First day at the internship!!
(I totally felt like a little kid going to her first day of kindergarten class )
This morning was a bit crazy. Crazy. Yes, that’s the right word.
5:45 seemed a little way too early for my brain to function. 6:00 left my legs feeling wobbly and jiggly on my three mile run. An orange did not provide enough energy for even a short run.
And then there was soap in the eye, a stubbed toe, and humidified hair. Crazy.
But my run made everything alright, despite the insanity. And so did breakfast.
A couple of you guys were asking about beet leaves and what it’s like in a green monster. Here’s my take on trying to explain it: it’s a little like spinach meeting kale, falling in love, and having a baby. The baby would be a beet leaf. Its flavor isn’t completely subtle, but it’s not in your face like kale either (and I say that with love, because I actually really like kale in my smoothies!)
It also adds a little bit of beet flavor. So if you love beets, then you’ll probably like flavor of its leaf. They have a very similar flavor when mixed into a smoothie. 😀
- 1 c. milk
- 1 c. frozen blueberries
- a few handfuls of beet greens
- topping: Natures Path Pumpkin Flax Granola
On the side, I had two slices of homemade 100% whole wheat bread for some whole grain goodness. Smothered in peanut butter. Mmm…
Refreshed and energized. Ready for the new day. 😀
The orientation for my internship went really well today. The 9 fellow interns all seem super nice, and I’m already realizing that we’ll have quite a bit in common. Let’s just say that there was definitely more than just one foodie in the room. 😉
I’m also realizing that there is going to a be a lot—a lot—of new and exciting opportunities. From working in the pediatric nutrition department, to working in a cardiac health program, to working in the local school systems. There’s a lot of stuff coming at me and I’m excited to see where each direction leads me. 😀
Oh, and the presentation went pretty well too. I’m a little out of practice of presenting, but I think overall it came out okay. That’s another thing I’ll have the opportunity to brush up on during this internship. 😉
Tired. So, so tired. I need to figure out what time I need to get up tomorrow, and I promise—promise, promise—to take my camera and take some pictures once the internship (officially) gets going. 😀
Question: How much time do you need to get ready in the morning before heading out to work/school/etc.? Not counting workout time, I need about 45 minutes.