New Game

Well sorry to disappoint but I was so worried about being late to my first day at Starbucks yesterday that I just grabbed what I already had made in the fridge for breakfast.

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That’s right, good ol’ banana overnight oats topped with sunflower seed butter and dried cherries. I’m so over these things I wish I didn’t have two already prepared in my fridge!! I couldn’t even eat this whole jar. I swear “newer” breakfasts are coming soon.

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It only takes me 5 minutes to drive to my new job. =D In fact, I could even bike the 3.5 miles but when it’s dark and rainy out the hill is pretty dangerous as far as traffic is concerned.

Once I got to work I was given my very first free beverage! =D Apparently I can get one up to 30 minutes before my shift starts. Definitely a very smart way for the company to keep their employees punctual. I had my go-to doppio ristretto with 2” hot water, one raw sugar, and breve. It was pure bliss and such a welcoming way to start my early morning. ^_^

My 5 hour shift was hot and intense. Since this store is in the midst of remodeling the manager (who I love!) didn’t know how to work the air so we pretty much poured sweat. Awesomely enough my new makeup stayed intact, go primer! A lot of my bar skills are still there but this store has food that you warm up so it’s a whole new game. I’m excited to learn everything but daunted by the task.

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By the time I got home around 12:30pm, I was absolutely famished. I quickly heated up lunch of forbidden rice, sesame crispy tofu, and raw celery and red bell pepper. Devoured!

Chase and I have been waiting for September 27th for a long time because that was the date that the new black of Magic cards came out! We headed to Bellevue and spent probably too much on the card game.

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Once at home we settled on the floor and designed our decks, munching on Doritos. (Luckily, the bag was almost empty.)

After a round of games (I won once!), Chase and I headed to the gym and did 15 minute elliptical followed by 15 minute stationary bike. I’d loved to have done more but I don’t want to force Chase to do more than he’s comfortable with and have him quit all together. I still got a good sweat in and was so happy we could be physically active together.

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Dinner turned out delicious though, I admit, looks a little..creepy? Mexican black beans on the bottom of this dish, sautéed kale, forbidden rice, and nutritional yeast cheese sauce. I put the rice on top to show off how cool black rice looks! One warning though, if it gets stuck in your teeth it’s hella noticeable!!

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The rest of the night was spent playing Magic and sipping on a crisp hard cider.

Sorry this post is a bit later than normal, but I’ve had a rough morning. =/ Laters!

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