simple pleasures

14 Jun

Today has been the best day ever.  And there was nothing major that happened.  It was all about the simple pleasures.

A constant thunderstorm all day.  Got to lay in bed with J after the alarm went off and had time to make him breakfast.  Went to the gym and wasn’t rushed.  Picked up my Mini Diana pictures (more to come on this).  Blogged TWICE!  Ran errands with J.  Was able to do lots of laundry and get the bathroom cleaned.

And ate lots of good, healthy food right at my own table.

Breakfast:  Oikos plain greek yogurt, Optimum Cereal, sliced banana, cinnamon.

Snack number one: a bowl of fresh cherries.

Lunch:  Morningstar spicy black bean burger, leftover guacamole, hummus, onion, tomato, pickles. With an unpictured ear of corn on the cob (obsessed).

Snack two:  more Optimum cereal with soy milk.

Dinner:  a spinach lavash wrap, organic mushroom and wine pasta sauce, broccoli slaw, leftover veggie and hummus mix.  And slightly overcooked brussels on the side.

I’m off to hang out with J and possible enjoy some more of my current read, Glass Castle.  One of my goals for this summer was to read more just for pleasure.  I read American Wife and Sarah’s Key while we were on vacation, and now I’m on to this new one.  Being an English teacher, I of course love to read, but it seems like it has been months since I’ve been able to just sit and read for pleasure.  I hope you all have had a wonderful Monday!

Off I go!

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4 Responses to “simple pleasures”

  1. cristen June 14, 2010 at 8:15 pm #

    your black bean burger sandwich puts mine to shame. def going to add the hummus and guac to mine next.

    question: how do you use your guac before it goes bad?

  2. Sarah June 14, 2010 at 11:16 pm #

    Sounds like my kind of day! I can’t wait to read more when I’m off. Studying and having to read zaps all the pleasure from it and desire for it. I’ve got a pile of fiction novels I can’t wait to dive into.

    You’re so right about what you wrote on my blog- blogging is both a hobby and discipline. I think I’ll have the energy to be disciplined once I’m on hols. x

  3. Heather (Where's the Beach) June 15, 2010 at 5:31 am #

    Sounds like you’re summer is off to a super start! That wrap looks soooo good. MMMM

  4. Lindsay June 15, 2010 at 6:00 am #

    What a great day! I love thunderstorms! It’s so nice to be able to enjoy a day without worrying about rush rush rush!

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