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I always welcome Tuesday with a smile. It’s not as harsh of a day as Monday. The glim of the weekend is in sight and the cold Monday is gone for another 6 days.
Why is it that we long for the weekends? The way I think about it is we’re just waiting for almost 3/4 of our lives to just go away. I don’t want to think about it that way any more.
Instead of that it’s time to embrace every day. Even Mondays.
It was easy to embrace yesterday. I shadowed another fitness class with a new instructor after work – cardio camp. She got the burn going! Although I don’t feel sore this morning, I’m sure I’ll feel it in a few muscles tomorrow.
Instead of plopping myself in front of the TV when I was tired and home, I made a list of things to do and did those. Then I enjoyed a good 45 minutes of TV. I can enjoy it much more that way.
Instead of simply reheating left overs for dinner, I created something new. It was even better than the original and crazy simple too.
In The Mix
- quinoa cooked in chicken broth – tossed with mustard and balsamic vinegar
- roasted red cabbage
- left over black eyed pea mash – drizzled with honey/mustard sauce
- roasted yam rounds
I even made enough for Tuesday and Wednesday’s lunch – major time saver!
The after dinner treat was even better than dinner. Strawberry shortbread – healthy and delicious.
Instead of sharing it with you right now, I’ll have a special Easter recipe for you tomorrow! I hope you can wait.
Now instead of drinking tea I’m already on my second large cup of coffee. Just livin life.
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