Yesterday it was a warm and sunny 75* in Missouri! I couldn’t get over how gorgeous it was. I wanted to bask in the sun all day. I kept joking how I’d be going back home with a tan .
We went for a walk on a trail near Sean’s house.
I wore these bad boys…
Sometimes the sun brings out the goofball in me.
I looove wearing my Vibram’s. They’re cozy and fit so well; I feel like I’m walking around in pajamas.
However, walking with these on rocks wasn’t the easiest. I definitely wouldn’t trail run in these but it also might depend on what model you buy. Since I have the sprints, I wouldn’t recommend trail running in them! They were fine to walk in, especially when the trail became more dirt-like than rock-like, but it still was awkward to walk on the stones. I felt like I was lacking support that otherwise a shoe would’ve given me. I walked all around campus yesterday in these and have yet to experience any problems so if you’re thinking about buying a pair for walking purposes, I’d say give it a go! I have yet to run outdoors in these but I’ll let you know what I think when I do!
I love being outdoors in nature. I feel so at peace with myself and my surroundings.
Sean kept saying, “want me to take a picture of you for the blog!?” lol. He’s so cute .
He’s very supportive of my blogging and always asks me what recipe I’m going to put on the blog next. I love that he accepts my hobbies for what they are .
I also went with Sean to watch him volunteer for one of his classes. He signed up for a program where he helps disabled children and adults ride horses. I love horses and used to ride all the time when I was younger so when he asked me to go I was so down.
I think I’m truly a country girl at heart. Dirt, the Earth, animals, fresh air- I love it all.
I rode horses for about 2 years but quit 2 times:
- when they were asking me to use the whip (I refused to hurt the horse!).
- when I was riding and a horse in front of mine bucked up and mine got scared and did the same.
I love horses. My pop pop actually had horses in Idaho and when we visited there one year for his birthday I was lucky enough to ride the horses while looking at the mountains. It was beautiful.
There was cute little kitty kats running around everywhere too. I wanted to play with them so bad but had to be on my best behavior and not seem like a crazy obsessive cat lady. They were adorable though and made me miss my cat so much. Cats are a sure way to put a smile on my face .
Other mentionables include driving by the frat houses…
THEY. ARE. HUGE. !!!!
I’d join a frat just to live in these houses.
Did you know Brad Pitt also went to the University of Missouri and stayed in this frat house?
Too bad I didn’t get to see Mr. Pitt .
Now I’m back home in Jersey after a late flight last night. Actually, Rex Ryan, the Jets head coach, was on my flight home!!!! It was pretty cool. He seemed like a nice guy and talked to people and took pictures.
I didn’t get a picture with him because my phone was dead, I’m shy, and I didn’t feel like bothering him. Hehe.
I squeezed Chippy so tight when I got home and gave my cat a big ‘ol hug!
I’m also sick with a cold . My sinuses are congested and I have a cough. GRRRRRRR! I hate being sick because it slows me down and makes me feel less productive! Must. Fight. This. Cold.
For breakfast I made a peanut butter and banana sandwich but was in no mood to eat anything hot (not even oatmeal!!!) so instead I made my Orange-Ya Berry Happy Smoothies. It has lots of vitamin C and antioxidants to help kick this colds butt.
After breakfast, I headed to the gym to get in a spin class and do some ab work.
It felt great to get back in my routine and sweat after a nice vacation. I felt a little better at the gym while working out, too! It must be those endorphins .
Once I came home I was ravenous so I ate about a cups worth of quinoa/flax/spelt cereal. It my faaaavorite.
On the side I had apple slices + a few strawberries.
I might go make myself a bowl of veggie soup too to get in some more vitamins. Plus soup is yummy .
I’m planning on getting in lots of fruits and veggies today to hopefully make this cold go away!
It’s 60* here and beautiful so I’m off to take Chippy for a walk and then get mains and pedis with my friend! I love getting pampered . I’m thinkin’ of painting them yellow for Spring!
Have a wonderful day!