivation to run, and to run my best. It also puts a lot of things in perspective. You never what tomorrow may bring…I am very thankful for each step that I take with running and with life in general, but it is very easy to forget to truly appreciate all that you have in life. Races like these are a very good reminder. 🙂

Yesterday I accompanied my mom to Sams to stock up on some produce goods. I LOVE this place…free samples anyone?!?

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We also stopped by a local grocery store, where I picked up a few new (to me) things to try:

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I have never had the opportunity to try one of these babies and tonight shall be my first time. Get in my belly!!!

I also experimented with the nutritional yeast by putting it on some delicious homemade pizza for dinner!


I used Jenna’s recipe for the dough, except that I used all whole wheat flour. This was my second time making this recipe and it was just as delicious as I remembered.

I topped it with organic tomato sauce, nutritional yeast “cheese”, black beans, ‘shrooms, and chopped onions.

You just can’t beat homemade pizza. 🙂

Now that I have a nice full pizza belly, I’m going to chill with the family.

Tomorrow I have my interview!!! Eeeek, wish me luck!


8 Responses to “I can see the finish line now…”

  1. havefaith4ever September 8, 2009 at 1:01 am #

    Good luck with your interview!! How exciting! 😀

    Mmm homemade pizza. Yum!!
    ❤ jess

  2. Devan Geselle. N September 8, 2009 at 1:23 am #

    you put your veggies away like I do!! wash and bag them so they are ready to go!!!
    vita brownies!? i havent even had the muffins yet 😦
    way to go for signing up for the breast cancer race!! my grandma had breast cancer, and recently have one of her breasts removed 😦


  3. Anonymous September 8, 2009 at 9:00 pm #

    have fun at the race! unfortunately tho, pink t-shirt are usually only for cancer survivors. but I bet your shirt will have lots of pink writing on it!

  4. Jenny September 9, 2009 at 9:03 pm #

    Kristi, congrats on the race! I can't wait to hear all about it.. good luck angel 🙂

  5. ajangel25 September 9, 2009 at 11:44 pm #

    Congrats on the race! My grandma died of breast cancer so I love all of the breast cancer support there is!

  6. Allison September 10, 2009 at 4:46 pm #

    I've just started to read your blog and I wanted to tell you how much I love it! 🙂 That is so wonderful that you entered the race…definitely inspiring! Good luck on your interview…I know you will do GREAT! 🙂

  7. Tina September 11, 2009 at 2:17 pm #

    First of all, LOADS of respect for doing the race, it's a really noble cause! And good luck with the interview 😉

    Secondly, those brownies look mad delish… are they by any chance vegan? 😛

  8. Jenna September 11, 2009 at 5:13 pm #

    your homemade pizza looks great girl.
    i love making my own healthy pizzas, soo much fun!

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