friday fun!

Happy Friday (the 13th ooou scary) my loves!

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I saw this on a few other blogs and actually liked this one, so I thought I would give it a whirl!

Why not it’s Friday right? And it’s not like I don’t have a test to cram for or anything.

Pssh. Test. Study.

Who does that?

So here we go. A little Friday fun!

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10 Questions About My Personality

1. When a cashier in the checkout line at the grocery store is being a grump for no reason, how do you typically react?

I’m actually awesome at this. When cashier’s are crabby I almost always make a joke. Like I’ll say “bad day huh?” or “hope you’re getting off soon”. Key is to always say it with a smile (or they may think you’re being a jerk) but I feel a lot of times people aren’t aware that their attitude is so readable and sometimes the little comment will a) make them realize things may not be that bad and they should have a better attitude or b) at least be aware that people are noticing they are being crabby.  I typically can get a smile out of people and I hope I made their work day just a little less bad.  But let’s be real, working in customer service sucks.

But sometimes I’m not going to lie, if I’m in a bad mood too, they get the stare. Haha. Although sometimes when I’m in a bad mood, and I see others in a bad mood, it makes me realize I’m being crabby and maybe I shouldn’t take things so seriously. It’s all just a big circle.

2. Are you the type that likes going out with your girlfriends or staying in?

Kind of both. I love being with my friends. But I feel like I am past that point of going out and partying. I did that in college. Got it out of my system. Now I much prefer to sit at home with the fiance, watch some TV, and just relax.  Matt and I are so busy, that sometimes it’s just nice to sit. And do nothing.  But I do love my friends. Don’t get me wrong. ♥

3. Do you sob and get emotional watching romance movies?

I use to. And now, not so much. Unless it’s real sad, like true sad. Not like oh no the guy didn’t get the girl. More like a real story, something that’s based on a true story, that is just really sad. Does that make sense?

4. What stresses you out the most?

Right now school. And recovering from my eating disorder of course. I constantly think of both. I need to settle down, relax and let things happen. I’m doing great in both actually. So I need to realize I need to focus on my positives and not my negatives. Accept what happens. And when it happens, good or bad, take it for what it is and move on! Sounds easy right?

5. What do you think people think of you?

Gosh. I don’t know. And I am finally at a point where I don’t care! I actually am focusing on me. Getting healthy. Achieving what I want to achieve. And I’m not letting anyone stop me this time!  Now don’t get me wrong I don’t want people to think I’m a pompous jerk. (I had a girl in my class say at first she was totally intimidated by me). I feel like I am a very caring person and would basically bend over backwards for a stranger.  But if someone is going to judge me before knowing me, that doesn’t really bother me anymore. I’m working on bettering myself right now and I’m proud of the woman I am becoming!

I am super nice though. I promise 😉

6. When you overindulge do you hit the gym to burn it all off, or just accept the indulgence and follow your same routine?

At this point in my life (and recovery) I can’t just go hit the gym.  But, I have a totally new outlook on this. Before? I would hit the gym or restrict, but through my recovery process I have learned that not only mentally should we accept the indulgence for what it is, indulgent, but realize that if we indulge one day, it is not going to impact us long term. I mean scientifically it’s just not possible! Permanent weight gain takes years. You heard me. Years. I also feel if you deprive your body of what it really wants, it is only going to crave it more. And then you might over-indulge (if that even exists).  I’m learning just to enjoy life. And if I want a piece of cake, I’m going to have it. And if I gain a pound. Who cares. I’m sick of living by all these rules. I just want to live life and be happy.

7. Are you easily annoyed?

It depends. I’m usually pretty easy going.  Again, maybe that comes with age. I’m done with the drama, and done sweating the small stuff.  Not going to lie I have my little quirks (using this word always cracks me up because it’s Matt’s last name. Soon to be mine. gah!) So sometimes super small things do annoy me. I think everyone has those though.  Maybe that’s why I’m going to be a vet tech.  Animals never annoy me.

