I started off the weekend giddy with excitement. I don’t know if it was the fact I had plans with WHO or my Southie girls on Saturday but I was pumped. After work I headed over to WHOs apt where we did a workout at the gym. I was really happy because it took me back to when we use to train for the tough mudder, and she had me doing a circuit workout so it was almost like we were doing it again. Almost.
We then went back to her place where I made a huge salad and she made shredded Brussels sprouts with mushrooms and wild rice along with some teriyaki chicken. I was famished and ate two huge plates if salad topping it with a few slices of chicken and then tons of the rice mixture. After my second plate my stomach was so full and I realized that two fruit smoothies and two huge plates of salad making up the majority of what I ate that day was probably not the best of ideas.
|So good! I missed salad dinners|
We then worked on my blog website. She is a master at making the page look how I imagined it and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome! She was so patient in listening to what I wanted and helping me get just that. True saint! I feel a little bad though because it took away from her and her husband having some quality time which she desperately needed. She’s having some family issues and the only thing I can do is listen, I’m extremely lucky to have a younger brother, that no matter the time I can call and talk to and he is always supportive. Even when he lived across the country we were there for each other.
After I said goodnight to WHO and her husband I headed back to see the boyfriend who was on the couch with Tucker having a cocktail. I wasn’t planning in drinking at all but it looked so good I decided to have a glass of wine. Which turned into a few too many glasses and resulted in me sleeping away a headache until around 11:30 the next morning. Sort of a bummer since it was such a gorgeous day and I wanted to sit outside and read.
I made a quick breakfast, packed up the cat and headed over to my apartment to get out in the sun for a little while. Though I had to keep my long skirt and sweatshirt on it still felt luxurious to take in some vitamin D. I get that from my mom, who when outside will close her eyes and face towards the sun no matter the temperature.
|Cheese omelet with leftover couscous on the side|
Sadly I had to rip myself away from the sunshine to go and get ready for my friends birthday celebration.
|Being at the beach would be the only thing to make this better!|
The night started a little stressful as getting into the city there was a ton of traffic and the parking situation wasn’t great at all. Couple that with me being stressed about being downtown after all that went on resulted in a not so good start to the night. Luckily the bounce back was quick and we made our way to Lolita.
I love Lolita for the cocktails and the side dishes but it isn’t really a spot I would go to drink on a Saturday night. I still had a good time seeing some friends I hadn’t seen in awhile and had a great cocktail and meal. I started with a margarita called the Diablo. It is a spicy one with peppers and ground jalapenos then topped with blood orange and tequila. I think it is delicious but it isn’t for everyone.
|Those are peppers on the rim|
We then sat down to the table an hour later and attacked the chips and dips, my favorite was a spicy cheese and the guacamole, yet everyone at the table liked a different one so it was a good thing there were tons of choices. For my meal I got a mixture of appetizers, the first was a lobster enchilada which was FANTASTIC and then a side of corn bread and brussels sprouts. I already knew I adored the corn bread and the sprouts were good. Unfortunately I don’t think my stomach thought the sprouts were good because I had the worst cramps and made it about 20 minutes after dinner before I wanted to leave.
|They give you cotton candy with pop rocks at the end!|
The next morning I felt so much better! I was then treated when the boyfriend claimed that he was going to make breakfast. I normally don’t let anyone cook me breakfast on lazy mornings because only my dad and I can do it right. I let him though, a tad skeptical but keeping an open mind. It was perfect! Better than I could have done and just like my dad use to do. I ate every last bite.
I then went out and laid in the sun and read again. I was feeling better but not yet ready to hit the gym and definitely not ready to go hang out with my friends who were drinking at the softball field. I got so engrossed in my book that the next thing I knew it was 4:00 and I needed to get my butt to the gym.
I did a killer workout on PB Fingers website and then did abs with my new favorite app Sworkit. When I got back to the apartment I was starving and not excited about facing the crowds at the grocery store to cook so we grabbed dinner at Chipolte. True to my word I didn’t get the meat in the burrito again. I think it truly isn’t needed and loved every bite.
I was so tired by the time Game of Thrones rolled around I was having trouble staying awake through it all. I passed out immediately after not even making it ten minutes into reading.
I hope everyone had a great weekend!
What foods do you love but your body does not?
I guess my new one is brussels sprouts sadly, but tree nuts are the other one that I love which I cannot eat.