Tag Archives: First Day Back To School

And I survived. Not that I thought I wouldn't but, I forgot how tiring it is to listen to other people lecture for hours on end. I know it will get better after all of my classes are done with the introductory lessons. I just want to start doing things. That always makes the classes fly by.

I did learn not to pack sandwiches with too many vegetables or mayo. The bread just does not hold up. Soggy is not appetizing. I also put too much crap in my carry-on bag. I'm not renting a locker, so I need to lighten my load.

Waking up a little earlier, 4 out of 5 days, is not bad but I still need to time my get-out-of-the-house routine a little better. I was scrambling and getting a little crabby. Here's to hoping today and the remainder of the week go well.


Kai the cat was apparently not impressed with my absence but she'll get use to it soon enough, I hope.

Trying a twist to my occasional oatmeal this morning. Saw this on The Chew. It was for chocolate oatmeal. My variation was: 2/3 c almond milk; 1/3 c. old fashioned oats; pinch of salt; 1 tbsp. dried currents/dried cranberries; 4 chopped raw almonds; 1 tbsp. hemp seed; 1/2 tbsp. maple syrup after the first taste. It needed a little bit of sweet because the cocoa powder made everything a little bitter for my palate. Heated almond milk, then added ingredients. Cooked for 1 minute 30 seconds. Added last 4 ingredients after oatmeal was in bowl. Pretty good. Great if you have the time and if your having a morning chocolate craving. It happens! I give it a 4/5. Have a great Tuesday!

choc oatmeal jan 14-14

Till next time,