I woke up at 4:30 (!!) yesterday to get in an hour on the treadmill before work. To be honest, 4:30 really isn’t any harder than 5:00 because I have gotten used to going to bed early enough that I still get my 7-9 hours of sleep. I feel so accomplished when I get up and workout before work, it makes me feel all smug and happy 🙂
On my way to work, I had a cafe au lait and then had breakfast once I got there. I had rolled oats made with milk, chopped apple, a dash of salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger. Once I reheated it, I added a PB spoon on the side. I ended up only eating half of what I brought, I guess as far as oats are concerned my body is pretty used to 1/4 to 1/3 cup instead of 1/2, I will make less next time!
For lunch, I had whole wheat couscous topped with black beans and salsa. I need more lunches like this, it took me all of 5 minutes to throw this together and it was awesome, so ideas like this are much appreciated!
Just before leaving work, I had greek yogurt topped with thawed frozen cherries and some NUTrition heart healthy nut mix. This was a very filling snack and made dinner time prep much easier because I wasn’t starving for it.
For dinner, I made skillet lasagna and kale chips, this is one of those recipes that reminds me of childhood (the good times). I’m embarrassed to say that it reminds me because hamburger helper was a staple in my house and this is a more grown up version of it.
1. I only paint my toe nails during the summer and sometimes not even then. The reason is because I hate when it starts to look all junky but am typically just not into maintaining it, so, bare it is.
2. Speaking of nails, I have always had long, thick, healthy fingernails. My thumb has a ridge in it just like my grandma.
3. I am the oldest of 4 children and my parents were VERY young when I was born.
4. I was married before, my wonderful marriage to my dear husband is my second. I have no doubts that the SECOND time is a charm.
5. As a child, I twirled the baton for many, many years.
6. As a child, my family told me that I ate like a bird and that I needed to eat more. Ironic, don’t you think?
7. I collect Wheaton bottles. My Great Grandfather worked in the factory in Millville, NJ that made them in the 70’s. I have a few that have been passed down and many that I have collected over the years. My dear husband often gives them to me as gifts which touches my heart so.
I’m not tagging anyone else because it seems that everyone has been tagged at least once and if you haven’t been, consider this your tag!
Thought Provoker: What meals were popular in your house as a child? My mom was a crockpot queen.