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I haven’t been feeling well lately – gloomy start to the post, I know.

My self-diagnosis is that my gallbladder has been inflamed since Tuesday.  Remember how I said that it felt like I was so hungry it hurt?  Well, that was really my stomach hurting, and it hasn’t really subsided either.  It’s not a crippling pain, just a constant ache – but good news, today I’m about 50% better!

I wasn’t going to let this stomach pain ruin my St. Patrick’s Day!

I started yesterday morning with a green drink.

001 Green Monster while driving to work.

And ended the day with a green drink.

003 Green beer = successful St. Patty’s Day.

Today my eats have been a little more balanced – I’ve been eating smaller, more frequent meals/snacks to see if it will help ease the pain.

More balanced than green beer, but still as odd.

Lunch time came and all I could think about was a PB + J, but I wanted something hot and comforting that would keep me full through my hectic workday.

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PB + Jelly Oats! Just .5 cup oats with .75 cup water and a big dollop of PB and Jelly.

Wonderful.  I also ate some cheesy baked ruffles because I wanted something salty with all that sweet/savory.

My afternoon snack was half of this guy, which has a great flavor – I think this is my first time trying it and I love it! I also had a morning snack today.  The snack idea is taking off.  Although it was a tad awkward, I did manage to eat an entire small grapefruit sliced like an orange at my desk without spewing juice all over my keyboard and myself. Score.
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Dinner was “Battle of the Best Pizza Toppings.”

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In one corner – my go-to pizza topping – turkey pepperoni.

In the other corner – zucchini and bell peppers with mozzarella and pesto as the base.

It was a tied match. Both so so good.  I baked these on a pita sliced down the middle for about 15 minutes at 425*.

Using pitas as a pizza crust is so easy!  We buy pitas and turkey pepperoni every week at the store – it’s definitely a staple at our house.

I’m off to read blogs…Google Reader is at 1000 with a + sign.  Crazy!

Blog I’m loving right now – Hangry Pants
Mark and Heather are both posting every single thing they eat this week, and Mark’s posts seriously make me laugh out loud.  I love it so much that I kind of want to make Nick do this.  Maybe after we run out of those Chick-fil-A coupons though.

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