I remember when I used to skip breakfast, or even worse when I was younger, start my morning with a coke and a candy bar from the vending machine at work. It makes me cringe to think of it now. Especially since my diabetes diagnosis, I love a healthy, filling breakfast and that first cup of coffee. The perfect breakfast for me is 1 protein serving and 3 carb servings - 1 egg, 1 piece of toast, 1 serving of fruit and coffee with cream. Sometimes I need to change things up with a bowl of oatmeal or my favorite baked oatmeal with fruit. Especially on a cold winter's morning - there is nothing like a hot bowl of oatmeal with a touch of milk.
Sunday nights are television perfection with the return of Sherlock, now on PBS's schedule, immediately following Downton Abbey. I am riveted to my television for 2 1/2 hours with no commercial breaks. My daughter, Megan recommended that i watch Sherlock and I am so glad she did - what an amazing and intelligent show. I loved the season premiere and that the writer's still kept us guessing about Sherlock's fall from the rooftop.
Sue Monk Kidd, author of The Secret Life of Bees, which my book club loved, has a new book, The Invention of Wings. I wish I could highly recommend it, but for me it was a little tedious. I really didn't fall in love with the characters and found it a bit drawn out. The writing style is effective in that it switches from the point of view of a slave Handful and her master Sarah. If you liked The Kitchen House (which I didn't love) you would like this book - very similar.
A book I did love, Me Before You, by JoJo Moyes, and the book I picked for my book club to read will be discussed at our meeting tonight. I have my questions ready and look forward to seeing where our discussion leads us.