8. What do you think is your biggest personality flaw?

Sometimes I tend to overreact before I really think about whats going.  I’ll so angry in a flash, lash out (typically at Matt, poor guy) and then almost instantly regret how I acted and have to apologize with my tail in between my legs.  If I just thought about things before reacting I could probably save a ton of petty arguments. Seriously, I got angry at Matt for not leaving enough hummus in the container last night. I mean really? Is there a proper amount you’re suppose to leave?  As soon as I was done yelling, it was kind of a “are you serious” moment I had with myself. I’m working on it.

9. What is one thing you don’t think people see enough of when it comes to your personality?

I don’t let people see that I struggle.  School, eating disorder, no job, family problems, sick grandma. It all  takes a huge toll on me, but I still don’t like to bother others with my problems so I don’t let it show.  So when I get sad, mad, frustrated, it looks like it comes from no where, but it’s coming from a whole bunch of internal garbage. I need to be more vocal and talk about what’s going on with me.

10. Can you feel relaxed in a busy crowd or messy room?

It depends on what. Certain things I’m the messiest person ever, other things I’m OCD clean freak.  I can’t even explain it. Desk = organized. Clothes/Closet = not organized. Fridge = super organized. School stuff = all over the freaking place!

Yes my Chobani’s have to be lined up. By flavor.

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Well loves I hope you enjoyed reading a bit about at least what I think of my personality. Have a wonderful weekend!!

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Question:

Answer one above about yourself!

Do you have scary Friday the 13th plans? I kind of want to watch some of the movies! How cliche I know!

wiaw #32 – learning to relax

Hello my loves!

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I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter holiday! Or Passover. Or if you don’t do either, I hope you had a wonderful weekend!

We went to Matt’s parents for Easter and had a wonderful relaxing weekend. Just what I needed.

Things have been so busy for Matt and I; with school for me and work for him, that sometimes it is just so nice to just sit. Relax. And be with family.

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But things are back in full swing around here. School is intense. But I am loving every minute of it!

But let’s all take a break, because it’s that time. And I missed it last week, so I am super amped to not miss it this week!

You guessed it! What I Ate Wednesday time!

Woo-Hoo. Par-tay.

So let’s head over to the lovely Jenn’s at PeasandCrayons and let her know how much we just love her for hosting this every week!

 

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Before we headed out to Matt’s parents on Saturday (PS I love that they only live a little over an hour away now. We don’t have to spend half our day driving. So nice!) we decided to hit up the farmer’s market just to spend a little time outside together. Our days have be gorgeous here! I am loving it!.
So on our bikes we hopped and took a stroll.
As much as I love my bike (totally vintage 50’s) I miss my old bike that got stolen. Stupid kids.
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I always forget to take pictures at the farmer’s market (too busy sampling) but the fresh flowers always catch my eye!
If we weren’t on bikes I totally would have taken some home with me.
Or maybe someone will bring some home for me. -wink wink nudge nudge-
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My meals however have been kind of blah lately.
Same ole same ole if you ask me.
Thanks to Chobani, I have been quite stocked (however that stock quickly diminishes in this house)
So breakfast’s have included a lot of these combinations.

chobani doesn't discriminate against dipping partners

I love dipping my fruit in my yogurt. To me it’s so much better than mixing it together. Am I the only dipping lover?

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Now I know the April challenge is an extra cup of greens, trust me there are no shortage of greens in this house.

Just a little boring.

Matt and I are really trying to be more creative in the kitchen.  But with it being so hot (hello Arizona heat) sometimes we just don’t like to heat the kitchen up.

We are being stubborn and refusing to turn on our air! Although the last few nights have been pretty miserable, I might be the one to break!

But the greens have been coming in this lazy form lately.

Oh yes. Oven roasted broccoli. And yes. I dip it in ketchup. I don’t know what it is. But I love the combination.

No I am not pregnant.

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 So although not super green, I made a re-creation of an amazing breakfast I hadn’t had in awhile.

We have a lot of banana’s around here lately and one went a bit ripe.

Yup. Banana Oatmeal Pancake.

Topped with Cookies N Cream Protein Frosting.

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Oh. My. Delish.

