My lunch went from 15 minutes between meetings the first week to it's current state of whatever I can stuff in my mouth between students. I knew working in the schools was go go go all the time. I just didn't realize all the time was literally all the time!
So this week I'm sharing a typical day of eats as I go through my day as a SLP intern (student clinician, graduate clinician, SLP student whatever title you want to give me). These are Monday's eats from beginning to end.
I usually have something to copy for the day, and while I'm picking up my papers I swing by the coffee pot to refill my mug with hot water for mug of tea number 2! I have one mug of black tea first thing in the morning and then switch to green or herbal (yes I totally have a tea schedule... don't act surprised).
If there wasn't one in my smoothie (depends on the day) I usually take a #publicbanana break after my first few students. More often than not it takes an hour to get through the nana as I eat it 1-2 bites at a time (I get maybe a minute walking down the hall searching out kiddos to eat).
Lunch is the rest of my banana and a couple of energy bites. I load these things up for a reason I seriously need the energy to get through the afternoon! If I have extra time I might munch on a cutie or some carrots but usually those are saved for the afternoon commute.