Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Happy March! Jeff & I decided we’re going meat-free for the month. This won’t be a huge change for me – as you’ve probably noticed, I don’t eat a ton of meat as it is – but we decided to end February with a meaty bang (gross).

9:44 AM:


Vanilla yogurt with berries, granola, and toasted coconut; coffee

The sun was shining this morning, and I decided to switch things up a bit and trade my normal oatmeal for yogurt. It looks like a ton of food because I really pile the berries on when I get yogurt, but there’s probably only about 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup yogurt in there. I normally go for greek yogurt or skyr, but my office usually only has normal vanilla (or gross strawberry) available.

12:10 PM:


You guessed it – baked eggplant parm with lentil pasta; clementine

Different day, same old lunch – ho-hum. Despite being delicious, I’m starting to get a little bored with my eggplant parm…one more day to go!

1:51 PM:


Graze lemon drizzle flapjacks

Yep, more lemon drizzle flapjacks.

3:40 PM:


Two orange Starburst. Booooo.

It’s Associate Appreciation Week at my office, so we arrived to bags of assorted candy at our desks. I was VERY bummed to open this pack of Starburst and find TWO orange, which is by far the worst flavor. I ate them anyway, but I’m thinking about sueing.

7:14 PM:


Smoky gouda burger with fries; 99 Problems But a Peach Ain’t One sour beer from The Larimer Brewing Company

Since we’re going meat-free starting…well, today, we decided to end the month with half-priced burgers from Ulysses, one of our favorite local gastro pubs. I debated sticking with water since I try not to drink during the work week, but ended up succumbing to a delicious sounding and ridiculously named peach beer (Ulysses has a HUGE beer list – I couldn’t resist). The burger was delicious and I ate the whole damn thing (and most of the fries), but my stomach was NOT pleased after – I spent the rest of the night (and the majority of the next morning, at least so far) feeling pretty nauseous. Worth it? I think so. Getting older is no joke, guys.



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