Posts tagged ‘granola’

Back to Business

After such a great weekend it was awful getting up this morning.  In fact I left just in time to get to work, I had training again today so I had to quickly eat something I had another Luna Bar.  3 days in a row I snacked one.  That’s all I bought and I’m happy although I love the bars I’m such fan of convenience that I will grab a bar running out the door instead of taking the time to make something.

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I have to say this was the least favorite one I’ve tried and I probably wouldn’t get it again.

Lunch today was a 2% Cherry Fage yogurt with granola crumbs, and an Arnold’s sandwich thin with pb.

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Boring lunch but yet it was very filling.

I got out of work a little early to go hang out with my sister while my parents went to a meeting.  After everything that Jenna has been going through it has really made me realize how each day on earth is a blessing and shouldn’t be taken for granted and I need to make time to spend with my sister as often as possible, because you just never know what could happen. 

I had a left over turkey burger from last night with romaine lettuce, pickle, onion, montery jack cheese, and ketchup on an Arnold’s sandwich thin.

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On the side I had a salad.

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I also took advantage of my parent’s elliptical and was on it for almost 40 minutes and burned 287 calories.

I have no idea what to bring for lunch tomorrow so I need to go figure that out so I can get to bed!  Enjoy your night everyone!

April 27, 2009 at 8:59 pm 14 comments

Most Pointless Day of Work EV-ER

EDITED TO ADD:

My email address below was wrong, please see the corrected email address at the bottom of the page, so sorry about any confusion!

So I had some training today that was a complete waste of my time. I’m not going to go into details but I don’t think it was of any value to me.  Because of the training I was cranky all day.  The training started right at 8 so I got to work 10 minutes early and quickly ate my delicious breakfast I didn’t even get to enjoy it but I’m sure it was wonderful.  I had a 2% Cherry Fage with peak protein granola. 

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Have you guys noticed that almost every picture I take at work,  has a ruler and a purple pen in it?  That’s my favorite pen, and unfortunately I have to use that ruler almost all day every day.  So, sorry if you’re sick of seeing it.

After my “oh so fun” morning I ate my lunch almost as quickly as my breakfast so I could go outside and take a walk and call everyone I knew to complain how much I hated today.  God I’m such a downer and a sailor, almost every word out of my mouth was an “F-Bomb”.   Lunch was a super easy wrap of pb and banana, not that you would be able to tell, I could have McDonald’s cheeseburgers in there but apparently I only took one picture of my wrap and you can not even see the contents.  Girl Scout Honor it was pb and banana.

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Oh and for variety I threw a red pen in there!

After my training was over I had an orange.

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After work Andrew picked me up and took me to D&D to get an iced coffee.  I’m so sensitive to caffeine I’m still wired hours later.  And there’s no picture because I wouldn’t shut my mouth long enough to think about getting out my camera.  Poor Andrew had to listen to me complain and tell stories of how hilariously sarcastic and bitchy I was all day, he couldn’t get a word in to tell me about his day.

My mom invited us over for dinner tonight and once I found out she was making a whole chicken I was sold on the idea.  Somehow Mom didn’t make a veggie tonight so my plate looks super boring, I assure you it was a treat for the taste buds though.  She made a side of oh so bad for you Rice-A-Roni and I was all over that.

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I had another piece of chicken and another spoonful of rice.  Yummmmm!

So this weather we’re supposed to have this weekend made me think about my favorite things to do in the summer and BBQing is one of my favorites.  While talking to my dad tonight I though of the idea of having a (wait for it…)

 Blogger Barbeque. 

Would any of you from NJ or NY (I’m about an hour and 15 minute train ride from the city) or anywhere in the Tri-State area really, be interested in meeting and doing a BBQ in my parents backyard at some point this summer?  If you are send me an email:

365healthyeats@gmail.com

If you are I can give you the details of where my parents live and you can see if it’s a trip you’d be willing to make.  I don’t really have any details obviously since I just thought of it but I don’t want to plan anything until I know that some of you are interested. 

Well even though I”m off tomorrow, my sweetheart is not and I’m going to go spend some quality time with him before he falls asleep.  Hope you all have a fabulous Friday and I’m hoping it goes by quickly.

April 23, 2009 at 9:02 pm 21 comments

Sunshine on the Horizon!

