Day 1 of week 2.... and yes, I am STILL alive!
Today I spent the day listening to Alex Dunn discuss Smart Inclusion: Mainstream (iPad, SMART Technology) and Assistive Technology as a Part of a Universal Design for Learning Toolkit. Quite honestly I was a little disappointed. The first half of the morning I felt was pushing inclusion, I work in a strictly inclusive setting. The afternoon discussed some research, and that sent me right to sleep. I was hoping for some more hands on, examples I could apply to my practice. The speaker was great, she had a lot of passion and a lot of energy. I just wanted more.
Once again I was at a place where food was catered.... unfortunatlelyt I was not in a place where I could make my own meals!! AGH!
The best part of my day... My hubby and I went out to dinner.... ALONE! We didnt have to rush, we could go to a "grown up" restaurant... and we could sit in the bar because we didnt want to wait for the dining room. After some research of menus, I figured The Keg was our best option! It was also absolutely DELICIOUS!!
What I ate Today?
Breakfast - Hotel Buffet - coffee, bacon, scrambled eggs, fruit
Snacks - coffee, fruit
Lunch - lettuce with nothing on it (disgusting)
Dinner - bacon wrapped scallops, creole chicken (with scallops and shrimp) and grilled veggies
Treats - dark chocolate, and plenty of red wine... after all, its date night ;-)
How Do I Feel?
Frustrated with the limited options of food. I suppose I could have ordered a special diet, but I registered for the conference a long time ago and it never crossed my mind. BUT, if I told them I needed a grain free, sugar free, un-processed, dairy free option, I am sure they would have been at a loss of what to feed me. I am not sure if they would even accomodate such a request.
I should have gone to the restaurant in the hotel and ordered something I could eat, but that is a lesson I learned for tomorrow. I was soooooooo hungry by the end of the day!!
My Biggest Challenge?
Despite difficulties with lunch, I find the most challenging thing is the question "what are you going to do when the 30 days are up?" The honest truth is I dont know. I really want to see how I feel at the end of the 30 days. My ultimate goal is to keep it up. I feel good, and 90% of the time it is really not that hard. I had a delicious dinner. I can't guarentee that my meal was 100% by design, I didnt make it myself, but it was pretty close. Protien and veggies. No cooking, and no cleaning up!!!! LOL!!
I'm off to hang out with my favorite guy!