Most of my meals while up in DC area were salads from Wegman’s and snacks of fruits (I was working, after all), but I had a few other things too. Obviously I felt the need to dedicate an entire blog post to one specific meal, so I won’t go into that one again here.
Of course I had to do Thai one day. It’s my mission to try tofu green curry in as many places as physically possible!
I did hit up a pizza joint one evening that had vegan pies, so I was in total heaven!
I went to make dinner last night, and found my house empty of my normal fresh foods. I ended up making some Egyptian street food that got totally gobbled up! Lentils, brown rice, and pasta in a spiced tomato sauce. Good stuff!
My first breakfast since getting home though, has been my favorite! A simple green smoothie, but I was so happy! More than a week since my last one, and I think I was starting to feel cranky 🙂
While up in Northern VA, went to a yoga class in Fairfax, and did a few classes on YogaGlo too.
My plan was to go on a group ride if I was up early enough (group meets at 730), but I wasn’t going to set an alarm. I was not up in time! I dressed in running clothes, but ended up missing it due to storms and the rest of my family (except the young one), being out and about, so I ended up doing a vigorous Ashtanga yoga class online (YogaGlo, of course) instead.
Well, I can honestly say it’s good to be home! My week away was a good week (both professionally and I did get to have fun too!), but it’s always nice to come home.
The project went live well, so that’s always good. I got to see LS, which was really nice, and have dinner with HT and her hubby one night too! We went to this little town called Occoquan one night for dinner and some shopping. It quite honestly reminds me of the little mountain towns in the Shenandoah – but happens to be about 15 minutes from downtown DC! It was so neat to step into this quite little place in the midst of the big city.
I spent some time in the city visiting the Capitol Building and the Library of Congress. I’m always in awe when I’m up there – I think it’s one of my very favorite cities ever; rich in history, beautiful, and never boring.
On the way home yesterday, I picked up A from college! She’s home for the summer – and already I’ve hardly seen her (she’s back to spending all her time in the bat cave…aka, her room). Typical I suppose!
I will say, it’s wonderful to be back in my bed. I woke up at 630 to feed Sammie and let her out, then fell back asleep until 930! That’s so unlike me, but I’m not complaining. I normally sleep like crap.
M’s last performance (he’s in a play that opened last weekend) is tonight, and then it’ll be the cast party. D is there taking pictures.
R pulled a muscle in her neck, so is pretty miserable. It’ll be 2 weeks before she can swim, and that’s going to make her crazy. She’s mostly lying still and watching Myth Busters.
So that’s as brief of a recap as I can manage for the events of the last week!
On a totally different note…and will be the subject of future posts…for a Mother’s Day gift, my entire family is going vegan! I’m SOOOO excited. I spent today ridding the house of all non-vegan things. My fridge and pantry look so pretty 🙂
Stay tuned for more on that!