Breakfast · Lunch

Rain Rain GO AWAY

Ugh. It is still raining. The rain was so heavy over night that it woke me up at 3 in the morning. I was lying in bed, just dreading getting up and going to work in this deluge. Luckily the heaviest rain was over night. It was still raining quite a bit this morning, but I just told myself “This could be worse…” somehow.

I got going, got on the train, made it to the office and thankfully did not need to put the extra (dry) pair of jeans I had packed in my work bag “just in case”. Sigh.

I opted for oatmeal this morning, figuring the warm oats might be able to take off the chill in my bones. The jury is still out on that one.

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Low sugar Quaker oats (apple cinnamon is the flavor, I think… ) topped with a bit of Whole Foods vanilla granola and a few dried cranberries.

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It was really good! But a teaspoon of Barney Butter would have made it even better. At 11 o’clock I was starving. I opted for a mug of peppermint tea (I was still freezing) and I nibbled on the crumbs of my granola 🙂

I made a salad the night before while I was making the other salads. Unfortunately, I don’t think I made quite enough salad. I added a hard boiled egg to the mix and a drizzle of EVOO.

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The salad had red peppers, carrots, lettuce, egg, broccoli, cucumbers and grape tomatoes. I also had a few Stacey pita chips, and they really hit the spot. I was totally disappointed that it was still raining at lunch because I was really hoping to go for a walk.

Instead of walking I had my 1/2 a cup of Chobani to finish off my lunch:

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At 3 o’clock I had a few Trader Joe’s peanut butter pretzels and an apple:

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This apple had been in my lunch bag the last couple of days. I am SO glad that I finally ate it today! I definitely felt like a bottomless pit today. 😦 I am wondering if it could be because of the running over the last couple of days. I have definitely increased my mileage. I also told myself not to get too upset, because at least I was eating healthy food all day!

I left my office at 5:15 today, and it was still raining. Because of this, I opted to take the bus to South Station instead of walking. I really hope to see the sun soon. Our spring – like weather over the weekend was really mean. It is going to be in the twenties on Friday night.

Hopefully you are enjoying warm weather where ever you are!

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