I haven’t let my banana’s go ripe lately because I have been eating them like a mad man, so this breakfast hasn’t really been an option.

So glad it was.

Love it.

Now that I think of it, I did add some of my Incredible Greens. So there was some green in there.

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I wanted to talk a bit about what’s been going on with me lately, I feel like I haven’t given you guys an update in awhile.

But I think I’ll do a separate post for that.

No need to boggle this great event with serious stuff.

Pssh. Serious stuff.

I hope everyone has a wonderful rest of their week!!

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Do you get into boring food ruts?

What was the best thing you made lately?

 

i’m a chobani champion ♥ giveaway ♥

I think we all know about my obsession with Chobani.

Well if you follow me on Instagram you sure do.

I love the stuff.

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Is there any wrong way to eat Chobani? I don’t think so.

I clearly find multiple ways to do it.

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and i always have a stockpile of them

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So when Chobani gave me the chance to try their new Champions flavors…you better believe I jumped on that offer!

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I had them delivered to Matt’s work and as soon as he texted me they arrived I zoomed to his office to pick them up. No. I couldn’t wait.

I told him to be prepared to try them with me, because I was dumbfounded with how much they sent me!

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Chobani sent me two flavors to try.

Orange Vanilla

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And Vanilla Chocolate Chunk

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I mean seriously. That’s a lot of Chobani.

No, I am not complaining.

I knew which one I was trying first!

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Now. First things first. I love chocolate.

I actually like to make my own chocolate protein yogurt by adding chocolate protein powder to my plain greek yogurt.

But I will say I was kind of worried about eating a chocolate chunk yogurt. Like. Would it be too sweet? Too many chocolate chunks? I really didn’t think you could go wrong, but you never know.

Well, they didn’t go wrong.

This yogurt is the perfect blend of creamy yogurt and chocolate chunks. I was actually really surprised. The vanilla flavor really comes out and you have the nice surprise of chocolate chunks mixed in. I was a big fan. So was Matt.

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The next day we tried the Orange Vanilla.

Now, I am not a huge orange flavor person. Just not my thing. I love oranges, but the flavor of orange typically doesn’t strike my fancy. (Matt thinks I’m crazy for not loving creamsicles)  But again, the hint of vanilla really made this yogurt have a nice balance. Matt went crazy for this one.

Chobani Champions Orange Vanilla

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Overall this yogurt is geared toward kids and I think it’s great. It puts fun flavors together with healthy natural ingredients.

I am 100% for promoting healthier diets for children because I think today the media and food industry is so geared toward money making we are forgetting that our health is more important than making a few bucks.  If no one is alive or healthy to buy your product you have no market or consumers. So why not keep them healthy?

So Chobani. Awesome job. I of course love your products, I loved these new flavors and I think kids will enjoy them as well.

I know the kid of my house did.

Oops. A few of them.

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Now here comes the fun part. Chobani is letting me give one of my lucky readers a chance to try their new Chobani Champions. You heard me. You saw what I got up there? Yup. That could be yours.

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How to Enter:

Leave a comment telling me what flavor you are most wanting to try.

Also do you think promoting healthy eating for children is important?

For Additional Entries:

– Follow me on twitter and tweet the following “I just entered for a chance to win @Chobani Champions! @AccidentlyDlish http://accidentlydelish.com/?p=3247” and leave a comment letting me know you did.

– Add me on Facebook and leave a comment letting me know you did.

I will choose a winner at random on Wednesday 03/28/2012.

This giveaway is for US residents only.

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(Disclaimer: Chobani sent me free samples of their Champions flavors, however I was not paid for this review and the opinions are my own)


wiaw #30 – st. patricks day

Hello loves.

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Sorry again for being so MIA lately. I really feel like I fail you and I actually really miss blogging.  But with school and all the other drama going on right now, I am finding it hard to have the motivation to blog.  Especially when I really don’t have much to show you!  Meals have been kind of blah, because honestly, I have been kind of blah. But let me tell you this. I have something very very exciting to share with you very soon. Please check back. You won’t regret it (giveaway maybe?) (and it’s a good one, I can guarantee that)

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But hello Wednesday, I missed What I Ate Wednesday last week due to not having internet and just could not have that happen again. It was weird how odd it felt not having a post ready, but it just simply couldn’t happen. So since Jenn is going green for March, and it was just St. Patrick’s Day, let’s do a little recap.

