Well, a full week home and I’m back to my obsession with Indian flavors. And tacos. Next step? Blending those obsessions…curry tacos? Yeah…I’m down for that. Stay tuned.
I made a big batch of a ginger/carrot soup on Sunday and had that for most lunches this week, along with granola bar leftovers, and fruits and veggies and salads. Thai too during a working lunch that made me grateful to have a co-worker who also loves Thai food. And perhaps it’s because I really want Fall to hurry up and get here, lots of oatmeal….which is weird because I don’t typically love oatmeal.
Yoga…running…the usual. Despite the hectic week, I did get in a few good workouts. Two longer runs and two hot yoga classes and one yogaglo class here at home. In my travels earlier this month, I had the opportunity to introduce two people to yogaglo.com, and hopefully have some new converts! Seriously, for the price of a single drop-in class, you have unlimited classes for a month. That’s just cool.
I’m still fretting for my lack of daily data though. I admit, that when I got my first FitBit (the Force….of which I was one of the lucky ones who got skin burns from wearing it….and then the One, which was nice and tiny…but now somewhere lost in Charlottesville), I became addicted even more so than normal to my physical activity. How many steps did I accomplish? How do I rate among my friends who have them? And if I’m lacking, how many more walks around the block before I’m back in the lead?
On top of this, my GPS sports watch sucks. I have the Nike+ and while I loved it at first (it’s not bulky on my little wrists), Nike has totally stopped supporting it. The bloody thing takes forever to connect to satellites before I start running (often leaving me pacing in my drive for a good 10 minutes), and the website…once a fun and interactive game…is now basic and rarely works. I’ve been asking around on Facebook, and I think it’s time I switch back to a Garmin.
It’s more or less been a good week. Busy, yes, and glad to be back in the office, but also stressful for the early morning and long nights. Also someone I care about suffered a medical emergency yesterday, and that’s been a concern for sure. Not for me, but for her and her family.
AC and I were originally planning to hit up a hot yoga class together on Tuesday, but ended up going for tacos and drinks (beer for me, bourbon for her!).
I took R to Busch Garden’s last night for a kick off to the holiday weekend! Just the two of us, and we did two loops through the park, rode a ton of rides, and enjoyed an incredibly beautiful evening.
Today I woke up early, did some reading, watched a movie, and finished up all the massive amounts of laundry a big family piles up during a week….most of this before the rest of my family stirred!
Tonight my son is having a LAN party (Local Area Network…an IT-geeky way of saying everyone brings their own computer, we hook them up to our network, and they play games like crazy all night long and eat junk food).
D is out at the Oceanfront taking sunset and star pics, and R and I are relaxing and having a quiet evening!
So yeah. Really nice to be home, be with my family and friends, eat good food, and sleep in my own bed!