A blog about my life, fitness and fun! (...and maybe a few cat pictures...)

A blog about my life, fitness and fun! (...and maybe a few cat pictures...)

Sunday, October 8, 2017

I eat a ton during the school year!


It didn't take me long to realize that I eat A LOT during the school year... much more than I eat during the summer! The reasons aren't hard to figure out. My days are longer and I am way more active during the school year. I am standing and moving most of the day. Believe me, I sit when I can, but I am up and down all the time.

I try to keep healthy snacks at school. Peanut butter filled pretzels and protein bars are always in my cabinets. I also keep Greek yogurt and frozen strawberries in the fridge, but normally I don't have time to eat those because the faculty room is so far away.

Fruit has been expensive lately, but when I can, I keep apples and bananas in my classroom. Yes, I occasionally eat in front of the students because some days, I teach from 11:55-3:15 straight. There is not a moment without a class in my room, so if I get super hungry... well, I just have to eat something in front of them!

Teachers: Do you ever have to eat in front of your students?
Do you eat more during a certain time of year?

8 comments:

  1. I do not eat in front of my students but I have free moments throughout the day to have a snack. I would think that I eat less during the school year because my days are more structured where as during the summer they are not. But then again I can't remember eating that much in the summer and I know some of the snacks I have during and after school are not that healthy!

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    1. Yeah I think I used to eat less due to the structure but for some reason, I'm just moving around so much this year and need some more calories.

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  2. I eat more than normal on vacation :)
    And on days when I am very stressed :(

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    1. I don't eat more on vacation but I eat WORSE!

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  3. It makes sense that you want to eat more since you are up and moving :) I've been trying to make sure if I eat anything between meals it has protein just to see if cut a few calories that way. I eat a hard boiled egg or a small handful of pumpkin seeds to see if I feel more satisfied for awhile :)

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  4. I noticed last year that our PTO brings in random food snacks for teachers, like the one year they brought them a box of soft pretzels, and another time donuts. Does your PTO bring in random food ?

    I eat most in the mornings at work, oatmeal, yogurt, coffee, cookies, pastries. When I'm at home, I just have breakfast and don't spend more than 30 minute eating it. At the office is all morning, non stop!

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    1. Yes they do! Sometimes it's for a specific occasion, like during conferences or teacher appreciation week. But sometimes we will find a chocolate bar in our mailbox just because! It is really nice of them to do that. Oh, sometimes they will put a basket of Kcups in the faculty lounge too. :)

      Mmmm reading about all of your bfast items is not helping my hunger. Unfortunately, there is a bag of baby carrots in the fridge I'm supposed to eat. :(

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