Happy Hump Day!  What a crazy week it has been, luckily I have some training tomorrow that will take me away from my desk all day.  Usually I stress about how my email will pile up but I’m just so excited to have an excuse to get out of my cubicle for a whole day!  Plus tomorrow is my Friday so it couldn’t have happened on a better day!  Plus when this is the weather forecast:

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How can you not be excited for the weekend?

So I forgot my camera today, it’s been a while since I’ve done that huh?  I used my cell phone so I apologize for the less then stellar pictures.

Chobani came back in to my life!  I had a peach chobani with peak protein granola.

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Amazing, couldn’t have asked for a better breakfast on a rainy day.

Lunch was the rest of my salad from yesterday.  I finally polished the whole thing off.

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As you can see I had a ton left from yesterday those salads are pricey at 7 bucks but to get 2 meals out of it it’s not that bad.

For dinner tonight we decided to have “ice and lettuce cups with nothing in them. “ I’m kidding of course but we just watched The Biggest Loser from last night and that was something Bob said which for some reason made Andrew and I laugh hysterically.  Can you believe the meals those people were eating all while working out all day?  I think I’d pass out.

Dinner tonight was a freezer find.  Sometime in the fall we had made sausage, peppers, and onions, in tomato sauce.  Well that was pulled out of the freezer tonight, and eaten over whole wheat rotini  I don’t know what made me remember it was in there but for some reason I thought of it this morning and the idea never left my head.

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I had one serving of pasta and lots of peppers and onions, and 5 slices of sausage.  Just the right amount.  Now I’m not going to lie if there was more sauce or pasta  I totally would have went back for seconds. Not because I was hungry but because this was so good.

Well I’m going to lay down now and watch the Mets game, they must have done something right because I can hear Andrew clapping.

April 22, 2009 at 8:07 pm 21 comments

If you want the Rainbow you gotta put up with the Rain

Sorry I didn’t post last night we didn’t get home until 11 and I was asleep within 5 minutes of getting home.  We used to go out some nights at 11 o’clock, now I can’t stay up for anything!  Oh well I guess that’s what happens as you get older.

Yesterday I switched it up a little and had a smoothie first thing in the morning for breakfast. I had the time before work so instead of bringing my usual yogurt I blended up some purpley goodness.

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This smoothie contained:

  • blueberries
  • pineapples
  • spinach
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • skim milk
  • POM juice

Delicious as always but I’m all out of bananas so I definitely missed that flavor!

Well you can’t expect me to stay away from Chobani for a whole day so that was my lunch!

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I added granola and pb on top.  What a difference the pb makes in the staying power of this yogurt.  I had an apple on the side but didn’t wind up eating it until 3:30.

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I began craving pizza around 4 so I was texting Andrew non-stop asking him if we could go out tonight to Harborside again.  He of course said we could.  On the ride home we spotted a rainbow!

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Can you see it?  It just made me think how all week I’ve been upset and worried about my job situation and reminded me that after a rainstorm there’s a rainbow, it may sound silly but that rainbow gave me a little bit of hope for the coming months.

Life is like a rainbow. You need both the sun and the rain to make its colors appear.

Dinner was at Harborside again, once I had their pizza last time I was in love and had to go back for that cracker thin crust. 

First I ate Andrew’s Salad which came with the dressing on it even though we asked for it to be on the side, I was going to say something but we didn’t see our waiter for quite a while so I just started picking at it.

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Sorry for the dark picture, I wound up just flipping most of the salad over and the lettuce and veggies underneath barely had any dressing, I would say I ate about 1/2.

I also had a roll.

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Then my pizza came, it was a lot cheesier then last time but it’s so fresh it tastes delicious!

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Andrew got my other favorite from here rigatoni pomadora, and I of course and to have a few tastes.

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Well I have a busy day ahead of me, with all the stress this week I let the cleaning of the apartment fall way behind so I need to get that done, then go to the chiropractor, then to the gym.  Around 3 my grandparents are coming to visit for the night so I’ll probably be with them for a while since I haven’t seen them in so long!  So enjoy your Saturday I hope it’s warm and sunny wherever you are!

April 4, 2009 at 8:15 am 15 comments

Last Time…

This is the last Thursday night where I will have work the next day for the next 24 weeks.  Sounds kind of nuts huh?  With almost everything figured out I’m feeling much more upbeat and plan on spending a lot of time enjoying my Fridays during the summer.  2 of my friends don’t work on Fridays so we’re already planning some beach Fridays!

For breakfast this morning I had my usual Chobani (peach flavored today) with some granola.  Maybe this picture will make it a little less boring since I’ve eaten this breakfast everyday this week.

