I finally get to control the remote!

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We put a TV in the bedroom! And now it’s MINE!  My entire life, I’ve been against TVs in the bedroom, but that was before I got a Husband that watched Sports Center 24/7.  Now I get to snuggle with the puppies and watch endless reruns of Law and Order and The Biggest Loser. Yay!

 

It is highly likely the Husband and I will never speak again.

 

In other news… I worked another 11 hour shift today.  These long days are killing me, because by the end I am done with work, I really don’t want to exercise — I just want to do my chores and zone out.  So, I skipped cardio day. In hindsight, I wish I had just gone to the gym, but I needed time to decompress.

 

Here are this afternoon’s eats and dinner! Chobani and Fiber 1…

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The last of my True Delights stash.  In the end, it’s my opinion that these bars are basically candy bars disguised as granola bars.   This was like eating sugary air.

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Around 5:00 PM, I realized I still had at least an hour and a half to go, so I ate something substantial..

 

Pumpkin butter + WW toast (and a handful of almonds)

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Dinner was a BBQ meal, Southern style!

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The star ingredient was Country Bob’s BBQ Sauce, which the company was kind enough to send to me!

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Dinner was mashed red potatoes, steamed green beans, and BBQ chicken.  Yum!

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Back to the TV — and then, time to go to bed at 9:00 PM!  Lame!

{ 26 comments }

 

  • Meghann February 16, 2009, 7:20 pm

    haha love the picture of Kristien in the background with the sauce…lol

  • Kristie Lynn February 16, 2009, 7:26 pm

    With Kristien in the background, you’d think that Pitt was playing a big game tonight or something šŸ˜‰ I bet someone was happy!

  • amy. February 16, 2009, 7:26 pm

    I was going to say the same thing as Meghann…husband on the couch (pitt jersey!)–so funny!

    glad you got through your long shift–hope ya get to relax soon!

  • kelsey February 16, 2009, 7:30 pm

    so cute!!

    (the interview was great by the way)

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  • Meg February 16, 2009, 7:34 pm

    Enjoy your control of the remote!

  • alessa February 16, 2009, 7:35 pm

    i looove having a tv in my room, its the best! i also have the same problem with work getting in the way of my workouts. its tough, and somedays i just can’t mentally get myself to do it! happens to the best of us!!

  • Erica February 16, 2009, 7:40 pm

    hahaha boy do i hear you! I was so use to our multiple tvs in our house that having 1 tv in the apartment is driving me nuts! Love those pups! Can’t wait to try my sauce!

  • Hallie February 16, 2009, 7:40 pm

    I need “my” bedroom TV for my Grey’s and Real Housewives. It’s so necessary to close the door and zone sometimes!

    Those mashed potatoes look great. (I think all I ever do is comment on the carb elements of bloggers’ meals. Starch addict much?)

  • Rose February 16, 2009, 7:40 pm

    Long days take time getting used to – that is for sure. My schedule changed in January, and it’s still taking its toll on me. Don’t worry – you’ll get in the swing before you know it šŸ™‚

  • just me February 16, 2009, 7:41 pm

    hahhaa…i agree w/ meghann..the pic of kristien in the background made me laugh. hehe.

    glad you made it through today!

  • Nutritious is Delicious February 16, 2009, 7:42 pm

    Enjoy your TV girl! haha …..and relax after that longgg shift!

  • Jen February 16, 2009, 7:44 pm

    Hmmm, I wonder if I could be convinced to get a TV in my bedroom…I can definitely see the upside to being able to watch whatever I want…without the boy yelling at the TV, which he does whenever he disagrees with someone, doesn’t like what they’re wearing, etc.

  • Mica February 16, 2009, 7:44 pm

    I second Meghann’s comment. The husband looks so funny behind the sauce bottle.

    Speaking of which, I have to try some of that. I LOOOOVE barbeque!

  • Kimberly February 16, 2009, 7:50 pm

    Yay! Control of your own TV is the key to any successful relationship šŸ˜‰ Your comment about never speaking again reminded me of this: http://www.someecards.com/upload/farewell/i_got_an_hdtv.html

  • Mrs. LC February 16, 2009, 8:13 pm

    Love Law & Order! šŸ™‚

    If my boss has her way tomorrow will be a crazy long day for me…like 12 hours IF the board meeting lets out on time…right. My first thought? "When will I exercise or even have the energy to make dinner??".

  • Sharon February 16, 2009, 8:24 pm

    Hi Caitlin!
    Love your dinner- it looks sooooo delicious! Your husband sounds exactly like mine! We have sports on ALL the time! I think I’m going to need to put a tv in our bedroom, too! My husband Just HATES when I watch The Biggest Loser! He’s always complaining that it is too long!

    Btw, congrats on your long run yesterday. You are awesome! You continue to inspire me šŸ™‚

    Have an awesome night!

  • Nicole (anotheronebitesthecrust.wordpress.com) February 16, 2009, 8:31 pm

    Wow, 11 hour days! At least you’ve got the TV to comfort you after the loooong day!

  • Ryan (chasing daylight) February 16, 2009, 8:37 pm

    Is Kristien watching Sports Center in that bbq sauce picture? lol, Point in case I guess!

    I totally agree about the True Delights bars…I think I still have like 3 left because I can’t bring myself to waste my bar eats on them…agh.

  • Sara February 16, 2009, 8:38 pm

    I’ve been against a tv in the bedroom too…but maybe your on to something. My hubby is addicted to Sports Center and ESPN.

  • HangryPants February 16, 2009, 8:59 pm

    Congratulations on the television. May you watch many TV marathons in peace with the pups.

  • ChickPea February 16, 2009, 10:40 pm

    What does the ingredients list look like on Country Bob’s. I am in the market for some BBQ sauce, but they all have HFCS!

  • Sarah (lovINmytummy) February 16, 2009, 11:38 pm

    We just put a TV in our bedroom too…now I just need hubs to hook up the damn digital converter box! This may change my life as well!

  • sarah February 17, 2009, 3:20 am

    what is it with men and SportsCenter? i don’t get it. i am happy we don’t have a tv (get by with watching shows online + netflix!).

    any chance you would enjoy some morning workouts? like you i hate dragging myself to the gym after a long day.

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point February 17, 2009, 4:34 am

    everyone – yes, i took that picture with the husband in the background to prove he watches sports all the time. šŸ™‚ well, a lot.

    kristie lynn – hahah yes! GO PITT!

    kimberly – i love someecards!

    sharon – hiiii!!! when you are going to start your blog?!?!?

    chickpea – it has HFCS in it but the ingredient list is otherwise OK. the only BBQ sauce i have seen without HFCS is Anne’s Organic BBQ Sauce.

    sarah – morning works out just dont work for me. i have to start work at 7 AM. its dark outside and i can’t run safely. šŸ™ plus i need sleep!

  • Aimee February 17, 2009, 7:46 am

    Love the Pitt shirt !!! Yeah for a win against UCONN!!

  • Brandi February 17, 2009, 8:54 am

    I need to try this bbq sauce!

    nice tv, too šŸ™‚

    we don’t have one in the bedroom, and my husband is probably happy about that. I like to fall asleep with it on and he hates that.

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