Well, two days in a row of dusting off my juicer! I love it, but I tend to go in fits and spurts when it comes to using it. I will admit, that it’s mostly a time commitment thing. I went to a slow juicer last year – which I’m glad I did – but it takes longer and I have to cut up the pieces first. So, from beginning to end, it takes me about 20 minutes (picking and prepping the produce, juicing, and cleaning up after). I don’t always allow myself that extra time in the morning! And with my Vitamix, a smoothie takes about a minute.
Well, ramble aside, I juiced a HECK of a lot this morning, ending with a full quart of green goodness!
For lunch, I ate all the leftover veggies from Christmas. M ate the rest of the Tofurky this morning!
Late afternoon I whipped up a green smoothie (though it always cracks me up when it doesn’t turn green!), and dinner was leftover red curry soup from Christmas eve.
Yesterday, I met AC out for lunch (silly girl went to work!). Thai food, of course. Green curry tofu, naturally 🙂
I also picked up some vegan dark chocolate mix at Whole Foods, and whipped up a massive cup with the rest of my homemade vanilla soy milk! I was SO yummy.
I was planning to hit up the hot yoga studio yesterday, but ran out of time. I did do the Evening Simmer Down 45 minute yoga class on Yogaglo though. It was a pretty good class – legs up the wall is one of my all time favorite poses. It was a very gentle class, and I found myself able to do pigeon without my normal modifications for my knees at the end! That was encouraging, as it’s been a bit painful on one knee to do it – so I’ve been doing the modified version on my back for the past 6-7 months.
Running makes my hips tight, and pigeon is my favorite way to open them back up again!
This afternoon I went for a run, and then hit up the golf course to try out my new clubs! I definitely need to practice. It would have been nice to actually hit the ball each time I tried 😉
To be honest, I couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day. Hovering around 60 and very sunny, it was the perfect day for running and smacking balls around.
After lunch with AC yesterday, I hit up Whole Foods and Costco. I was expecting the day after Christmas to be hectic, but both stores were relatively empty.
D played with his new camera lighting equipment he got from my parents, and made the kids pose for him. Pay no heed to the overly dramatic pose of the eldest and the crazy bed head of the young one….
M had two friends spend the night, A had to work, and R has spent the past several days building and programming a robot. So far it has moved blocks, rolls around the house, and served as an attack cobra….
Today D went into work for most of the day. He’s had time off to deal with his Crohn’s and wanted to be sure he’s all caught up on year end stuff! Other than running and (trying) to hit golf balls, I did some morning meditation, read, did some laundry, and lazed about. All told…lovely couple of days!
as a quick note, a big congrats to Jessi for winning the Happy Herbivore Holiday & Gatherings cookbook giveaway!