It happened again

Monday comes every week, but somehow it always ends up surprising me! Does this happen to you?

daffodil says hi!

daffodil says hi!

Gym this morning was my all-about-the-steps favorite workout :-). And my body seems to have finally picked up on the fact that I increased both my weights and the cardio level! Stats for arms on an aerobics step + 30 minutes StairMaster + jog to gym and back + stretching and abs: 1 hour and 14 minutes, 476 calories, average heart rate 132, max 171.

Breakfast was custard oatmeal:


I made two portions of this last night because I needed to use some up some dying roommate fruits (strawberries and cantaloupe) and some open pieces of my own fruit (banana and pear). For extra zip, I added nutmeg, cardamom, vanilla extract, and almond extract. To make the two servings, I used 1 egg, 1/4 cup soymilk, 1/4 cup old-fashioned oats, and 1/2 cup steel-cut oats. I re-heated half of what I made in the oven this morning while I got ready:


Today’s toppings included the last tsp peanut butter. There’s little I love more than scraping a pb jar clean!


Along with a crumbled graham stick, unsweetened shredded coconut, cardamom, and 1/2 cup yogurt:


Come back this afternoon for another guest post from The Professional Vegan, and I’ll return after class tonight with the rest of today’s food!

11 thoughts on “It happened again

  1. Erin says:

    Monday is always a sad surprise. I feel like this weekend was unusually quick. I don’t know where it went at all.
    Yummy breakfast!
    I can’t believe how energetic and how much work out you get in while I am in the process of rolling out of bed!


  2. snackface says:

    Monday ALWAYS surprises me. Actually, over the weekend I kept waking up each morning thinking, “what class do I have today?” Haha I was a little out of it. Custard oats sounds faaab.


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