Sunday, August 23, 2009
Juicy Slices Of Heaven
When I think of summer as a kid, a summer staple that always pops into my head is watermelon, and as August comes to a close, it is time to highlight this tasty, cooling, nutrional summer treat before the heat gives way to falling leaves. Watermelon is loaded with cooling properties, is a great way to hydrate, whether you eat it or juice it, and is loaded with lycopenes, vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, calcium, and many many more incredible, healing nutrients. There has also been some talk about watermelon acting as a viagra substitute for men, if you know what I mean ;-) Jokes aside, this juicy summer treat seems to taste too glorious to be THIS good for you, but the truth is, it's packed with healing properties. So, load up because summer is coming to an end before you know it (I say with disdain)!!! We have been buying organic watermelons from the farm down the road and will be passing it tomorrow on the way to the doctor. I see another watermelon in my future!
I have been enjoying taking my vibrant pup to the dog park and meeting lots of new dogs and dog owners while I watch Shorter run around like a maniac. It's great for me to be able to do something with him, since RSD doesn't leave me with many options these days. Thankfully, I have my dad and fiance to take my pup for long runs :-) Lucky me and lucky Shorter.