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Too Much Thinking Time

On the way out the door, I headed to the kitchen to throw something together really quickly for lunch. I had bought some pears earlier this week and they are starting to get to the point or “Eat me or else.” So lunch was made around these pears.

I grabbed a large handful of spinach, chopped up a green pepper, and the pear and put it all in a To-Go box. Sprinkled some sunflower seeds and feta cheese on top. Grabbed my salad dressing container and called it lunch! It was actually really satisfying and the flavors went together really nicely.

 

As soon as I got to the office, there wasn’t a moment for me to sit and relax at all.

Oh my way home, I started to think about everything that had to get done before I headed out for the weekend. Between the dogs, cleaning, packing, work, my 11 mile run and a long list of little things, I’m not exactly sure how it’s going to be managed. The long ride really just gives me time to start freaking out about what I’m not doing while I’m driving. It’s slightly miserable.

I ended up stopping off at the post office to drop the Thanksgiving letters in the mail. As I was addressing them this afternoon, I was realizing how many different places these letters were actually going. It was NUTS. So out of the 10 letters that I sent out, I reached 7 different states. Not kidding.

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • Indiana
  • Illinois
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Virginia

Crazy right?! It just made me think about how spread out we have all gotten and yet I still talk to them on a regular basis. 🙂

Needless to say, as soon as I got home, I was starving and prepared to make nothing that took longer than 5 minutes. I just didn’t have the time. I had picked up some Cranberry English Muffins that I have been dying to try. So one of those went into the toaster while I mixed up the insides.

1 Can of Tuna 1/4 Green Pepper, Chopped
1/4 Teaspoon Onion Powder 1 Tablespoon Yellow Mustard
A Dab of Smart Balance Mayo

I topped it with a slice of american cheese and Dinner was served!

 

 

It was PACKED with green peppers and I loved it. The pop of cranberry from the english muffin added a lot of flavor to it. I would plan on putting some dried cranberries into the next batch of tuna that I make. It really added something different to it.

Tonight I’ve got a lot on the agenda, so I’m off to crackin!

 

Does driving give you a time to relax?? Or does it make you think about everything you haven’t done resulting in a mini freak out??

 

Absolutely, freak out.

Plans Foiled Again

I feel like every time I mention that I’m planning on making something for dinner, or for lunch, something happens and I end up not making what I said I was going to. Yesterday for lunch, I thought I was clever in coming up with this lovely little lunch that was going to be whipped together in the tiny kitchen there. Well, foiled again.

I ended up having lunch brought to the office yesterday, and my little mixings just sat in the lunch box next to my desk. So, I ended up having some DELICIOUS lasagna, a caesar salad and some garlic bread. YUMMY.

 

The killer is the desserts that they always bring along. Yesterday was this delicious White Chocolate Mouse, and today a Banana Delight Cake. I resisted though.

The mixings for lunch made its way home and ended up being dinner. I made a mini pizza with left over pasta sauce and some mozzarella cheese on an english muffin. Not too creative of a dinner, but it would have been AWESOME for a lunch on the go.

Morning

This morning I was up and running at 530. I had a meeting that I had to get to out in Melbourne first thing in the AM. The only thing I could bring myself to have that early was some coffee. I’m not really in the mood to eat anything substantial at that time. I grabbed one of the To You Snack bars and headed out the door.

 

Seriously. This mint chocolate chip granola bar was unlike anything I have ever had. It was delicious. I can’t even really describe it. Make sure you send your entry for Sizzle Wars in soon! Because you could have a whole case of these guys 🙂

For the rest of the day I’ve got some work to get finished and a meeting at 130 I’ve got to get to ASAP.

 

Hope your Wednesday’s are going well!!

 

Would you rather have a busy day that you are running out the door and going all day or a relaxed day that you have nothing planned??

 

Honestly, I need something planned for the day to get me going. I would much rather be running around crazy than sitting in front of the TV. So I try make sure I have something to get done each day to motivate me to get going. 🙂