This was one of those days when I was running from morning to night! It started with an early dentist appointment, so I had to eat a quick breakfast. I decided on a Banana Nut Vitatop…
I really like these…
Can you believe I ate it without any topping???
Then brushed, flossed and headed to the dentist. Which I hate. But, ya gotta do it. Thankfully, it was just a cleaning and I got out of there unscathed! Until January, when the drilling will commence :(
I stopped home to pick up my BFF…
then made a pit stop at Grams’ house to say “hi” and off again to little daughter’s school to help with a book fair. By this time, I was starving! I couldn’t wait to get home for lunch, but it had to wait until after my 3 mile run. Boo!
I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to make it through the run without any food in my stomach, so I had a few bites of banana…
That’s about all I can handle before a run. I can’t run with a full stomach or even a half full one, but a few bites seems to be okay.
It was perfect weather for an outdoor run – sunny and 60 degrees! I took advantage of it and did my run in my hilly neighborhood. The first mile was a little shaky; I haven’t done hills in a while, but I took my time, kept my breathing even and managed to crank it all out!
I felt really good when I was done. And really ready to eat!! It was a great opportunity to try out one of the Bean and Rice Burritos from the freezer. My heating instructions…
- loosely wrap frozen burrito in a slightly damp paper towel
- place in microwave on defrost for 2 minutes
- after slightly defrosted, microwave on high for 2-3 minutes
- let stand for 1 minute or you will burn the bejesus out of your mouth
I served it with a Fuji apple butt… :D
So hearty and filling; I almost couldn’t finish the whole thing…almost…
I barely finished my last bite before I was out the door again to pick up the daughters for afterschool activities which lasted until dinner time.
I wasn’t super hungry, so I fixed dinner for the family and waited a bit until I figured out what to eat. I finally opted for a Tofu Scramble using up some of the leftovers in the fridge. In the mix…
- 1/2 package Nasoya Lite Firm Tofu
- diced red onion
- 3 baby carrots, sliced
- 2 handfuls baby spinach
- 1/4 cup black beans
I came across this cheese in the natural foods section of Giant Supermarket and thought I’d add it to the mix (to practice for Vegan for a Day!)…
One word – funky.
I ended up adding an ounce of 2% cheese which made it all taste delicious :)
Served with a toasted whole wheat pita for crunch…
I thought I might have some dessert tonight, but ended up ditching that idea since I was full. I even had to dig into the box of Cheez-its for big daughter’s snack and didn’t feel the need to dive head first into the box! As if I would fit ;P
ONE GOOD THING: I felt really good about how I approached my food today. Even though breakfast was on the light side, I didn’t use that as an excuse to overeat later in the day. I felt more in touch with my body and my hunger cues today. Honestly, I’ve been struggling with it for the past few weeks (more to come on that – I promise!), but today I tuned in!
Have a great day, everyone!
Random Question of the Day: What have you done today to make you feel proud?