WIAW#13 – What I ate Wednesday

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13. March 2013 by swissfitchick

Let’s get this party started! WIAW party is the subject today so join in and check out all the What I ate Wednesday’s over at Peas and Crayons! I made sure to have some greeeeeeen in my eats these days!!

WIAW GOES GREEN

I have to throw in a short story before I head on to this Tuesday food. Sandro and me had our 31/2 years (three and a half – not 31 and 2….) anniversary yesterday. Don’t ask me how that tradition began, but we always celebrate this one more than the full year, probably because he always remembers it and I don’t. We wanted to take a picture of us, which turned out to be a hilarious fail. First of all, we both looked fucked up pale, worked off, make-offed and tired and…..it took a little time to get settled….

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…then we had no clue where the camera is…..

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…when that was sorted out we were already drunk couldn’t hold our eyes open…..

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….and when we finally made it, we could only burst in laughter.

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Sorry guys!!!!!🙂

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I got up at 5 am only to find ANOTHER bottle of champagne, PLUS a sweet letter and a gift voucher for a fancy SPA Hotel in Marbella/Spain for the next time we will be there (October).

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Only 5 am in the morning and I was already happy. I jumped on the Spinning Bike for 45 minutes and after that headed off to the station to catch the train to Basel. My Go-to Breakfast was a piece of Banana Bread, a Protein-Plum-Coconut-Cookie and a Bowl of Low Fat Curd Cheese with Cocoa. No greens yet, besides the bowl!!!

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When arriving at the office, I made myself a huge cup of green tea and an hour later I was already hungry again…..

Always in the office-fridge - hardboiled eggs

Always in the office-fridge – hardboiled eggs

I had a Lunch date at my favorite Sushi Bar with a good friend! I LOVE the Sushi Band. Despite being horrendous expensive, I am in love with Sashimi. And look, and I had some greens too!

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When I come home after work and don’t go to the gym, I need some time to find my relaxation and inner peace before I start my evening. I don’t know what that is, but I do struggle a lot with the moment of ‘stress release’ when I come home and tend o fall into a slump. In my deep ED days, these were the moments where a binge started.

To avoid the slump, I found some strategies like a short Yoga session, meditation, a shower, a light workout etc. So to ‘beam’ myself to a sunny place, I did 2 Toneitup.com workouts (they are mostly taking place on a beautiful beach) and then did my daily hamstring-stretching-poses and hip-openers….just as my trainer told me🙂 To finish and relax, I went through a guided 10 minutes Savasana.

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A shower after and I was a walking Zen-Tree🙂

The green Queen came for dinner!!!

Green Smoothie&Carrots

Green Smoothie&Carrots

In the mix: 1 Avocado (YES, a WHOLE!!), 1,5 scoops protein powder, 2 handfuls spinach. Since I tend not to feel very satisfied with a ‘drink’ for dinner, I chopped up some carrots to munch on. Nothing wrong with these orange babies.

Relaxing time is also dessert time. I always make sure to have some dark heaven floating around in my house….

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Ok friends, here you have it – HAPPY WEDNESDAY!!

Favorite dessert? 

Do you have an afterwork routine? 

xxx

Lucie

30 thoughts on “WIAW#13 – What I ate Wednesday

  1. Greta says:

    Aww, happy anniversary, Lucie! You look so cute together and Sandro is awesome to congratulate you at 5 am. Gosh… love is in the air!
    Love your food – here, I’ve said it again! But I just do. Sue me!😀

    And I’m happy you had a wonderful day. And mmm those treats are so tempting! If I had to pick just one the only dessert – I’d choose chocolate – white (though I have no moderation with it) or dark (not less than 70%).
    Happy Wednesday, love!

  2. Oh…my…gosh!!! I LOVE the pictures of you and your man!! You had me laughing out loud by the last couple of poses! And awww, how sweet of him…a bottle of champagne AND a trip to the spa?! What a way to start the day!!

    Since I work nights and usually faceplant into my pillow within minutes of walking through the door, there’s really no “routine” for me other than working as fast as I can to scarf down a bowl/plate of something before I slip into my zombie coma, BUT when I worked nights if I didn’t go to the gym right after work, I always liked to come home and go for a walk around the neighborhood/enjoy some outside time before getting to work on chores/dinner for the night.

    Is that one of those sushi places where the sushi comes by on a conveyer belt? The man-friend told me about a place like that near his house in Nashville and I’m so excited for him to take me one day…hopefully as soon as my knee is feeling better because it’s been TOO long since I’ve had some sushi! Like THREE WEEKS! I know…crazy!

