Hi friends, if you’re like me, you must be pretty excited that the long holiday weekend is within reach! While we still have 2 days until we can say it’s Memorial Day weekend, what we can do is jump into this post that highlights my Wednesday in eats and life!
I started my morning with a workout that consisted of sprints on the treadmill with weights in between each sprint. Well, I started with a 15 minute warm-up walk, followed by a 10 minute warm-up run, followed by my sprints and weight work. I would sprint for one minute, get off the treadmill, and do several dumbbell exercises. I’d hop back on for another minute sprint and then do more weights. It wasn’t a bad workout at all, and the variety of the dumbbell exercises and quick sprints made it fly by!
After a shower, I threw a dollop of Stonewall Kitchen jam into my overnight oats since I used a plain yogurt for this breakfast. I’ve been using strawberry greek yogurt in my overnight oats lately, but I wanted to try plain yogurt. The jam definitely helped a lot, because without it, the oats were boring!
After checking emails, I then dug into breakfast around 8:40. I added a spoonful of chunky peanut butter to my overnight oats for extra staying power.
And then my morning got pretty hectic. Before my 10 am meeting, my boss asked me if I could get cupcakes and a birthday card for a marketing team celebration. So at 10:30, he gave me his keys and said “go to my car and get my wallet. I trust you with it.” That’s all fine for the average car, but when your boss has a high-end car and you can’t figure out how to lock it, you kind of start freaking out! His key fob only had a button for unlock, trunk, and the alarm. I kept trying different things and stood there opening and closing his door. I probably looked like I was up to no good, but then I realized that the car’s logo on the fob was the lock button. What the heck.
And then it was up and over a few blocks to Queen City Cupcakes where Amelia helped me figure out what to get for my gluten-free and nut allergy coworkers. She was THE best! Thankfully I snagged front row and didn’t have to walk far. Not a big deal until you are tasked with getting 18 cupcakes.
It was then off to Rite Aid to pick up a birthday card, then back to the office where I hunted down all of our team to sign the card. I had 30 minutes to get it signed before the celebration, and it took me 25 minutes. At this point you might be asking if I worked at all. The answer is barely!
We celebrated for an hour, but I saved my cupcake to eat with my lunch.
I hadn’t eaten since 8:40, and by this point (12:40) I was getting pretty hangry. I was going to eat the cupcake half after my wrap, but after one bite, I decided the cupcake was to be eaten before the wrap. I had a lemon drop, and boy was it good! I would get this one again in a heart beat. Also, this is the only way to eat a cupcake. That’s the proper frosting to cake ratio. 🙂 Also, this meal left me painfully full, and I didn’t eat again for 5 hours!
Shortly later in the afternoon I get a call from my doctor’s office telling me that all of the blood work I had done came back normal, so now we are on to the next course of action to figure out what the heck is going on with my body. In the meantime, I’m trying to combat my exhaustion with bringing back the consumption of bcaa’s. I’ve been incredibly drained all week, so while my doctor figures out what to do next, I’m trying to see if the bcaa’s will bring my energy back up. I also had to stop at TJMaxx for a new shaker bottle since I didn’t have one anymore. This light purple reminds me of my Aunt Mare. 🙂
Later in the evening, I snacked on yogurt with granola and unpictured carrots.
And before bed, I had some crackers with this spinach dip that was good, but definitely left my stomach a bit bloated. Live and learned! Oh, and a few mini Kit Kats as well. <– my favorite
What was the best thing that you’ve eaten this week?
Favorite cupcake flavor?