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When It’s Easier Just to Sleep In

Before I get a cup of coffee in, waking up is a challenge. Sometimes it’s a combination of several things. Some of us would rather sleep in more and forgo breakfast so that we can have just a few more battles with the snooze alarm before we admit defeat and get out of bed. I have found that if you make breakfast something to look forward to, you are more likely to eat something to hold you over until your lunch break.

Can you make it healthy? Of course you can. You can eat some yogurt, eggs, nuts, granola, or smoothies. If you didn’t go to the grocery store in a while, but you want to start fitting in a breakfast due to going to the gym more often what can you do?

For me, if I do end up eating breakfast, I like to keep it small. We can choose from a whole bunch of healthy options, but sometimes I need a little bit of comfort food to start my day. I like sweet stuff in the morning so my go to cereal would be any variation of honey bunches of oats, toast with jam, maybe some fruit, and some coffee or tea.

According to Columbia University, it is recommended to eat between 350 and 500 calories for breakfast. If having breakfast is hard for you to eat on a daily basis, don’t fret too much on what you are eating at first, but try to get used to eating something in the morning. I’m a huge hypocrite when it comes to this because I decided to write this post on account of I struggle with wanting for time to sleep at the expense of food. Ironically, I could be tired because of not eating enough for breakfast in the first place. Either way, if anything, try to get something in your body each day for breakfast so that you can have enough energy to last you throughout the day. I’m going to try to do the same. Wish me luck!