Fighting the Cold

Aha! I’m actually getting today’s post done on today! Huzzah!

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Woke up early this morning and made a creamy and delicious green smoothie filled with 1% milk, spinach, non-fat vanilla yogurt, fish oil, coconut oil, 1/2 frozen banana, handful of frozen mango. Surprisingly, these don’t make me cold.

Now I did something stupid today. Feeling still very sick I made myself a to-go mug of TheraFlu-type tea…but the “Nighttime” kind. >.< Oh boy. When the sleepy effect hit me I almost face planted on the desk. My first two morning classes before lunch were ROUGH.

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Once lunchtime hit my growling belly was ready for it. Spinach salad with cut up brie, Granny Smith, almonds, dried cranberries, and ranch. Yes I know I need a new dressing! =P I’m really into creamy dressings right now. Yes they are higher in fat but you know what? A little fat is a good thing. To bulk up my meal I also ate a Banana Chobani.

Since I luckily didn’t work today I headed straight home at 3pm, chewed on some vitamin C, and took a two hour nap! Man did it feel good to let my body rest. I am beyond tired of this cold that won’t go away. I really was gonna try getting back to the gym today but I think that was a little over zealous. My exhausted body would not have appreciated it.

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For dinner I heated up a free Starbucks Mozzarella, Spinach, and Sun Dried Tomato Panini and added some green bell pepper to it. Yum. I was really hungry for this.

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So hungry that it did not satisfy me. I really wanted some PB&J and milk so I made just that.

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Then I got back in bed for some Quantity Food Production reading (which I am actually enjoying. The whole foodservice industry has ALWAYS fascinated me. Seriously, I was the little girl who loved to watch the Food Network for shows like Unwrapped.) and munched on these adorable truffles my co-worker Christiana made me for Secrete Santa. The best were the Gingerbread and Pumpkin Spice!

Anyway, I am really trying to stay up with my classes so it’s back to reading for me! Night all!

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