Vacation ✅

I write this on the last day of my first real vacation of the year. For someone who used to hate vacations, they sure have grown on me in recent years.

This was a staycation but I was so looking forward to it. I was feeling a little ragged. But like any good staycation, I had a to do list.

So how did I do?

I did not get my tires rotated.

I did read 2 books and almost finished my audio book.

I did not wash my car.

I did hit the trails. Twice- for 12 ish miles of awesomeness. From ocean view to mountain view.

I did not run ALL the miles. Some health issues got in the way. That sounds much heavier than it was, oops.

I did run 5 out of the 7 days though. I call that a win.

I maybe didn’t make the healthiest choices in food.

I ate all the good things. I even tried ice cream called Jack & Coke. And it tasted just like it sounds. Yum.

I did not make it to the movies to see Spiderman.

I did watch an array of disaster movies though. Why those seemed like a good idea when I was feeling poorly, not sure.

I did wind up with the gnarliest sunburn.

I did use sunblock.

I had a birthday. Part of me feels older and part of me doesn’t.

I didn’t manage to stop checking my work phone on the daily. Oops.

So, not too bad.

How do you vacation?

9 Comments on “Vacation ✅

  1. Adam gets irritated that I check in at work on my days off. I don’t know how to explain that when you run the office, there isn’t really a day off, you still gotta have an eye on things!! 😉 Beyond that, I think you spent your vacation time wisely! Okay, now it’s time to start looking forward… save up some money… RNR NO is FEB and I’m not going to stop bugging you until you give in!

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    • Right??! I have the phone and it is A need to check it. So hard not to!

      I know, I know. I’m trying to figure it out but I don’t know how. Maybe I should buy a lottery ticket.


  2. A staycation sounds great! We just went away for 6 days to a family reunion, and it was exhausting. By the time the end rolled around, I was so ready to be home and sleep in my own bed.

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  3. Happy birthday! Our vacations used to involve a lot of nerdy sightseeing if they weren’t staycations… now it’s just chasing a toddler somewhere unfamiliar 🤷‍♀️


    • I seem to only travel for races and rarely sight see, I really should do more of that. I don’t even have kids but I know toddlers are sneaky fast- good luck!


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