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Writing Prompt: Captain Picard was into Earl Grey tea; mention the Dude and we think: White Russians. What’s your signature beverage — and how did it achieve that status?

I not ashamed to say that I am addicted to Crystal Light, I’ve had people say to me, “that’s not really healthy”… my response… is “F*ck You!”… Coffee is bad for you, soda is bad for you, alcohol is bad for you…. I can’t drink booze, I rarely drink coffee… let me have my vice!!” I started drinking it as a way to get my water in, and it helps with my sweet tooth… and there are times when I’ll drink a ton of Crystal Light then drink a ton of water…. I guess that’s why I’m always running to the bathroom. My mother …. God love her is the one that got me to addicted to Crystal Light… her favorite is the grape… and she calls is her “purple drank”… I laugh, but have to remind her NOT to say that in public because purple drank is something else…

I’m not ashamed… I share my love freely on my Instagram

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DSC03082But I do have standards…. I won’t drink the orange or the lemon flavored ones… the new martini drinks they have a gross… and the tea ones are just useless… why would someone want tea flavored Crystal Light when you can drink actual tea. Just last night I made a new pitcher last night and it’ll be gone in about 2 days..

So I just went to search on the interwebs to see if addiction to Crystal Light is a a really thing… and holy shit balls it is! For now I think I’m safe; as long as my doctor doesn’t have a problem with it then I’m cool…Now if I am breaking into the grocery store because I’ve ran out …. then I need a serious intervention

 

 

 

 

Until Next Time….

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What I Ate Wednesday: Salads!!

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So clearly this is not an original thought WIAW was originated from Peas and Crayons  and a lot of other bloggers have started doing it as well; and since I can’t be original and I really like the idea of doing this… I decided to give it whirl as well. This will pretty much be a mish-mash of stuff,  some days I will try a new technique or perhaps I’ll be eating something for the first time … and someday it might be leftover chili…who knows, and I guess that’s part of the fun. When I first started blogging it was to remain accountable with my exercise and food intake, so this is kind of takes me back… Very little of this is planned… but it’s 100% honest…

So this week I’ll all about light eating, and whenever I think of light eating I think of salads. the only problem is that I have to limit the amount of dark greens I eat due to being on blood thinner, which means so I have to eat funky iceberg lettuce (although I try to eat Butter as much as possible) instead of the raw spinach that I prefer… No more broccoli … I can’t even have avocado… hell those are the best parts of the salads I make *sad face*

Just for fun BuzzFeed posted The Top 8 Most Controversial Salads…. seriously the last one takes the cake…. what the hell is that?

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WIAW Breakfast

Super early morning, so as always on those morning when I’m up and out before the sun I have a liquid breakfast… in this case my handy dandy probiotic smoothie.

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WIAW Snack

Last week I made these, so I had another one today. Frozen Crystal Light in a popsicle form. Especially refreshing especially on a hot summer day. Plus it’s 30 calories!

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WIAW Lunch

My aunt made this really fantastic pasta salad, oh my goodness so yum. Whenever she has a BBQ it’s the only thing that I take home with me…I honestly think it’s one of my favorite summer salads.

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WIAW Dinner

So last week I had cereal for breakfast… and yesterday I had cereal for desert… it was amaze balls, but tonight I’m having Chicken. I don’t know what the hell is it with Wednesday and Chicken…. but yes I’m having chicken again… just like last week, and the week before… but this time in a salad… A yummy chicken Creaser salad, with a French baguette

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WIAW Snack

Okay so it looks weird, but seriously it’s amazing, who doesn’t love, pineapples, coconuts, mandarin oranges AND marshmallows…. yummm! (Even if it looks sort cross between potato salad and tapioca….)

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So based on MyFitnessPal pretty good…

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I should probably also note that I “earned” 630 an additional  calories from exercise. Woo-hoo!!

waterAnother thing that I am actively working on is drinking more water…12 glasses today…. not bad!!

And that my friends is What I Ate this Wednesday; oh and before I forget if you want to follow me on MyFitnessPal . What did you eat today?  What’s your favorite salad?

Until Next Time…

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What I Ate Wednesday: Did Someone Say Chocolate?

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So clearly this is not an original thought WIAW was originated from Peas and Crayons  and a lot of other bloggers have started doing it as well; and since I can’t be original and I really like the idea of doing this… I decided to give it whirl as well. This will pretty much be a mish-mash of stuff,  some days I will try a new technique or perhaps I’ll be eating something for the first time … and someday it might be leftover chili…who knows, and I guess that’s part of the fun. When I first started blogging it was to remain accountable with my exercise and food intake, so this is kind of takes me back… Very little of this is planned… but it’s 100% honest…

Last week’s WIAW was a total fail… and that’s my fault. I had the pictures on my phone, and I was all set to write up a post but, I wasn’t really feeling that great and I thought about which was the better option  staying sleep or getting up and writing my post, THEN the net day I was totally gonna write it, but fatigue won again…

I don’t know what’s going on with me, but lately I have been in a serious shame spiral… I told my doctor that I was actually 20 pounds heavier than I am (I totally feel it) I got on the scale and apparently I haven’t gained anything (maybe it’s the super bloat I’m feeling)…. maybe it’s the fact that it’s hot outside, maybe it’s the fact that I don’t want to cook or that I’m seriously bored with all food. I think if I had my choice I would eat Taco Bell all week…but we all know that’s no good.

I’m not even a big fan of chocolate… never really have been, but every once and a while I crave it; and today was one of those days…..

WIAW Breakfast

This was a late morning for me, I was relaxing in bed watching The Real Housewives of New Jersey reruns on Bravo and the next thing that I know it’s 11am… eek. Honestly I wasn’t;t really hungry, but I knew that I still had to take my medication so I had to eat something, considering the late hour (for breakfast) I decided it was okay to have chocolate. So I had two multigrain waffles and some hazelnut spread…. super yum!

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WIAW Lunch

I don’t know what the hell is it with Wednesday and Chicken…. but yes I’m having chicken again… but this time in the form of a sub…grilled chicken and cheese sub from Potbelly’s with chips and a diet root beer.

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WIAW Dinner

Ever have one of those days when you just want to have cereal for dinner? I had cereal last night for dinner and it was so good so I decided to have it again…! Special K Chocolate and Almond Cereal and Almond Milk …

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WIAW Snack

A few days ago I found a lot of little gems at Dollar Tree and one of the things that I found were frozen treat  molds, so I had some Crystal Light okay I always have Crystal Light in the fridge (I’m totally addicted to it) and popped them in and voilà instant zero calorie treats…. perfect for the summer .

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So based on MyFitnessPal pretty good…

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I should probably also note that I”earned” an additional 264 calories from exercise, yeah I didn’t really do a whole lot today… but we all have days like this

waterAnother thing that I am actively working on is drinking more water…at this point I can hear the water swishing around in my tummy … I think that might be one of the reason why I am always feeling so full

 

And that my friends is What I Ate this Wednesday; oh and before I forget if you want to follow me on MyFitnessPal . What did you eat today?  Ever have one of those days when chocolate is the only thing on the menu?

Until Next Time…

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