Isn’t President’s Day the best holiday ever? There’s no school today, which means I have plenty of time to watch History Channel specials
Random fact about me- I am kind of obsessed with anything that has to do with presidents.
(Clearly, my sister is too.)
I totally have favorite presidents, too-
Really… who doesn’t like Abraham Lincoln?! I’ve been reading a lot of books about him, and he was a really interesting character. He was also the tallest president, and I have a thing for tall guys He was also the first president with a beard!
Calvin Coolidge- no one really mentions him, but I like him because he seemed really sassy. Someone once bet him that they could get him to say more than two words. His response? “You lose.” LOVE HIM. He kind of looks like my grandfather, too.
Teddy Roosevelt- he liked to go skinny dipping… in the Potomac River… in the winter. He also got shot in the chest and finished his 90 minute speech before getting help from a doctor. Did I mention he referred to himself as a bull moose and later named a political party that?
I don’t really know anything about Gerald Ford except that he was really clumsy, and that makes me like him.
Okay, enough nerdy talk about presidents… now let’s talk nerdy about oats!
I picked up some oat bran yesterday and couldn’t wait to try it for breakfast. I wasn’t blown away, but that’s probably because the portion was so tiny I hardly could taste it. I’m going to try Katie’s voluminous oats method for tomorrow and see if that helps.
I went to Body Pump before breakfast this morning and I can hardly raise my arms now. I used heavier weights this time, and something tells me I will not have use of my arms tomorrow!
Chipotle was having a deal where you could get a free meal for bringing in your race bib, so I picked up a burrito bowl yesterday and saved it for lunch today. I hadn’t been in so long- I missed it!
I got rice, corn salsa, onions and peppers, lettuce, and black beans. I ended up adding Greek yogurt because I didn’t get sour cream on it. I don’t know what they do to that rice to make it so good, but damn it is tasty.
Dinner was a quesadilla and some soup that I made earlier in the day. I totally winged the recipe, and while it’s good, it’s not great. It needs some tweaking before I post it.
It had black beans, zucchini, carrots, red peppers, and sweet potatoes in it, so it was still pretty good!
Dessert was ice cream eaten while watching Apollo 13. Perfect, perfect, perfect night.
Who’s your favorite president? I’m not the only nerd that thinks about these things, right?!