I went to sleep ridiculously overtired and cranky last night after a really fun weekend in Philly.
I woke up this morning determined to make the best of the day. Life is what you make of it, and I decided that I was going to make the best of it.
For the next three days, I have a job. I don’t know what will happen after that, but for now, I’m employed at a contract gig where I’m becoming a stronger writer and editor every day and learning more about the beauty and fashion industry. I will not be unemployed forever.
I’m training for a marathon and becoming stronger every day.
I chose to carry that attitude with me all day, and I had a great day. The kind where nothing special happened, but it was great anyway.
I had my favorite breakfast (sunflower butter + banana on a bagel thin.)
And my favorite lunch.
When I got out of work, I was excited to come home and run four miles. When you’re marathon training, four miles feels like nothing. It’s funny how perception changes. Two and a half years ago, I could barely run a mile.
I ran along the High Line and the Hudson, rocking out to my top 25 most-played songs on my iPhone.
And then I came home, and, inspired by a weekend of being around food bloggers, made a little stir fry.
I sat through a really interesting session on recipe-writing by Stepfanie from SparkPeople this weekend, but unfortunately for you, I don’t really consider my creations recipe-worthy. They’re more like stuff-I-throw-in-pans-and-then-move-to-bowls.
This dinner was a good one, though: soba noodles with stir-fry vegetables (yes, I bought the lazy girl pre-cut veggies), chicken, a splash of coconut milk, soy sauce, ginger zest and sesame oil.
How are you going to make the best of it this week?