Happy Wednesday! I finally have a second to catch you all up on the craziness of the day so far. I was up early and out the door by 5. I had a pre-workout Banana Muffin. At the gym I did a 45 minutes Run and then I used the Stationary Bike for 25 minutes. I totally felt the bike workout in my legs and my heart rate was up as well. I am really enjoying the cross training and would love to do some sort of Duatholon. I really just need to get the confidence that I can do such a thing – I think I am being a chicken.
For breakfast I made oat bran, mixed in a banana and 1/4 a cup cottage cheese. I enhanced it with some Cocoa Bliss and a 1/2 tbsp worth of PB.
The babysitting room was filled to the brim this morning. At one point I was in the room by myself with 10 kids – the other sitter had not arrived yet. I had a feeling that we would be busy, it being school vacation week. All the kids were really well behaved, even my little monster. I bribed him beforehand : ) Hey it worked and he got to get a doughnut. It is really the only “fast food” treat that I allow him and I figure one every once in a while will not kill him. While he ate his sweet goody, I snacked on a Luna Sunrise bar and had a decaf black coffee from Dunkin Donuts. This was the first time I had this bar and it was only ok – there are so many other Luna bars that I would much prefer over this one. Oh well, you never know until you try and I do like to try new flavors.
For lunch today I used another one of my nana’s fresh eggs which topped a Dr. Praeger’s Veggie burger and served up on an Arnold Sandwich Thin. I added some more veg and color to the plate with red pepper, summer squash and a drizzle of honey mustard.
I ended the meal with a delicious chocolate brownie – Z Bar style.
I am going to work on packaging my bake sale brownies, then I am off to the post office.
Here is the exciting news – I get to go out tonight. One of my friends that I met at the gym (her son and D are best buds), invited me to go out to dinner. I am not sure where we are going but I am so thrilled to get a Girl’s night out. She is not in on the whole food blog thing yet so I am not sure if I will be whipping out my camera at the restaurant or not. I don’t want to freak her out or embarrass her so I might hold off. Now I just need to think of where exactly I would like to go.
Enjoy the rest of the day.