[what I ate.] 31. December 2018 – 6 January 2019

31. December

Kinakomochi cookie. Was yummy.

A poppyseed roll.

Chicken pasta.

New Year’s Eve dinner with Anna and her mom: roast meat and vegetables, sausages, cheese, salads, pie…

And a sweet pastry for dessert.

1. January

Rice with tuna, wakame salad, garlic sprouts and mayonnaise.

Flatbread with a fried egg, tuna and cheese.

2. January

Beef patty with rice and some salad.

Chicken nuggets with salad and mayonnaise.

3. January

Butterfish with mashed potatoes and carrots.

Solyanka.

Cheese pastry, French fries, baked chicken and broccoli with mayonnaise.

4. January

Reindeer shaped chocolates.

Rice with tuna and wakame.

Beer and fries.

Cookies. Super delicious!

Pizza.

5. January

Coffee, cocoa pudding.

More coffee, pizza.

6. January

Buckwheat porridge with tuna.

Vitamin water and a Geisha chocolate wafer.

Mini tosca cakes.

Japanese style tofu curry with rice.

Exploding Kittens… 21. April 2018

 Fried eggs and broccolini.

 Coffee and a grilled sandwich with ham, cheese and tomato.

Kadi and Kerttu were over and we had some fun by assembling Japanese DIY candy kits. I’m glad I was feeling healthy again, because it would have been such a bummer to cancel the event. After the candy we played Exploding Kittens, a card game, for a while and it was very fun 😀

 This one was a cute one 😀 We pushed some soft candy into molds and made some adorable candy veggies. They tasted good too.

 Foam candies with nonpareils and chocolate sauce. The green one was melon flavoured and the pink one was cherry. These flavours were one of the best ones out of different ones I’ve tried so far with this type of kit.

 Foamy ice cream in a cone. This one was very bad, it tasted like baking soda and cardboard.

 A gummy skull from Kerttu.

 Some watermelon.

 Adorable and yummy chocolates we made with another kit 😀

 Dinner was mixed rice with enoki mushroom and broccolini miso soup.

 Forest berry juice and a lemon-white chocolate cookie and a pecan cookie that Kerttu provided for dessert.

Vet… 1. February 2018

 Quinoa cereal with milk.

 Boiled egg, rye bread with butter and ham.

 Tomato and red rice soup with sour cream. Also drank some kombucha.

 Okinawa style brown cane sugar flavoured potato sticks. Shared wit boyfriend, they tasted okay.

My poor kitties have been to the vet several times for the past two weeks for a check-up and some procedures.

Loki had surgery on the left side of his neck and behind his ear. He had a strange lump on his neck that seemed to be growing over the years. We did try to get a sample from the growth some time ago to determine what it was, but failed, so the doctor decided that the best option was to remove it just in case. During the surgery it turned out that there were altogether three strange lumps on his neck, plus a tumour behind his ear D: Poor Chernobyl kitty! The growths and the tumour were sent in for further analysis.

He was groggy for the first couple of days but seems to be doing better now already. He managed to scratch open the stitches behind his ear at some point though, so we had to take him back in. This time they clamped the wound shut with metal clasps D: He is the Terminator kitty now. Anyway, he is healing now as well.

Kohuke needed her first vaccines and then she got sterilised. No kitty babies for her. There are way too many unwanted kitties out there already, her having been one of them at some point, considering she was thrown out of a car to a farm yard. She is doing fine already, recovering quick and being her usual little rascal.

Totoro went in for a check-up, because she has licked away so much fur from her legs and tummy. The doctor got a blood test done for ailments that could cause this, but all was clear. We would need to send in a urine sample, but that is just mission impossible… we have her locked up for the second day in a row in the bathroom with the special kitty litter and a bowl of water, but she just refuses to go and pee D:

If we manage to get a pee sample and nothing wrong is found with it, then it’s either a) the food she is eating or b) stress. In any case, I hope we will figure out the cause, because SHE UGLY right now and of course, I don’t want my sweet cat to be in distress in general.

