Hello from Ann Arbor! Our apartment is looking only slightly more put together than this picture… 10 days later. More pics soon! But here’s a sneak peek at the dining room/kitchen. The only important part of the house, duh.
We survived our 7 day trip across to the US, with only one slip-up in the trailer and one flat tire! Definitely grateful that everything went so smoothly and we got to see such beautiful properties!
Today is the first day of Abe’s “pre” orientation and the first day Scooby and I are home alone! …without a car, no less. We’ve been enjoying our new TV and Chrome Cast (!!), eating awesome foodies and I worked out for the first time since leaving Davis.
We’ve been eating some awesome meals/breakfasts lately because we have time AND new restaurants to try! What a beautiful thing.Biercamp pulled pork sandwich BTB Cantina Nachos after a (self-guided) bike tour around Ann Arbor^^Savory oatmeal… freakin’ awesome!
Last night I made some super delicious lemony green lentils based on this recipe (I didn’t have any dill) over some greens, cucumbers and tomatoes.And then ate the leftovers topped with an egg for breakfast this morning with a side of apples and peanut butter.Lunch was a half sandwich with turkey, pesto (pre-made from Costco) and sliced tomatoes completed with some carrots and ranch.
BACK AT IT Workout
I haven’t worked out since leaving Davis, because I just didn’t want to. I enjoyed my 2 week break 🙂 But, cookies can’t replace exercise forever.Even Especially if they are filled with fudge.
So Scooby and I set out to see what we could accomplish at 80 degrees and 70% humidity after not working out for 2 weeks…Ran a mile (lucky for me, the sidewalk around our complex is almost exactly .5 mile!), stopped at the park, did: 5x (10 squats, 10 incline pushups); 5x (15 tricep dips, 6 lunges) on the bleachers, then jogged .5 mile back to the apartment.I was wiped. But you have to start somewhere.
Just like catching up after 1+ month of ignoring your blog. Hopefully I’ll be more consistent now that I’m on the hunt for a job/have time because I’m unemployed! 😉