at the drop of a hat.

by Mindy @ Just A One Girl Revolution on November 8, 2010

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Happy Monday!

My day was a bit more unproductive than I would have liked, mostly due to my own blonde moment.  I got to work and realized that my access badge and key for my desk drawers were both still sitting at home.  Not so helpful.  I could have gone home to get it…but I didn’t.

Breakfast was a green monster with the standard:  mixed berries, a banana, almond milk, a couple big handfuls of spinach, and chia seeds.

I got a lot of funny looks eating it at work.  Apparently putting spinach in a smoothie is weird?  Who knew!

When the offer of getting Thai takeout for lunch came up, I jumped at the chance.  I had drunken noodles with steamed tofu.

Thai food > yogurt and carrot sticks with hummus.  I had great intentions to eat only half.  That so did not happen!

After work, I had to head for an eye exam that I’ve been putting off for months.  I haven’t gone in two and a half years, so it was long overdue.  I was happy that my vision improved ever so slightly, but now trying to function with dilated pupils is not so enjoyable.  I know, common sense would say to get off the computer and it might help…but let’s be honest, that’s probably not going to happen.

Confession: I fully believe that chips and salsa are a perfectly acceptable dinner.

So, that was what I had tonight.  I bulked it up a bit with some refried beans and cheese.  Did you know vegan cheese doesn’t really melt?

I think I’ve neglected to post for Julie’s 25 Days of the Little Things for a few days.

It’s not so much there haven’t been those little things.  I just forget to write about them!  Today’s little thing is that I was able to wear sandals to work today thanks to the unseasonably warm(ish) weather.  It was in the 60s today, which for early November in Michigan is a heat wave!

In other news, I may have cried at the Hannah Montana series finale last night.  Blogging is a funny thing, that I would openly share something like that with the world.  It is actually probably not something I should admit, but in a space where I openly talk about the food I eat on a daily basis or my weight loss journey, I feel like admitting tears during a Disney Channel show is just the norm, especially when I cry at pretty much anything even slightly emotional.

Do you cry at the drop of a hat or do you keep it all inside?


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Michele @ Healthy Cultivations November 8, 2010 at 8:53 pm

I’ll talk tears another day, but I have to comment on the green monsters. My co-workers don’t know what to think of them either. They ask, “You really DRINK spinach?” Too funny.


Erin @ A Girl & Her Mutt November 9, 2010 at 10:21 am

I’m a big cry baby. When people meet me they wouldn’t expect that. I cry when I am happy, sad, nervous, overwhelmed. Its just the way I release my emotions. It stinks sometimes! I’m off to check out 25 Days of Little Things!


Beth November 9, 2010 at 11:30 am

Chips and salsa is perfectly acceptable for any meal in my book. That’s one of my favorite things ever, but I have such a hard time stopping once I get started!


mindy @ just a one girl revolution. November 9, 2010 at 6:31 pm

Oh, I totally have to portion it out, otherwise I could eat half the bag of chips, if not more! Salsa, I don’t feel so bad if I go overboard.


Astrid November 9, 2010 at 11:44 am

Mindy, I cry at the drop of a hat. I never knew that I was a wedding crier until a few weekends ago when I was at my friends’ wedding and found myself bawling. And I have to admit that I am also a Hannah Montana fan. So do not feel ashamed. It is fun to cry at such things. Cleanses the system (maybe).


mindy @ just a one girl revolution. November 9, 2010 at 6:30 pm

Cleanses the system…let’s go with that! I like it!


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