Rough times… 31. January 2018

 Oatmeal porridge with apple-lingonberry jam and a cup of coffee.

 Olive oil chocolates. These were nice with black coffee. Shared them with the boyfriend.

 Tomato and red rice soup with sour cream, rye bread with ham.

 Onigiri senbei. These were super delicious, I wish the bag was bigger. Shared with boyfriend.

The night was rough. I didn’t sleep very well as on top of my cold symptoms I got a terrible stomach ache and had to run to the toilet quite often. I guess it must have been something that we ate the previous day as my boyfriend suffered the same. Perhaps the curry we had for dinner had gone off :/ Thankfully we recovered from the extra torture during the day.

Two days off work… 8-9. June 2017

8. June

 Chicken heart-sorrel soup with sour cream

 True Spirit sea salt potato chips

 Coffee, hazelnuts in milk chocolate

 Red rice with tuna-tomato sauce and some marinated cucumber-carrot salad

9. June

 Fried eggs with tuna-tomato sauce and some marinated cucumber-carrot salad

 Milka Choco Jaffa orange jelly cookies

 Potato and barley curry with sour cream

I had two days off work, so I did some errand running in town, dyed my hair green, prepared some water kimchi and started on my first sourdough starter. I’d say that it was a productive two days despite me failing to get the apartment clean. Oh well, dust bunny and kitty litter free floors are overrated anyway.

Also, I have lost 6kg! 😀 So hyped!
About 7 more kg to go now 😦

Can I get weekend to rest from my weekend?… 10-12. March 2017

10. March, Friday

 A quark pastry and a cup of coffee

 Mashed potatoes and a grilled chicken leg

 A pita wrap with pork, some French fries and apple juice @ Pitas

 Pitas had this funny drawing on their wall 😀

We attended a Bodybalance class in the evening with my boyfriend and tried out a Greek fast food place for dinner. The food was decent for a quick meal 😀 Then we went to see “Logan,” which was a fantastic movie. It was really sad though, but I still liked it a lot.

11. March, Saturday

 Coffee, rice with tuna and furikake, a tangerine on the train

A latte @ Krempel

 Porridge with bacon and herb butter @ Krempel

 A pancake with minced meat, mushrooms and cheese + cranberry juice @ Ruunipizza

 Dinner at the Puri household: salad, red rice, baked Atlantic sturgeon, some nachos with dip.

 Strawberry cake

We took an early train to Tartu where we met up with Ly and her kids. They had a BMX race happening during the weekend and my boyfriend agreed to go and take photos of the event for her. I had zero patience for the event, so I headed out to town on my own. However, before I did that, Ly gave us her car and we went to some bike shop, so bf could try on some helmets. When we returned to the event venue, boyfriend back the car into a tree while parking, so the rear window of the car exploded. It was super scary, but luckily neither one of us was injured…. just the car.

Anyway, I left my boyfriend at the race venue and headed to the city center. I ended up walking around 15 km and most of the walking was done, because I couldn’t find a café to sit down for ages xD People in Tartu sure love their Saturday morning cafés xD So I ended up walking a lot in-between sitting in two different cafés and reading a book. I’d say it was a good day really.

We spent the evening in Kiuma where we had an awesome dinner.

12. March, Sunday

 A galette with chicken, cheese and avocado and a latte @ Crepp

 Coffee @ SÄDE

 Chocolate covered doughnuts on the train on our way home 😀

 Some carrots

 Boiled khinkali with sour cream and some salad

Sunday was a chill day on my own again. Bf went to the race venue with Ly again and I walked around Tartu, did some shopping (got some doughnuts for the ride home and found an Avengers blanket xD), had coffee and read a book in some cafés and visited the Tartu Toy Museum which was simply awesome. I didn’t mind hanging out on my own at all, it was kind of relaxing actually and I enjoyed visiting new cafés in Tartu 😀 My feet hurt from all the walking I did xD

In the evening, we took the train again back home to Tallinn. Boyfriend managed to catch a cold or some bug during the weekend, so I am hoping to avoid catching whatever he has :s