Salad in the AM

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Thought I’d share a picture of my favorite Christmas present! Chase got me this shirt that says Hello Neighbor, a mash up of Hello Kitty and My Neighbor Totoro! I love it!

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I was up, hungry, at 7 this morning. And I knew exactly what I wanted to eat! Leftover warm brie salad and a black bean and corn enchilada! Yep, I had salad for breakfast.

Then I headed to my podiatrist appointment. =( I officially have plantar fasciitis. It’s apparently very common in runners, especially those of us who are flat footed. The good news is that 95% of people recover quickly once they complete a full month of following the treatment plan. But I need to go buy some special items, not walk around barefoot, and dutifully do my stretches and massages everyday. I will prevail!

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After my doctor’s appointment I headed to Starbucks for a free (wasn’t expecting that but woot!) doppio espresso, one raw sugar, hot water, and a splash of half and half. I’m glad it was free because it was not made correctly! It was also written horribly. >.< So I don’t blame the barista.

Next I went to my mom’s house and helped her start to organize her library. However I only lasted a few hours. =( My allergies flared up due to all the dust! I started sneezing all over, became very drowsy, and my throat started to get all itchy and hoarse.

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I did get lunch out of it though. A huge spinach salad with red bell peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, steamed green beans, broccoli, and cold pasta salad with a drizzle of French dressing. It was delicious! Salads at my mother’s house always are. I have no idea how she does it. I never enjoy salads this much when I try to make them at my home.

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Since my lunch was pretty light I had a cup of coffee with a few small tea cookies afterwards then headed home. At least I got my mom’s project started and a few books for me out of it. I feel bad I couldn’t do more!

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Much later, Ashton picked me up for some adventures. We hit up a little Target shopping, grabbed Starbucks (tall nonfat no whip salted caramel mocha with only 1 pump mocha), picked up her daughter Neea, put down our deposit on tattoos (!!), and found an awesome purse for me at the mall.

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Then we grabbed the best fried Chinese food in all of Montana (I can honestly say this is probably true) and ate it while Neea watched My Little Ponies. ^_^ This Sesame Tofu is delicious and I was very hungry. I ate about 2/3 of it with white rice and loved every bite.

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Our daily alcohol was brought to us by: Ashton! She mixed up this crazy drink that tasted like a really strong limeade. (we didn’t have any mixers on hand) Couldn’t finish it, but it totally grew on you.

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Since we are getting pretty old now, I was exhausted and home around 7:30pm. My dad convinced me to eat an Xmas cookie (He’s totally like me. Pushing it on other people so I don’t eat it myself!) with some hot cocoa. I ate the cookie and half the cocoa and got in bed. Lights out before 9pm. I’m a granny.

Seriously, tomorrow I’m having more veggies!

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