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After a good workout, I decided to treat myself to a couple bites of 99% imported Italian dark chocolate from Muzzi, but what to follow that up with? My new fruit discovery of course: the prickly cactus pear. Native to Mexico and Latin America, but also found throughout the United States, Africa and Asia, this cactus fruit has been consumed raw and in dishes for centuries. As the name implies, it grows on cacti, and…

Just finished an hour of pilates and yoga. Legs feel like jelly since it's been a few weeks. Time for the fitness post though. Goals: Overall fitness/in shapeness, weight loss, body toning, de-stressing, and through cardio, lower heart rate. I have a pretty fast heart rate due to genetics; I can lower, it'll probably require a lot of it and a long time. Stretching (daily): Yoga, Pilates Strength (daily): Pilates Cardio (every other day): Running,…