Sometimes I think Americans overlook the reason many of us have a long weekend. Like many of us, my family has a rich history of military service. If you’re not already participating in a Memorial Day ceremony or event please take a moment to remember those who have served our country and especially those that made the ultimate sacrifice.
Around the Web
Here are some of my favorite articles around the blogosphere this past week.
Fit to the Finish shares how to avoid weight gain during stressful times. This is still a challenge for me so I’ll reference this for the next time I start wanting to stress eat.
This recipe (and pictures) for a Banana Chocolate Chip Protein Pancake from Fitful Focus look delicious! I think I’ll give it a try this week without the chocolate chips.
Roni’s Weigh has 10 ways to rediscover running (just substitute whatever exercise you like). I think I’ve done all of them at one point or another!
Missing pizza but trying to cut down on bread and calories? Weight Watcher Girl has a recipe for Cheesy Pizza Cabbage Casserole that is diet-friendly.
Gluten-Free Best Friends busts several myths about gluten.
Learn 10 ways Siri can help you with email at Bluehair Technology Group. I never knew Siri could do these things.
Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans shares seven reasons a virtual race might be right for you. I’ll be walking a virtual 5K Monday.
Don’t forget to enter my giveaway for a 2-DVD set of SparkPeople workouts. Can you ever have enough fitness videos?
Two Savvy Sisters is giving away two free product coupons for Purex Detergent to six winners. Entries close Tuesday night. We also have a giveaway running for The American Bible Challenge Prize Pack that closes May 30th.
Enter to win an Apera Sprint Bag at Fitful Focus no later than May 27th.
Celiac and the Beast is posting a new giveaway every day this month. Canyon Bakehouse is the sponsor of day 21 and everyone I know on a gluten-free diet says they are the best bread. I just bought my first loaf.
Journey of a Dreamer is hosting a giveaway for a Fran’s Closet t-shirt or tank . Entries close May 27th.
Enter to win eight packs of SuperSeedz Pumpkin seeds from That Was Vegan before it closes May 28th.
Surviving and Thriving is giving away a copy of How to Coupon Effectively. Enter by Tuesday evening.
That’s it for this week’s edition. Have a healthy week!