Drained

May 9, 2012

in dinner, salads

…how I’ve been feeling lately.

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Stress + frustration = no appetite and a strong need to chomp away on sugar. I ate probably about 3x the amount of post-meal candies than I normally do yesterday!

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Luckily, I couldn’t sit at home crying and feeling sorry for myself; there was a long-standing dinner date with Joy, Kim, and Sammy. Impossible not to cheer up when it’s Taco Salad night…

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…and Arlo’s stealing our footwear.

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On my plate – a base of Romaine…

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…two types of ground meat with taco seasoning (can you tell which is vegetarian? I couldn’t)…

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…salsa, tomatoes, guacamole, Cotija (I left off the sour cream).

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Tortilla Chips crumbled on top, plus hot sauce…

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…these chips from Homeboy are so good!

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Refilled on cheese-less nachos with more guac, (real) meat, and salsa.

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Brought a box of Q-Bees to share, plus a pint of strawberries…

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…also sampled a piece of incredible Hand Dipped Salt Caramels Joy brought back from NYC (her husband Corey is on Broadway right now in The Best Man!)

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Thanks for helping me refill my pool, ladies.

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{ 8 comments }

1 Lisa May 9, 2012 at 10:01 am

I hope you’re feeling better! Sugar is my go-to as well. : )

2 vanillasugarblog May 9, 2012 at 10:21 am

oh how i miss cali
we are on week 2 of rain
that first shot or full on sun? very jealous

3 Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen) May 9, 2012 at 10:49 am

I feel ya on being drained. I’m right there with you. I’m the same way with no appetite, but the sugar bug has gotten hold of me too! Hopefully things will calm down for you soon!

4 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet May 9, 2012 at 10:54 am

Big hugs (& hersheys kisses)

5 Liliana May 10, 2012 at 2:33 am

Being with good friends is always a fantastic idea for “refilling our pools”. I want to thank you for show us -Flor de sal-, because I didn´t know this site and I`m going to use it for a gift to one of those friends who likes cooking very much.

6 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet May 10, 2012 at 6:52 am

Ah they’ll love it!

7 anne May 10, 2012 at 7:58 am

Friends are the best energizers :). We all have those days! For me, when I hop on my bike and go for a ride to the beach, it all melts away.. The thing to remember is that the next morning almost always feels bright & new.

Btw, your friend’s kitchen ( and the lighting) is kind of amazing!

8 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet May 10, 2012 at 8:44 am

beach bike riding – must do that! yes, isn’t it a beautiful space? every time i go there i want to move downtown!

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