I am a bad weekend blogger. Wish I could say it was because I was so busy with friends and having fun. Unfortunately I didn’t do much this weekend, Friday night I crashed early and yesterday I was feeling really sick so I skipped a friends birthday dinner and night out for some time in bed. Not a productive weekend but definitely needed. I’m hoping that with all my rest I should feel great this week, I’m also hoping this week flies by as quickly as last week did. It’s sad the weekend’s over but I’m ready to get this last week of February over and done with. I can’t believe it’s almost March! Springtime is just around the corner. And March is my favorite month, I might be a little biased because my birthday is in March.
So clearly I have a lot to cover since I have not written anything since Thursday. So let’s get onto the eats.
Friday for breakfast I had a bowl of oats, I decided to finish off my canister used the 3/4 heart healthy portion. That was really good but super filling.
With cranberries and PB. So delicious!
This was seriously stick to your ribs good. 3/4 of a cup is great, but it definitely kept me full for hours. By lunch I was barely even hungry so I just snacked on a cut up gala apple, 2 clementines, some blueberries, kashi crackers, and about 1 tablespoon of pb.
I didn’t eat that z bar until about 3:30.
For dinner that night we made a stir-fry of sorts. I used black beans, green peppers, onions, baby corn, and salsa. It was a really yummy combo.
After this we headed to the gym, it felt soooooooo good to be back. I definitely didn’t have my best workout but it was really good. I was just happy to be back to working out.
I woke up Saturday morning and had some puffins for breakfast.
I ate about 3/4 of this before I was full. After breakfast I hit up Costco with my dad, I didn’t buy much just some socks, bananas, a new scale, and some seasonings.
For lunch later on I was craving some of that Panera LF chicken tortilla soup, so I ran out and bought some and ate it at my parents while I waited for Andrew to be done with work for the day.
I got the soup:
And their Classic Garden Salad:
I also ate a piece of the whole wheat baguette, but somehow I didn’t get a picture of it.
After Andrew got out of work we headed to the gym. I felt like complete crap, I got horribly out of breath barely doing anything and my head was pounding we only wound up staying about 45 minutes before I finally couldn’t take it anymore. We left and came home. We had a birthday for a friend to go to, we were supposed to go out to dinner and then out to a bar, but I knew I just needed to stay home. I made myself a comforting dinner, while Andrew headed out for the birthday festivities.
I had 2.5 ounces of whole wheat Angel Hair pasta, with 1/4 cup of spaghetti sauce.
I ate this and then moped around the house, frustrated that I was missing out, especially because a friend I rarely see was there. I took a hot shower, took some medicine and laid down, after about 45 minutes I felt super sick and nauseous. Unfortunately that spaghetti dinner didn’t stay down very long after that, sorry I know that’s TMI.
I fell fast asleep by 9:15 and only briefly woke up when Andrew got home later that night, other then that I slept right up until this morning. I felt much better but didn’t have any appetite until close to 12. I decided to have scrambled eggs with green pepper and 3 turkey sausages.
Because we ate so late in the day I didn’t wind up eating any lunch. We went to the gym and the girl I was sad I didn’t get to see last night was actually there, after she gave me some grief for not going out last night we worked out together. She works at the gym as a trainer (not mine though) so I did 20 minutes on the bike while I waited for her to finish up, then she showed me some new arm exercises to do. She worked me out hard we were both dripping sweat by the end. Then we did a quick 15 minutes on the elliptical. I was so surprised by how much I did the elliptical, I’m not a fan of it, but I might have fallen in love with it today. I was drenched in sweat when we left.
After the gym we ran to the food store to pick up a few items for the week, sorry I didn’t take any pictures of our purchases. We made tacos tonight with lean ground beef.
I had 2 tacos on a whole wheat toritilla with lettuce, green peppers, salsa, and mexican blend cheese.
Well I’m off to finish my taxes. Keep your fingers crossed for a big return!