I woke up, annoyed the Mr. by picking and poking at his face until he woke up too just so I could wish him happy Birthday. He grunted, opened one eye, puckered up for a kiss without actually moving and passed right back out. I love him!
Shortly after getting up, I had an old fashioned western standoff with Mr. Scale. I stood in the doorway mean muggin and gnarling at my opponent for a good 5 minutes. While chewing vigorously on a toothpick in my cowboy hat of course. I was feelin lucky! I spit ferociously, stripped and attacked it with no fear. SAY WHAT? I'm down 1.4 pounds. SWEET VICTORY! Total weight loss is now 46.8! ;)
After my duel, I skipped and doo-dahed around the house bathing in my Friday glow. I flattened the hair, pinned it back with a sassy flower clip, did my fierce "don't mess with me it's Friday" makeup and headed out the door.
I dropped the Green Queen (my car) off for a MUCH NEEDED oil change and rode to work with Ann. All in all, a very productive and satisfying morning.
I celebrated with the only thing that sounded right. Chocolate oatmeal of course!
BREAKFAST (meal #1) at 9:15am.
- 1/2 old fashioned oats
- 1/4 wheat bran
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- Splenda to taste
- Pinch salt
- 1 tbs flax
- 2 tbs sugar free peach preserves (Smucker's)
- 1 tbs Better N' Peanut Butter
- Dash cinnamon
I got caught up on my morning work and actually managed to sneak in some blog reading while I ate my breakfast. I love Fridays! It was during my blog reading that I realized I never nominated 7 people for the award I received in *this* post yesterday! I'm so scatter brained this week! My 7 nominations for the "Creative Writer" award are the following fabulous ladies.
Amanda at Two Boos Who Eat
Danica at Danica's Daily
Allison at Green Dog Wine
Allie at Live Laugh Eat
Sook at My Fabulous Recipes
Naomi at One Fit Foodie
Susan at The Great Balancing Act
LUNCH (meal #2) at 12:30pm.
I am in love with Thomas's bagel thins. The "everything" variety is amazing! Lunch was a bagel sandwich with smoked turkey and spinach. I also had some red peppers and a Bartlett pear on the side.
My partner in crime left work at 1:15 today for personal reasons. Naturally in my typical sassy fashion, I took full advantage and took a nice looooong break away from the office. I had some baby shower shopping to do. I've been putting this off for weeks now and the shower is this Sunday. OUT OF TIME! I refueled with some sugar free Peeps for ENERGY, which I shared with Ann. LOVE THESE!
LOOK at all the cute little Bebe stuff I got. OMG! So adorable! I wonder if I could get my fur baby Oliver in one of these. He's like my kid after all. My BAD kid!
SNACK (meal #3) at 4:00.
I indulged in another plain Dannon Greek yogurt. This stuff is so tasty! I hate to say it (forgive me) but it's comparable to Oikos and much less expensive. I SHOULD BE BEATEN WITH STICKS! I love you Oikos! You will always have my heart!
I had it with a sprinkle of pomegranate & flax granola.
I have a busy evening ahead of me today! I had to get my grocery shopping done after work and then Nick and I have MORE Birthday shenanigans planned for later. This time with his dad, stepmom and younger brother. We were due at BW3's (not may fave place might I add) for dinner and drinks by 7:00. This particular BW3's was about 30 minutes away. Just call me THE HUSTLER! It's fitting. Seems like I'm always running around!
I FLEW through the store like a stealthy falcon and made it home by 5:45. I just got done putting the groceries away. Now it's time to freshen up and cute-ify myself a bit and then GO GO GO AGAIN! I'll update you on my dinner, beer-fest and Nick's present opening tomorrow. Have a GREAT Friday my lovelies.