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TGIF!

Hooray for TGIF! I can’t believe I never used “TGIF” as a title before now!

Breakfast was Stonyfield French Vanilla yogurt with strawberries and blueberries. Never seems to get old.

yogurt, berries, coffee

Snack at work was an iced coffee and chocolate chip scone. I treated myself because it was Friday and because my belly was hungry.

iced coffee, chocolate chip scone

Lunch was a ham sandwich with spinach on whole wheat and a mango Chobani yogurt.

baby carrots, ham sandiwch, mango chobani

I ate outside and listened to Jillian Michaels’ podcast, which was excellent! Obviously from this picture, you can see I also listened to it on the way to work this morning! I loved the topics she got into and I found the information really useful. I actually may listen to the beginning of the podcast again and take notes. Thanks for the suggestion to download this podcast Denise!

Jillian Michaels iPod podcast

Unfortunately, I kept getting interrupted while eating and listening to my iPod. I had to tell a guy to leave me alone and back off. Everyone was asking me for money (three separate people did).

Right before I left work, I ate a pink lady apple. I’d have to say this is my favorite type of apple. I had no clue they existed until I lived in Switzerland. Is it weird that I remember where I started eating certain types of food? 🙂

pink lady apple

After work, I napped on the couch. It was glorious! Craig and I went for a walk around the neighborhood too.

Dinner was just Stacy’s pita chips and an electrolyte drink. I didn’t think my stomach could handle anything else.

We’re watching The Social Network for the second time tonight. I liked the movie the first time and it’s fun to re-watch it.

Hope you are having a great start to your weekend!

Noticing a gap in my diet today

Glad Monday is over! It was hard to wake up this morning. I think I hit the snooze button three or four times.

I was in the mood for cereal for breakfast, so I tried Raisin Bran crunch. For some reason, I’ve been having cravings for Raisin Bran and I got a good deal on some with double coupon days on Saturday. I didn’t think the “crunch” was a whole lot different than the regular though.

Raisin Bran Crunch cereal, coffee

At work, I had an almond iced coffee and a cinnamon mini bagel just plain and warmed up in the microwave.

Lunch today was thrown together quickly, which is why it lacks veggies. I had a pb & j sandwich, a peach chobani and Stacy’s pita chips. I also had a lovely German chocolate Ritter sport mini bar.

lunch-pb & j, peach chobani, pita chips

After meditating and “being vocal” about my day (my way of saying complaining), I hit the gym and that made me feel better right away. I did 30 minutes on the elliptical and completed some pretty tough intervals while watching House Hunters International. I then lifted weights and did some abs. A pretty normal workout, but I felt energized at the end.

Dinner was some of the spinach I got at the farmer’s market (which seemed unusually dirty compared to spinach I have bought from farmers before. I know veggies and fruit are sometimes going to be dirty, but this was very dirty), red peppers, and I topped it with a Morningstar black bean veggie burger. This was a great & quick meal. You’ll be seeing more of this on the blog!

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Enjoyed the meal outside while the hubby watered our plants with fertilizer.

It was pretty nice out this evening, so we went for a walk around the neighborhood. And finally, we read outside together. Craig is reading the sample of the “127 Hours” book, Between a Rock and a Hard Place, and is enjoying it so far. I didn’t comment on the movie on any of my weekend posts. It was pretty good. We could not watch the really gross parts! I definitely want to prepare for the worst whenever we go anywhere in nature now or on a long road trip.

So, after writing this post and reviewing the preview, I noticed something. I didn’t eat any fruit today and I am not happy about that. I mean, I have lots of it in my fridge, but I just didn’t incorporate fruit into my meals. I guess you could sort of count the raisins in my cereal and the peaches in my chobani yogurt. This is why I like to blog my meals because I see what I am lacking and also what may be affecting my tummy troubles. I better go eat a bowl of raspberries!

That’s all folks. It’s already 9 p.m. and almost time for me to hit the hay.

Go Pack Go! (from your fair weather fans)

I was able to sleep in a little bit this morning and it felt good. The key was to feed the cats their breakfast and then head back to bed. I had thought about going to yoga, but then our driveway was covered in snow and I didn’t feel like shoveling.

I was hungry when I woke up so I made myself a big breakfast. Fried egg on a plain bagel with Philadelphia Spinach & Artichoke cream cheese & a bit of Frank’s Red Hot. I had a few grape tomatoes too. The addition of the cream cheese was a smart choice. I wasn’t sure how it would all blend together, but I loved it.

bagel with fried egg, cream cheese, hot sauce, grape tomatoes, coffee

I cleaned around the house, did more laundry and then just relaxed by getting stuff done online. I read some of the Larsson book and a magazine. All of that reading made me sleepy and I ended up falling asleep on the couch for almost an hour! Oh well. That’s what Saturdays with no formal plans are for I guess. When I woke up, I made up for the nap by reading 75 pages or so of my book and cleaned some more.

I slept through lunch, but my breakfast filled me up, so I wasn’t hungry until about 2.

I also snacked on some Stacy’s pita chips with Sabra greek olive hummus. Love that flavor! It’s so good.

Stacy's pita chips and Sabra greek olive hummus

For lunch, I made the last of the gardein buffalo wings and had a peach Chobani with canned peaches on top.

gardein buffalo wings & peach Chobani

Craig and I finally left the house and decided to go to Half Price Books and then to Red Robin for dinner. I knew I wouldn’t eat a burger, so I scoped out the menu ahead of time for some healthier choices. That is pretty typical behavior from me before going to a restaurant though. I was disappointed they didn’t have their nutritional information posted on their site.

At Half Price Books, I was on the hunt for The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Pollan, but they didn’t have it. I want to get it to read during our upcoming trip to Florida. I guess I’ll have to order it from Amazon instead.

At Red Robin, I chose a BBQ chicken wrap and a cup of French Onion Soup. It was cold out so I was in the mood for soup. I am not normally a big soup person, but I love French Onion. The wrap was really good. It had tortilla chips in it, which was a nice addition, and a great flavor overall. I only ate half, because then I have a wrap to look forward to for lunch tomorrow.

BBQ chicken wrap, french onion soup, melon

The Packers are in the playoffs, so we’re watching the game now. We actually don’t watch football normally, so we didn’t even know if the game was on today or tomorrow. 🙂 Hence my title. Go Pack Go, love your biggest fair weather fans.

Night!