Blustery Cold

December 31, 2008

And I don’t mean the weather!! I spent 2 hours this morning crying from every opening in my face as my cold medicine let everything go. It was quite unpleasant. But things cleared up around 12:30 and I decided to bike to the gym to breath in lots of fresh air. My body feels fine – it’s just my nose! It is very blustery out there! At the gym I only did 20 minutes on the Stepmill on a lower level and headed home. Don’t worry, I disinfected the machine very well both before and after I got on.

I got home at 2pm and showered. I don’t have much of an appetite today, but I could tell that I was pretty hungry deep down. Since I haven’t been grocery shopping, my choices were hard-boiled egg salad sandwich or canned/boxed/frozen soup. I decided on a chicken-y soup for my cold.

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I got these Pacific soups on sale a few weeks ago and my hope was that they would be less “canned soupy” because Pacific boxed soups are so awesome. I’d give this guy a B+. It was good, but not great. I could have done without the slimy gross onions, but finding an onion-free soup is impossible. I probably wouldn’t buy this again, but I did enjoy it and it was much better than lots of other canned soups I’ve had in my lifetime. I did need some spice though!

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I also had a piece of toast drizzled with olive oil

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And a huuuuuge grapefruit

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I am off to run a fun shopping errand and will be back to take a nap and get ready to head uptown where our date night is taking place! See you all in 2009!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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1 Stephanie December 31, 2008 at 3:17 pm

Love the new place mats! Happy New Year’s Eve, have a great time tonight.

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2 Allison K December 31, 2008 at 3:25 pm

Happy New Year!

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3 Julie L December 31, 2008 at 3:35 pm

It needed spice because you took the onions out! ;) My favorite canned soup is Amy’s Tomato Bisque – yum, yum, yum! Hope your nose feels better soon!

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4 VeggieGirl December 31, 2008 at 3:43 pm

Sending lots of good health vibes!!!

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5 JENNA December 31, 2008 at 3:46 pm

hope you feel better! love your place mats!

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6 runjess December 31, 2008 at 3:50 pm

I like the Pacific Foods Spicy Black Bean and Sausage soup, so maybe give that one a try.

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7 Erica December 31, 2008 at 3:50 pm

Aw- feel better Kath! I hope you have so much fun at date night tonight ;) Happy New year (early)

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8 thepinkpeppercorn December 31, 2008 at 3:55 pm

Have fun shopping!!! Too bad about the soup.

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9 Heather McD (heather eats almond butter) December 31, 2008 at 3:58 pm

Have fun tonight. Hope you are feeling better soon :)

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10 Amy December 31, 2008 at 4:03 pm

I think that the chicken & sausage one is much better – & the spicy chicken fajita is good, too. (My friend’s husband is the soup inventor – R&D is probably what it’s really called – for Pacific Natural, and he invented most of their canned soups. :)

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11 K December 31, 2008 at 4:16 pm

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO THE BOTH OF YOU!!

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12 hk December 31, 2008 at 5:11 pm

here’s to a happy, healthy 2009!

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13 Tina December 31, 2008 at 5:38 pm

I have that same soup in my cupboard! Can’t wait to try it!

Enjoy date night! Happy New Year!

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14 Shelby December 31, 2008 at 5:46 pm

Feel Better Soon!

Happy New Year!

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15 Fancy December 31, 2008 at 5:47 pm

Feel better, Kath! Happy New Year!

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16 Oh She Glows December 31, 2008 at 5:59 pm

Have a great date night!!! yawhoo for 2009 :D

Angela
http://www.ohsheglows.com

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17 Jess :) December 31, 2008 at 6:59 pm

Have a blast on your date; I know you will ;) What a perfect way to bring in the New Year-with the one you love!
<3 jess :)

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18 meg December 31, 2008 at 7:16 pm

Feel better soon! Happy New Year!

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19 Biz319 December 31, 2008 at 9:22 pm

Damn those onions!

Happy New Year Kath!

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20 katie December 31, 2008 at 9:54 pm

Hope you feel better. Your placemats are supercute!

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21 michelle December 31, 2008 at 9:55 pm

Hi Kath,
Just wanted to wish you a very Happy New Year!!! It has been very nice getting to know you through your great blog!!

Keep it real in 09!!!

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22 amy December 31, 2008 at 10:24 pm

happy new year. i really enjoy reading your blog and this seemed a good time to say hello, happy new year and wish you a good 2009.

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23 Justy2003 December 31, 2008 at 10:36 pm

Happy New Year, Kath!

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24 zestycook January 1, 2009 at 12:04 am

Get Well Kath. Happy New Year!

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25 Jill January 1, 2009 at 12:59 am

Sorry to hear you are under the weather! (or your nose, at least!) I had the same thing happen to me and I think continuing exercise REALLY helped it out. Glad the soup was good, I just bought it on sale too, but am wary of canned soup!

P.S. Have you heard the Deathcab for Cutie song called “Kath”? It makes me think of you!

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26 Kath January 1, 2009 at 1:34 am

Hello amy !!

Justy2003 ,
Where have ya been!?!?

Jill ,
Someone just told me about that song recently – it’s very cool that it’s my name!!

kath

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