When you want to blog but don’t feel like thinking…
…you share pictures of your food. And random musings from your day.
I actually came up with some topics to blog about while I was working out on Saturday morning. However, they were posts that required a little more thinking and effort. When I want to write a post like that, I need to be in the right place, mentally. I seem to have the most success transferring thoughts to words on weekends or in the mornings. Lately I just haven’t had the opportunity to put that kind of effort into my posts so for now I will save those thoughts as a draft in my head.
I skipped a few weeks of WIAW because I had totally slacked on taking pictures of what I was eating and I felt like my food had been pretty boring. Not to say this week won’t be boring, but perhaps a little different. And it’s nice and simple to share food- something I can handle during a busy week:)
On Tuesday I woke up at 5 and was up and out the door to get to the gym for some swimming. I like to get there right when the pool opens at 5:30. I swam for 30 minutes, showered at the gym, and was home by 6:30. I finished getting ready at home and made breakfast: An egg scramble with sugar-free, nitrate free bacon (from Whole Foods), spinach, sweet potatoes, and broccoli with strawberries, bananas, and almond butter on the side. Plus coffee.
I had a little time for reading some blogs before heading into work. I got into my car and realized I almost forgot my lunch! That would have been a disaster. I ran back inside to get it- crisis averted.
I had a late-morning home visit so I grabbed an apple to hold me over before I could get back and eat lunch.
I was starving by the time 12 rolled around and I dug into leftovers from Sunday’s meal (Ginger Beef, Mushroom and Kale Stir Fry)
After lunch I grabbed this No-bake Chocolate Chip Fruit and Nut Bar which I attempted to make over the weekend. They don’t look anything like Michele’s but still taste great! I felt like a needed something a little sweet after lunch and this was perfect.
The afternoon was a little hectic- I had a meeting until 3:50 and then raced home to meet with someone from a moving company to give us an estimate. By the time she was done it was 4:45 and I had to get ready for PT at 5:30 so I grabbed a Lara Bar to hold me over until dinner.
I had planned an easy meal so that I wouldn’t have to do much cooking after PT- we had meatballs in the freezer so I took those out and Rob helped make pasta and meatballs with a salad. Nice, quick, easy weeknight meal that required no weekend food prep since I made extra meatballs two weeks ago.
This is what I call a “Rob-sized” portion. He put almost a whole box of pasta on our plates and when I asked him about it he said he realized after he served it that I could never eat it all. He cleared his plate, as usual. This was my plate after I was done.
Do you pack a lunch to bring to work with you?
Are your portion sizes different than your significant others’?
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