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But first head over to the lovely Jenn’s page at PeasandCrayons and not only let her know how wonderful she is for hosting this event, but make sure you check out everyone’s eats. They always make me so jealous. I want half of you to come over and cook for me. Please?

Breakfasts have kind of been looking like this.

english muffins topped with random concoctions.

Lately I have been doing english muffins with toppings including nut butters, Chobani greek yogurt, my banana bread hummus and of course my variety of jams. Because let’s be real, I have a lot of them.

When I’m kind of rushed in the morning it just seems to work for me.

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I did however have an extra special St. Patrick’s Day Chobani breakfast.

even little penguins love chobani!

It was a green morning! I just had to do it! Totally the shirt I wore that night too. Love it.

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Lunch was a random bowl of cereal. I haven’t had cereal in forever. I was just craving it.

A more natural golden grahams with less sugar? Um, yes please.

I had actually been craving golden grahams for awhile, so when I saw Mom’s Best Naturals offered this (and it was on sale) it was a no brainer. And it was pretty tasty.

Good choice.

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For dinner we did what most normal people do on St. Patrick’s Day.

We got sushi.

I had been craving it. And I know not very Irish. Wait. Not Irish at all.

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Since we just moved we wanted to try out a new place by us.
We chose Pearl Sushi.

it was a bit windy, but we still decided to sit at the outside bar.

Insert bad blogger alert. Only my appetizer got photographed. We were so hungry by the time the rest of the food came it just didn’t happen!

A green sake bomb was consumed as well!

this seaweed salad was amazing.

I’ve really come to love seaweed salads. Maybe seaweed in general. I don’t know. Getting my iodine in though!

Matt said he wasn’t too impressed with the sushi (we are sushi snobs) but I thought it was decent. Service could have been better, so I don’t know if we will go back. Lucky for us there are plenty more to choose from!

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After dinner, we had plans to go see Flogging Molly. I had bought the tickets for Matt for Christmas. I have had a very hard emotional week, not only with school and my grandma, but with my body as well.  I have been doing an amazing job lately pushing myself with food. Making myself eat more even if I don’t want it, making myself eat new things and it really took a toll on me physically and mentally.  When I feel the physical progress it automatically triggers my mental issues.  ED still obviously plays a huge part in my life because you would think progress (weight gain) = good, but that scares my ED.  I’m getting through it though.

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So instead of the show we decided to actually meet up with a few friends at an Irish Pub (Our favorite actually. It’s where we went after we got engaged!). I figured being around people, especially people I know care about me, would be better for me. And it was. And Matt and I ended up having a great night out together!  Flogging Molly will always be here next year!

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Well loves I hope everyone had a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day!

I am going to try and blog a bit more. There is so much going on, but this blog has been a huge positive driving force for me and my life, that I need to make time for it.

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Did you go out or stay in for St. Patrick’s Day?

Are you Irish?

What’s your favorite Irish food?

you’re amazing

You’re amazing.

Who doesn’t want to hear those words?

Sometimes they come at the most random times from the most random people.

Here’s my story:

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I went to Walmart the other day to return a folder I had bought. While I was there I of course did some wandering and a few things happened to pop in my cart. Why did I even have a cart? Who knows.  This guy popped in my cart to say hello. I couldn’t pass him up.

i am loving the new flavors!

A few other maybe not needed items popped in my cart too, but it happens right?

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Anywho. So I’m standing in line, no big rush. No big hurry. And the guy in front of me bought some… I don’t know something for his car maybe? Decently heavy I suppose.  Check register lady asked him if he wanted a bag for it, but he declined, said the box was too heavy and would rip it.  He then proceeded to try to carry the box out and was having quite a difficult time. I did, what I thought any normal person would do and offered him my cart (considering I don’t think I needed it for the few Chobani’s I got) He looked at my so genuinely and said “You’re awesome! Thank you!” And even though it just seemed like the decent thing to do, it made me feel really good.  But at the same time…the fact that he was so shocked that I did that and thought it was so awesome…is kind of sad.  Because it means people don’t expect others, especially strangers, to do random acts of kindness.

