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Monday, November 28, 2016

Soup Sunday Shrimp and Corn Chowder



I like to make something special for game day. We have game day twice a week in Wisconsin, first for the Wisconsin Badger game and then for the Green Bay Packers. It has been exciting watching our Badgers this year. As I write this I am watching them battle Minnesota for the Paul Bunyan axe.
It is 46 F here today, great soup and football weather. This is the perfect soup to have while you watch your team play!

1 1/2 cup frozen corn
4 cups chicken stock
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
1 teaspoon sea salt
8 ounces fingerling potatoes
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 lb raw shrimp with shell
1 1/2 cups half and half


Put chicken stock in a stock pot. Add raw shrimp and cook on low heat until the shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from the broth, peel and set shrimp aside.

Add potatoes and corn to the broth. Bring to a simmer and cook until potatoes are tender.
Return the shrimp to the soup and add the half and half.  Add the dried rosemary, salt and pepper.

Serves 4

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Chris Wodke
Founder & Manager Team CMT
www.run4cmt.com

Chris is a triathlete and long distance runner. She is a three time participant of the Boston Marathon.  In 2012 she finished 2nd at Boston in the Mobility Impaired Division. She was on the course in 2013 when the bombs exploded.

She has appeared three times at the Paratriathlon National Triathlon Sprint Championship. She was the 2012 and 2014 National Champion Paratriathlon Open Division Champion.

In 2014 she was the PC Open Champion at the Duathlon National Championship. She represented Team USA at the Aquathon ITU World Championship in Chicago in 2015 and will represent the US at the World championship in Cozumel in 2016.

 In 2014 she represented  the U.S. as a paratriathlete at the Pan-American Triathlon Championship in Dallas, Texas.  She has won state championships in cycling and triathlon.

She travels around the country raising awareness of CMT.

She is the author of the book, “Running for My Life” that details her experience as a CMT affected athlete.

You may visit her author page at:
http://www.amazon.com/Christine-Wodke/e/B00IJ02HX6

Team CMT is a group of athletes and supporters working to raise awareness and to find a cure for CMT. We have 207 members in 38 states. We also have members in Australia, England,Scotland, Canada, Vietnam, Turkey, Finland, Scotland, France, Poland,Iran and Sweden. If you wish to join us visit our web site; www.run4cmt.com or www.hnf-cure.org

CMT or Charcot-Marie-Tooth is the most commonly inherited peripheral neuropathy. It affects over 155,000 Americans (as many as MS).  It is a disease of the nerves that control the muscles. It is slowly progressive, causing loss of normal function and or sensation in the lower legs/feet and arms/hands.

Symptoms include; muscle wasting in the lower legs and feet leading to foot drop, poor balance and gait problems Atrophy in the hands causes difficulty with manual dexterity.

Structural foot deformities such as high arches and hammer toes are common.

Poor tolerance for cool or cold temperatures and many people have chronically cold hands and feet.

Additional symptoms may include fatigue, sleep apnea, breathing difficulties and hearing loss.

Additional Link
Follow CMT affected Paratriathlete Timmy Dixon
http://cmtamputee.wordpress.com/

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