This is one of those mornings where sliding back in bed and staying under the covers with my boyfriend, Mr Darcy, seems like a really good idea.
I mean, who doesn’t love a man who likes his woman to read, amirite, Ladies??
Who says girls in glasses and fuzzy socks aren’t sexy? A fuzzy sock could be very sexy running up a man’s leg!
Ok, that might be a stretch. (If it’s from across the table…BOOM!)
Anywhoooo, mind out of the gutter ladies (and gents who want to be romanced by Mr Darcy…)
I have lost control of my brain. I got precisely 3 hours of sleep and it’s like I’m living inside a coffee fueled LSD trip, and I didn’t even have to purchase or consume the LSD!! I can’t decide if that’s a win or not. If I start seeing pandas running around town giving out free hugs, I’ll call it a win.
My goal for December is to *try* to get the necessary 6-8 hours a night. Granted, I’m an actor who works REALLY odd hours, and I have those children of mine who seem to have an internal clock set to “GOOD JEEBUS IT’S EARLY!!” But I am going to try.
I need to be firing on all cylinders to make the best choices I can. If I’m not sleeping, there’s a good chance you’ll find me at 1 am with Honey Maid graham crackers and coffee, reading the NYT book review and buying pizza ovens off of QVC. (It will make the crust super crusty!!)
Beyond that, I’m starting to get a serious case of “Mommy Guilt” over the sheer number of times I hear myself saying “not now, sugar, Mama’s exhausted.” That’s simply uncool. My kids deserve the full-steam Mama. The homemade waffles and championship tag player, Mom. –You think I let them win? Pshhh, being a gracious loser is an important skill. Besides, they ALWAYS win at Duck, Duck, Goose! I just never see it coming. Flamingos are more my style. And who wants a goose to chase them, anyways? Have you ever been chased by a goose? I have. It’s terrifying. Although, better a goose than a moose..(though a moose once bit my sister!-name the quote and get a cookie)
I was trying to get off the Ambien train, but it appears as though I am going to have to ride that train all the way to the station. Otherwise, my ADHD addled brain just won’t STFU. For some reason, everything I’ve ever needed to do in the history of my life comes roaring back to me as soon as my head hits the pillow. I’ll just remind myself that what happens when you’re on Ambien, you’ll have absolutely no recollection of, but will inevitably be reminded of and laughed at for ages to come.
Last night, when my head hit the pillow, I remembered I never posted that mug cake recipe I promised. Well, my loss is your gain, you scamps!!
Chocolate Banana Protein Mug Cake (of your dreams!)
I know what you’re thinking, “That was baked in a mug?” Yes, and then I cut it up and plated it pretty and ATE IT IN MY FACE.
Chocolate Banana Protein Mug Cake
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Keywords: microwave appetizer bread condiment dessert vegetarian
Ingredients (1 cake!)
- 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
- 1/2 mashed ripe banana
- 2 tbsp egg whites
- 1 tbsp full fat plain or vanilla yogurt
- 1 pinch baking powder
- 2-3 tbsp vanilla or chocolate coconut or almond or soy milk.
spray a BIG coffee mug with cooking spray
mix all of the ingredients and pour into the mug
microwave for 2 minutes