So, last Wednesday was super stressful. Last Thursday, I was in training all day with no great food options (egg sandwich for breakfast, boxed sandwich lunch) and then Friday was date day to celebrate Buck’s birthday. All bets are off on date day. Saturday and Sunday were a mixture of being good and bad. But, today is Monday. I’m getting back on the horse. And, just so you know, I’ve done my 10K+ steps every day for the past four days. So it’s not all bad. ;) Tomorrow is Hutch’s 4th birthday and our 8th anniversary and then we are through with “birthday season” in our house. Yipppppeeee.
Take a gander at the pictures that document the debauchery / craziness / fun of the last couple of days in the life of one crazy mama.
Thursday: Crappy Breakfast Sandwich + Iced Americano in my training class…it just got worse from there.
Friday: Breakfast at Lowell’s in Pike Place Market…His and Hers Lowell’s Bowls. They were SO good. Oh, and a Bellini with local marionberries.
Pike Place Fun!
Lola’s for lunch! My first time! (Although, I honestly don’t think it’s worth the hype…)
Funny movie after lunch (and no, I did not eat all the popcorn. Or even half of it.)
Karaoke in the evening!
And then my phone died because I’d been taking pictures all day, so I just have the one of “Buck’s birthday cake” at a bar called “Unicorn”. It’s a deep-fried exploding Twinkie. And we also ate a whole bunch of other awful (i.e. awesome) bar food. But, man oh man, was it SO ENTIRELY WORTHWHILE to have our first date night out since OCTOBER.
Saturday morning got us back to our normal routine of soccer and then just filling the day with stuff to keep the kids occupied. It was gorgeous weather, so we took Hutch to the Exotic car show in Redmond Town Center, since he’s obsessed with race cars these days.
We went to a birthday party for Marlo and the theme was “Frozen”, so there was a bouncy house castle and Hutch got super sweaty and dirty. We threw him in the bath when we got home and this was the end result. (Just a tip, if you’re going to turn on the jets, use only the TINIEST amount of bubble bath.)
On Sunday, we got up and went to donuts (again, bad, but oh-so-good and I made the best choice possible by getting an unglazed one) and then we went to Home Depot and got a bird feeder that will hopefully deter the little evil squirrel that has broken our OTHER brand-new bird feeder three times in a week. Here was my Facebook post about it.
And in the afternoon, we headed to Nana and Grandy’s pool for the first swim of the summer. The whole experience last about 21 minutes, with Hutch only almost-drowning 1 time. Yay for us.
Like I said, I’m getting back on the wagon this week. Hopefully the stars will align and help make that possible.