Return of the Appetite

What a day! I feel better than I felt yesterday, which is almost 100% I’d say I’m about at 90% actually. Hopefully I’ll be back to normal by tomorrow morning.

This morning started out bright and early with a Body Attack class. My friend Heidi somehow drug me out of bed and to a 5:30 a.m. class. Did I mention I don’t have to train today until 4:30 pm? I’m glad she did, though, because it was a blast! Erika, you’re right – this class is awesome! It was quick paced, fun, and booty-kicking!

After the class I did about 15 minutes worth of back and hamstrings, but I needed food like whoa. I forgot to grab something on my way out and I was famished.

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Much bettah. Once breakfast digested, I finished out the workout with a 20 minutes heart-opening flow. And then got my work-from-home on for the BIC. It’s a deadline week, which means working more than I usually do.    IMG_0265

I’ve been craving nothing but fresh fruit the past few days, so I’ve been going with it as documented by my mid morning snack:

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A juicy (Brown?) pear. Anyone know what kind the brown ones are called? I know they’re not Bartlett…

Then I showered up and made my way to running some not very fun, but very grown up errands, like changing my oil, getting my tires rotated, and making a return. What should have took under two hours took much longer than that, but we won’t go into the boring deets.

Juice for the run:

 

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True Blood-esqe, no?

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I digress…Let’s take a minute to regroup.

Signs that I’m feeling much better:

  • I exercised voluntarily and enthusiastically
  • I put on make up today
  • My appetite is back! and my ever present appetite for spice and veggies is back!

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I hadn’t had a single vegetable (well, one that wasn’t attached to pizza or a sandwich) since Friday since I had the stomach flu, and today – I had a hankering for cauliflower!!

And see what’s on my pizza?!

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Crushed red peppaaahh!! My favorite pizza topping. I had this, plus another half slice of pizza.

And I may or may not have had another piece of Mama Pea’s pumpkin bar…

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See told ya my appetite was back 😉 Anyone know how long vegan baked goods last in an air tight container in the refrigerator? These are going on 8 days…

Well I have a client in a little bit [and a volleyball match after that – woot!!] and need to get some cleaning done beforehand!

Hope everyone’s Mondays are going OK 😀

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8 Responses

  1. glad you’re feeling better! I’m getting there, and almost ran today, but walked instead. ( I ran a couple sprints up and down the street with the pup, but that was all) 😀

    I love True Blood juice!!

    Happy Monday!

  2. mmm that pumpkin bar does look really good! hope deadline week flies by for ya 🙂

    ahhhhh that makes me wish a new season of true blood was just around the corner!

  3. Yum, spicy pizza- that sounds so good right now! I don’t know how long you can keep vegan desserts, but I’m guessing they’ll just get super crumbly/stale before they’re actually bad.

  4. The brown pears are Bosc pears.

  5. Lady, I’m glad you’re feeling up to scratch again! I swear, the day that you’re ready to put on makeup again after being sick is really just the best thing ever.

    So superficial, so necessary.

  6. Glad you’re feeling better!

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