Things I Learned Yesterday
1) Sleeping through your alarm is not a good way to start your day,
particularly if it results in you missing the first twenty minutes of astronomy
2) If you are attempting (for the second time) to make healthy cheesecake
pancakes from ”I Breathe, I’m Hungry” (http://www.ibreatheimhungry.com/2012/01/cream-cheese-pancakes.html),
pay attention to your burners! The first time I tried this recipe, I
didn’t have whole eggs, so I just used egg whites…it did not turn out so
well. This time I had the Nutri Bullet with the batter on one burner while
I waited for the skillet to heat. Silly me turned on the wrong burner…the
one with my Nutri Bullet cup! Third time’s a charm?
3) If you are now out of eggs and, thus your planned lunch, do not make
a smoothie instead if you are about to go skate. You will freeze the
4) I am not very versatile in my cooking. I was proud of myself for
trying so many new recipes recently, then I realized 95% of what I cook is some
form of oatmeal, some form of Nutri Bullet smoothie, or some form of pancake
that requires me to blend oatmeal in my Nutri Bullet! I am absolutely obsessed
with baked oatmeal. I’ve had baked oatmeal four days in a row: pumpkin
pie, pumpkin banana, carrot cake, and banana split. I also had key lime
pie overnight oats today. Recipes come from Chocolate Covered Katie (http://chocolatecoveredkatie.com/) and The
Oatmeal Artist (http://www.theoatmealartist.com/).
5) For some reason I thought it was a good idea to start a blog on the day of
craziness! I hope that turns out to be true!
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Hi, I’m Crystal! I love to travel and am currently a graduate student in Scotland. You’ll get all the best tips and insights from my experiences as a former ice-skating coach in Iceland and former study abroad student. Of the 27 countries I have visited, a type 1 diabetes diagnosis has been the strangest land yet. Type 1 has not slowed down my travels and you'll learn how to take type 1 with you on the road! You can connect with me further on Instagram @CrystalChilcott, or send me ideas of where I should travel next via email: email@example.comHappy Travels, Crystal
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