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Repite, Por Favor

No worries  🙂  Just brushing up on my Spanish a bit!

Man, I was snacky again today! I’ve been hungry in the afternoons this week. I think the dreary weather definitely affects my appetite. It was so gray and gloomy today – not the best weather to be seeing through the windows at work.

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I had a serving of Ezekiel original cereal with a little milk and some leftover fruit from this morning.

And then… I had a serving of Kashi Honey Sunshine cereal because…well, once you have some cereal, you want more, right?

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After my snack attack, I finished up at work and we headed home.

I ran over to my chiropractor appointment and had a great one! I’m doing super well after the accident – maybe all the yoga lately is helping? Whatever it is, I’m glad to be back to normal and aligned correctly  🙂

I also stopped by Rite-Aid to pick up some meds for us to take to Honduras in case we get sick – definitely better safe than sorry. We all got sick on the last day when we there before and it was not fun.

Since I had to run these errands after work, I had Nick work on the main part of dinner.

Basically the same as last night, with one major difference.

tacosalad

I guess this is more of a “fajita salad” than “taco salad”, but so, so good!

tacosalad

Nick cooked up some chicken breast with:

  • red pepper
  • onion
  • chipotle chiles in adobo
  • garlic
  • ancho chile powder
  • cayenne
  • cumin
  • salt
  • and I don’t know what else  🙂

It was really spicy, but really good.

I made a big salad, obviously. From the bottom up –

  • romaine
  • refried beans
  • chicken / veggie mixture
  • avocado
  • homemade salsa
  • cilantro

tacosalad

My nose was running while I was eating which means = it’s hot  🙂

I’m off to help Nick cut his hair, find something to pack for lunch,  then settle in with some popcorn with olive oil before Top Chef Masters.

Nite!

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Man, I was hungry today!

First, lunch.

I packed a simple salad of romaine + roma tomato

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and then dumped a serving of my veggie and barley risott-no on top to maximize the veggie goodness.

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Plus some watermelon! It’s still going, and going…

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I have at least 2 cups left! Watch out for more tomorrow  🙂

Work was pretty normal this afternoon, but my stomach was super hungry for some reason.

I had this cookie I picked up at lunch

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It definitely looks bigger than it was – just a regular-a-little-smaller-than-my-palm chocolate chip cookie.

Of course, that didn’t put a dent in my hunger so I had the snack I packed for today – one serving of kashi sunshine + about 1/2 cup milk.

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I love this cereal! It tastes like a mix of Capn’ Crunch and Kix. It’s Just Sweet Enough 🙂

Finally, my belly was happy. I drank some water and made it through the day.

Nick had a chiropractor appointment today, so I came home and did 2 20-minute yoga downloads – the Power Vinyasa Flow and a Hip Opening Flow. What a great way to spend 40 minutes winding down and breaking a sweat after work! I was only going to do one download, but the laundry was still in the dryer and Nick wasn’t back yet, so I just went ahead and kept going. I’m glad I did, because that hip opening download felt ah-mazing.

Plus, it’s always easier for me to spend more time working out when I know I have easy leftovers in the fridge.

hawchik

We heated up the leftovers of the Hawaiian Chicken dish from last night, and I think it was even better!

Dishes with flavors like ginger, soy, and chile/garlic seem to get better after they sit. Tonight’s meal definitely proved that point – it was so spicy and the ginger really stood out tonight.

hawchik

Makes me want to say aloha 🙂

I’ve been pretty productive tonight!

  • Yoga – done
  • Laundry – folded + put away
  • Dinner – eaten and enjoyed
  • Pajamas – on  😉
  • Fun breakfast plan for tomorrow – done
  • Hard boiled eggs – cooking right now
  • Lunch packed – about to do that

Now the only things left are to have some popcorn + watch Top Chef Masters tonight! The guest is Neil Patrick Harris, aka Barney from HIMYM, aka Doogie Howser.

Do you have random super hungry days? Are there tried and true foods that satisfy you on days like that?

