Today is really the first day since I've started this challenge that I truly considered skipping the yoga -- I did get some exercise (walking) earlier in the day, and we ate dinner kind of late, so I'm still pretty full. HOWEVER, I will do yoga! I slept in this morning, (almost until 10:00!!), so I'll stay up a little later and do 25 minutes of "PM Yoga for Beginners" right before bed.
I'm sure glad I set "prizes" for myself if I complete this challenge, because if it wasn't for that, I bet I'd skip tonight! :)
No breakfast today, since I woke up so late! (I did drink coffee, of course.)
I loosely followed this recipe for black bean soup, but changed things up a little bit . . . more veggies, slightly fewer beans, adding a chipotle chili in adobo and some tomato paste, etc. This was delicious topped with a little queso fresco and green onions, with a side salad of romaine, avocado, and tomato, (topped with lime juice and olive oil,) and some homemade "Broa" (Portuguese Corn Bread,) from Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day.
No pictures, sorry! I had a cookie at home, a Tootsie Pop while I was waiting for Dan to have his beard trimmed at Fantastic Sam's, and THEN Dan bought me an ice cream cone! It was a sugary afternoon, and my gut let me know later -- that ice cream cone sat like a ROCK in my tummy for quite a while. Ugh. (But it was delicious!)
Dan and I shared this big plate of sushi and edamame. Sometimes I use white rice, sometimes brown, in my sushi -- this week it was brown rice. The brown rice doesn't stick together quite as well as the white rice, but it is definitely nutritionally superior, so there you go. :)
Ugh -- back to work for me tomorrow! At least it's only four more days until Friday, right?