Wishy Washy, Flishy Flashy

by Holly on September 22, 2009

in breakfast,dinner,lunch,running

Twas’ a rainy day in America’s Dairyland.

However, instead of curling under the covers and reading a book while sipping a steaming mug of tea, I worked. For 10 hours. It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it.

Breakfast this morning was completely unfilling and uninspired: Kashi Heart2Heart Cereal + skim milk + sliced naner. Taken with a flash nonetheless, because it was that dark out at 7am.

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Naturally, this held me over for like 2 hours, 3 at best.  Then I snarfed a jolly handful o’ trail mix: almonds, pistachios and raisins, oh my!  And dried cranberries too.  The mix was almost as good as the ones concocted by the trail mix queen herself.

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More rain.

Lunch was quick and filling.

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Adding black beans to the frozen mix was genius.  And filling.  Did I already say that?

More rain.

Did I also already say that party treats were also brought into the office today? Puppy Chow. My kryptonite.

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And unpictured Chex Mix (mixed with M&Ms nonetheless).  Whitney, do either of these count against me in the No Sweets Week?  Being as competitive as I am, I never feel good about blowing a challenge on the first day.

However, my late afternoon snack redeemed me: Oikos Plain Greek yog, kiwi, raspberries + Dylan’s Sunflower Almond Chia Granola.  A hot cold mess.

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I finally got out of work at 6:30pm, then headed straight home to go run.  Since my motivation to run was flagging and the skies were getting dark and scary, I recruited a big, strong man to accompany helpless lil’ ol’ me.

Just kidding. This IS the 21st century: I am not little nor helpless.  And I stopped by Walgreens on my way home.

4 miles, 32 minutes, 8:00/mile. The most glorious feeling run I have had in awhile.

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Dinner was quick, slightly rando and half-eaten by the time it was photographed: 1 grilled patty pan squash + 1 grilled zucchini topped with chunks of pepperjack cheese.  Plus, more unpictured pepperjack for munching purposes.

Alright, I am a sweaty beast who needs to shower, look over her insurance coverage, do the dishes, watch an episode or two of “The Office,” respond to some e-mails and perhaps read a chapter or two.

Two q’s to keep you on your toes:

What is your favorite rainy day activity? Look at the top of the post for mine…

Are you a sweet monster or salty beast? I am 100%, hands down a full sweet monster.  Chips & salsa, pretzels, French fries…meh. Pastries, ice cream, candy, chocolate…you name it, I eat it.

{ 1 comment }

Jenna September 25, 2009 at 5:03 pm

puppy chow is simply amazing!
your yogurt mess looks phenom!
jenna

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