FRIIIIDAY!!

2 Oct

Yaaaa yaaa Friday at last!!

Actually this week wasn’t too bad. That was last week. Oh my, last week was midterms and papers galore! I did have 2 tests this week, but nothing too horrible. It always seems to happen that way–everything will be so chill for a while and then BAM! everything hits you all at once. I know all my friends felt that this week too.

I only my Sociology discussion left today and then I’m done. I loveeee being out by 11am on Fridays. But next semester, you bet I will not be signing up for an 8am class M-F!! What a foolish and naive freshman I was thinking that would be fine.

On to yesterday’s eats!

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Microwaving oats leads to dirty rims on the bowl! I do not enjoy that. This was my yummy mix of oats, water, almond milk, CINNAMON, banana, and Kashi on top. And don’t forget that spoonful of peanut butter. I have about 1 tbs left in the jar. This is the first jar I’ve eaten all by myself! Took exactly one month 🙂 I plan on washing and saving all my jars from the year. Muahaha 😀

Thursdays are busy days. After breakfast, I go to math, 8-8:50. Then I come back to the room for a little, then leave for Art History, 9:30-10:20. I get a few hours of break then until Sociology. I really hate having soc at 12:30. It’s too early for me to eat lunch, and when I get out at 1:40, I am FAMISHED! I had a snack of half a bar and some yogurt, but my stomach definitely let out a growl during class. I was sitting next to a friend and we both started laughing.

I just wanted something quick when I got back to the room, and I whipped this up:

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A Dr. Praeger burger, hummus, random chickpeas, broccoli, and tofu. And let’s not forget my favorite hot sauce 😀

My brother told me those burgers look “narrrsty” and I kind of agree, but I think they are so delicious. I love getting whole edamame, and chunks of corn and carrot.

This was definitely not enough, and I had this beeeautiful Fuji apple!

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This picture does not do the apple JUSTICE. It was the prettiest shade of pink and yellow, and perfectly crispay and sweet. Fall apples are truly the best. I can’t wait to eat pounds and pounds of them this fall.

After lunch, I headed to my history (snoozefest) discussion. I really almost fell asleep. It was actually painful to keep my eyes open. I don’t know if I was really tired, or it was just the TA. But afterwards, I had planned on going to the gym so I brought all my stuff with me. I hadn’t gone to the gym allll last week and I hated it! My body feels weird when I don’t I get tired and crampy. It felt SOOO good to do 45 sweeeaty minutes on the elliptical and 10 minutes of walking cool down. Then I did a bit of abs and some good stretching. I read “Garlic and Sapphires” by Ruth Reichl while working out, and finished it. I loooved that book! She used to be a food critic for the NYTimes, and is now the editor of Gourmet. She has my dream job!! Read this book; her descriptions of the meals she ate are out of this WORLD!

I was pretttty hungry when I came back from the gym, and definitely too tired to walk over to the dining hall. I had to scrounge up what I had, which isn’t much.

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I feel like I eat this a lot, but it fills me up and tastes good. Sweet potatoes have become one of my best friends since coming to school. Just a quick 6 minutes in the micro and it’s ready. I just eat it with tons of hummus and hot sauce. Plus some 4% cottage cheese on the side for protein. My muscles needed some rebuilding FO SHO!

A nice shower was taken, then I (tried very hard to) study for sociology. I’m a little behind in the reading. It’s kind of dull right now! I seriously closed my book for 5 minutes and closed my eyes and almost fell asleep. I had to jump out of my bed (prob not the best place to study in the first place…) and sit at my desk. It was only 9pm, so I definitely couldn’t go to bed then! Luckily I had some Ben and Jerry’s NY Super Fudge Chunk to keep me awake 🙂

Ok, time to get ready for class. But first I have two questions to anyone reading–

What is your favorite Ben & Jerry’s flavor? Grace and I need to know which are best!

Any college students or grads (or whatever) out there, what do you recommend as quick healthy meals? I need ideas!

I would definitely appreciate some help! 😀

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