I woke up a whole hour earlier than necessary due to my brother’s deep rumbling voice carrying itself through the otherwise still silence of the morning.
With what did I fill this extra time? Well some extra studying of course, but prior to that…
Not your ordinary coffee but rather one spiked with the flavours of pumpkin spice latte. Inspiration!
With a coffee jolt now coursing through my system, I got down to a brief sesh of some serious studying before digging into my mush bowl of all things delicious: PB Puffins, Minibix, Special K Red Berries (we’re now seriously low on cereal options), frozen banana, spoonful of pumpkin, spoonful of plain yogurt, almond milk and almond butter.
Now I’m about to get ready for class but before that a quick reward to the week’s beginning.
A day full of much snacking:
Apples and Cottage Cheese
Cherry Yogurt with Cocoa Powder (Once upon a time there was a chocolate cherry yogurt variety in the Source variety pack which I highly enjoyed. One day it disappeared. So I made my own.)
Breaded Tilapia over spinach with balsamic vinaigrette
Rye Crisp with Salsa
Carrots and a large Cucumber chunk
Kale Chips with Ketchup, small side of burger rice casserole, soup of chicken brother, diced tomatoes, salsa, rice and random seasonings.
Pumpkin, cinnamon, syrup, Minibix snack
+ An overindulgent dose of textbook reading to really make the day complete.
A Breakfast that seemingly kept my hunger at bay all day.
Oats, water, almond milk, pumpkin, cinnamon, SF syrup, banana, almond butter +++coffee
Then I went to my kindergarten classroom placement for the morning and got to see the kids all dressed up for picture day. One of the little boys had a temporary tattoo on his forehead, I wonder if the whole photo thing accidentally slipped his parents’ minds…
Post-placement Pre-class time involved some Iced Coffee and a couple snacking bites to ensure no hunger creep up during class.
Post-class Pre-dinner time involved leftover kale chips with spicy tzatziki. Wish I had more of this left mmmmm.
Then Squash time! I cooked up two: a butternut and a delicata.
First try of a delicata squash = SUCCESS. This one is grand. There will be more of it in the near future for sure.
After studying most of the night away (and shoving in a quick treadmill run for some mind-clearing sanity) I had a great bedtime snack of cold squash. Yeah squash leftovers are totally my snack of choice.
Tomorrow I have two middies (applied social psych + developmental psych – they are back-to-back… I can’t wait) then I will have a bit of breathing time (I actually can’t wait) in which I will hopefully do things like cook, bake, grocery shop, clothing shop, sleep, dance etc etc.
Best of luck to all of you currently studying your buns right into numbness. Let’s ACE em!