Pregnant Lady or Hobbit? [Second Breakfast]

I’m pregnant. I think.

I wake up ravenous.Yesterday morning I had to be out the door by 6:30 am. So I grabbed a chewy granola bar to take the edge off, telling myself I’d have a tiny, nutritious snack when I got back home around 8 am. Okay, tiny or nutritious. You can’t have it all.

I came home, considered my options, and went for two hard-boiled eggs. I don’t like hard boiled yolk, so it would be just the whites. What is that, like 60 calories total?

Juuuust as I dropped the eggs into the boiling water, I realized that at my current hunger register, two egg whites would hold me over for approximately 45 seconds.

But two poached eggs…now that sounded more amenable my hormone-addled brain.

Snatch eggs from boiling water (with fingers). Add vinegar and salt to boiling water (don’t measure, just pour). Crack eggs into cup and lower into the water, and voila! Poached eggs.

But poached eggs by themselves? How will I sop up the yolk? (Never mind that the yolk was not entirely runny, thanks to the eggs’ brief dip into boiling water back when they were to be hardboiled)

Better add toast…umm, er, make it two pieces, one for each egg.

Mmm…doesn’t the smell of toast always make you want tomatoes? (Probably not…unless you are very British or pregnant with a constant craving for tomatoes.)

Tomatoes, poached egg, and toast. What’s missing? Of course, Parmesan! Finely grated Parmesan – the strangest impulse buy I’ve ever made at Central Market. Yep, sprinkle that on top.

Now that is what I call…SECOND BREAKFAST!

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As I get rounder, I have to wonder…am I going to have a baby? Or is Gandalf going to show up at my door on March 16 and send me off to Mordor?

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5 thoughts on “Pregnant Lady or Hobbit? [Second Breakfast]

  1. Keelah says:

    Bekah!! You can’t just have a granola bar for breakfast!!! It’s totally okay to eat a big, nutritious breakfast whether you’re pregnant or not! You’ll have so much more energy throughout the day, especially when you’re chasing after a little munchkin.

    Just to be safe, though, keep a watchful eye on your feet 🙂

    • bekahmcneel says:

      Haha. Love it. Yes, we are big kashi cereal people usually. But now that I’m pregnant there’s the grain breakfast and the protein breakfast. Breakfast is finally a real meal. Maybe I’ll just keep it up.

  2. OMG, I am not even pregnant and I want this whole breakfast right now.

  3. I’m with Keelah on this one. Also, 2nd breakfast seems to happen on most days for me. As I’m not preggo, I think that makes me Pippin. 🙂

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