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I have always been that person that could have a conversation with anyone. And I do. Same day. Same line. I struck up a conversation with the lady behind me because she made a comment (to herself kind of) about the serving size of a dip. (Come to find out she was flying out that night, so she wanted something to take on the plane with her) But we just small chatted about airports, flying and nonsense.  I guess I just assume everyone is like that, even though I flat out know they’re not. Work as a waitress and you find out how many different personalities there really are.

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It just made me think about how random acts of kindness are not as common as they should be.  I also believe that you taking the effort to be kind to others that maybe, just maybe that person will pass on the kindness you gave to them.

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So I’m making this my new goal. And maybe you should too. I want to try to do one random act of kindness a day. Hold the door that extra second for the next person walking in. Let that person on the highway who has been trying to get over for 5 minutes go in front of me. Let the other person go in front of you in line. Anything. Big or small, it just may have an impact on that person’s life. And maybe it will brighten their day.  You never know.

I also feel a random act of a giveaway coming soon. I mean, I am in a giving mood. So keep checking back!

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Do you do random acts of kindness?

Does it make your day better when someone does it for you?

wiaw #25 – green smoothie

Hello my loves ♥

I hope everyone is doing well.

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Things have been kind of crazy around here.  I am trying to get use to my new school schedule (getting up at 5am is a total change from being able to sleep in until 9am) but I am working on it.  It’s really not the fact that I have to get up so early, because I am honestly a morning person and don’t mind it.  But it is also switching around my eating times that I find the hardest to get use to.  I am not use to eating at 5am and really can not make myself eat a full meal.  But we’ll get on to that later. Because it is of course What I Ate Wednesday time!

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But before we get started, we all know I make you guys go thank Jenn at PeasandCrayons for hosting this event.  Without her, this wouldn’t be possible and I wouldn’t be able to drool over all of your delicious looking eats and be extremely jealous of what I’m not eating.  But it just gives me ideas right?

And how ironic that Jenn had the idea of veggies February, because the star of my breakfast, yes I said breakfast, includes veggies!

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So as I said my meals have kind of had to change. It went from me having time to prepare breakfast, even if I went to the library to me being rushed out the door.  As I said I just can’t bring myself to eating a full heavy breakfast at 5am. So breakfast have been looking like this lately.

return of the green smoothie!

I was actually kind of excited because I am a weirdo and really really like green smoothies.  When Matt and I were out I made sure to stop by the store real quick and get some spinach.

green smoothie in a green cup. makes sense.

In my mix was:

2 heaping handfuls of baby spinach

1/2 frozen banana

1/2 cup frozen cherries

a handful of blueberries that we had leftover

1 scoop Sun Warrior Chocolate protein powder

~1tbsp raw agave

This thing was pretty tasty.

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I however do not enjoy scenes like these.

6:00am. cold. not happy.

Please excuse the messy car. I think a good detail is in order. I really do look like a pig by the looks of this. I swear my house doesn’t look this way…all the time.

Ok, you caught me. I’m a bit messy. Secret revealed.

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But really my meals have been kind of boring. I just really can’t seem to get back in the swing of things of preparing exciting fun new meals.

Something that I did have recently that got me excited.

cereal in an almost empty chobani container

I haven’t had cereal in forever and was totally craving it.  And I also re-united with a long lost cereal love. Cinnamon Puffins.  I’ve had a box of peanut butter Puffin’s laying around for awhile and they just don’t do it for me.  I know everyone seems to be obsessed with them and are the flavor of choice, but not for this girl. So the box has been sitting and sitting. Since I don’t eat a lot of cereal I just never picked the cinnamon ones up, but the last time I went to the store I just had a calling for them. So glad I went with it.  Now, I know cereal is cereal, but this bowl of  cereal was amazing.  There was also some corn flakes and an organic cinnamon crunch in there.  But I’m telling you the cinnamon Puffins hit.the.spot. Mixed with the left over Chobani and chocolate almond milk. It was one tasty breakfast.

