Weekend warrior

Saturday

The day I spend the morning ‘baby’ sitting.  🙂

I usually have to be over at my sister’s at 5:30/5:45 AM – She works at 6AM.

So I pack up my laptop, some work, a magazine or two, and enjoy the quiet while I wait (with dread) for the Heathens to awake 🙂

 

Punk (my oldest niece) — you can see her on my YouTube Channel. Is really into a ‘healthy foods’ kick.  So I told her I was making her a healthy breakfast.

Breakfast:

2 egg omelette (What? — They’re good) w/ Cheddar Cheese

Toast with Blackberry Preserves

Milk

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Yes, that is my breakfast and no I’m not afraid to admit that it’s my FAVORITE plate at my sister’s house. 🙂

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Speaking of Omelettes — I have officially decided I am a master… mine are getting fluffier and fluffier each time I make them.  MY secret?  LOW HEAT!  It takes longer, but they’re so good I don’t care.

*Before you judge that picture I do have to make it known that I was making omelettes in a saucepan — for some reason I can’t find a small skillet at my sister’s… Christmas present? – that’d go over well)

 

 

Normally Saturdays are the nights Punk stays with me – but this weekend I’ve been told she’s staying with MaMa… that means I can un tonight.  Yay!

Lunch:

1C Vegetarian Chili

2 cornbread muffins

*leftovers from Thursday*

 

Dinner:

Veggie pizza and birch beer

 

Training:

Day 2 of C25K

TGIF

TGIF indeed. 🙂

I love my job — a lot actually. (I know, weird right?) but I am still geeked for the weekend.

Breakfast:

2 egg omlette

2T homemade salsa

Coffee with the Pumpkin Pie Spice Creamer you see in the background 🙂 (uhh…YUM!)

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On the way to work I was behind this car and I actually really enjoyed their bumper stickers.  I haven’t seen one – let alone three – that resonate so clearly with me.

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Lunch:

We talked our manager into taking us off-site for a lunch meeting (score!)

Chipotle was the choice

I had a salad with a small scoop of rice, black beans, veggies, all the salsas, and a ‘little’ cheese (which was as much as I put on in a ‘normal’ serving…HOLY COW!)

Dinner:

2 cornbread muffins

No – you read that right… just the muffins.  I fell asleep reading at 6pm and didn’t wake back up until 9pm.  I didn’t want to eat anything heavy that late so I just ate some of the left over muffins from last night’s dinner.  Meh.

Training:

Yes, today should have been a training day… but again, I fell asleep so I just jogged around my block a couple times with Demon Dog and came back in.  Total Distance?  MAYBE a half mile.  But I realized when I got back that I jogged the whole time (!?)

Live and learn

Today was just one of those days where I felt like the world was a crap-fest. 

I woke up way late. My charger broke last night so I plugged my phone into my computer thinking it would charge and be fabulous.  Well. Not so much.  I guess if it’s plugged into the computer alarms don’t go off. (Go figure)

I managed to grab breakfast and pack a lunch before sprinting out the door only five minutes late. Yay me!

Only to sit in traffic and be about 15 minutes late to work (boo hiss! )

And since I was in a crabby mood from that everything else just irritated me. 🙂

OK. Enough complaining.

Breakfast:
Two multi grain waffles  with 1T peanut butter on each

I packed my lunch but we had a rep lunch and I felt guilty since she’d brought special veggie food
So. ….

Lunch:
A veggie panini with veggie cream cheese,  veggies,  and muenster cheese (drool)
Half a bag of salt and vinegar chips
Two pickles
A small scoop of fruit salad
A brownie

Dinner:
Veggie chili
Cornbread
Ginger tea

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If I have calories left for snack later (which I doubt looking at my lunch)  I’ll have an apple while watching TV 🙂

Training:
Today I should be training.  But its raining and quite frankly I’m not as hardcore as these ladies I saw yesterday

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Wow. That’s dedication.  I hope to get there soon. 

But instead today I’ll just choose a workout DVD from my dusty stash and give it a run for its money 🙂

Day 2

Today is Day 2.  

It’s going rather well despite the fact that my head is splitting into two 🙂

Breakfast was:

1/2 c Old fashioned Oats, 3T Homemade Applesauce, 2T Dried Cherries and 1T Sliced Almonds (1C Hot Water) and Some Tazo Zen Tea.

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Clearly not the prettiest bowl of oatmeal in the entire world, but it was in fact MIGHTY tasty.

Lunch:

Manischewitz Vegetable Soup (w/ Mushrooms) *2 servings*

*I love this soup because it comes in a little sleeve at the grocery for around $1-$2 and all you do is add water and cook for 2 hours and you have 5 small servings of soup*

a Colby Jack snack stick

Apple

15 oven roasted, unsalted almonds

***I was too hungry to bother with a picture — I promise to do better***

Dinner: 

PB&J
(2 Slices Nickles Split Top Wheat, 1T Peanut Butter, 1T Strawberry Preserves)

Apple

Moser Roth Chocolate Chili Bar

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I had a meeting/class this evening so I needed to pack something that I could easily eat on the go.  What’s better than the occasional PB&J?

Snack:

No snack today — I just Wasn’t Hungry.

Water:

9 glasses

(I’m counting my large bottle of tea in the AM as well)

Training:

No training today.  It’s a rest day.  THANK GOSH because I won’t get home from my day until after 10PM.

How was your day?

Do you see somewhere in my diet where I can make improvements?  I am ALL ABOUT constructive crititcism.

Thank you for taking the time to check in with me today.

update
I didn’t eat my chocolate bar.
But I did go to Tip Top after our meeting. I did good though. I ordered the red bean hummus appetizer and I ended up taking a little less than half home. 🙂
PS. That hummus was the best thing I’ve eaten in days. ….. So good