For the last year or so that we’ve lived in Orlando, my husband and I have had A LOT going on: moving, board exams, finding jobs, finding a house, settling into our house, and getting married. In all of that we lost two important things: meal planning and routine.
When we first moved to Orlando we were living with my parents and my amazing mother made us dinner most nights of the week. We were so spoiled! When we moved into our house it was just a couple of months before the wedding and we were maxed out on energy, planning and even taking care of ourselves. Mostly we lost the time/energy/desire to meal plan and we suffered. Greatly.
There’s nothing more annoying than coming home from work, hangry and not having a plan for dinner. You play the awful “what do you want to eat” “I’ll eat whatever you want to eat” game and end up eating whatever you can find (cereal for dinner, anyone?). The problem gets worse when your lack of dinner planning leads to lack of lunch planning and you end up eating Kind bars for breakfast and lunch.