Howdy! (apparently part of me is still on texas!)
Today has been flying by. It started with a solid swim that made me realize I’m not so out of shape in the pool but that swimming can be tough!
I also drank too much coffee with my pre-swim snack for a tougher workout. My bad.
Breakfast was a repeat of yesterday’s sandwich from lunch — an almond and pumpkin butter mix — with a banana and a coffee. Yes, I am addicted!
I’d be lying if I said I woke up stressing less than last night. A good night’s sleep helped but I had an article to pound out before my normal work to do. I also headed to the hills of Brescia this morning after swim for a meeting of a committee that I think is the coolest. Thing. Ever. They’re working with the hospitality program at western and if you have ever thought about how much food universities go through, you can imagine the potential. In the states, a really cool program called the real food challenge caught my eyes a long time ago. It’s about getting real food on campuses and about having sustainable programs. Right up my alley much?
Anyways there were so many things in the works and I am probably giving a gross understatement if I felt like I was on the verge of something and in the right place at the right time. Yesterday after interviewing a source for my Canadian Cycling Magazine article I brought up a peer nutrition program I’m interested in volunteering for and the woman, who is one of the rd on campus, told me about this meeting. I immediately called another professor and got myself an invite. And I went. And it was awesome. And I have another reason to know I’m making the right decision.
I want to thank everyone for the advice and comments and messages you sent in response to my plea yesterday. The general consensus is “follow your heart” which is ageless for a reason.
I’m following it right up Brescia Hill. Huffing and puffing, but that’s a minor detail.
After the meeting and a quick appointment with the dietitian, I had lunch and met up with a friend for lunch (carrots and an egg salad sandwich I bought because my packed lunch was oh so unappealing). I don’t know where these eggs came from…but again, for the most part, conscious choices are leading me to healthier and more on purpose food options, so I’m smiling. And saving money!
Now that I’m at the Gazette, there’s work to be done. There was also an apple to be eaten, which in the words of my fellow editor and blogger Ryan was not as crispy as it looked! I thought it was perfect.
Now that I’m pumping up other editors’ blogs, I might as well add Naira’s brand spankin new one–The Purple Jalapeño–on which I am sure you’re going to see a ton of really tasty recipes. She makes good good stuff, and judging by her first pizza post, we are going to have lots of cooking/eating to do!
I hope you guys are having a good Thursday. What’s keeping me going through this is the promise of a good dinner (which I have to cook), time to fold my laundry (which is bugging me), and a YOGA class! I haven’t done yoga in SO long. I need that zen!
What did you guys do today?
How often do you do yoga?
How do you find new blogs?