Monday, May 3, 2010

Post Vacation Blues

by Meghann on May 3, 2010

I have a serious case of the post vacation blues.

When our plane finally landed in Tampa 2 hours later than originally scheduled this morning I was tired, dirty, hungry, and very sad. I was on the verge of tears and I wasn’t really sure why. Usually I’m more than ready to get home, I think this just goes to show you this trip wasn’t even close to being long enough. :(

At least I was greeted by one happy face that made me feel better.

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Derek’s brother had been watching Maddie in our absence and from what I’ve heard it was a constant battle between Maddie permanently hiding under his bed and Tyler plain giving up on even attempting to place her in the crate. I think both Tyler and Maddie were equally pleased to see our return. :)

We made a pit stop on the way back to Derek’s apartment from the airport at Whole Foods for some hot bar action.

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I tried to stick with the veggie options and loaded them on. :)

The trip back to Orlando was a long and boring one. Nothing like making a 2 hour drive after flying for 10+ hours, right?

The good news is that I did make it home and being home felt good. :)

I snacked on a mini bowl of cereal before heading to the gym.

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Aww.. the gym. How I’ve missed thee. :)

I did a very mellow 30 minutes on the elliptical machine while reading the latest issue of Self.

I, also, attended my first group Kick Boxing class and all I can say is Wow!

That class was awesome. It was high intensity, had me constantly moving on my toes, and left me drenched in sweat. Big bonus – the instructor wasn’t bad to look at either. ;) I can’t wait to take this class again!

After class I made a quick tortilla pizza for dinner.

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On my tortilla

  • marinara sauce
  • arugula
  • mushrooms
  • radishes
  • sun dried tomatoes
  • onion
  • goat cheese

Baked at 415 for 5 minutes

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I enjoyed a little piece of San Francisco for dessert

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I had 1/3 of the bar with two giant strawberries.

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You know what’s the best way to beat the post-vacation blues? Start planning your next one!

Oh where, oh were will that be? ;)

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