Hi everybody! How’s your “hump” day been?
Mine has been pretty low-key so far. I slept in super late (11:30 a.m.!!!) because I barely slept Monday night. My brain was just wired for some reason and wouldn’t shut off. However, I’m pretty sure last night’s 10 hours made up for the energy deficit.
After quickly changing into workout gear, I headed straight to my apartment’s gym facilities for a few arm and leg strength-training interval sets mixed with cardio bursts. These workouts, which I’ve done on my own for a while now, are even more fun since I learned new moves from total body. I finished my workout with about 15 minutes of core work.
By the way, I know HGG focuses mainly on food, but would you guys like to see some of my workouts? I’m not a personal trainer or expert, but I’m always looking for fitness ideas to keep things interesting. I’d love to provide you guys with some fun new moves and workouts if you’re interested! 🙂
Speaking of keeping things interesting, yesterday’s eats included a good mix of old and new foods, which means you guys are in for a treat on this What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW).
Breakfast – 8:20 a.m.
I started the day nice and early with one egg scrambled with two egg whites; one al fresco apple maple chicken sausage link; broccoli; and ketchup. A warm piece of birthday banana bread with a pat of butter rounded out the meal.
Snack – 11 a.m.
I munched on what’s left of my homemade apple chips before heading to criminological theory class. I didn’t eat the almonds and orange at that time.
Lunch – 2 p.m.
I headed over to Chipotle to meet my friend Ashley for lunch and ordered a steak salad with pinto beans; corn; tomatillo–red chili salsa; cheese; brown rice; romaine; and some fajita vegetables.
The lunch was definitely a treat for the girl who packs her lunch religiously every Tuesday and Thursday.
Afternoon Snacks – 3:30 and 4 p.m.
Ashley and I walked to her apartment after finishing lunch to do some homework. I munched on a chocolate chip cookie while studying, but I’m not sure if it was homemade or not. Either way it tasted delicious.
I was still a little hungry after eating the cookie, so I reached in my bag for the orange. I couldn’t find it and looked around to find Ashley’s adorable cat rolling the orange-in-a-bag all over the floor with her paws.
Animals. Gotta love ’em. 🙂
Dinner – 7:30 p.m.
I was craving a pancake but wanted something a bit more nutritious. I opted for one of my favorite healthy treats – a chocolate omelet with a bunch of spinach blended into the batter. I topped the mean, green monster with a drizzle of honey, banana slices and a tablespoon of peanut butter.
As if I didn’t eat enough peanut butter. . .
A crazy craving for my favorite food hit around midnight, so I ate a few spoonfuls of the nut butter while diving into my impulse buy of the week – Peanut Butter Toast Crunch. I had a 75–cents-off coupon for this new-but-actually-old cereal, which was on sale for $1.99 per box at Publix.
Seriously people – don’t buy the peanut buttery squares if you have no self-control with cereal. They are too good to stay away from!
Do you ever have a night when your brain won’t let you fall asleep?
What was your latest impulse buy?
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Of Possible Interest:
10 strategies for a more restful night’s sleep – Behavior on NBCNEWS.com
Weekend Circuit Workout – Peanut Butter Fingers
WIAW #71: Wiped – My Food ‘N’ Fitness Diaries