Monday, March 22, 2010

Menu Plan Monday- Week of March 22, 2010

Well, I'm officially coming out of recovery... After being admitted to the hospital two weeks ago, I finally feel like I am myself again. For those of you who didn't know, I had Shingles, and then I gave myself Viral Meningitis...yup, you give it to yourself from stress and having Chicken Pox as a child...go figure.

I took a break from all blogging, and am now seriously evaluating any and all activities I do besides taking care of my family.

That being said, I am no longer stressing about having a meal plan every week...although, it does help me with the flow and organization of things, I am no longer "requiring" my brain to accomplish it.

For a while now, I have been experiencing what I call "Adrenal Insanity." If one of my children falls( more like trips over shoe), my adrenaline starts rushing through my body. If I am trying to take a nap, and briefly fall asleep, my adrenaline wakes me up and starts to flow like crazy through my body. If I am in the passenger seat with my husband while he is driving, the adrenaline is flowing from the moment we leave the driveway until our destination (although, this may actually be a true need for adrenaline:) . So what does this mean? I am seriously the max!

Before I got sick, we had many obligations at church, many groups we were a part of, stresses with finances, not to mention two children 3 and under. I am coming to realize that my body is wired very differently from my husbands. I react...he does not.

I am going to be making many changes with the groups I am involved in, after all, a good leader is excellent at delegating, right?

Ok, now that you are caught up with my life, and I was given the chance to vent for a little while, here is my menu plan for the week...

Hot Quinoa Breakfast Cereal, Eggs and Toast, Pancakes

Leftovers, Chicken Salad Sandwiches,

Snacks: Veggies and Smoothies


Monday: Happy Birthday April!!! Dinner will not be made by me :) Gotta love other people's birthdays!

Tuesday: Beef Stew- Leftover from the freezer

Wednesday: Sweet and Sour Chicken, Broccoli and Rice

Chicken Fajita's served with Sauteed Red Peppers and Onions from Produce Share

Black Bean Veggie Burgers with Salad and Baked Potatoes

Saturday: French Leek and Ham Shepherd's Pie

Toscana Soup except I will be using Chard instead of Kale


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1 comment:

  1. so glad you are recovered! been thinking of you often, and praying for a speedy recovery!! thanks for being vulnerable on your blog-- it is helpful to know how to pray for you further. you are an awesome wife and mommy, and you def. deserve a 'release' from any and all pressure to meal plan, or anything else that might burden you or cause you to be anxious. one day at a time, right?
    blessings to you, and your precious family!