and 1,500 miles to go! We’re getting there, have hit our half way point of Houston, TX and only have two more 12 hr days of driving left! Thank goodness for my mom being here, I’m already tired!
We were a bit late in leaving this morning but I had the same thing as I did the other morning, with the hopes of it keeping me satisfied for a few hours…and it did not. ARG.
Granted, it was about 3 hrs later but I noshed on one of my favorite Odwalla Bars with a Sobe Lifewater, this one being acai fruit punch. Reminds me of flat Hawaiian Punch!
That didn’t last me long at all…so I noshed on some of my homemade trail mix…I really need to measure this stuff out because I eat far too much of it and feel way too guilty afterwards.
I tried as hard as I could to not dwell on the guilt, let my body digest it for as long as I needed, and trust when I got hungry again.
FAIL #2. I was having a hard time staying awake and ended up using this to keep my awake, which didn’t work at all. At least the chocolate tasted good! These wafer rolls are nice and light and crispy and the dark chocolate is just dark enough to not be too bitter…I totally want to try the other varieties of these!
Me and Mom!
When she was driving I made sure I had lots of reading materials to keep me entertained
put me to sleep…
I have read most of the other Philippa Gregory books in the series about King George and can’t wait to read this one! I started the Dawn of the Dreadfuls and am enjoying it so far! Has anyone else read either of these books?
I had a Mother’s Day surprise for my mom of having my aunt meet us in Las Cruces but because of the day delay with my car troubles, she can’t make it anymore…so I had to find something to substitute for it!
My mom loves the movie, “Win A Date With Tad Hamilton” and in the movie the main grocery store is Piggly Wiggly. I knew there were some in Louisiana, so I surprised my mom with a break to the store…just to walk in and being total tourists and take a picture. Oh yeah.
My belly was growling at this point so I snacked on an apple, orange and some of these crackers from Target…they surprised me at first because they’re really light and kinda just melt in your mouth instead of needing to be chewed! Weird!
We finally made it to Houston and my friend’s house after hitting up the grocery store for dinner. You can bet after a day like today I was craving vegetables like mad so I got a vegetable salad, used up the leftover hummus from yesterday, and paired them up with some Protein Pretzels by Newman’s Own Organics.
[[Side Note: Traveling Guilt
The truth is, I totally restricted at dinner.
Yes, I said it! I restricted at dinner because I felt bad about how I ate today and didn’t get to exercise at all. I have a very big problem with this when I travel because I have to sit in a car for over 10+ hours at a time.
I really hate that I get these feelings every single time. I get so bored and end up eating out of boredom during the drive, and sometimes because I can’t stay awake and need something to keep me occupied, which ends up feeding into the guilt of not being able to move around and eat the more healthy foods I try to eat when I’m stable and in a home.
It drives me absolutely bonkers. I try my hardest to have things to listen to, sing to, friends to talk to, you know, the whole deal…but it never works.
I really don’t know where to go with this Side Note, I’m just venting frustration from today and I’m sure what will come in the next two days. Well, I mean, I hope that it doesn’t happen the next two days and I’m able to find some balance, but I guess we’ll see.
I hope that as soon as I get home things will settle down with work and such and I’ll be able to get back on track and trying to heal…
I guess until then… ]]