This morning as I was scrolling through Instagram, this quote popped up on my feed:
Wow, it was like it was made for me.
Today, by some miracle, I am pretty much healthy again. I was able to go to work, have a few meetings, and even take a Pilates Reformer class with Brittney, the Blogifam graphic designer. I honestly don’t know how I got over a really severe flu in just a few days instead of the 7-10 days it usually takes. But I guess I have my hard working body and my caring hubs to thank for that.
Being really immobile the past few days had made me realize exactly the quote above. Without your health, you have nothing. So don’t ever take your ability to do anything, even the things you hate, for granted. Appreciate your ability to work out, to run, to walk, to dance, to talk, to breathe…one day, we won’t be able to anymore. So seriously, take care of yourself!
Yesterday’s Day 5 Food Log:
Started out the day with some kombucha from Costco! Kinda digging this ginger lemonade flavor!
Sam and I went to one of our fave vegan restaurants called H.O.P.E. Guess what it stands for? Okay I’ll just tell you. Healthy Organic Positive Eating!!! OMG “positive” eating. Love it. Good thing the food is good too! These are the freshy rolls with soy chicken, avocado, lettuce, and no noodles. Hoisin/peanut butter dipping sauce. MY FAVEEEEEE thing ever. LOVE.
I always order the eggplant from any Thai restaurant we eat at. It was superb.
Green papaya salad with green beans, tomatoes, and peanuts, served on some romaine lettuce leaves in vegan fish sauce.
Later that day I tried out some Kite Hill almond greek yogurt and blehhhhhhh it was so bad!!! Just terrible. I mean, yeah, I got “plain unsweetened” BUT STILL!!!!
So I diced up a mango and thew a bunch in but it was STILL BAD!!! So I tried adding a bunch of monk fruit sugar to the yogurt, and guys, it was a struggle to get down. Sad because one of these yogurt containers aint cheap! But oh well, now I know. I actually bought like 4 different brands all in “plain unsweetened” to do a fair test and so far only one was good. It’s the So Delicious brand in plain. Have you tried? Actually SO good.
New concoction. Cauli rice with sauteed mushrooms, tofu, avocado, homemade pickled cucumbers, and sriracha. I was afraid it was going to be weird but it was fantastic! I decided to make it for lunch the next day too.
Grapes for dessert.
So far, being meatless has been pretty painless. I don’t really feel like I am missing out much unless I’m like literally in front of rows and rows of rotisserie chickens and they are staring at me! Ha. But that has only happened once and it was because I was at Costco and they had a bunch lined up fresh, hot, and ready outta the oven!
I am genuinely enjoying my tofu and am really loving going out to try new dishes that will inspire my cooking. Can’t wait to cook more the rest of this week.