Last night I went to a little festival with some friends. It was in the parking lot of a bar and had some bands and stuff. Some beers were consumed. After said beers, at about midnight, I felt the need to eat a bunch of hummus. Why do I do this? I hate the drunk munchies (aka drunchies). I had already had dinner several hours earlier. Granted, I had an appetizer as my dinner, but still. It’s hard because I work so hard to eat well and work out and then I cancel it out with beer and late night food. Now, I know hummus is much more healthy than a lot of food that people crave when they’ve been drinking, but the point is that I didn’t need it! I didn’t need the beer either.
Some of my friends are still big partiers and when I hang out with them, I tend to drink more than I normally would. It just seems like that’s all anyone wants to do on a weekend night – go to a bar. I know this sounds stupid, but what other things can my friends and I do? Go to the movies? I know I could go to the bars and not drink, but well, that’s just not going to happen. So it’s either I go out and drink and then feel extremely guilty about it or I stay home and am bored by myself. What about you guys? Do your friends still like to drink like they’re in college? (actually, maybe they are in college. I am what one might call an older blogger. Bleh.)
I feel fine today. Nothing bad happened besides eating a large portion of hummus in the middle of the night. I just am annoyed at myself. I feel like I’m over that phase in my life but since a lot of my friends aren’t, I still participate. If that makes any sense.
It’s another rainy day here in Atlanta. Not flood-like fortunately. Staying inside makes me want to bake sometimes and I thought this would be the perfect day to try out Angie’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. She said that they were muffin-like in texture so I decided to just go ahead and make them into muffins. Mine make 12 muffins, so the calorie count is a little bit higher than what she posted. I could figure it out, but math on a Saturday, nah.
These babies were good. Sometimes when I make muffins, they taste a little too healthy. These were definitely decadent and dessert like. Great recipe, Angie!
Not much else going on in the casa de In My Tummy. I need to go to the gym at some point today. I stopped by the running store on my way home last night and treated myself to some new shoes. It’d been a while and I thought I could use them. I stuck with the same brand that I had last time – Brooks. These are just the later model.
Tomorrow I’ll be able to test them out on a run. I’m supposed to do 7 miles. I am really hoping that it doesn’t rain. 7 miles on the treadmill is torture!