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Today’s eats turned out to be very unexpected!

Like Rose today, my lunch was just not very satisfying! I was still a little hungry and just needed something else, so I ended up getting this blondie from a local coffee shop here while running a few errands at lunch.

blondie

 

This is from the same place that makes the amazing cookies. This blondie was pretty good, but they’re not as good as their cookies. Sadly, they were out of the cookies today so I got this instead. Very chocolatey!

I finished up my work project today! I got it all done and went over it with my supervisor so now I’m just working on an extension part of it that I think will go well.

This afternoon, I got in my 15 MMC and maybe a little more – one of my coworkers and I went for 15 minute walk this afternoon, and I’m glad we went when we did. It was just starting to rain here when we got back to the office, and it was pouring by the time I left work.

I did have a small snack before heading to Bodypump after work – that blondie was good at lunch, but I knew it wouldn’t hold me through the class and until we got home. Nick picked out that new Kashi Honey Sunshine cereal, so I had a serving of that with some skim milk.

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It was pretty good – it tasted like a mix of Capn’ Crunch and Kix.

Bodypump was painful tonight. The tricep track was killer – my arms are still shaky! I am going to be sore tomorrow. I feel so strong in that class, even when it’s really hard, which is why I like it. It’s nice knowing that I’m lifting more than when I started.

I had plans to make dinner when we got home, but we decided we really wanted burgers and onion rings from old faithful down the road. We found out when we got there that they were out of onion rings! Should that even be possible?!? 

burger

 

I got my usual buffalo burger with onion, lettuce, tomato, ketchup, mustard, plus fries. The burger was just as good as it usually is, but I was just so sad there were no onion rings. I ate all of my burger and maybe 1/2 of the fries? They were okay – definitely nothing like the onion rings  🙂  I guess today just wasn’t my day – coffee place out of cookies, restaurant out of onion rings…

I’ve got 5 minutes to get settled for LOST!

Do you ever have days when nothing goes how you think it will? What do you do?

Apparently, I eat sweets + grease  🙂  But, that doesn’t happen every day, so it’s fine. Thankfully, today wasn’t anything super stressful, but it’s still strange when things happen that you don’t expect.

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Welcome Back, Grill Master

First – I think I am done working on my presentation!  I’m about as ready as I can be, so let’s hope it goes well tomorrow  🙂  Any luck you can send me would be great!

 

I was so antsy today at work and couldn’t concentrate. I was really happy I packed a snack to keep me occupied.

 

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0% fage, pom, and some TJ’s high fiber cereal with the dried fruit and nuts in it. A great mix, indeed.

 

Check out these awesome spoon/fork/knife things Nick and I got!  I was so tired of buying plastic silverware just to throw it away, but these are perfect!

spork

 

 

I have the green, he has the blue.

 

We were planning on running tonight after work, but I knew I needed to finish my presentation AND practice it tonight, so we skipped the run. I’m sad, but I know I’ll be happier about it tomorrow when I’m giving the presentation.

 

Nick finally got to use his Grill Master skills tonight – it’s been so long since we’ve cooked anything on the grill. I was so happy the weather cooperated for our dinner tonight, because it was amazing.

 

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Check out those grill marks!

 

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We both had a salad to start and get some green!  Mine had romaine, carrot, tomato, and 1/2 Tbsp real ranch dressing. You just can’t beat it.

 

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Plus steak!, my leftover veggies from lunch, and some barley/brown rice pilaf. I ate a little less than half of my steak, and saved the rest so he can have steak and eggs in the morning.

 

steakdin

 

 

Since I’m done working on my presentation for tonight, I’m going to finish some laundry, catch up on blogs, and get ready for THE OFFICE – I hope you’re watching tonight! It’s going to be a good one  🙂

 

Is there a meal you have in the spring or summer you can’t wait for?

 

We love to grill, and Nick has probably missed it more than I have!  We use it a lot when the weather is nice – I can’t wait to really start using it again! I’ll eat just about anything off the grill.

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