Starbucks Eating

I’m not so sure on my eating yesterday. I felt like I was doing really well for most of the day, and then things went bad at home and I gave up.

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My my day started with a double short ristretto soy Gingerbread Latte. The spiced whip cream on this drink is the best dang part! Seriously worth it. I really needed this too. I was hungry and very very tired. =/ My sleep isn’t going well.

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When it was breakfast time I was starving! I had an all Starbucks meal of: free Greek Yogurt with Honey Parfait (blueberries and nuts mixed in), the other half of the Evolution Fresh Super Green juice from yesterday, and a tall iced ristretto Americano with 1 Sweet N Low (seriously I can’t break this habit…It just adds the taste I’m looking for) and a splash of breve. Everything was delicious but by the end I felt like I needed something savory to balance the sweet.

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On my last break I was hungry but really didn’t want to just eat a pastry because of that. Pastries should be for when I get to purely enjoy them, not rush eat them out of need! So instead I grabbed another pack of blueberries and some water. Mmm soo much better. I did have a bite of the new Gingerbread Loaf today but found I didn’t like it.

After work I stuck to my guns and hit the pool. I compromised though. My body screamed out in tiredness as soon as I started my swim so I did a 30 minute lap swim instead of a long one. I didn’t let myself have any breaks though and freestyle swam with a lot of power the entire time.

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It was about 3pm when I had “lunch”. One of my favorite customer’s brought me in a homemade smoothie! I can’t remember all he said was in it but it’s a bunch of fresh fruit, lemon juice, ginger, and a scoop of protein powder. Man it was good! I surprisingly liked the ginger even though it normally makes me ill.

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However the smoothie really didn’t satisfy me. I ended up dishing out one serving (16 crackers!) of Wheat Thins and a stick of pepper jack cheese. I ended up having two of these…

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Still hungry, I just had an early dinner. A free Hearty Veggie and Brown Rice Salad Bowl! I always just use half the dressing and it is delicious and filling. Plus I can’t beat free for whole grains and veggies. Yep all my meals today were Starbucks pretty much!

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Then the day went sour. Chase is packing up his stuff and should be moved out next week so things are a bit tense and sometimes there’s blow ups. I ended up having three glasses of Apothic wine. One red (boohoo it’s gone) and two white while I worried.

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Once things had cooled down we ended up just hanging out and watching a movie. (Yeah..I’ll study tomorrow I swear) While we watched we munched on popcorn. Later I had some more Wheat Thins. (I’m thinking I need to handle this trigger food differently.)

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Words of wisdom for Saturday. I love this one and I know I’ve shared it here before but it really touches me. I think we all could think about this.

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