Announcement Day

Today was the day they announced at work that I’m leaving. It definitely caused a stream of emails/office visits/phone calls from people. But I must say, everyone was so positive and supportive, it made it a great day. Lots of well wishes and congratulations from my coworkers. I really do work with a great group of people, and I know that will be the hardest thing about leaving. Good thing there’s Facebook to keep in touch πŸ™‚

I totally slept in this morning. I rolled out of bed at 7:50 this morning. Oops! That meant no biking to work for me today.

I whipped up a quick breakfast when I got up, because I was starving. To combat the heat, I went with a cooling smoothie.

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  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1 tbsp flax seed
  • blob of peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • milk

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I’m sad I don’t have my fancy glasses anymore. I guess the ol’ Magic Bullet ones will have to do.

I also defrosted an almond quinoa muffin and spread on a little icing macadamia nut butter.

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Then it was time to pack up a fresh & tasty lunch. I started with this wicked awesome sandwich combo – roasted red pepper hummus, sharp white cheddar, and creamy avocado, on Silver Hills β€œThe Big 16” bread (on sale this week!).

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The usual veggies on the side – carrot and cucumber.

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And for the fruit component – fresh raspberries and a kiwi.

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Delicious!

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If you haven’t tried this sandwich combo, you totally have to. It’s key to have a strong flavoured cheese to play off the hummus, otherwise it will just get lots. It’s sooo good. I have a coworker to thank for introducing me to this one. I would have loved to grill it up, but alas, no grill at work.

Well, it’s time to relax before heading out to Skating Boot Camp. See you all later tonight!

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8 Comments on “Announcement Day”

  1. July 22, 2009 at 6:30 pm #

    What a bittersweet day and I’m glad they were supportive of your decision. Yah for facebook! I am a fiend!

  2. July 22, 2009 at 7:52 pm #

    Im glad to hear that everyone was supporting of your choice πŸ™‚

    that sammy sounds GREAT!! will try! πŸ˜€

  3. JB
    July 22, 2009 at 8:00 pm #

    macadamia nut butter looks sooooo good. have fun at skating boot camp!

    -JB
    http://cardiovegsular.wordpress.com

  4. July 22, 2009 at 8:03 pm #

    Yay for working with people that are cool and care about you! πŸ™‚

    LOVE your lunch by the way. Very fresh and ferosh.

  5. July 22, 2009 at 8:44 pm #

    Congratulations on your big day.

  6. broccolihut
    July 22, 2009 at 9:23 pm #

    Nom, nom thank you for reminding me that I have a tiny bit of macadamia butter left…

  7. July 23, 2009 at 2:38 am #

    Love the avocado and cheese combo. My kind of sandwich!

    I’m so glad everyone at work was so supportive for you πŸ™‚

  8. July 23, 2009 at 6:33 am #

    I see that sandwich combo in my future!

    I’m glad everyone at the office took the news well. That an be a bit nerve wracking!

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