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Archive for August 10th, 2009

whoop whoop!

Day is nearly over, and I am posting for the first time. What up, what up?

I left my camera cord at home, so that excuses my lack of lunchtime post. I have not quite gotten all my ducks in a row with the new camera and all.

So anyway this morning I was a bit lazy, due to not going to bed until 1 am, and I chose to sleep in a bit instead of getting in my regular morning sweat fest. I did not get up until 6:45 and enjoyed a morning of leisure. Or not. More like a quick blow dry, makeup application, clothes toss and vita mix whirlin’.

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Vita mix product.

  • spinach
  • cocoa
  • vanilla whey protein
  • dcd
  • frozen banana
  • soy milk
  • ice

It may or may not have had a bit too much cocoa powder. I downed it like a champ anyway.

And then like Tigger, I bounced over to work.

Actually I drove, but despite it being Monday, I was feeling a little bouncy. Perhaps it was all the nice comments I received regarding my baptism. Thanks guys, ya’ll are really sweet. I appreciated the congrats, not that I posted it for that or anything. I like to keep my blog real, and that was what was a happenin’ in my life yesterday, so I posted on it.

Anyway, your comments were sweet, and I may have teared up a bit reading some of them, but I don’t cry.

So on to lunch.

Hugh Jass galore.

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  • Curly lettuce
  • baby spinach
  • 1/2 a mango
  • 3 large strawberries
  • and there may have been a whole avocado in there. I’ll never tell.

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Yes that is a mixing bowl. Yes I drew odd glances and had a few comments thrown my way, even though by now my co-workers are used to my eating habits.

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green, green and some red.

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The mango part seems to be hiding, but trust me it was there. And so delicious.

Greenery makes me productive, I do believe, cause after consuming that mixing bowl, I got a lot of stuff done. Given that I have a short week, that is a good thing.

Not a good thing:

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This was supposed to be my snack. The rest of mango + a kiwi.

One bite out of Mr. Kiwi and if I were prone to projectile vomit, it would have been in the next room. Ever had a rotten kiwi? It ferments. Or as far as I could tell it did. Better believe he hit the trash can faster than you can say BLECH!!!

The mango was still yummy. But unfulfilling.

So I sliced up 3 more strawberries.

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Yummy as well, but I was still not satisfied.

I began rummaging through cabinets in valiant search of something to satisfy this rumbly tummy.

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I ate that.

Ummm, I also stopped trying after it. I realized that I was probably not going to find anything to satisfy me, especially if I was stooping to such lengths as to eat dried beef.

So that was my snack; the full uncondensed version.

Due to my general lack of getting to bed last evening, I had a little one on one time with Jillian when I got home. Level 3 of the shred. I cried. Not really, but I sweated buckets, and finished up with a 20 minute Gentle Hatha Yoga download. Yoga makes me happy.

So dinner. Originally I was thinking breakfast for dinner. More specifically oatmeal or pancakes.

I should have stuck with that idea, but once I was sweaty that was no longer appealing.

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Enter Stuffed Patty Pan squash.

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He has a delicious filling of:

  • eggplant
  • cherry tomatoes
  • spinach
  • onion
  • cheese

Unfortunately he himself is not quite as tasty.

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But really, he should be. He looks so pretty sitting there.

I just ate the filling. If anyone has a delicious patty pan squash recipe, send it over. Otherwise just make this filling and eat it. That’s what I do.

Instead of looking for a dinner alternative I settled for convenience.

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The bottom of the fro-yo carton and a bit of dcd. It makes me happy, plus I needed the protein. Or so I told myself.

As if that were not enough, I added some Newman O’s to the mix.

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Two chocolatey and decadent bits of glory.

Mama D. made brownies.

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I sampled a crumble and flexed my muscles.

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Apparently my skin matches the kitchen cabinets. Don’t know when that happened.

Now I am taking my chocoholic self somewhere, even it is just to read blogs. This insanity has to stop.

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