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My boss is on vacation both today and tomorrow so I was fielding a lot of questions that would usually go to her it was a busy and draining morning so about 1/2 way through I had a gigantic orange for some energy.

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This orange was super juicy, just looking at this picture is making me want another one, unfortunately I think this was my last one.

For lunch today I brought a GIGANTIC salad in.  This salad contained:

  • romaine
  • spinach
  • 3 meatless meatballs
  • carrots
  • mexican cheese blend
  • and Salsa

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I didn’t finish all of this salad it was just too big.  But it certainly was delicious!

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When I came home there was a package waiting for me!

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You’ve probably seen these floating around on the blogs and I was so excited to give these a try.

I got 9 bags of chips to sample.

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I wasn’t very hungry yet but I decided to snack on a bag of these before dinner.  I choose the sea salt & vinegar to try first.

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Excuse my nasty nails they need to be redone so badly!

These chips are really delicious, they are not like normal potato chips the texture was more like a rice cake.  The flavor was really good though and I can’t wait to try the others.

Finally I got hungry for a meal so for dinner I had brinner once again.

I had a mozzarella and spinach omelet.

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On the side I also had a butter piece of double fiber toast.

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And some grapes:

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All together:

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This dinner definitely hit the spot!

Well I’m off to read and go to sleep, after such a busy day I am definitely exhausted!

Enjoy you’re night everyone, and hope Friday flies on by so we can enjoy the weekend!

April 2, 2009 at 8:38 pm 17 comments

Thank You!

First of all I can’t believe that you all took the time to write such heartfelt comments yesterday!  I knew that venting on here would make me feel better and your comments were amazing.  I was literally tearing up just reading your super sweet words.  I knew I could count on you guys to make everything seem better.

I’m sorry I didn’t get to post again last night I just needed to sit and think for a while.  Everything is definitely looking up I realized I do have enough vacation days to cover 12 of the days off.  Every time I get paid I automatically have money removed from my checking account into my savings if I put that on hold for the next few months, I will only be down $79 from what I usually get.  Obviously I’d rather save but if I just save what I can instead of a set amount I’ll be a lot better off then I thought.  I also have started looking into freelance work and other small jobs to keep my cash flow up.  The only thing now is I don’t feel comfortable signing another 1 year lease in case in 6 months things aren’t looking up, when I paid rent today I sent a little note asking my landlords to call me.  Since I’ve lived here for the past 2 years I have never had any kind of trouble with the landlords and have always paid on time.  So I was going to explain my situation and hope that they will let me do the lease on a month to month basis until I get back to full time.  I really see them saying yes, they know Andrew and I and really seem to like us, and I’m sure they’d rather have our money coming in instead of having the place empty.  They live right below us so we have really gotten to know them, and it’s not some big apartment complex but their home so I think we might have a really good chance.

Now since this is a food blog let’s talk about my eats.

Before going to my mom’s yesterday I had a string cheese.

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While I was there after talking to my mom about everything I fell asleep on the couch for a few hours!  Nothing like a nap to put you in a better mood.  I left their house and came home for dinner.  First off look at this amazing plate!

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How cute right?  My friend, Michelle, gave it to me for my birthday, she got it while on vacation is Savannah.  It was actually designed by a student at SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design)  such a fun gift!

So I of course had to have a pb and j sandwich on it for it’s first use.

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One the side I also had some grapes.

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It definitely was:

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Once Andrew returned from work I talked to him and ate 2 tagalongs.  PB overload!

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This morning upon waking up I knew today was going to another tough day.  I decided to keep my eats really simple since I didn’t spend anytime preparing them last night.  Let’s just say there was plenty more pb.

For breakfast I had a peach Chobani and granola.

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I ate this so incredibly fast because my boss asked me to run home to grab some papers from when I worked at home 3 weeks ago.  That took a nice hour and a 1/2 out of the work day for me. 

For lunch I had pb and banana on an arnold’s sandwich thin.

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Yummy as usual.

After work today I had to drop Andrew off at the pharmacy to work his second shift and I had to go get another MRI of my back to make sure it’s healing nicely from my accident last summer.   Before I left work I knew I had to eat something because I didn’t think I’d be able to eat for a while (I was right.)   So I had a Chocolate Brownie Clif Bar.

