I’m so close to summer it’s not even funny, and my head has been in the clouds all week! I’m already dreaming of all the places I’ll run in DC, of all the awesome people I’ll meet! I’m so excited for my internship as well. I haven’t talked about it much but I’ll basically be working for the government on Child Nutrition-I could not imagine a better internship for the summer!

I have a few post ideas in mind, but I’ll keep it simple today just because I have a paper that doesn’t seem to be writing itself. When I finish my paper, I think I’m actually going to post it here. It’s long and detailed so I’ll do a separate post summarizing it, and it’s not insanely relevant to this blog, but I think there are some people that it could really help, and given there isn’t much on the topic now, I hope that someone may come across it who is struggling. But like I said, it won’t finish itself!

This morning I woke up for spin and yoga, same old, same old. Breakfast was also nothing new, but my cappuccino was extra pretty today!

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I actually had lunch with one of my best friends ever from back home. She’s off school, so she came to visit me! We went to a campus cafe, and I had a veggie crepe (spinach, swiss, mushrooms).

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I can’t even describe how great it was to see her again!

And more food. I finally got a more decent picture of my sunflower seed butter and berries on bread, but this x2 for my snack.



Later in the afternoon, I was hankering for something sweet (ish) and chocolatey so I made “fudge.” At least, I think that’s what it would be if 1. I actually waited long enough to get it chilled and 2. the banana was super ripe so actually sweeter.

Into a bowl, I threw in a banana, coconut oil, and cocoa powder, and heated and mashed it all up.



Also, note the use of a real bowl. I’m really low on basically everything at this point. No paper bowls or plastic wear so I get to pretend I’m a real person and use a real bowl. My food supply is also pretty bare as well. I ate an early dinner, so I came back from a review at 8 hungry…and ended up snacking on some random leftover Indian food from a pouch. Which was actually probably a lot better than that description made it sound…

Anyways, dinner was broccoli with a frozen turkey burger and Laughing Cow wedges. Turkey burgers don’t seem to make as good leftovers as grilled chicken. But there’s also a possibility that it had a major case of freezer burn. Yum.



And with that, Day 4 of no sweets is done. I really do feel a lot better than normal. I think it’s much easier for me to eat intuitively when I’m filling myself up with nutritious foods. Not sure how long this thing is going to go or what will happen afterwards, but I’ll try not to think about that! Also, I’m planning a killer zero sugar dessert for when I get home!

As for tonight, I’m planning a 15 minute weight lifting workout. Yes, 15 minutes. And I predict it will make me sore! More on that tomorrow!

How was your day?

2 comments on “Summer State of Mind

  1. ChickGettinFit

    I am right there with you on the summer state of mind. I have 4 (really 3) days left of school and I just cant wait to graduate. Oh the things I have planned for summer!

    1. astottler Post author

      So exciting! Congratulations!

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