Tony update:  We don’t see his doctor until NEXT Tuesday, so the waiting game continues.  Thank you though for all your thoughts and prayers coming our way – we appreciate it!

I spent about an hour and a half Sunday meal prepping for the week.  It was nice to wake up this morning already knowing that my food is prepared and ready to go.  There I have cooked chicken breast, cooked pork, chopped romaine, red cabbage, cucumbers, carrots and a bean mix of kidney, chick pea and black beans.  Huge ass salads are going to be the theme this week!

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I bought these kabobs at my store – this one is 1/2 a pound so it’s enough for two salads.  I love the Greek seasoning.

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I knew I wanted to make a breakfast that would work all week.  I thought quiche, but decided I wanted to make breakfast muffins.  I love Pillsbury Grands.  They are not paying me to say that, nor did they give me and free product (but if they wanted to I wouldn’t say no!)  They had a new kind that I hadn’t seen before called Butter Tastin.

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I buy my cheese ends at the deli.  I know I’ve talked about this before, but ask your deli the next time if they have any cheese ends – you never know what you are going to get, and you can either put it in the food processor for mixed shredded cheese, or just chop it up like I did – super cheap way to get cheese!

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The biscuits were perfectly cooked – you could taste every buttery layer of the biscuit, and the filing almost tasted quiche like.

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When I got to work I just put them in my office toaster on the broil setting at 400 degrees for about 5-6 minutes.  Okay, maybe it was a tad longer than that, I put them in the toaster oven and then went back to my desk to work on something and all of a sudden I was like “crap, my muffins!”  Whew, saved in the nick of time.  These were delicious and I think would be perfect for a Mother’s Day brunch because you can make them all at the same time.  I actually got busy and ate the second one when it was almost room temperature and it was just as tasty.

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I went to the gym for the first time in over 8 days!  It was rough getting started, but not too bad.  I ran/walked (okay mostly walked!) 2.5 miles in 35 minutes.

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And when I got back to my desk, just put my salad together, tossed in 2 tablespoons of Annie’s goddess dressing.  This took me nearly 30 minutes to eat!  The only think I think its missing is a little texture, so next time I’ll bring some nuts and maybe some cheese for the topping.

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Later in the afternoon, I got another snapchat from my step-son – look at how cute Cinnamon Bun looks in his Bears hat!

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Since it was Cinco de Mayo, of course I would have Mexican food for dinner.  I bought some marinated flank steak at my grocery store – just .25 of a pound since it was just for me – and it’s super spicy – you can see the crushed red pepper flakes in the marinade a mile away!  I cooked the steak, then divided it between 3 corn tortillas, added 1/2 ounce of cheese to each on and Pam fried them in a non-stick skillet.  Then added broccoli slaw and I mixed a chipotle pepper with some Mexican creama and topped it off with that.  Tony?  He had mashed potatoes.

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We watched the Sox/Cubs game last night.  I stepped away to talk to Hannah for 35 minutes and when I came back the game was tied 1-1.  It ended up going 12 innings but luckily the White Sox won.  Sorry to Kitch’s Dad, but the White Sox are way better. Open-mouthed smile

I actually will not be having a huge ass salad today.  We are taking the new secretary out to eat – Wok N Fire!  Pretty sure I’ll get the tofu red curry dish – I seem to get it every time I go there!

I got all my steps in and then some yesterday – nice!

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Alright, time to jump in the shower – make it a great day!