Unplanned

April 23, 2011 at 4:55 pm | Posted in Breakfast, Grocery Shopping | 16 Comments
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This morning was completely uncharacteristic of me. 
  

It started out normal – I got out of bed at 5:45am and went right to the kitchen to have breakfast… 

Kashi 7 Whole Grain Puffs topped with organic raw pumpkin seeds, unsweetened almond milk, and cinnamon, and an organic banana on the side.

Pre-cinnamon:

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Post-cinnamon:

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Yes, I like to pile on my cinnamon. 😉

    

After breakfast, I started thinking about getting my day started, but then I realized how tired I was, and all I wanted to do was crawl back in bed. Being a Saturday, a figured what the heck? and crawled back in here until 9am.

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When I finally got out of bed for the day, I was wide awake and ready to get started on this…

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…and this.

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It’s always good to have a few extra hours of sleep! 🙂

   

It’s a decent Spring day in Madison, so after lunch I was ready to get outside and go for a 4-mile walk.  On my way back from my walk, I stopped in the grocery store and bought a few staples.

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  • Nature’s Path Optimum Blueberry Cinnamon
  • Food for Life Brown Rice Tortillas
  • Smartwater
  • Oven Roasted Tofurky
  • Veggie Slices
       

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  • Chobani 0% Greek yogurt
  • Fage 0% Greek yogurt
  • Organic bananas
  • Organic pears
  • Organic carrots
  • Organic Raw Gingerade Kombucha

 

Later this afternoon, I worked on a group project for my Environmental Science class.  We had to site an imaginary landfill in Door County, following a specific criteria set by the State to pick out the ideal location, write a cover letter, and fill out a form for submitting our proposal.  In class, we have to do a presentation on our landfill site and why we chose it.  Of my 3 other group members, only one guy showed up, so we ended up doing the entire thing by ourselves. This really doesn’t bother me since I know that if I’m the one who does it, I’ll make sure I do a good job, but I still think it’s pretty rude for the other guys to just not show up.  Either way, we finished within an hour and it feels good to have it done! 🙂

Do you run into the group project problem of group members not showing or just not contributing?

  

Tonight’s agenda is just some studying and yoga… weekends are the best!

  

   

   

Heather

    

    

    

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Early Bird Gets the Worm

March 18, 2011 at 11:14 am | Posted in Breakfast, Lunch | 1 Comment
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My morning started at 5:45am today – I have a 10-page essay to write for my Intro to Cultures of Asia class, and I wanted to make a good dent on it today.

Breakfast began with a bowl of Kashi 7 Whole Grain Puffs topped with organic raw pumpkin seeds and unsweetened almond milk, with an organic banana on the side.

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Of course, coffee was very necessary this morning given 1) my early wake-up call and 2) my sleep-inducing essay to write. 

Enter: Starbucks tall pikes place with an inch of steamed soy.

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YES!  The steamed soy topper returns… I can only live with so much black coffee.

I wanted to get 1/5 of my essay completed this morning, and by 10am I had done just that!  I love accomplishing my goals! 🙂

When lunch rolled around, I was in the mood for olives, so I opened up a can I recently bought at Whole Foods to throw in a wrap today. 

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I used to HATE black olives with a passion when I was little.  Then one day I tried them again in chop suey mix my mom made and fell in love.  There were times when I actually had my mom buy a large can for me to snack on plain!  Although I’m not nearly as inclined to choose them today, I definitely still enjoy the taste!

Lunch ended up being a Food for Life Brown Rice Tortilla topped with Daiya cheddar style shreds, organic greens, and organic black olives.  On the side, I had sliced organic cucumbers, activia light, and a glass of unsweetened almond milk.

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It’s a little chillier outside today in Madison (about 40*F now), but I’m still heading out for a walk!  I’ll take it what I can get!
 

Happy FRIIIIDAYYYYY everyone!!!

  

  

  

Heather

   

    

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