Really it’s because I had a L-O-N-G night at work Tuesday, and by the time I got home, I had no energy or desire to blog. But let’s go with the novelty factor of a WIAW post featuring Wednesday’s eats, okay?
Now that I’ve had some much-needed sleep — and treated myself to an awesome, stress-busting massage — I feel much more like myself again. I even hit the sidewalk to get my Walk With Mel daily mile in today … for the first time in a week. But who’s counting? I’ve still logged more than 12 miles for the month of June, which isn’t too shabby for me.
Anyway, let’s get on to the eats, because I know that’s what everyone’s here for. As always, thanks to Jenn for hosting the WIAW party.
Pre-walk, I grabbed one of the brand-new bunch of bananas I picked up at Safeway after work last night. I have a bad habit of buying bananas, eating one or two, then letting them get too brown to eat straight-up. Then I stick ’em in the freezer for banana ice cream or smoothies … and the minute they’re frozen, I want a plain ol’ banana. The cycle begins again.
This morning, I had a fresh batch, still just a tad bit green, because I buy ’em that way in hopes of eating more before they turn. I finally opened the jar of Peanut Butter & Co Dark Chocolate Dreams peanut butter that’s been sitting in my pantry for months now. Today’s banana was smeared with 2 teaspoons of that heaven in a jar.
OMG, what was I waiting for? Delicious. It just might be enough to make me get through a bunch of bananas without freezing any.
Thus properly fueled, I hit the pavement for a 25-minute walk that covered about 1.4 miles. Not a lot, I know — but much, much better than skipping it altogether.
When I returned, I showered up and took myself to Picazzo’s for a pre-massage lunch. (More on the massage in Thursday’s post. It was wonderful.)
As usual, I ordered the lunch combo: slice of the week with a caesar salad. This week’s slice of the week was Thai Chicken. A tad bit spicier than I was expecting, but delicious nonetheless. Yes, I’d already devoured part of the salad before I remembered to stop and snap. Don’t judge.
After my well-deserved pampering, I headed to Starbucks to write with a friend. The iced latte I drank looks like a hundred other iced lattes I’ve photographed in the past, so you don’t get a picture.
On leaving Starbucks, I swung over to McDonald’s for a chocolate-dipped cone. I seriously reconsidered once I’d pulled into the parking lot — even circled the lot while I dithered. I didn’t really NEED a cone, after all and I’d be better off if I just drove right on through and headed home.
In the end, I went ahead and got one anyway. I figured that if I denied myself now, I’d just end up eating twice as much later (like making a Sonic run at 11 tonight). The cone is 6 WW PointsPlus, after all. A milkshake from Sonic (or McDonald’s, for that matter) would be more than twice that many.
Dinner hasn’t happened yet. My current plan is this Diet-to-Go hamburger/veggie meal, which I pulled out of the freezer this morning. But I’m thinking about going to see “This is the End” at 6, and that leaves dinner up in the air.
If I do eat it, I’m sure it’ll be delicious. I haven’t had a Diet-to-Go meal I disliked yet, and I doubt this is going to be my first.