I'm a simpleton and can't parallel park. I mean, I can, when the space is nice and big (drivers test, anyone?) but when it's real-life, epic fail.
Woke up bright and early and headed out to Piedmont Park's Active Oval to get my Hooverball on, and alas, missed out. If you know me, you know I hate missing out. I've never played Hooverball, but how can a game like volleyball played with a medball not be a freaking blast?
I knew I needed to get some endorphins flowing fast or I was going to spiral into cranky-town really fast. So instead of getting on the phone and calling everyone like mad to help me park, I just took in stride. I instead, headed back towards Decatur, parked downtown, and did what normal people on Sunday's.
I went for a run.
A what? You went for a what?
A run. Yes, a whopping 4 miles.
They were dreadful. I was bored. I wanted to get 5 in, but couldn't get past the torture of running any more than 4. I ran that last mile as fast as I could, and clocked them all in under 40 minutes. I wasn't going for a speedy time, I was just running to enjoy myself, but about .80 miles in, I realized how much I'd rather be playing Hooverball than jogging along Decatur Square, and there was nothing enjoyable about it.
CrossFit has spoiled me! There was a time when I thought running was SO MUCH FUN! I would rather bang my head against a wall for 40 minutes than run these days. Actually, that's kind of what running feels like for me, except it's my knees banging against the ground ...
The day turned around when I sat like a glorious, sweating slug by the pool for the rest of the afternoon and listened to Dr. Laura.
I thought I had problems. Then, I listen to some of the people on that show. Yikes.
To top off the evening, I created fun little adult beverage that I enjoyed with the Husband. Is this Paleo? I don't really care, because I just threw whatever would mix with rum in there, it's slim pickings around hurr at the moment. I promise I will go grocery shopping soon. (As you can see, I am just too busy taking self-portraits. Priorities, people.)
I dubbed it the Orange Coconut Crush. Serves 2.
3 oz. of rum
1 cup ice
juice of 3 oranges (don't mind a little pulp in there)
10 drops liquid Stevia
1/3 cup coconut milk (I used an Almond milk/Coconut milk blend).
Pour into blender and whirrrrrrr.
Cheers to a shitty Sunday and hopes to a better Monday!
Internship starts tomorrow, yes!
And the Husband and I are hitting up the YMCA together first thing in the morning (6am!) to work out together. You know how normal people do dinner or movies for quality time? Working out with the Husband is how I like mine. ;)
How do you and yours spend time together?