Breakfast

One More Try

Y’all, I’m so sorry. I should have been more descriptive when I told you who won the Magic Bullet Giveaway last night. This contest was run a little differently than how I normally do things because I wasn’t picking the winners, the company was. So that being the case, let’s go through this again and I apologize.

The winners are:

Comment #66 Therese

Comment #128 Brandi

Comment #23 Kelly

Comment #56 Rhea

Sorry!!! Can the winners please send me one more email with their mailing address today? I hate how confusing this has become.

Anyways, breakfast!

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All I wanted was COLD cereal this morning so I finished off the box of the TJ’s protein cereal + some H2H + a small banana and the rest of the 2% milk that I bought for my puddin’ yesterday.
I’ve also drank about nine cups of this:

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And I’m happy to say I’m feeling much better today! Still congested but so much better than yesterday.
Good thing, because this is what I have to deal with:

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I hate moving. How in the world did I move to California with just two suitcases and now eight months later I have enough stuff to fill a large u-haul?
Pray for my sanity.

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55 Comments

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    Cynthia (It All Changes)
    May 11, 2010 at 8:16 am

    You had to have something to put in the apartment so you did what any girl does and went shopping ๐Ÿ™‚

    Glad you are starting to feel better.

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    Suzanne de Cornelia
    May 11, 2010 at 8:16 am

    Wow, that’s ironic. I’m moving this AM, too. Dexter looks cool.

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    Staceyhttp://stacey-healthylife.blogspot.com/
    May 11, 2010 at 8:18 am

    Good luck moving, it doesn’t look like you have that much to pack. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Diana
    May 11, 2010 at 8:18 am

    Glad you’re feeling better. Good luck with the moving, it’s definitely hard work!

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    jenny (green food diaries)
    May 11, 2010 at 8:20 am

    good luck with the moving! i always need all the luck i can get…

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    M(a different M than the other M!!)
    May 11, 2010 at 8:21 am

    Hi Jenna!

    Best of luck with your move. Would love to see some pics of your new pad ….hope you will give us all a “tour” once settled in.(I have this weird fixation with apartments…I love seeing pics of them.Possibly from all my apartment hunting woes….at least now I have a lovely old Victorian flat with a balcony although a but pricey!)

    Wishing you lots of happy times in this next apartment ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Morgan @ Life After Bagels
    May 11, 2010 at 8:23 am

    somehow my tiny little toronto apartment is filled with enough stuff to pack a transport truck . . . but good luck with your move!

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    Steph-exercise physiologist and artist
    May 11, 2010 at 8:30 am

    What is so funny to me about your picture is that my apartment looks ten times worse than that and I have not been sick or traveling!!
    I have a huge battle in my head every night “do I clean or do I paint?” b/c I actually make money from painting and have deadlines I opt to paint but I think it is getting out of control.

    I started my blog to try to help myself “stay on track” b/c my nutrition and fitness were suffering b/c of my painting now it seems my cleaning/laundry is suffering! ahhhh how to fit it all in is the real question!!

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    Lisa
    May 11, 2010 at 8:30 am

    Your kitty looks mad at all the chaos. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Daisy
    May 11, 2010 at 8:31 am

    best of luck! moving always has us questioning our sanity. cant wait to see the new place!

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    Tracey
    May 11, 2010 at 8:34 am

    I’m always amazed at how fast I accumlate stuff. This is actually something I’m working on in 2010, trying to reduce the amount of “stuff” I have.

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    Ameena
    May 11, 2010 at 8:39 am

    I hate moving!! Good luck today.

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    Beth @ Beth's Journey to Thin
    May 11, 2010 at 8:46 am

    I looove Yogi teas! They were on sale last week at Target so I picked some up.

    I also hate moving, but I don’t think that makes me very unique!

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    Coco @ Opera Girl Cooks
    May 11, 2010 at 8:49 am

    Glad you’re feeling better! Yogi teas are the best, ey? I think my favorite is the Egyptian Licorice. So great for a sore throat, especially with a shot of honey.

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    Erin (Travel, Eat, Repeat)
    May 11, 2010 at 8:49 am

    I totally know the feeling–I moved to Korea with two suitcases and ended up shipping three boxes back to the US, plus an extra backpack I got to schlep everything home. Now I’m moving *again* and trying to minimize!

