Hummers

No, not the cars…those horrible things! The real thing!

So for today’s post, I could care less about food, but I did have some yummy stuff, so I will share that, but otherwise I’m going to show you the more exciting thing I got to do today: hold a HUMMINGBIRD!!!

Ok, food:

I made the mistake of running very late last night after having a late snack, then wasn’t feeling well throughout the day, so kinda skipped dinner entirely and went to bed early, as I was exhausted and just in a foul mood in general.  Therefore, today I was absolutely famished and my hunger could not control myself.

Breakfast: My greek yogurt it back!!!!  As much as I would have loved to have my Fage (soooo expensive) my next favorite is Oikos so I bought that…and I was all smiles this morning:

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Then it was out to the tower nice and early…

Snack numero one: huge peach and goldfish 

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Snack numero two: cashews, vegan chocolate chips, peanuts, cranberries. nom.

Lunch: 1/2 avocado, diced tomato, black beans with stone ground whole wheat crackers.  nom nom.

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Snack numero three: zbar and banana.  ate banana first, then zbar; aftertaste was chocolate covered banana.  nom nom nom.

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Dinner: Alverado Blvd hamburger bun w/ mushroom gardenburger, tomato and spinach, two carrots and hummus

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Dessert: pb bompers and vegan chocoalate chips…times 2.5. :)

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Exercise: pure mental excitement from this:

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Hummingbird trap!  Pull a string when they get in there to take a drink and BAM!

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Is that not the most gorgeous bird EVER!!!!???

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These bands are insanely tiny…and so easy to lose and bend.

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He wanted to be let go…

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Checking body fat…blow!

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And Mr. Ruby Throated himself…in all his glory.  I believe this is actually my Mr. Armani…yay!!!

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Seriously, I was like a three year old with candy when this was happening.  I was super excited as hawks and hummingbirds are my two favorite kinds of birds and geez…i can’t even explain how uppidy I was!  And still am!  My parents just laughed at my exhilaration about the whole thing.  LOL.

Ok, now I need to try to sleep…and dream hummers.  I so want a certificate to do this!!!!

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16 Responses to Hummers

  1. runsarah says:

    Oh my goodness, the hummingbird is adorable!!

    I love all your snacks too…some of my fav lately have been Z-bars, naners and peaches too.

  2. Christina says:

    Oh, look at the cute little birdie!

  3. Marissa says:

    I had no idea hummingbirds could be held!

  4. Anne says:

    So cool that you got to hold a hummer! It's adorable! I saw one on campus here today. They move so quickly, so I loved seeing these up close photos :) Your breakfast looks so yummy, too.

  5. shelby says:

    Hummingbirds are my favorite! Around here they don't come around often so when I see one, it's very special.

  6. Emily says:

    That is SO cool – I think I would be just as excited! :)

  7. brandi says:

    That is awesome!!! and he's so cute!

  8. Jeri says:

    omg I love hummingbirds too! The first time I saw one I was in awe. So cool. :)

  9. Lindsay says:

    That hummingbird is adorable!

  10. Mica says:

    Wow, your job sounds awesome! I've only seen a few hummingbirds, and I'm embarrassed to say that I usually think they're big bees.

  11. Olga says:

    Hummingbirds are amazing, I'm so jealous you got to hold one! (but also really happy for you :) )

    Mmmm…peaches. I need to get on that! Happy weekend!

  12. jenngirl says:

    Oh that is so cool about the hummingbird!!

  13. Erin says:

    OMG I woulda died with excitement over getting to hold and band that little guy!

    Look at his beautiful throat! What are you banding him for?

  14. Jenny says:

    whenever i see a hummingbirds i can't help but think of Pocahontas :) that is so coolio that you got to hold one! I would've freaked the hell out!

  15. lighterportions says:

    That is SO cool! I get excited on the rare occasion that I just SEE a hummingbird, let alone hold one! SO cute!

  16. emilyb says:

    That's so exciting! I got to hold a hummingbird once last year. My cat brought him inside THROUGH her cat door. She had him in her mouth and was just sitting in the kitchen looking at me. I took him away and the poor little bird looked like he was going to have a heart attack, especially with her yowling pitifully at me. I should've taken pictures!

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