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A Favorite Thing-Sketchers Go Walk Shoes

My New Favorite Shoes In the past six to eight months I've started being bothered by a pain in my heel whenever I wear flat shoes.  I was plagued by it day after day this past summer whenever I wore my trusty flip flops. I found that when I switched to wedges the pain subsided.  After a little web research and a little self-diagnosis, I decided I was suffering from plantar fasciitis .  The description in this link nailed my symptoms. Funny how a change in your physical comfort can quickly change your priorities.  I'm referring to my shoe priorities.  My trusty flip flops were banished and the search for comfortable shoes became my mission.  I came across an unassuming pair of shoes from Sketchers that has become my new, favorite, casual shoe. Sketchers Go Walk I own these shoes in black, but there are many colors available.The wide variety of colors has me very excited about my spring and summer wardrobe.  I plan to buy a couple of fun colors to wear with my capr

A Healthy Egg Sandwich

My Healthy Egg Sandwich Have you started off the new year with a healthier attitude?  One of my favorite healthy breakfasts or lunches is an egg sandwich made with egg whites and a little cheese.  To control the calories from bread I like to use the whole grain sandwich thins that are widely available.  They only add 100 calories. Instead of separating the whites from yolks I bought a carton of egg whites from the grocery store.  I was happy to see the ingredient list on the carton: egg whites.  There were no additives and no preservatives.  Yay! This egg sandwich recipe contains 297 calories and 14 grams of fat, making it a smart option for breakfast or lunch. It is so simple, but tasty enough to feel like a treat. Healthy Egg Sandwich Serves 1 1 teaspoon canola oil 2 egg whites 1 tablespoon chopped onion 1 tablespoon chopped bell pepper 1/2 jalapeno pepper, chopped 1 whole grain sandwich thin salt and pepper to taste Directions Heat the oil in a 8 inch non-stic