Tonight I started another seven-night stretch of work. Hooray. Yep, my enthusiasm is palpable.
Since I’m never super hungry on my first night back, I didn’t eat until around 3:00 a.m. My “lunch” consisted of leftover mini frittata muffins that I microwaved for 30 seconds to take the chill off of them.
A couple hours later, I snacked on some macadamia nuts and coconut flakes (surprise, surprise).
When I got off work, I went upstairs to check on my mother-in-law. She was already up, washed, and ready to be taken home. As we waited for her final discharge counseling, I polished off a container of Paleo trail mix.
As soon as we got home, I popped my vitamins and went straight to bed. While I slept, my parents went to pick up my winter “mystery” box from Mariquita Farm. For $25, I got a box chock full of yummy winter produce. Sorry I’ve got no picture for you but I was too lazy to take everything out of the fridge. I’m definitely looking forward to when the Two Small Farms’ CSA deliveries resume in March.
At 5:00 p.m., I woke up and started preparing dinner. Luckily, I already had a platter of braised duck legs waiting in the fridge so all I had to do was heat it up…
…and prepare some cauliflower fried rice (which was fried in rendered duck fat)…
…and broil big fat asparagus spears that I drizzled with balsamic vinegar.
Here’s my dinner plate:
After dinner, I fried up some ground beef and diced onions that I seasoned with Chili Con Carne seasoning so I’d have extra protein to pack for work meals. Then, I assembled my nosh for work and took off for the hospital.