I started off the morning with a cafe au lait from Peets coffee- a fancy way of having coffee with steamed milk. After all of our espresso talk at home, I was curious to try a different kind of coffee and this was perfect for me- not too much milk, and just enough coffee flavor!
Also enjoyed in my lovely terminal office were some raw almonds. It was only 11:00 and I wasn't quite ready for lunch, so I bought these little satiety pills to enjoy throughout my flight.
Once I got to the airport, I was starving, but first I had to get to my hotel. The hotel is attached to the airport, so it should be a quick process, right? Wrong. I had to wait for a shuttle in the humidity and the weather threatened to turn my hair from this to THIS. Oh goodness- I hope I don't get bad hair karma now. But seriously- the humidy is BAD!
Once I got to my happy, dry hotel, it was time to eat! I got a beautiful room all to myself:
The tofu and veggie stir fry was just OK. It still didn't stop me from eating all the tofu and most of the veggies. The rice had to stay because of the bread basket- holy hell was this good!
I also enjoyed my room service with this little flower. I guess if I am eating alone, might as well enjoy the ambience, right?
After working and doing some homework, I rolled myself out of my hotel bed and went to the hotel gym. It was AWESOME with little TVs on each machine- the only thing missing was a coffee IV and maybe chocolate. I watched the True Brew episode of Good Eats and picked up some more coffee tips! This made my workout go really, really fast!
Now I'm back in my room and getting ready for some sleep- which I am not very good at. In light of this, I wanted to share an article from MSN Health about 5 Foods That Sabotage Your Sleep. Here is a short summary, but read the link above to get the full scoop:
- Preserved and smoked meats
- Energy drinks (duh!)
- Tomato sauce, chili, pizza, and spicy foods
- Alcoholic drinks
Do any of these foods surprise you? What do you avoid to get to sleep without any trouble?