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I was so excited about my cinnamon Puffins, that my snack turned into this.

mini greek yogurt mess

In my mix went strawberry greek yogurt, topped with cinnamon Puffins!! And also some strawberries. Although I do love my strawberries I can not wait for berry season again.  These were good, just not as soon as when they are in season.

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With my new schedule I really want to work on having better meals.  But lately I have not been doing so well mentally with my eating.  I think I, or at least ED, secretly liked that I was so busy through out the day and had smaller meals.  I totally used school as an excuse.  Now that I actually have time and am home for more meals, I am finding myself upset at myself and scared that I am eating too big of meals.  I look in the mirror and know I need to gain. I am no where near where I need to be, but why does the actual process scare me so much????

It is so frustrating and I get so down on myself, and with everything else going on it just all is really piling up.

I feel an emotional breakdown coming. Fingers crossed I’m wrong.

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But to end of a good note, because hey, we like to keep it positive around here.

Two of my favorites. Dead to the world.

i don’t know which one is cuter.

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I hope you all have a wonderful rest of the week!

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Do you like green smoothies? What are some of your favorite combinations?

Are you a morning person or night person?

 

wiaw #24 – fun new things

Hello loves!

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Wow this week sure is flying by. I can’t believe it’s already time for What I Ate Wednesday!

I have been super busy with school, no surprise there.  It is our final week and not only that, but the two chapters were doing in addition are proving to be incredibly challenging.  Needless to say, I am really looking forward to this week being over and done with!

But I actually have a lot to share with you today. Lot’s of delish things to share!

But before we get started let’s head over to give the lovely Jenn at PeasandCrayons a big thank you for hosting this.  It is really one thing I look forward to doing and I love reading everyone’s eats.  It’s a great way to find new blogs and new ideas!

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(So right as I’m starting to write this, I’m finally going through my pictures and realized this first batch came out horrible. So I apologize ahead of time. Dinner was later than normal and I guess I didn’t realize the lack of lighting. I promise the dish was way more tasty than it looks. So use your imagination!)
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Does anyone else have too fun of a time cutting a spaghetti squash? I love stabbing my knife into it. I swear I don’t have a serial killer instinct in me. Maybe I watch too much Dexter. 😉

i'm pretty proud of my muscles and being able to cut this bad boy. ok so i cheated a stuck him in the microwave for a few minutes, but matt wasn't home and i had to do it on my own!

So after the stabbing, some seasonings were added.  I think on this one I did a simple sprinkling of garlic powder, onion powder, a bit of chili powder and I think I added a bit of cumin for a little kick. I’m weird. And random. I know. It tasted good though so that’s all that matters to me!

I then topped my cooked spaghetti squash with one of the most delicious sauces I have had in some time.

ok guys seriously. try this stuff.

I know you’re all super shocked it’s a Trader Joe’s product right?  I mean, it’s not like I’m obsessed with that place or anything.

All put together and you get this beautiful and tasty dish.

again i apologize for the not so great picture, but let me tell you. this sauce. spaghetti squash. delish!

The sauce just has such a nice blend of spices and the turkey is spiced really nice too.  It’s not too meaty, but meaty enough for me.

topped with some nutritional yeast for a bit of cheesy flavor

I had a side of veggie’s along with this. It was a simple, nice meal.

i'm pretty sure another mound of spaghetti squash and sauce was added to this bowl after pictures were taken. it was so good.

So next time you’re wandering around Trader Joe’s you might want to slip this into your cart!

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This next thing I am so excited to share with you guys!

I know dessert hummus’ are nothing new.  Definitely not new to me.  Banana bread hummus is probably by far one of my favorite things. I make it all the time.

I also always try to switch it up a bit. I don’t follow a true recipe anymore, it has kind of turned into a throw what I feel like kind of thing. Banana and chickpeas are always my base, but I’ll play with it from there.  I’ve done some where I add cocoa, chocolate protein powder, nut butters, pumpkin, you name it, it’s probably made it in there.

