The end product shrunk down to like a soup really. And I topped it off with shredded mozzarella. Hot and steamy and cheesy. I made like way too much but I ate just a small bowl of this goodness.
And drank my ice-cold green tea an hour later, just like my surgeon told me in the “rules.”
I will add that for my lunch, I was good with getting in 60 grams of vanilla whey protein powder in a smoothie and ate a small handful of fresh blueberries to boot. My smoothie was extremely filling and I wasn’t hungry during my Harry Potter marathon either.
What I also accomplished today was … my nearly 8-hours of drawing and painting a lot of watercolor paintings that I will be hoofing to the South Dakota State Fair on September 1st.
And for the newer readers of my blog (sorry friends for the shameless plug) … but I was asked to be one of the “Artist-in-residences” at this year’s Fair. I also have zero inventory so I’ve been busy drawing and painting my whimsical art.
The only exercise I got in today was walking around my apartment and walking a block up and back to have my friend who owned a cork bottle opener….open up my garlic wine. Since I do not drink booze, I do not own anything cork related to wine bottles. I felt a little funny hoofing the wine up to the corner of the joint where I work to wait for her to stroll by and then hoofing it back to my apartment…. but then again, in my village, a lot of funny stuff goes down all the time and who would have cared that I was walking around with an open bottle of cooking garlic wine. And I also lugged up 3 ginormous bags of trash up my mini steps to the dumpster and back. That counts as exercise right???
Tomorrow I plan to do the very same thing. Draw and paint and paint and draw. I made a goal to take 100 paintings of all sizes…. to sell of course… and to showcase my talent. Monday, my mom and I plan on canning dill pickles and making home-made salsa … and Tuesday is my much-needed spa pedicure (thanks to Mary & Marge for the birthday gift). Somewhere in there, I need to get in a few miles of walking and a nap or two. I am so loving this much much cooler temps on the prairie.
I should be in bed but I’m hooked watching reruns of DATELINE on TLC. And you all know how much I love a juicy true crime case!
Continue to make good choices people …. Peace out.