I’m on day 2 of being unemployed and day 6 of the 30 Day Challenge (shout out to Y Yoga!). I’m definitely finding some inner peace and learning a lot about myself. I think the daytime naps are doing wonders as well.
I’m also learning about who I should lock out when I start a project that involves string:
I’ve been going to the 5:30p yoga classes and like any activity around that time, I think about what I’m going to eat for dinner pretty much the entire class. I plan it in such detail in my head that by the time my class is over I’m practically pushing everyone out of my way like there’s a fire in the room before we’re done our ‘Namaste’s’.
This is how my thought process went tonight:
I’m feeling really good, I think I’ll have something light and healthy for dinner. Ooooh I bought that Tempeh to try. I’ll make a salad. I also have that red quiona and I should probably use up those green onions too. I’ll make a salad. I’ll play some Adele and make a salad. Maybe I’ll watch some Dateline while I make it…no, too much. Some nuts will be AMAZING. Oh my god why didn’t I think of nuts? I also have some water chestnuts, leftover avocado, and I can’t live without chickpeas in a salad.
That is how my ‘nice light healthy dinner’ turned into a massive salad and $40 worth of groceries on the way home. I might have to start leaving my credit card in the freezer before I leave.
I used a garlic miso dressing which was incredible but I think even a oil and vinegar dressing would do the trick. Here is my salad:
To give you an idea of how blind my passion was, this was the size of my ‘light salad’ for dinner: