The “Aha!” moment that shot me off my fitness plateau

A few years ago I had a huge realization about fitness that totally changed my mental and physical health.

I’ll explain this realization by sharing a story, so let me set the stage…

In the Fall of 2012, I was training for my third marathon. I had run Boston and Chicago, and now I was training to run the New York City Marathon. I had been wanting to run NYC ever since I crossed the finish line at Chicago, and I was so ready for it.

I had months of training under my belt, and I was hoping for a PR. My hotel was booked, my bags were packed, and I was ready to rock…Then this happened:

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Banana M&M Blondies

This recipe was born out of two small dilemmas:

1. I needed to bring a dessert to my nephew’s birthday party, and didn’t have time to shop for any ingredients.

2. I had very ripe bananas that would shortly go beyond edible

This recipe ended up tasting like a blondie crossed with banana bread (hence the name), so if you like those two things you should definitely give the recipe a go.

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