Hello out there! I’m coming off of one wonderful weekend, which has included lots of fun with my Mom, who is visiting from Florida. She arrived on Thursday night, and we’ve been having such a great time. Today, I’ve got a quick weekend recap detailing our adventures and my usual weekly workout report coming your way.
I worked from home on Friday, so was able to break away for a delicious lunch out at my personal favorite lunch spot – Tender Greens – with my Momma. We brought little Rudy, sat outside in the sun and were lucky enough to run into one of my friends.
In the evening, after Dave got home from work, we all three ventured out to downtown Walnut Creek to try a new-to-us restaurant — Silk Road. While my Mom and I loved the Mediterranean food (hello pita and baba ghanoush), Dave wasn’t all that impressed with it. But we were able to end the night on a sweet note, with a stop to pick up cupcakes on the way home.
On Saturday, my Mom and I went to watch the first game in the NBA Playoffs, while Dave worked it. We met up with some of my friends, shared a beer and even got to sit in some great seats for the last quarter. It was a loud and crazy time, and of course, the Warriors won. By the way, Michelle Williams (formerly of Destiny’s Child) sang the national anthem, and let me tell you — she’s still got it. She was beyond impressive!
In the evening, the three of us had a casual dinner at home at the table, then went to the Lesher Center in downtown Walnut Creek to see a show. The show was Gypsy. And quite frankly, it wasn’t good. I don’t recommend it at all. For some reason, the music, dancing and storyline just didn’t do it for us. Of course, Dave was a good sport, but we were all three super disappointed in it. Oh well.
We really couldn’t have asked for better weather this weekend. On Sunday, my Mom, Dave, Rudy and I packed a picnic lunch and went in the car to make the 40-minute drive up the winding roads to reach the summit of Mt. Diablo, which is just below 4,000 feet. It was incredibly gorgeous at the top and about 70 degrees. After a few pictures and walking around, we went down the mountain a bit to have lunch at a picnic table — armed with supplies from a stop at Sprouts Farmers Market earlier in the day.
It was lovely. Just lovely. From there, we stopped to get some caffeinated beverages in downtown Walnut Creek (Coffee Shop for them and Peet’s for me). Later, my Mom and I went to get really good (and well-priced) manis/pedis then took Rudy for a brief walk. In the evening, the three of us had a tasty dinner of salmon, steak and veggies at home and closed out the night with some TV. Good stuff!
I loved every minute of this weekend having my Mom here, and we have a lot more good times to come.
My weekly fitness and workout recap
Switching gears, let’s take a look at all of my workouts from last week …
(Photo credit to Leah Bentley Photography, 2015.)
- Monday: Took a 45-minute FlyBarre class
- Tuesday: Taught a one-hour of BODYPUMP class
- Wednesday: Taught a one-hour BODYATTACK class
- Thursday: Did 30-minutes of weights
- Friday: Took a 45-minute FlyBarre class
- Saturday: Rest day
- Sunday: Rest day
How did this past week of workouts go?
Five good days of workouts and two full rest days made for a balanced week of workouts — while not a heavy one at all. I taught two classes, attended two classes and fit in my own full-body weights session. The past couple of weeks, I’ve been going to barre classes, which has been a nice addition to my routine, because those classes include smaller pulsing movements — low-impact and low-intensity. I wouldn’t say I’m a die-hard barre fan, but it’s nice to round out the routine.
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P.S. Thanks to Meghan for today’s “Week in Review” link-up.
Questions of the day
How was your weekend?
What are you most looking forward to this week?