Hola! This is going to be quick… I’m going to bed early and getting up EARLIER so I can get a good night’s sleep and start my day. Let’s eliminate the procrastination middleman, okay?
This afternoon I had a bit of a headache so I had a cup of black coffee (which tasted very sour) and some ibuprofen during class.
My workout today was sub-par, to say the least. Not only was my Step class the usual 30 minutes instead of 60 as it is every Tuesday, but the gym was out of towels so I had to sacrifice the majority of my strength training so I could go home and shower. Humbug! I hurried three arm machines instead of my usual 5.
Total time: 34:43 minutes
Maximum heart rate: 176 (88%)
Average heart rate: 129 (65%)
Calories burned: 233
Hopefully I’ll be able to make up for this tomorrow… it all depends on if the good stuff’s on TV!
When I home I walked around in my new shoes today. I have a love/hate relationship with heels… I love how they look but always end up taking them off early in the evening. These are pretty low, though, so I should be fine. They’re too big, unfortunately, and although I love the color, I’m going to exchange them for a smaller size and get them in a sky/slate color instead.
I snacked on this baby apple while deciding what to have for dinner…
Even though I just did a grocery shop last week, nothing has been sounding good lately. I feel guilty if I don’t eat up my leftovers, but it’s hard to come up with creative ways to eat ingredients you’ve had multiple times in one week.
I finally settled on a black bean burger (note: beans you make from scratch stay fresh a lot longer than beans from a can!)
- 1/3 cup black beans
- 1 T whole wheat pastry flour
- 1/8 cup diced mushrooms
- 1 strip thin strip red bell pepper, diced
- 1/2 T Annie’s Woodstock dressing
My burger-flipping skills were behind on their game tonight… there was a lot of crumble action going on.
I loaded the burger with extra sharp New York white cheddar, pickles, tomatoes, and onions…
… and smushed it on my last Arnold’s Sandwich Thin.
I also had half a sweet potato with whipped butter and brown sugar:
Last but not least, kale tossed in a sesame oil/rice vinegar/sesame seed/chili flake vinaigrette. So. Good.
I had a Skinny Cow Vanilla Truffle Bar while catching up on the blogs…
… and I’m taking these in to bed with me.
FYI, these figs taste like paper on their own. I need to find my Nutra Figs again!
It’s off to beddy-bye for me. Night!