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Brownies are like the only sweet that I can NEVER turn down.  Growing up when it was your birthday you would bring cupcakes or munchkins to share with your class to celebrate.  I never liked either one of those things so I would make my mom bake brownies the night before for me to bring in.  All the teachers loved my birthday because it was something different.  I remember proudly walking around passing out the brownies and listening to everyone get excited because it wasn’t the same old thing.  Another year for my first non-family birthday party my mom asked me what I wanted to have at my party, knowing I wouldn’t cake, I asked her to make Jell-o.  What little kid does that?  She wound up making jell-o jigglers that spelled out Happy birthday Danielle!  What a weird thing to have instead of cake!

This clif bar did not taste like a brownie but it was good none-the-less.

I was so glad I ate because by the time I got out of the MRI and got home it was 7:30.  My parents had just finished eating dinner so even though I wasn’t that hungry I decided to have some of their left over egg noodles with a little butter, garlic powder, and parmesan cheese.

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I wish I had only eaten 1/2 a clif bar so I could have had a better dinner.  But this tasted good no matter how many veggies are missing.

I also have been meaning to post this for a few days now.  The lovely Kate of Cooking with Kate has passed on an award to me.

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First of all, have you all seen her blog?  She’s adorable, she’s a fantastic writer and she’s also a Jersey girl!  (Although she does live in LA now, believe me you can take the girl out of Jersey but you can’t take the Jersey out of the girl)  she went to the same beach club as Bon Jovi and Bruce!  (Remind me one day to tell you my Bon Jovi story it might be my most embarrassing moment!)  So definitely check out her blog!

When receiving this award you are supposed to list 7 things you love so here goes:

  1. My sister, she is the most important person in my life, she has really made me into the person I am today and I would do anything for her.
  2. My parents, everyone says they’re parents are the greatest, well mine really are, my mom has become one of my best friends who I can tell anything to and she always helps me out, and I will always be a Daddy’s Girl.
  3. Andrew, we went out in high school our junior year and broke up a few months later, we met up again when I was in my sophomore year of college and started going out again. I like to say we were high school sweet hearts even though there was a 2 year break in there. He is definitely my soulmate, and I’m so lucky to have him in my life.
  4. My friends.  I don’t know what I’d do without them, I’ve known my 4 closest girlfriends since elementary school!  We are a tight knit group, and I am very grateful to have them.  Once summer comes you’ll be seeing a ton more pictures of them because we’re always on our deck in the summer relaxing and talking.
  5. The beach, I’ve grown up less then 15 minutes from the beach, and there’s nothing like the feeling of the sand between your toes.
  6. You guys.  I can’t tell you enough how much your comments have impacted me, especially in the last few days!  You girls give me inspiration on a daily basis, you are some of the strongest women I (kinda) know.
  7. My extended family, aunts, uncles, grandparents, cousins, I have a pretty great family on both my mom’s side and my dad’s side, and there’s always a ton of laughs when we all get together.

I’m supposed to pass this on to 7 bloggers now but I’m having a hard time coming up with 7 and I’m sure most of you have already gotten it, so I’m passing this on to everyone on my blogroll!  If you’re there consider yourself a Kreativ Blogger award winner!

Well I’m off to bed now, hope you all have a great night!  Tomorrow is Thursday already!  It’s my last full week of work until October so it’s flying by with meetings and redistribution of work so the rest of the week should fly!

April 1, 2009 at 9:27 pm 13 comments

Revealing the Source of My Stress

Now that everything is official I can finally share with you guys what has had me so stressed out.    Before I do though let me just say I know that things could be worse, and they are for a lot of people, but I have a lot of decisions to make that are going to have a large impact on me and Andrew.

Apparently the company I work for isn’t doing so well right now, (who is though really?)  We had another big round of lay offs this morning and although I wasn’t one of them it was so hard sitting around all morning listening to people crying, and saying good bye to people I’ve worked with for over 3 years now.  The people who had been there the longest were unfortunately the people laid off this morning, it was a very rough time at work.  After the layoffs were complete we were called into a company wide meeting, where we were told that we were on a hiring freeze, and also there would be no raises this year.  But then the part that had me worried the most was announced.  They are cutting our hours, I will only be working Monday through Thursday, and each Friday I will have off for the next 6 months.  They are allowing us to use vacation days for 2 of those Fridays a month, but I don’t have a lot of vacations days, and it will unfortunately not last me until the end of 6 months. 