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    Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg
    May 11, 2010 at 8:53 am

    Good luck moving! I just tried some cereal from the Yogi comapny, and it was really good! Pick up a box if you see it!

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    Heather (Heather's Dish)
    May 11, 2010 at 8:58 am

    consider your sanity prayed for…but at least you don’t have to move a TON of furniture too! and just think about how great your new place will be ๐Ÿ™‚

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    kelsey@snackingsquirrel.com
    May 11, 2010 at 8:58 am

    LOL! good luck girlie!!!

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    Claire
    May 11, 2010 at 8:58 am

    Love the yogi teas and the messages on each tea bag don’t hurt either… good luck with the move! hopefully you feel 100% soon.

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    Kristin (Cook, Bake and Nibble)
    May 11, 2010 at 9:11 am

    I hear ya, I accumulate a RIDICULOUS amount of stuff, haha!!

    xo
    K

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    Liz
    May 11, 2010 at 9:13 am

    I feel your pain with the moving stuff! I am moving out of my dorm today and not only did my belongings seem to multiply on their own but it is also raining. This is going to be fun. haha

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    jen trinque @ recipes for creativity
    May 11, 2010 at 9:20 am

    How does Dexter do with moves? Obviously pretty well, since I think he’s moved as much as you have the last couple of years.

    I’m almost finished with American Wife! Less than 40 pages now (pesky job)!

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    Freya @ Brit Chick Runs
    May 11, 2010 at 9:26 am

    Haha I love how stuff accumulates – when I moved into my first uni accomodation, I had a car’s worth – 6 weeks later, I needed a 4 x 4!!

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    Lindsay @ Summit Sandwiches
    May 11, 2010 at 9:30 am

    Good luck Jenna! Moving sucks, doesn’t it? I always having to do it every year in college….I’m going to be moving across the country within the next two months, and I’m already dreading the packing part of it! Such a pain in the booty…

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    Sana
    May 11, 2010 at 9:30 am

    Good luck with the move :)!

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    RhodeyGirl
    May 11, 2010 at 9:31 am

    I can relate. I went to Italy with 1 suitcase and came home 8 months later with 2 suitcases over the weight limit, a 150 lb box of books and gifts, and countless items left behind.

    It is amazing how easy it is to accumulate so much STUFF!

    Good luck packing up and moving!!!!!!

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    eatmovelove
    May 11, 2010 at 9:36 am

    Moving sucks…and I may be going that route myself…I shouldn’t let it cause me stress and look at it differently – but it’s expensive to move and time-consuming and hard on your own. Good luck! and congrats to those winners.

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    Tracey @ I'm Not Superhuman
    May 11, 2010 at 9:37 am

    Moving can make any sane person go nuts. I feel overwhelmed for you. And ya know what? I just grows every time you move. Just when you thought you had nothing more to keep. It’s insane. Good luck!!

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    Sarah
    May 11, 2010 at 9:40 am

    Didn’t you fill your car with stuff and had it sent to Cali when you moved? Maybe you are only remembering the suitcases you physically brought with you on the plane. In that case, you haven’t accumulated that much.

    Are you planning on getting furniture at the new place?

    I am moving back home this summer. I have been living overseas for 5 years. Other than clothes the only things I own here are a scooter and a TV. Both of which I’m going to sell. I’m still dreading packing up 5 years of my life into two suitcases. Good luck to you with your packing. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Maria @ A Healthier Maria
    May 11, 2010 at 9:47 am

    You moved with just two suitcases?? My respect for you just quadrupled! I seriously think moving is THE single most horrible thing on this planet (maybe a little exaggeration there), so good luck! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    maggie
    May 11, 2010 at 10:14 am

    Hey jenna, can we get an update on your training?? the race is coming up soon, right?
    best of luck with moving! and having a disposal is such a luxury that we often times don’t notice, until we no longer have one. so i am sure that will be great!

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    Jennu
    May 11, 2010 at 10:18 am

    Isn’t it funny how stuff creeps up and accumulates!?! Good luck moving!

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    Ellen
    May 11, 2010 at 10:20 am

    I just wanted to share this article, which talks about a recent study on eating a vegetarian diet, in regards to your Organics article.

    http://www.grist.org/article/Industrial-meat-comes-with-antibiotics-and-endocrine-disruptors

    The chemicals, hormones, antibiotics, etc. go straight from the food into our bodies. This is especially true for animal products. It’s pretty scary stuff, really. You are what you eat.

