Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Full Day of Eats | Processing this Transition

Yesterday was another "Day One" in the books. If you missed my post from yesterday, you can go back and read it, here: Call Me Shameless | One Day or Day One.

I decided that in order to keep myself more accountable, I'd share my full day of eats with you all.

Monday, August 5, 2018

Breakfast
Egg-in-a-hole
3 pieces of bacon
Coffee with 3 tbsp. of creamer

Lunch
24 pieces of popcorn chicken

Snack
Fiber One cheesecake bar

Dinner
4 oz. Sesame Ginger Chicken 
1 c. Stir fry vegetables (mushrooms, onions, bell peppers)
1 1/2 c. cooked rice


Snack
10 pieces Hershey nuggets

Monday's total calories: 1,841 calories

There were definitely areas for improvement when it comes to my food choices yesterday but, this wasn't meant to be a perfect day of eats by any means. Honestly, what is a perfect day of eats, even? I was within my allotted calories for the day, after all. I'm happy I was able to eat things like chocolate and still stay "on track". That's why I stay away from diets.

On Monday, Piper and I went to the YMCA in the morning, followed by some shopping at Walmart and Aldi in the afternoon. We were at Walmart right during lunchtime and so, I grabbed a to-go container of popcorn chicken for the two of us to share. It's the perfect size for us and, it was only $2.50 for the container. No regrets!

Man, do I love days like yesterday. We were just going with the flow, out and about, running errands. I may or may no have cried on the phone with my husband when I realized we only have a few more weeks like this left before Piper starts preschool in the mornings, Monday - Friday.

Be prepared for me to talk about this preschool transition a lot in the coming weeks because, it's a big one for us. I have been so fortunate to have spent these past three years at home with Piper. Some days I'm really excited for this transition and, I feel super ready. Then, other days, I'm weepy and sad that this chapter of our lives is coming to an end. Bare with me as I process it all.

2 comments:

  1. I'll be looking for the preschool posts. My older son is 3 and does preschool at daycare but I'll be transitioning to staying home full time and looking for preschools and the whole thing is SO STRESSFUL!

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    1. Thanks for sharing, Sara! Congratulations on transitioning to staying at home full time. That can be such a blessing!

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