Dinner · Lunch · Running

The Rest of Friday

I survived the rest of Friday. It was a calmer day than Thursday had been, thankfully. Breakfast got me through until lunch without a problem – and that is always a great thing in my book.

Lunch on Friday was pesto, whole wheat pasta and chicken sausage left overs. My lunch was definitely coveted a bit in the staff lunch room 🙂 I read The Hunger Games for a few minutes during lunch, too. I could have read all day. But instead I had to go back to work.

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For some reason I had a craving for a cookie on Friday afternoon. I bought one around 2:30 from the caf. I had a couple of choices. Peanut butter, chocolate chocolate chip, or just regular chocolate chip. I went with peanut butter.

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I left the office a a few minutes after four o’clock on Friday. I was exhausted. I was slightly disturbed by how exhausted I was. I knew that I had to go straight to the gym and make up for skipping yesterday’s run. My entire training schedule was a little bit messed up now. So, instead of having a low key workout on Friday, I accomplished 5.65 miles in an hour. The first mile or two I was dragging but eventually I got over the exhaustion, and by the end of the hour I was glad I had gotten the run in.

I was sort of hungry after exercising. I went to East Side Market to see if there was anything I could get for dinner. The answer was a resounding no. Here is what I ended up getting at the market – simply put, the most bizarre assortment of food at the check out counter.

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Yogurt anyone!? The Yoplait yogurts were for my mom. The Chobani for me (obviously). But no dinner was found at the Market. I was not pleased. But I was also not surprised, this has been happening to me on a fairly regular basis.

After failing for the umpteenth time at the grocery store, I was still in search of dinner. I decided to go to Cilantro’s for a burrito. I ordered a grilled chicken burrito with brown rice, black beans, salsa, avocado, lettuce, red onions, and so on. I came home and split the burrito with my mom. It was a good post run meal, I guess.

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For some reason, I went to bed hungry on Friday night. Probably not a great idea especially since I had a run scheduled for Saturday. Stay tuned for that… I hope everyone is having a good weekend so far.

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