I know how lucky I am that I still have a job, I know that I could have been one of the many of people laid off this morning, but now with the 4 days off a month I’m losing more money then my rent.  I don’t know what’s going to happen yet but I’ve lived in this apartment for almost 2 years now, our lease is up June 1st, and I have to make a decision on whether I can stay here and live tightly money wise for the next 6 months, or if I have to move back home.  Again I know that I’m lucky to have that option, I don’t have a family to support and I can always pack it up and go back to my parents.  But even though it’s not my fault I just feel like a huge failure, that I really can’t make it on my own and have to run back to mom and dad for help.

I have also lived with Andrew for 1 out of the 2 years I’ve been here, and I just can’t imagine not living with him anymore, he’s my best friend and I know we’ll still be together but not living together seems so weird now.  I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure everything out but I don’t know what to do, I love my family but living on my own for 2 years has been great.   A lot of my stress has come from trying to figure out what to do about the living situation, can we continue living together in one of our parent’s houses or are we going to have to move separately?  

The bright side is I will now have long weekends for the whole summer, but when you’re losing 20% of your income a month it’s hard to think of that as a plus.  I’d so much rather work a 5 day week then have to deal with this.

After the meeting we were all told we could leave at 12 since obviously no one was going to be very productive.  My eats today were completely boring.  As you can imagine between being upset to see co-workers leaving, and worrying about everything I haven’t been very hungry. 

For breakfast I had Chobani and granola.

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When I was about 1/2 way done with this I found out someone I did not expect to be leaving was laid off, I got really upset and threw most of the rest out.

After coming home and talking to my mom and my friend, michelle on the phone I mixed up a smoothie, I knew I needed to eat but wasn’t hungry so I figured that was an easy thing to have.  I enjoyed this out in the sunshine on my deck while on the phone with my mom.

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This smoothie contained:

  • spinach
  • POM juice
  • blueberries
  • pineapples
  • 1 scoop protein powder
  • pb
  • and skim milk

So that’s it for now, I’ll be back tonight with my dinner post, I’m about to head out the door to go to my parents house to talk to my mom about everything, and hopefully get to the gym.  I hope you are all having a great day!!  Sorry for such a depressing post, I’m sure once I have everything figured out I’ll be back to posting like normal!

March 31, 2009 at 1:07 pm 26 comments

This Too Shall Pass…

Thanks again for all your super sweet comments.  I’ll be able to share everything tomorrow, but it’s going to be a pretty rough night for me tonight so I’m going to post quickly.  Kate from Cooking With Kate left me a comment yesterday that said,

“…just know that “this too shall pass.”

What a perfect thing to remember when things get a little rough.  Really my situation could be a lot worse and I also need to remember to count my blessings.

So let’s jump into today’s eats so I can go unwind and get some sleep!

I slept horribly last night, it took me forever to fall asleep, and when I did it was restless so I was exhausted this morning, I grabbed a Chobani Peach Yogurt on my way out the door.

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Lunch today was not planned ahead so I ran out to the outlet center across the street and grabbed a salad.

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This salad had:

  • Romaine Lettuce
  • Cucs
  • Jalapenos
  • red onions
  • cheddar cheese
  • and light balsamic vinaigrette

On the side I also had a 9 grain whole wheat roll.

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I came home and decided instead of being here all by myself in the apartment I would go to my parents house for dinner.  It helped me keep calm to be around my family for sure.  We had pasta with spicy spaghetti sauce, on top of mine I added 1.5 tbsps of ricotta cheese.

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It was a delicious meal and who doesn’t love a simple home cooked dinner with family?

Well I’m off to go to bed, I’ll be filling all you guys in on the source of my stress tomorrow.  Enjoy you’re night!

March 30, 2009 at 9:15 pm 14 comments

The weekend is in sight…

I can’t believe today is already almost over, this week is flying by!  And the fact that a week from now it’ll be April is nuts!  2009 sure is moving quickly!  Anyone else think this year is going fast?

For breakfast today my old love is back.  Chobani!  Oh how I’ve missed my Chobani, especially my vanilla.  I had that with a peak protein granola sprinkled on top.

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This is a heavenly combination!

Lunch today was a pb and banana sandwich with some green grapes on the side.

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Some of my grapes were very tart, I didn’t enjoy those few, but the rest were perfectly sweet!

Around 3 I was ready to gnaw my arm off, I didn’t think I had any snacks with me because I really haven’t been snacking in the afternoons.  I was about to hit up the vending machine when I remembered that I did, in fact, have a snack courtesy of Missy.  She sweetly handed out some clif z bars on Sunday at the brunch, and I luckily still had it in my bag.  So thank you so much Missy for keeping me away from the vending machine! 

