I had plans of laying around all day practically near death, but I took a few Advil and it worked it’s power and I was able to function (almost normally, but still a little blah inside) and get some stuff done. I hung two loads of laundry out, played baseball with the boys, watered the flowers, showered (definitely helps getting cleaned up, I looked awful.), took some photos of the children, and walked to the park and played and walked back! Wow, so much for my plans of being couch ridden and pinterest all day.
I’ve had no appetite what so ever today, although I could tell I was so hungry, nothing sounded good and I nibbled on a bunch of stuff trying to find something that agreed with my belly, the two main things that didn’t really bother me were Eden’s strawberry puffs and some kettle corn. The more I try eating though the more blah I would feel again. After our walk we got home late around 8:15 p.m and the boys were hungry, so I threw them together some chicken nuggets and left over mac n cheese that daddy had made them for lunch while I was laying on the couch. He’s such a good husband and father. While at the park I was getting pretty hungry again but wanted something “light and refreshing” verses anything heavy like my normal huge plate of roasted veggies for dinner, ick, vegetables just sound gross right now. A protein smoothie sounded the best way to go…
I thought about making a Kale shake originally, but once I got home I just wanted something simple and smooth. I opted for a chocolate/banana flavor.
Simple Chocolate Banana Protein Smoothie
Ice (about 8 cubes)
1 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
1/2 cup Water
1 scoop Garden of Life Raw Protein (or your protein powder of choice)
1 Tbsp. Dark Cocoa Powder
4 chunks of frozen Banana (about 1/2 of a large one)
Vanilla Liquid Stevia
Directions: Blend all ingredients up in a blender!
This really hit the spot and will hopefully tie me over through the night and hopefully I get my appetite back soon, I’d really love a big bowl of oatmeal or yogurt soon . Now I’m off to bed, totally exhausted and it’s been a long day!