Seven Seeds, Melbourne
Something to strike off my list of “Things I thought I would never do” – To run a marathon
Well, okay, so it’s not really a marathon, but it felt like one to me. I didn’t think I’d ever run a 10km race (10.6km to be exact), let alone sign up for one but my dearest, Zia Wen, convinced me too (also the boy wanted me to do it).
So, I did. AND THEN, my dearest decided to bail on me! Can’t blame her though, she fell sick so I was left alone (with some friends of course) but I wanted to run this feat with her. Oh well, there’s always next year. These things are pretty addictive (not saying that I am) but crossing that finishing line makes you feel like anything is possible.
One thing is for sure, I made it with God’s strength. I prayed for strength and He delivered. He pushed me through when I thought I was weak. Without Him, I might not have made it.
Official rank: 2843 out of 4800++ (not too bad la…)
Official chip time: 01:38:57
I had a craving.
I had a thought.
Made thought into reality: went to the grocer’s > bought ingredients > came home to cook
Natalie’s Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup
3 tbsp of butter
1 large onion, chopped
2 shallots, chopped
120g of Swiss brown mushrooms, chopped
100g of White mushrooms, chopped
4 cups of chicken stock
1 cup of thickened cream
1 tbsp of mixed herbs
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Saute onions in butter. Add in mushrooms and saute till mushrooms are soft.
2. Add in the 4 cups of chicken stock, add in the cream.
3. Season with salt and pepper.
4. Add in the mixed herbs.
5. Serve with Meiji’s Garlic toast (YUMMEH snack)