First of all, thank you all so much for your incredibly kind comments about the student who transferred out of my class on Tuesday. I can’t tell you how much they meant to me. It sure has been a crazy couple of days.
Last night, I came home and literally fell into bed, and slept until this morning – when I woke up and took Punky for a brisk walk. It was negative 16 degrees at that point – what a wakeup call.
Like my life, my eats have been rushed…but rest assured, I am still well-fed. That won’t ever cease.
Yesterday’s breakfast – eaten at school.
Bottom to top: plain yogurt, banana slices sunbutter, puffed rice, fig spread and cinnamon.
Lunch was an exciting can of soup (no, it really was exciting because I won it in a giveaway!
Yes. I’m so happy I won these soups – I had the red can – it was southwestern veggie, and for canned soup, it was fantastic.
Dinner was non-existent because, like I said…I came home and fell into bed.
After my chilly walk this morning, I came home to make an egg sandwich.
Luckily, I had already (unintentionally) packed a vegan lunch.
Steamed broccoli, carrots and cauliflower – doused in balsamic vinegar and hummus. Small tortilla on the side. Wait, are tortillas vegan? Hope so.
Even better was the bowl I ate it out of
(Cait, is this the same bowl you have?!)
Mid-afternoon I snacked on a perfectly crunchy apple and trail mix brought to me by a student.
Sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, craisins, dried blueberries.
Dinner tonight was a new recipe – Artichoke Heart Risotto.
Risotto + artichoke hearts + peas + half a piece of Dempsey chicken. – Again, not vegan…I guess I’ll start next week!
Highlights from the 3rd grade world…
- Yesterday, a little boy asked me: “Can I be gay when I grow up?”
- Today, a little girl handed me a piece of paper on which she had written: “Elvis’ birthday is tomorrow and in 1958, he was drafted into the Army” – how’s that for a fun fact?
- I am teaching my kiddos to write instructions and so I had them write recipes for PB&J sandwiches yesterday. There was a lot of creativity, but one little boy included bacon in his sandwich (which he spelled samwich)
When you were young and someone asked you: “What do you want to be when you grow up?“…what was your response?
What do you think of bacon in a pb&j…disgusting or genius?