What I Ate Wednesday #31: Struggling to Drink Water

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After dealing with a scratchy throat, mild aches and what may have been a low-grade fever yesterday, I woke up feeling like myself on Wednesday morning. Phew. I’d been worried I wouldn’t have any voice for my client project presentation in class tonight.

Do you find that your eating changes when you’re under the weather? I’ve noticed I tend to have less of an appetite and need to eat smaller meals more frequently. Yesterday, I think I ate, like, 8 times. Not a huge change from the usual 5 or 6, but hey…

Just to play it safe, I tried to take it a little easier than I normally would on a Wednesday morning, enjoying a nice yoga session in the comfort of my own bedroom.

like so.

I think endorphins make me a little silly sometimes. I’m still giggling/rolling my eyes over Women Struggling to Drink Water, so when I found myself accidentally spilling water on my leg, I couldn’t help getting into the parody spirit.

"I'm so intimidated by this big, bad glass of water..."
"Ima drink you, b!tch!"
"OMG hydration is sooo complicated!"
"Finally. Tic-tac-toe. I win again."

I was glad to have my appetite back. Photographing random apples, pieces of toast, and green drinks would have gotten tedious. Unfortunately, during lunch, I think I lost a filling. Whoops. I would be that person who loses a filling eating kale. It’s actually kind of funny. Good thing I’m not afraid of the dentist—I’m getting it checked out tomorrow. My own awesomeness astounds me sometimes, it really does.

I had to stick to soft food for the rest of the day, but it wasn’t that big a deal. Just another Wednesday in the life.

Breakfast: Oats with flax, pumpkin and 1/2 a banana; topped with peanut butter and granola

Lunch: Veggies (kale, eggplant, broccoli) topped with a Trader Joe’s masala burger; ezekiel English muffin with hummus and tomato

Snack: Greek yogurt with pumpkin, flax, a spoonful of granola, and a drizzle of maple syrup

Dinner: Split pea soup; sweet potato with goat cheese
Snack: A version of this

recycled picture

How was your Wednesday? Have you ever lost a filling? How did it happen? 

To read more about the series and see what others bloggers are making and eating this week, visit Jenn’s blog, Peas and Crayons. 

11 thoughts on “What I Ate Wednesday #31: Struggling to Drink Water

    Meg (A Dash of Meg) said:
    November 10, 2011 at 2:48 am

    You are such a cutie 🙂 and every single meal of yours looks amazing 🙂 Especially your oats! YUM! My Wednesday was tasty, too 😉

      Jess responded:
      November 10, 2011 at 2:50 am

      I think the oats were my favorite part. So. freaking. good. Glad your Wednesday was tasty as well!

    lactosefreelizzie said:
    November 10, 2011 at 3:57 am

    hahah love the water drinking piccs!

      Jess responded:
      November 10, 2011 at 3:10 pm

      haha I had a lot of fun with them 🙂

    Katie said:
    November 10, 2011 at 3:02 pm

    Hope you’re feeling better!

    I’ve never lost a filling, but I did break a HUGE chunk out of my front tooth in high school (I looked like a Beverly Hillbilly) and had to have it capped. It’s supposed to fall out at some time, and I hope that doesn’t happen in public…

    Jess responded:
    November 10, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    Thanks—this fall I feel like all I’ve done is fight off colds. At least I usually win.

    Yikes! I can only imagine what losing a part of a tooth feels like! I don’t know what it was, but 11th grade was, like, the Year of the Root Canal and other dental unpleasantries for me.

    Alexiasana said:
    November 10, 2011 at 6:50 pm

    sweet potato and goats cheese, what an amazing combo! i broke my tooth in india about a month ago and had to get a crown THERE! i had such big fears but it all went well, found an amazing dentist!

      Jess responded:
      November 11, 2011 at 2:03 pm

      Wow! That sounds like a crazy story. Glad it all worked out though!

      Sweet potato and goat cheese is one of my favorite combos—the flavors work so well together…

    Lauren said:
    November 11, 2011 at 11:14 am

    Even your simple/sick food sounds interesting. Mushy food would never be a problem for me either: oats/smoothies/yogurt/soups = heaven.

    Day off for the Dentist | Keeping It Real Food said:
    October 25, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    […] time I saw my dentist, it was because I’d lost a filling eating kale because clearly, I’m just awesome at being awesome. Fortunately, I’m cavity-free this […]

    Songs for Libra Season | Keeping It Real Food said:
    October 8, 2013 at 2:32 pm

    […] by losing a filling (again) in what is basically my only cavity. It’s been a long time since the last time it happened, but it’s so absurd I just had to laugh. It hurts a bit, so I’m glad my dentist was […]

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