This is a “Do as I say, not as I do” post. The past 48 hours have been… strange. I feel like crap mentally and physically and I’ve been eating crap. I’ve been weirdly, intensely thirsty all day; like I want to pour a milkshake down my throat all day long (which I basically did!). I get sort of depressed every fall about missing teaching and I might be panicking a bit about the start of my last year of school. So I’ve been eating only crap and lots of crap. Lots of crap because apparently crappy food isn’t all that filling. Do we think I said crap enough times for this
as I say -
- Don’t drink your calories.
- It’s okay to have a treat, but probably not more than
31 a day.
- Skipping breakfast might set you up to make bad choices the rest of the day.
- Sometimes you should eat fruits and veggies just for the nutrients, even if you’re not feeling them at the moment.
- It’s ok to feel hungry sometimes.
as I do -
Friday’s “breakfast” was wasabi trail mix, ~5 oz worth in total.
And two pieces of the amazing sea salt caramel my parents brought from Canada.
Lunch was a quick run to the co-op hot bar during work.
Chicken salads and veggie salads.
The kale was the best (take note, Emily!)
I did another try at a caramel macchiato in the afternoon, this time at The Spot.
Does that look like an iced caramel macchiato? No. And it was disgusting anyway; there were at least 5 inches of straight foam. I took three sips and dumped the rest down the sink.
I didn’t eat enough during the day and that is where the bad dinner decisions started. Adam had to pick me up from work so we could run errands across town that took forever, I started to have a tantrum, and somehow we ended up at Arby’s for small Jamocha shakes.
Um, and also mozzarella sticks.
I hate mozzarella sticks. But these were actually pretty good.
I’ll start Saturday’s recap by saying this – Friday was healthy in comparison. But at least I finally had a sweet coffee win.
I gave up on caramelmacchiatos and moved on to a tall white mocha coconut frappucinno.
For lunch at work I packed a plain 0% Greek yogurt with a honey stick,
and a Fiber One chocolate chip cookie.
I also bought a Synergy Grape Chia Kombucha.
And on the way home I had this, because two milkshakes a day is totally normal and healthy.
Seriously though, this was actually a good decision because it was outstanding. This sign has been calling to me for days -
“Emmmmmmily. ‘Greek iced coffee milkshaaaaaake.’ You’re not even sure what that means but you need it.”
But I still didn’t eat any real food and I ended up eating half of this candy bar while we were on a never-ending trip to Target.
I did eat a real food dinner, but it is dark and stormy (honestly it is, I’m not trying to be cute) and my pictures were disgusting. Go ahead and try to imagine a plate of chicken nuggets and baby carrots. I’m also 90% sure that you should imagine some popcorn in the near future too.
Who’s up for fruits and veggies on *Monday? Me! (*Note – I would say tomorrow but tomorrow my in-laws are coming to take us out for bbq for my belated birthday lunch and lets be real.)