Goodies Galore

Learning to focus less on dieting and more on overall health and wellness

Sweet Temptation

Last week I commented on Anna‘s blog about how I was jealous that she got a free food scale from Fit Blogging. She emailed me later that night asking me if I wanted it because she already has one. Yes, please! My short-term memory is horrible so I was totally surprised to receive a package today. I opened the box, only to find mini eggs (my ultimate weakness. well, one of them), whopper eggs (brings me back to childhood), Cadbury egg, a vegan cookie, organic DOG treats for the rat, a food scale, and a sweet note from Anna. Anna, this was above and beyond, really. Thank you so much for thinking of me and going out of your way to make my day special.

My lunch kept me satisfied till 4:30 (!!!) at which point I ate a yogurt and some chex mix. Len and I are planning to hang in tonight with some wine to celebrate some successes Len has had at work.  We’ll be snacking from a spread of some kind–god bless a good spread.

Tomorrow after we run (hopefully there’s no wine headache to battle with) I’m taking off for another fun girls weekend. A bunch of my college friends are meeting in CT for a fun night of shenanigans.We were told to bring a wig so it should be interesting.

Off to the grocery store for some goodies.

Thank You Anna!

March 26, 2010 Posted by | dogs, Food, Friends, fun, The Boyfriend | 13 Comments

Brunch and bogus diet soda

Hey friends and family! It was so wonderful going to bed last night knowing we didn’t have to wake up for booty. I slept like a baby and I’m pretty sure Len has been sleeping better already too. Since starting boot camp, I’ve definitely been waking up hungry and ready to eat. I put off breakfast for a couple of hours this morning while I did some laundry and some other business. Our fridge is  a sad sight so I pulled together what I could for brunch. Since I’ll be at school from 11:30 to 4:30, I made a bigger and more satisfying meal to hold me over. I’m not even sure that we have anything for snacks either but I’ll figure something out.

French Meadow Hemp bagel with two scrambled eggs.

I was very excited to see what this hemp bagel was all about. Let me tell ya, it looks, smells and tastes healthy. Not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing. I will eat this bagel without guilt because it has great stats and is made from good ingredients but the taste is sort of compromised. I added peanut butter to one side and butter to the other.

I realize that you can’t actually read that but trust me–jam-packed with fiber, protein, etc.

Don’t expect to see a single veggie today since we have none in the house. Damn.


Hummus, lettuce and carrot sandwich with an orange for lunch

Classes at night so I packed left over couscous salad, almonds and a diet crush

I was totally disappointed to see that diet Crush is not diet at all. The second ingredient was high fructose corn syrup??!!!! I was shocked and appalled. Give it to me in a brownie or a whoopee pie but not in a diet soda.  It also had about 40 calories. You all know that I’m not a big soda drinker. Most of the time its water and coffee so when I have soda I really enjoy it. I’ve mentioned before that I cannot stand drinking calories (rather eat em) so I had a few sips and tossed it. How rude Crush. Won’t be buying that again. What I would buy is Diet Strawberry. Yum…. does that exist?

By the time I got home from class, I was hungry again so I had two bowls of veggies.

Cabbage and vinegar=farts

Ketchup with a side of potatoes


On the side of the bowl is some hummus, i case you’re concerned

Off to class. After this week I only have 4 weeks left of classes and one week of finals! Thank you lord. So over it!

What are you all up to this weekend?

March 26, 2010 Posted by | Boot camp, Food, French Meadow, The Boyfriend | 10 Comments