This is true love.
I arrived home super late tonight after spending the first half of my day cleaning out my classroom and the last half at the orthodontist (for 3 hours!). I was so happy to walk in and smell dinner cooking right away. The husband really outdid himself this time:)
He made his and hers Mexican Casseroles by first lining a small glass baking dish with corn tortillas (2 per bowl). He then layered black beans (rinsed and drained), soy cheese, vegetarian refried beans, chopped tomatoes and onions, black beans, green chilis and a garnish of cheese. These were delicious! He baked them at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes…perfection:)
Today was so crazy! I met my mom at my school this morning, so we could pack everything away. They’ve already hired someone new to take over my position, which made me a little sad. What did I expect, though…right??
Per the usual, it ended up being a much more time consuming job than we expected + the air conditioning was not running in my room, so by the time we finished several hours later, we were both famished and exhausted!
I know I’m a dork, but I commissioned my mom to take some pics of me in my room. I spent SO much time there this past year…I just wanted to having something to remember it by!
It looks quite different because a lot of stuff had already been taken down and my desk had been cleared off, but it’ll still remind me of my room! Can you see my “censored” poster in the background. I’d hold it up over the T.V. during sketchy parts of movies – the kids got a pretty big kick out of it:)
And last but not least – there was lots of time spent here.
Anyway, cleaning out my room was the last thing to check off before officially signing off from my school. It was a touch bittersweet leaving for the last time today. Another chapter closed and a new one opened, eh?
Also, a special shout out to my mom for giving up one of her last days of summer to help me out. I needed moral support, and I’m so thankful she was there!
I promise I did eat other stuff besides our little Mexican fiesta tonight – green monster this morning, larabar for a snack, Panera for lunch – but unfortunately I was in such a craze this morning that my eats escaped the camera. And for some reason my lunch pictures turned out dark. Sad!
On our marathon training schedule for today was cross training, so we took it easy by going on a 30 minute, 1.9 mile walk. Nothing too intense, but it felt great to stretch our legs after yesterday’s 6 miler. I’m still so excited about training – I woke up smiling about it first thing this morning!!
I hope you’re all having a great start to the week!
Question for today:
What are you most looking forward to this week? I’m most looking forward to going to the lake on Wednesday and Thursday with my mom and sister. We’re taking a girl’s trip as our last “hoorah” before they go back to school. I’ll be scheduling some posts for those days – maybe the last couple of vacation recaps from Europe (better late than never!) and a spiralizer review!
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