Good evening everyone! Thank you for your comments on my previous post on how I got back on track. I appreciate all of you guys! 🙂
I hope this post finds you having a glorious day and in the best of health.
Over here in our household, we have a sick dude. Josh is coming down with a cold or something, his sinuses are a mess and he’s feeling icky and lethargic. I hope he feels better soon. But I’m kind of avoiding him so I don’t get the germs.
I haven’t had a cold or any illness since August 2008 and I don’t want to break that streak. I thought I was coming down with something about a month ago, but I fought it off.
In the spirit of cold and flu season, I got my flu shot today!
Complete with a Tweety bird band-aid. Ha ha! I look kind of scary though.
My work offers flu shots for free, so I jumped at the chance. I guess I have been getting flu shots every year for the last 5 or 6 years. I got the flu a couple times as a kid and once as a teenager and it was miserable enough to convince me I had to do it!
I am not sure yet if I will get the H1N1 shot, if it is even available to me. It’s just so new, I’m afraid of what could go wrong. Hmm…
Do you get a flu shot? Why or why not?
For breakfast this morning, I fueled up on something that has been missing from my diet for quite some time…THE GREEN MONSTER!
This GM contained: 1 cup of unsweetened original Almond Breeze, 2 big handfuls of spinach, 1 frozen & chopped banana, and 1 tbsp of peanut butter. Yum yum. Oh, how I had missed these 😉
Mid morning, I ate some nuts and then took a short walk (to get my shot).
Lunch was some delicious leftover chickpea curry, which might have been even better today!
After lunch, I had my usual tea and dark chocolate. Then I went to go take my first Exercise Science exam, eek. I think I did ok, but I could’ve done better. Oh well, something to improve on!
For my afternoon snack, I had some Stonyfield O’Soy yogurt (small package from the 6-pack) with some Ezekiel golden flax cereal on top.
I chose the small containers because I got 6 for $1.99! Plus this little bitty thing already has 13 grams of sugar, wow.
It was tasty though and I’m comfortable with including it in my diet for now 🙂
After work, I hit the gym hoping to get in a run but all the treadmills were taken! I guess that is a good problem though. At least people are using them.
I ended up doing 30 minutes on the elliptical and it definitely gave me a run for my money! Afterwards, I stretched for almost 15 minutes and it felt so good to take the time and really take care of my body.
When I got home, I was so hungry, so I snacked on some more nuts (no picture). Then I got to work on dinner.
Josh and I had some red potatoes at a cookout on Labor Day and ever since then I’ve been craving them and he was open to trying them at home 🙂
I drizzled 1 tbsp of canola oil and sprinkled salt and pepper on top of the potatoes.
I had a hard time figuring out the cooking part. I cooked them in the oven at 425 for nearly 30 minutes but they weren’t quite done so I ended up microwaving them for a few out of impatience.
But once they were done, they were good!
In typical Josh and Sarah fashion, he had chicken and I had tofu.
My plate when it was all finally finished!
Afterward, I had a piece of dark chocolate.
I’m off to watch “Dancing with the Stars” which is not a show I usually watch but I have to this season because Chuck Liddell is on! He is one of my favorite UFC fights. I just watched his first dance and it wasn’t too bad…I hope he can hang on a few more weeks 🙂
Aaron Carter looks good too, he was looking a bit rough there a couple years back, I’m glad he seems to have gotten himself together. It was cool to see the old Backstreet Boys in the crowd too!
I better get back to the tv. I also have a cup of peppermint tea in my future.
Good night all!