So it turns out thatI didn’t lose a filling the other day—I needed a freaking crown in my root canal tooth! Good grief. At least I’m feeling better, if a bit sore.
What I Ate Wednesday almost caught me off guard again this week, but I did remember to snap some photos to share for the weekly link party. Thank you as always to the lovely Jenn of Peas & Crayons for hosting. Major props to a lady who can juggle taking care of a newborn baby girl with, like, anything. I have a hard enough time fitting all my own stuff in on a daily basis! Take a visit to see more WIAW from other bloggers!
Here’s what I ate on Saturday. It was a strange day but eventually concluded with karaoke. Should I be embarrassed of the fact that I can do karaoke completely sober? I had a blast celebrating my sister’s birthday with some silly song-singing. I was ravenous almost all day—I guess that’s because I was constantly moving around, except for when I was napping.
- Breakfast: Plum oatmeal with a little pumpkin mixed in; topped with tahini & a drizzle of honey
- Lunch: Salad, salsa verde chicken soup from the freezer, toast with Trader Joe’s guacamole hummus
- Snacks: an adorably tiny apple; yogurt with cinnamon, cereal, jam, and PB2 sauce
- Dinner: An egg white frittata that fell apart; toast with more guacamole hummus
- Snacks: a few sips of a whiskey & club soda that I decided I didn’t want after all and a few kernels of kettle corn at the karaoke place; later I made more PB2 sauce and sliced a banana on top along with some Krave cereal I swiped from the cafeteria at work (too freaking sweet to eat for breakfast but perfect for dessert)
What’s the best thing you’ve eaten recently? Favorite cereal?
This weekend has been the perfect remedy to a rough, emotional week. Saturday, I had to go get my spots checked at the derm in NJ, and then my mom and I had lunch (thank you, Karen for the great recommendation!) and indulged in a little retail therapy. I got some great deals on a few work things that will be perfect for the transition into fall.
When I got home, I took a disco nap and then joined some friends for BYOB karaoke. We hadn’t been since my birthday, and it was so much fun! Our vague theme was breakup songs, and we toasted to my cat allergy—at least if/when I die alone, I will most likely not be covered in cat piss. Medicine is great and all, but never underestimate the healing power of singing and dancing like a complete fool with your nearest & dearest. I had many favorite moments (my friends are hilarious), but especially getting the whole room dancing to the Supreme’s “You Can’t Hurry Love.”
Though I always act my age responsibly and stay well hydrated, I was a bit surprised to wake up bright-eyed and energetic, having enjoyed a good dose of whiskey. And bourbon. And champagne (see toast, above). Yes, champagne at karaoke. Anyway, taking advantage of the gorgeous weather and my good mood, I took a long rambling walk through the park. I also cleaned the eff out of my apartment and prepped some food for the week. Burned some incense to clean out any lingering bad vibes. Yes, I have a Masters of Science, and I still believe in that stuff.
If nothing else, I can tell I’m well into the “moving on” mindset, as I was craving pumpkin at breakfast—and chocolate, but nothing unusual there. Chocolate pumpkin oats in an almost-empty peanut butter jar totally happened. Perfect timing, like, culinary destiny or some sh*t like that. September is next week! This is both exciting and terrifying.
Do you like karaoke? What are your favorite songs to dance and sing to?
So yeah. I woke up this morning and realized that I’m officially in my late twenties. Unless that was last year, in which case, I’m late to my own party. Either way, I’m happy to be here.
Lots of people have told me that 27 turned out to be a pivotal year full of change for them—so I’m excited and curious. If nothing else, I already know I’m set to graduate from my dietetic internship in early February and will likely take the RD exam shortly afterwards. I also just registered for my last Masters course, so here’s to getting new business cards with MS, RD after my name this year (fingers crossed).