“I don’t feel good” has been the slogan around here lately. My sickness this week has been followed by Christopher having an upset stomach for the past 24 hours. I spent most of the day moping around with a headache. We have not been a cheerful lot today… well, the dogs have, but they are always happy.
I actually seriously considered quitting twice today. Trying to do everything that we do with such a change in diet has been a challenge. On top of not feeling well and running on less fuel, I am trying to keep up with everything I need to stay on top of at work (grades are due Monday and I have been frantically working all day to get caught up), trying to figure out what we can afford to eat, and just dealing with the everyday stresses of life has been difficult.
Adding this to the fact that we only have a couple of days left does not make it easier. When we started, I looked forward to meals because even if it was not much, it was new and an adventure. Now I get annoyed trying to decide what we should have. Even writing about it seems like a chore many days. I feel like I have nothing new or insightful to say. I have moved away from thoughtful and on to whiny. I am even whining about that.
We had ramen noodles today. It was hard to find something ready to eat, so we took the lazy way out. As usual with ramen, it seems like a good idea for a meal, and I might have even enjoyed it while I ate , but afterwards I wished I had eaten something else. Despite the fact that I was longing for it earlier, I now realize that we have been lucky to avoid it. It is filling, but it has very little nutritional value, and too much salt.
Three days left,
Breakfast: 1 Waffle – $0.20, 2 TBSP syrup – $0.08
Lunch: 1 package Oriental Flavored Ramen Noodles – $0.17
Dinner: Wheat Gluten cutlets w/ Gravy – $0.31, Steamed White Rice – $0.05, 1 slice of homemade bread – $0.10, 1 TBSP margarine $0.06
Christopher Total: $0.97
Kerri Total: $0.97
Donation Total: $717
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