Pump Up the Protein

First off, THANK YOU all so much for your amazing and kind comments on my last post. No matter how long I blog I don’t think it’s ever going to get easy to put myself out there like that. I truly appreciate every single comment. Thank you icon smile Pump Up the Protein

Today I tried to make an effort to pump up the protein in my life. I made a protein cake thinger (it’s a technical term) for breakfast – protein powder, egg beaters, baking soda and something else I forgot (I’m not good at perfectly measuring things…).

I topped it with some AB and went to kickboxing!DSCN6611 thumb Pump Up the Protein

I had to meet Ben for lunch because he forgot something important at home. There are literally only three options near his work – we went to a small deli. I ordered a veggie sandwich – hold the cheese, but opted for avocado.

Well, they messed up my order and held the hummus. Boo. But, I didn’t have them fix it because we were in a rush and they were super busy. DSCN6613 thumb Pump Up the ProteinIt is difficult to eat a good protein rich meal for a quasi-vegetarian at a deli.  Boo. I considered tuna (which I love) but wasn’t feeling it.  But, all the healthy fats from the avocado made me satisfied.

I also got a plastic container of ice burg lettuce – I mean garden salad. DSCN6612 thumb Pump Up the ProteinI had some of Ben’s french fries for happiness. DSCN6614 thumb Pump Up the Protein

I also brought a protein rich snack to eat while I was babysitting this afternoon. The cat seemed more interested in it than anyone else…IMG 0003 thumb Pump Up the ProteinIt’s rare because this is the weirest cat ever – she’s actually super mean and hisses at practically everyone except the mom! IMG 0004 thumb Pump Up the Protein

Ben wanted to order pizza and wings for dinner. I told him to hold that thought for our cheat day. And I made pita pizzas with some random frozen wings we had.IMG 0015 thumb Pump Up the Protein

Not so Deceptively Delicious? I mixed up some chopped spinach with the tomato sauce and spread it on my pita for extra veggies.IMG 0009 thumb Pump Up the Protein

Question: How do you tell if your husband really loves you?

Answer: Pile your pizza high with onions and see if he refuses to kiss you.

Done and done.

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Dessert was a Pria bar. I somehow managed to score 15 Pria bars for fifty cents. I don’t know if it was a mistake or what, but a local discount store sold me this whole box for $0.49.  IMG 0019 thumb Pump Up the Protein I thought it was $0.49 each, but maybe not? IMG 0018 thumb Pump Up the Protein

See ya in the morning icon smile Pump Up the Protein

Comments

  1. Amanda says

    Don’t you hate how “salad” is loosely translated to a container of iceberg lettuce and a few tomato slices? Gah! French fries definitely equal happiness, they are my achilles heel … that and cereal.

  2. says

    A whole box for $.49! Nice find!

    I just read your last post. Thanks you for again being so honest. You are one of the most relateable bloggers out there!

  3. says

    I have a really great husband myself–glad your are in the Club! Excellent score on the bars!
    Have a great weekend–not a fan of the cold today but love the sun!

  4. says

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