Good morning!

Well, I’m must report that this morning hasn’t gone as smoothly as yesterday morning did :( Rain canceled my morning mom walk and while I still got out of bed without having to snooze (yay!) it was done slowly because I could not fall asleep last night!

When I can’t fall asleep I tend to get a little panicky – like “oh my gosh, what if I don’t fall asleep until 1:00, then I’ll be tired at work, then I won’t want to run, then I’ll probably still be tired on Weds, etc. etc.” – which keeps me awake even longer…ah well – the good news is that I did, indeed, fall asleep and there is a fantastic little substance called coffee that has gotten me going today :)

For breakfast I had Coconut and Fig Oatmeal – oh oatmeal, I have missed you – I haven’t had any since last Friday!

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In the mix:

Oh yum, oh yum. Simply delicious is all I can say.

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Apparently the left side of the bowl is the preferred side of my oatmeal toppings :)

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Call me crazy, but I just love when the syrup coats and shines on my figs…it’s pretty!

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This afternoon I’m heading over to my Dad’s classroom (he teaches 5th grade) with my Mom and brothers, to judge this little “The Apprentice” type spinoff thing they’re putting on. I don’t fully understand it – but I hear there are power point presentations involved. Newsflash: 5th graders know how to use power point. CRAZY!

When I get back to work, I’ve got a very random, yet delicious lunch to look forward to:

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Blueberry Oikos Greek Yogurt. I’m excited to try this one – I’ll let you know how it tastes! Oooo, I just noticed in this picture that there’s fruit on the bottom – nice! HA! Something else I just noticed – the background image is my absolute favorite image of Greece – those blue-domed homes dotting the sheer cliffs and hills looking out over the glittering sea…oh Greece…you rule.

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Leftover Vegetable Stir Fry. I know, I know. This is from last Friday – but you know me, I can’t bear to pour perfectly good food down the drain! I am, however, freaking out a little about the amount of mushrooms in this container :(

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Juicy and delicious cantaloupe.

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Well, I hope your Tuesday is a little more bright and sunny than mine! If it is – send some of that sunshine my way!!!

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Do you guys drink coffee in the morning? Throughout the day? Or are you a tea/juice or nothing at all kind of person?

I drink coffee every morning during the work week, but I can’t drink it past noon – otherwise I can’t sleep at night. For some reason, I just cannot get into tea! No matter how hard I have tried!