After an 8 mile run this morning, I was in NEED of some fuel.  But I just didn’t WANT anything.  This is what happens to me when I run long distances: for a few hours afterwards, the thought (and smell) of food makes me sick.

So I went against what any sports nutritionist would tell you and instead….listened to my body.  My body said to “hold up, wait a minute”.

I took a shower, read blogged, did laundry and vacuumed (because I hadn’t done it since yesterday).

Then around 11:30, I started to feel it.  The teeniest bit of hunger.

So again, I listened and did something about it.


Two somethings, actually.

First dish:  French “Bagels”


We were out of bread for french toast.  So I improvised and used the whole wheat bagels we had on hand.  Into the egg wash went:

  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Vanilla extract
  • Cinnamon
  • Pumpkin Pie Spice (for Fall)

This was goooood (5 o’s kind of good)!   Topped it with natural peanut butter and raspberries (why do I always forget the p in raspberries?).  I really liked the soft texture of the bagels…perhaps even better than bread??

Second dish:  Oats In a Jar


Basically, my go-to breakfast (aside from an egg scramble).  I don’t think I’ll ever tire of this one, so get used to seeing it.

  • 1/3 c. oats
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 scoop Chocolate P.P.
  • Pumpkin Pie Spice (again, for Fall)

I shared some of both with Travis.  I’m a good wife.  It’s not like he wouldn’t do the same.  Hold up, wait a minute.


Properly fueled, we’re off to buy a grill.  It was Travis’ Father’s Day present.  I know, you’re asking yourself, “How could anyone not already own a grill?”  And, “Wasn’t Father’s Day like a gazillion years ago?”   To you, I would say, A. We’re cheap, and B.  We waited for a good sale because we’re cheap.

Happy Saturday.  It’s FALL!  Use some dang Pumpkin Pie Spice!

P.S.  Have you started working on your move for Tuesday Trainer yet???  Get to it! 


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  1. AWESOME RUN GIRL!!! I used to be like you and was never hungry after a run and I definitely listened to my body (except for the chocolate milk billy forced me to drink) and waited to eat, everyone is different and whatever works for YOU is the best thing to do!! I am seriously love the French Bagel idea and bfast foods sound good to me ALL DAY LONG!