The week’s almost over! Last night we did indeed walk the dog straight to snacks.
A diet pop and a York Peppermint Patty for me.
The three of us sat on the couch and watched “Solitary.” I discovered the show and watched the first season on my own and now that we’re on season 2 I’m sad to say that my opinion is going downhill. For such a big committment and such a tiny prize ($50,000 for the winner) I feel like the challenges should focus on resilience and conviction. Now that they are becoming fitness competitions I’m losing interest.
I’m not sure why Adam found it necessary to take an hour-long shower after we stayed up late watching tv, but when the alarm went off at 6:00 this morning I wanted to punch him in the face. I basically guzzled caffeine all day and then he brought me home pizza so we’re okay now!
Coffee count – #1: A medium iced coffee with french vanilla creamer for funsies.
#2/3: A small coffee with chocolate milk, x2.
#4: A Medium coffee with skim milk and three sugars.
I spent most of my day peeing and I’m still twitching. Worth it. Apparently I like my drinks sweet in the summer; I’m going to have to watch that habit.
Pre-coffee I did get in a workout. 30 minutes on the elliptical at random level 6. Plus arm strength moves on the machines.
For breakfast I had the last bit of spicy chicken and rice.
Lunch was from the dining hall again. Spicy tofu with sautéed peppers and onions plus broccoli cooked with cherry tomatoes.
I thought the food was good and most of the students I surveyed agreed with me. Part of my summer school assignment was supposed to be analyzing patient surveys about hospital tray service. I had to tweak the survey form a little bit to make it fit, but the same general ideas about food temperature and serving size applied.
When I got home in the afternoon I ate my slice of husband-delivered cheese pizza.
He only has a few more shifts at the hospital with the great cafeteria so I’ll take advantage while I can.
Our dinner casserole was assembled yesterday and all we had to do today was bake, easy peasy.
In the dish (the casserole dish!) was -
- 4 cups cooked brown rice
- 8 cups raw baby spinach
- 2 cups roasted broccoli
- 1 poblano pepper, diced
- 1 lb tempeh, roughly chopped
- 3 cups Imagine Creamy Portobello Mushroom Soup
- (1 cup crushed Monterey Jack Cheez-Its)
Mix. Put in a 13×9 casserole dish. Sprinkle with crushed Cheez-Its. Bake 25 minutes at 400*. Serves 6.
On my new plate.
It was closer to healthy than tasty, but it worked.
With a handful of candy-coated sunflower seeds for dessert.
Have you watched/heard of “Solitary” yet?