Whew! It's been a morning!
Got up way late after staying up late to WORK OUT and so complete my Beaglebug goals for the day ... I say, as long as I start the exercise before midnight, it counts for that day. We keep some odd hours in our household, so being up past 12am or getting up at 3 or 4am isn't all that uncommon. So I did 30 minutes of cardio/step/weights, then 10 of abs, then stayed up and did a bunch of other stuff. Fast forward to me waking at 7am in utter panic, realizing I have to leave in 30 minutes with all 3 kids, lunches, all of us clothed, food for me, dog fed/outside/back inside/ crated, etc. and I MUST shower thanks to the workout - not a pretty picture, I assure you! Wasn't even close, but got it all done and everyone where they needed to be with about 5 minutes before my first class. Whew! Luckily it's a crazy day here anyway ... big wrap-up to March/reading month activities, so it's pajama day (yay! I look so coordinated and adorable it's ... well, a little frightening, really) and a half day of kids, now gone. And it's the start of Spring Break - WOOHOO!!!!!!!! I'm a little sad that we're not traveling anywhere ... last year I gave my utterly stressed-out hubby a week to himself and loaded the kids in the van and headed south. We went to Mammoth Cave, then spent a night in Georgia, then spent a few days at my mom's place in Florida before heading back up. I made that trip (to Fla. and back) every year growing up, so I'm glad my kids enjoy it, too! And no, no DVD player - we look out the windows, talk, pretend we're racecar drivers, listen to music, etc. We spend a lot of time on the road, as our nearest family is 2.5 hours away, so they've been good travelers since birth. Anyway, feeling a little wistful, but looking forward to a week of getting stuff done around here!
Tonight, my husband and I have an actual DATE - we're going out to dinner at a non-chain restaurant (that tapas place, Nessa, so I'll have to be careful!), then to a great jazz concert. I'm SO looking forward to it - we don't get out nearly enough!
Okay, plenty of blather for anyone who wants to wade through it. Here's my plan for the day, food-wise:
B - ended up disemboweling an egg mcmuffin and ate only the egg and ham; brought a babybel from home, drank too much Diet Coke
S - yogurt w/NPB I brought from home
L - "cheeseburger" salad ~ about 4 cups of greens, one cheeseburger from dinner last night, chopped into little bits, and a mixture of SF ketchup and RF mayo (1 tbsp. each), all shaken together to mix (didn't end up going home for lunch, so ... didn't eat )
S - not too sure; need more veggies, so maybe the cucumber lurking in the veggie drawer (ended up having a cheese stick and V8 around 4:30pm)
D - tapas! Was looking at the menu, and there are some fairly beach-worthy things, as long as I ask for the sauce on the side. And yes, I am
getting dessert! Well, I think so. Maybe.
E - something where I won't sweat too much so I don't have to reshower, maybe yoga or pilates (possibly "laundry" post-concert ...
Not much time to surf/post the boards, but I'll try to jump around. Looks like people are doing pretty well with the Beaglebug - thanks again to Nessa and LB, just the boot in the butt I needed! I'm not weighing 'til Tuesday, and I'm really bloated and puffy still, so I don't think I'm missing much anyway ... trying to just focus on all the good things I'm doing! Hooray to everyone, and have a beautiful Friday, wherever you are!
Laura (The freakin' NOVELIST - jeez, could you write a longer post next time? Truly, your life is so fascinating ...)
Oh, crap ~ the invisible peeps have turned snarky on me. Signing off
Vita brevis ... carpe diem!