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Once I got home from work I was once again hungry, I don’t know what is with my appetite today.  I knew exactly what I wanted I was inspired by this meal.  I had some meatless meatballs and was craving tacos so I made a taco wrap.  I used 4 meatless meatballs broken up and cooked in taco seasoning, romaine lettuce, spinach, mexican cheese blend, and salsa, on whole wheat tortilla.

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This was so good! 

After resting and watching some of last night’s Biggest Loser it was time to go to the gym.  I did strength training first and then jumped on the treadmill, I didn’t feel like running today so I walked at a steep incline for a while.  According to my HRM my stats are:

  • 450 calories burned
  • Avg HR 153
  • Max HR 181

Have I said how much I love this HRM already?  One thing I did notice on the treadmill is since they’ve got Polar HRM built in my stats show up on not only my treadmill but the one next to me.  I don’t know if that’s normal or not.

Once returning back home I snacked on 2 Tagalongs.

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Last year when I got my 2 boxes of Tagalongs they were gone in about a week, I’ve had these for a week now and this is my second helping of them.  Just goes to show me how much I’ve improved since the beginning of the year.

Well lovelies I’m off to bed, I hope you all have a great night!

March 25, 2009 at 9:17 pm 26 comments

Another Year Older…

Well my 24th birthday is almost over!  It was a great birthday all around and I am so thankful for every warm birthday wish I received from you guys!  I’m exhausted after such a long day so please excuse the rushed post.

We need to do some serious food shopping and I plan to after work tomorrow, so my breakfast consisted of a pear and apple strudel bar, I don’t like replacing meals with bars but I was in a rush this morning so I just grabbed one.  It is extremely filling though and kept me satisfied until lunch.

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These pictures are from my cell phone so excuse the poor quality.

For lunch I had to get really creative, I had a sandwich on an Arnold Sandwich Thin with peanut butter, a sliced up McIntosh apple, and some peak protein granola, strange combo but really really delicious.

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After lunch I came back to a decorated cube and a cake with candles, I didn’t get to take a picture of the whole cake, but even though I don’t eat cake, I felt rude refusing a piece that was there especially for me, so I had a super tiny slice and actually enjoyed it, it’s not something I would eat often or would ever crave, but it wasn’t like I hated it.

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I left work a couple hours early for my birthday and rushed home to get ready to go out to eat and to grab my camera for dinner.  I went out with my family and Andrew to our usual birthday spot, Yesterdays.  My dad and I decided to split a carafe of Zinfandel, I think was my first time having wine this year.

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I was starving so I immediately hit up the salad bar.

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And the rolls were hot out of then oven so I had a couple.

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Last time I went to Yesterday’s I decided I was going to let myself splurge on my birthday, with my very favorite dish, Chicken Parm.  But since I had given up meat I decided to go with the standby, eggplant parm.  It was very good, but honestly I like it better when I make it without any breading, I felt like mostly I was tasting the fried breadcrumbs. 

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I ate 2 pieces and have 2 left for tomorrow’s lunch.  Penne came on the side but I only ate a couple bites and that will also be tomorrow’s lunch.  I apparently didn’t take a picture of that though.  Too much vino maybe?

After dinner my family and I headed home, after digesting for a little while, we broke out the ice cream cake.

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Andrew and I did our usual splitting of cake where he got my chocolate and I got his vanilla.

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What a mess, i didn’t finish all my cake, I was way too full.

So for presents I really did well this year, from my sister I received 2 shirts, and from my parents I got Jillian Michaels’ Burn Fat Boost Metabolism DVD.

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I also got an arm band for my Ipod.

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And the Polar F6 hear rate monitor I wanted!

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In a very pretty pink.

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I can’t wait to get to the gym tomorrow and give it a try.  I also got some unpictured steak knives that we definitely needed in our apartment. 

Between the wine and the excitement of the day I am extremely tired. Thanks again for all your wonderful wishes!  I’m sad my birthday is over but I’m excited to get back into eating my normal healthy meals.  No more using my birthday as an excuse to indulge.  Although I don’t feel guilty about my splurging, it was my birthday and I enjoyed my favorite things but it’s time to get back to normal. 

Hope you all have a great night!!

March 23, 2009 at 9:41 pm 20 comments

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