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    Camille
    May 11, 2010 at 10:30 am

    Hope you’re not moving too far at least!
    Don’t forget to pack the kitty ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Callina
    May 11, 2010 at 10:46 am

    I’m probably one of those weirdos who actually likes moving. I think it can be kind of exciting…I always look forward to setting up my stuff in the new place and discovering my new neighborhood. It’s sort of refreshing for me, like a clean slate. But I’m also one of those weirdos who likes change. And I also love getting rid of stuff so when I move it’s an excuse to purge. Of course the actual packing and hauling parts aren’t my favorite…

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    Salah@myhealthiestlifestyle
    May 11, 2010 at 11:08 am

    Haha thats how I am now with moving…I used to be able to get evrything in my little honda civic and now i have to use a UHaul as well

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    Salah@myhealthiestlifestyle
    May 11, 2010 at 11:09 am

    Haha thats how I am now with moving…I used to be able to get evrything in my little honda civic and now i have to use a UHaul as well

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    Kelly @ Healthy Living With Kelly
    May 11, 2010 at 11:16 am

    I know I have said this like a 1000 times all ready but I love that wood floor!

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    Kellie
    May 11, 2010 at 11:27 am

    I love your cat. He seems pretty relaxed sitting there in the middle of the room. Too cute.

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    Samantha @ Food Edu
    May 11, 2010 at 11:36 am

    It always takes moving to realize how much “stuff” I accumulate! It just makes me digusted too, when I end up donating or throwing out a ton of stuff. All the “stuff” represents my hard earned money! I like the pictures of your cat–they always make me smile.

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    runnerforever
    May 11, 2010 at 12:12 pm

    The TJ protein cereal looks like a mix of different cereals, how cool. It would be fun if Kashi would mix some of their cereals!

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    liane
    May 11, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    I think I’ve moved approximately the same amount of times you have this past year, and right now, I’m living out of two suitcases. but somehow, in the past month I’ve accumulated two more boxes worth of stuff.
    It multiplies at night. I am sure of it!

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    Sarah (Oc2Seattle)
    May 11, 2010 at 12:23 pm

    Good luck with the move – if packing gets overwhelming, just remember – Garbage Disposal ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Sarah for Real
    May 11, 2010 at 12:51 pm

    Good luck! I personally love moving, it’s so cleansing and exciting, but the actual physical move part can be draining.

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    allison @ livingoneday
    May 11, 2010 at 1:05 pm

    oh man, i accumulate stuff like no one’s business. i actually LOVE moving because it forces me to purge! glad to hear you’ve kicked the cold!!

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    Helen
    May 11, 2010 at 1:50 pm

    Glad you’re feeling better. You’ll need your strength to pack! I really HATE packing!

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    Ilana
    May 11, 2010 at 2:04 pm

    Is it just the picture, or is Dexter a ginormous cat?

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    Katharine
    May 11, 2010 at 2:13 pm

    Yay for feeling better! And good luck with the move – the packing part is the worst. The unpacking can be kind of fun! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Lauren @ louisianagrown
    May 11, 2010 at 2:16 pm

    Shoot! At least you never really got furniture. That would be a PAIN to haul!

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    Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down)
    May 11, 2010 at 2:32 pm

    I can’t get over how big your kittty has gotten…I remember when you posted pictures of him when he was so much smaller. What a cutie! ๐Ÿ˜€

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    Annie@stronghealthyfit
    May 11, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    Good luck with moving Jenna!

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    Jessica @ The Process of Healing
    May 11, 2010 at 3:37 pm

    Oooo good luck!

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    Alex
    May 11, 2010 at 4:17 pm

    Moving is by far my least favorite thing in the world. I’ll be packing my bags in July and am already dreading it.

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    Diana @ frontyardfoodie
    May 11, 2010 at 4:43 pm

    haha, stuff accumulates! Although, might be a good idea to clear out any clutter.

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    Jil
    May 11, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    Glad you’re feeling better! Seriously – it’s crazy how quickly stuff accumulates!

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    Amanda
    May 11, 2010 at 9:42 pm

    Yogi tea to the rescue!

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