Are you guys familiar with Sam Tsui or Christina Grimmie?
I was rocking out to this while doing pharmacology quizzing today. I'm pretty sure between the head bobbing, pencil drumming, and serious high side-ponytail study hair, I looked like a crazy. Then again, everyone starts to look a little crazy the day before tests.
I like it way better than the original version, which is saying a lot, because I liked the song to begin with.
And now, I want to talk about food monotony. I present...a link to Sunday's food. Because I've eaten precisely the same thing for the past three days, snacks included (with one exception, see below). I'm not really sure how I feel about this food repetition, but it does happen, often.
On the one hand, it keeps me from being preoccupied with meals when I'm studying. I mean, that's kind of the point of making meals to have as leftovers later. On the other side, I really like food planning/cooking as a study break and relaxing activity. I also find that if there's too much food monotony, no matter how delicious, I go crazy on a box of cereal or something - out of boredom.
Knowing this (and having finished my Carrot Cake Pancakes yesterday) I made a little variation on my usual breakfast theme this morning.
Chocolate Blackberry Oats
Chocolate Mocha Ghirardelli Powder + Trader Joe's Blackberry Jam in quick oats. It was like the flavored hot chocolates I used to love as a kid. The next time I have raspberry jam, I think it would be even better. It was perfect brain fuel for my long day.
Study Day recaps:
5 am: Wake up, strength workout, shower
6:15 am - 7 am: Boards prep. 30 practice questions, 10 review questions. Pack food, eat breakfast.
7:15 am - 9:00 pm: Move into the school and try not to hate my life.
10 pm: sleep.
The same. Except a 5.5 mile run instead of the strength workout.
Tomorrow, tests finally start. I would love to do well, but mostly I just want them over. Then again, the days right before are the worst. No fun at all. Well, except for my awesome music choices.
Do you guys get food-monotony-boredom? How do you avoid it?