I’m not a breakfast person. I never have been. Waffles are bland without syrup, and I don’t like syrup, so waffles are bland. Cereal is dry without milk, and I’ve detested the taste of milk since I’ve been weaned off the bottle as a baby, so cereal is dry. Bacon. Bacon, however, is delicious. Lunchtime, dinnertime, breakfast time, anytime, bacon will always be delicious. Buuut – bacon can’t be eaten uncooked, and I can’t cook, so I can’t eat bacon. So what it boils down to is: I don’t care much for breakfast, so I don’t eat it.
My first meal is lunchtime during breaks, when I whip out my hastily made sandwich that I pieced together at hyper speed so I wouldn’t miss my bus in the morning. A few hours later, on the train ride home, blood sugar begins to drop as fast as I made that sandwich in the morning. So first thing’s first when I get inside the house. Drop the bag, turn on the heat, turn on the tv, eat everything in sight.
When I came home Thursday afternoon, my mind was set on boiling some water for rotini and heating up some tomato sauce to go with it. Half way through boiling the rotini, I realized I had about a tablespoonful of tomato sauce left, but I had made enough rotini for 10…uh-oh.
Long story short, I ended up making this:
I cut up some Asian-style sausages, popped them in the microwave for about 45 seconds – 1 minute, and served them (to myself) with the rotini. At first I thought the combination might be a little odd-tasting, but it actually turned out pretty good. It’s no gourmet dining, but it’s sure to fill my empty stomach. Plus, microwaving and boiling/heating things in a pot is the extent of my kitchen skills, so this meal fit in perfectly!
And in three days, I will be able to momentarily return to normal eating habits, as I have 5 days off for Thanksgiving Break, which to me means five days of recuperating sleep, five days of drinking coffee, and best of all: five days of not having to hear my alarm go off right when I’m in the middle of REMing, if I even get enough sleep to enter REM state.
I’m going to try to post again before the holidays, but if I can’t, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!