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Down to $52

July 16th, 2012 at 06:20 am

After the haircut, I'm down to $52.

I'm making a trip up to Evanston this evening to look at a condo, so a gas purchase is fast approaching. Maybe not tonight, but soon.

I'm leaving right after work, so food might be a problem too. I do have some in the fridge here at work, so if I just remember to eat something before I leave, I'll probably be okay.

Yesterday was another relaxing day. I made some spaghetti sauce -- lots of meat and a little tomato! For my big meal of the day I had whole-grain capellini with the sauce, a cup of cheese soup and a side of creamed spinach. My brunch was Eggs Florentine -- eggs cook on top of spinach and sprinkled with cheese. Both meals were delicious.

My dinner revealed the dark side of low-carb eating, however. Two hot dogs without the bun, and low-carb ice cream!

This morning my co-worker brought in brownies. I had a small one, with a side of strawberries and a stick of cheese. Oh well. Maybe these little cheats will keep me on it for the long term.

5 Responses to “Down to $52”

  1. rob62521 Says:

    Hope the condo works out. Evanston is pretty nice. Your Sunday meals sounded delicious!

  2. snafu Says:

    Too late for today's trip to Evanston but you might like to grill/bake chicken or turkey breast or ham or Summer sausage in chunks when chilled along with chunks of apple . Works well to replace bread which is not part of Kr culture.

  3. snafu Says:

    sorry MacBook is about to die. Trying to say Ssam, Korean style wraps bites of meat + veg or fruit in a lettuce leaf, like a wrap or roll or pouch to replace bread which is not part of Kr culture.

  4. CB in the City Says:

    I had heard about the lettuce wrap idea but had forgotten. Thanks!

  5. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    I like eating my veggie dogs with or without a bun. I can eat more w/o Smile

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