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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Back to school

Ugh, I need to be more consistent with posting. This week was tough because I'm still adjusting to my new job and a new eating schedule, then I started my graduate classes tonight. I only have four classes left, though!

I think I am getting pretty good at the whole lunch packing thing:



Today for lunch I had a pita (Joseph's Oat Bran & Whole Wheat) with some turkey, spinach, cheese, and mustard. I am starting to like turkey more now, but I still eat it in very small quantities - basically one or two thin slices, enough to add a little protein to my meal. I also had some grapes, a small cup of cottage cheese, and a seltzer.
My work schedule goes from 8:15 to 3:45, then my classes start at 5:30. Right now my choices are to eat a small lunch, then get dinner at 4:30ish and have a snack after school (I get home around 9:00 p.m.). The other option is to switch dinner and a snack, which would put dinnertime around 9:00. Tonight I did option one and ate a mini sub from Subway before class, along with an orange and a granola bar. I'm thinking it would be better to keep it light before bed time, but I know sometimes I'll still be really hungry when I get home at night. Thoughts?

2 comments:

Holly Mabry said...

How about making it a small lunch and then two mini meals 1 at 4:30 and 1 at 9.

Is the seltzer good? Where'd you get it?

HangryPants said...

I was sort of having a similar problem with planning an after school snack. I was so hungry by the time I got home that I was eating and eating. I think it helped to have a planned snack to take the thought process out of it. You could have a pre-made snack waiting for you at home after class so you had something to eat that you already planned.

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