    Favorite dessert: Lately, I’ve been loving on some protein ice cream or Greek yogurt for dessert, but tonight I totally went for pretzels dipped in some (ok a LOT) “healthy” chocolate sauce…I thought I was over my addiction, but alas after only a couple of days, it is BACK! haha!

    Hope you’re having a good day sweetie! xoxo

    • Hey! That’s not right!! You are reading and answering comments and flirting around on Twitter before you go to bed, I know that!🙂
      YES, this is exactly such a Sushi place with a belt. The only irritating thing is, that when I see a Sushi plate from far and it has to pass 4-5 other customers before, I go crazy because I am panicking that they pick it up before it comes to me. I mean, you could do a dive roll on the table, knock the person who wants to grab YOUR plate down and run back to your seat while stuffing your face with the babies. I just assume that it won’t be appreciated by the staff….
      So I can recommend to do some mental training before you go there🙂

  3. Lucie I love those pictures, they are so funny! And cute too🙂. So sweet of Sandro to spoil you with those gifts, I’m sure you deserve it though. Chocolate is a must in the evenings and those look fab!

  4. SO sweet that you two celebrate half anniversaries🙂 And I love all of those photos, the good and the bad. Definite memories right there🙂

    That green avocado protein smoothie looks so creamy and thick. I bet it was great. And I’m the same way with not feeling full unless I’ve *crunched* on something.

  5. Your day of eats looks so good! I love having an after dinner dessert. My favorite is frozen Greek yogurt with nutbutter and fruit. Happy WIAW!

  6. Yay for chocolate! That should be a requirement everyday!😉

    And a MAJOR yay for carrots….it is safe to say that I am obsessed🙂.

  7. Those pictures of you and Sandro are just too funny; and what a sweet guy for surprising you at 5 AM! I definitely wouldn’t mind starting my day that way. So happy for you, girlie🙂 You deserve all the best!

    And I’m loving your after work routine, too! You’ve really come so far in dealing with those slumps and keeping the negative feelings at bay🙂 I wouldn’t say that I have much of an after work routine aside from changing into comfier clothes and starting on dinner, but it’s always nice to relax a bit after a crazy day.

    • Haha, yes, it was so silly when we tried to take a good pic. Just did not happen!🙂
      Oh Thank you!! Yeah, it’s all about being aware what stresses me out. Slowly, I am getting there🙂

  8. Lisa says:

    Happy Anniversary sweetie! You guys are adorable. Isn’t it amazing to be up at 5am, and already be in an awesome mood;) Can’t get much better than that ha.
    So happy you had a wonderful day.
    Your after work routine sounds great! I always change right away into sweats after I’m at work. It’s like as soon as I step inside I crave comfy clothes! Plus a little relaxation

  9. That sushi looks to die for! And I love TIU videos for a quick workout!!!

  10. bella says:

    WHat fun pictures. I love goofy pictures, how perfect!!

    Totally neat celebrating 1/2 anniversaries, how can you complain about being spoiled, right?

    I’ve never seen, or heard about a conveyor belt sushi bar, that is CRAZY cool, and can only imagine eying a plate, and then someone else grabs it, lol.

    Your yoga workout sounded very relaxing!

    Hugs, Bella🙂
    Bella’s 40 Day Challenge

  11. My favorite dessert is chocolate covered fruit! Strawberries, pineapple, berries, bananas YUM, absolutely amazing with some champagne🙂 You + Sandro are precious! Loved the photos🙂 Have a great week! Love + Shine CourtStar

  12. Happy anniversary! I think half anniversaries deserve to be celebrated too! Your sushi looks great, I had sushi last weekend and it totally fulfilled my craving for it.

  13. Happy (Half-)Anniversary, Lucie! You and Sandro are such a cute couple! The picture fail made me laugh and you, too, apparently which is so important in a relationship. It’s fantastic when you can just laugh a lot with each other. Regarding the presents: I bet you can’t wait for October anymore😀. But then again you’ll have Sandro by yourself every day until then so waiting won’t be too hard, right?
    Funnily enough, a friend of mine used to – or maybe she still does ;)?! – celebrate her half-birthdays, too.

  14. You have such lovely hair!

  15. […] present I received yesterday. Well actually, I received it a few weeks ago, you might remember that Sandro and me celebrated our 3 1/2 years anniversary and he gave me a gift voucher for a overnight stay at a hotel when we are in Spain this fall. He […]

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