But I made a batch this morning, and had a real random idea. And boy. Did it turn out to be a good one.

Banana-Fig Hummus

In the mix:

1 medium size banana

1 can chickpeas

1 tbsp vanilla

1/2 tbsp almond extract (my hand slipped and a little more went it and it was great!)

1 tbsp Trader Joe’s fig butter (this makes the dip!)

1/2 tbsp cinnamon

Directions:

Place everything in food processor and blend till smooth, scraping edges down as needed.

i can't even describe how much of a difference the fig butter made

So I may be obsessed with the fig butter to begin with, but seriously one of the best batches I have made in awhile. My finger wiped the food processor clean!

Oh I can not wait to use this on my breakfast tomorrow!!

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Another thing I wanted to share with you all is kind of random. Go figure huh.

If you follow my blog I always say I put the most random things together to make a meal. It’s kind of just everything I have a taste for and if they don’t necessarily go together, well half the time I don’t care. As long as it tastes good to me, that’s all I’m concerned about.

Don’t believe that I made completely random meals?

Check out this breakfast from a few days ago.

english muffin half topped with cottage cheese other half with chocolate peanut butter, apple and fage greek yogurt

Doesn’t seem all that random? Let me tell you everything that really went into this.

under that cottage cheese is some blueberry jam, on top of that cottage cheese is some cinnamon. in that yogurt is cookies and cream protein powder and cinnamon.

Random. Weird. Super tasty (to me at least)

Goodness. Even me looking at this, I think I’m weird.

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Well loves I hope everyone has a fabulous week!

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Do you like dessert hummus?

Do you always follow a recipe or do you just throw random things in?

What is your most random combination?

 

 

accomplishments

Hey loves!

I have some great news.

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We all know how obsessed and over come I am with school.

chobani blood orange (amazing) with a little skeletal system on the side. yum.

Gotta love breakfast at the library.

Ok maybe I don’t love breakfast at the library, but I did love Chobani’s new Blood Orange flavor.  I would almost say I liked it more than the Apple Cinnamon, but then I had another Apple Cinnamon (which I swear tasted better than the first time around) and now I just don’t know.

However I will stay faithful to my blueberry and pomegranate, because those two are by far amazing.

But as tasty as Chobani is, that is not my reasoning for mentioning my breakfast at the library.

My reasoning is.

I got a 96% on my last test!! And currently am getting a 95% in the class.

It is just so nice to see my hard work and obsessiveness persistence paying off.

I have heard that Anatomy and Physiology is one of the hardest classes in the vet tech program and typically where people will fail out or quit the program.  So I am very proud of myself for doing so well.

It is also refreshing that I am able to actually retain this information.

At the worst of my ED when I was extremely malnourished, your brain literally starts to shut down. You not only lose your personality, but you lose your brain cells and the basic abilities to learn/understand/retain.  So the fact that I am doing so well, also tells me that my body is healing as well!  So double yay for me!!

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Another simple and tasty breakfast that I had (and I even got to eat it in the comfort of my own home! and on a cute new plate to boot!)

trader joe's cage free egg white sandwich with salsa.

You guys don’t know how hard it was to make a savory egg sandwich and pass up on the jelly, but I did, and I’m glad I did. It was delish.

I have been on such a sweet kick that I forgot how good these breakfast sandwiches are.   They are especially good after you eat about 5 PB&J’s in a row.  My meals have gotten so redundant lately due to school, when I actually have time to prepare breakfast I almost forget  how.   I’m so use to rush rush rush it is hard to slow down.

I almost find it hard to actually enjoy my weekends.  I still study on the weekend and I don’t know what to do with my downtime.  I’m just constantly worried about school and falling behind I don’t let myself be lazy.  But I mean we all saw what happened over Christmas break.  I got a little too lazy and laid back.  It was hard to get back into the groove.  But obviously I did. Haha.

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I hope everyone is having a lovely weekend!

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Do you relax on your weekends or do you like to stay busy?

Do you prefer sweet or savory breakfasts?