So as I sit down to write, I think I can safely say that all the cactus needles are now out of my face. So even if the rest of my day had sucked, it was still a win.
The rest of my day did NOT suck however. I started out with cereal again, but this time I put walnuts on top so it would stick with me a bit longer.
|Shredded wheat squares, strawberries, bananas, cinnamon, xylitol, skim milk, walnuts|
Since Remy ate Charlotte's egg off the table this morning and Emily consumed most of her egg white, I was forced to have a hard boiled egg as my mid-morning snack.
|It was one of the pink ones|
I made another attempt at my piña colada smoothie today using coconut milk yogurt and almond milk, which made it practically protein-less :-( So I threw in 12 almonds to help out in that department. It was very good but a little watery...since the ingredients I was using are a bit less rich than my normal greek yogurt and cow's milk I think I over-iced it.
|Coconut milk yogurt, almond milk, coconut butter, pineapple, vanilla extract, ice|
|Based on this recipe, although I realize now upon looking at it that I forgot to add the ginger tonight! Shoot!|
Bodypump tonight was great! Lauren was the teacher, and my friend Kim and cousin Maddie took the class too. It's so much fun when you work out with people you know, it reminds me of the days when all my friends used to go to the gym together and exercising was like a party. I also noticed that after 2.5 weeks of staying for the last 3 tracks of Bodypump I am making measurable improvements, like being able to lunge deeper more easily and doing more of the pushups on my toes before I collapse to my knees so I left the gym feeling pretty happy. Plus I had more dinner waiting for me when I got home!
I told Emily a bedtime story featuring a creepy black unicorn who it turned out was cursed and was really a sparkling golden boy unicorn who ended up falling in love with and marrying princess Emily the unicorn, and once I came downstairs I had a pear and stevia-chocolate dessert.