Weekend Update – Much-Needed Rest

Happy Monday, all! Well, not really. I mean, who’s ever happy it’s Monday? Certainly not me. I definitely hit the snooze button a few times this morning. I’ve been trying not to hit snooze lately because supposedly it’s not very good for you, but I simply couldn’t help it this morning. So, what did this weekend look like?

Friday
Immediately after work, I hit up my usual 5-6pm CrossFit class. My coworker Kelsey recently started going to my box, so it’s been fun to get to know her a bit better. As usual, I was full of energy and feeling good post-class.

I grabbed a quick dinner at Panera, and then headed off to a shorter-than-usual Friday night rehearsal for 9 to 5. We’re working on one of the fantasy scenes, which is HILARIOUS and lots of fun. I get to be a demented bunny rabbit. If you’ve seen the movie, you’ll know what I mean.

After rehearsal, I headed home. Ben had to skip broom ball because his axe wound is still healing, so we had a couple of beers and hung out with his parents until we were too tired to stay up any longer.

Saturday
We slept in until about 9 and loafed around for a while sipping coffee and eating fried potatoes and eggs for breakfast. I got some laundry going, and then did a bunch of cleaning, bullet journaling, and generally getting caught up on life stuff that always falls by the wayside during the week.

Originally, we were supposed to go to a big, annual bonfire that some family friends throw, but right about the time we were supposed to leave, Ben turned to me and said, “I don’t really feel like going,” and I said, “Yay, me neither!” Instead, we took turns playing video games, drank some beer, and were in bed by midnight. It’s been a while since both Ben and I got to just stay home and enjoy each other’s company on a Saturday night. A quiet night in together was just what we needed.

Sunday
I ended up waking up right around 8, which is pretty early for me on a weekend. My father in law made blueberry pancakes and ham for breakfast, and then I got right into making my mondo batch of beans and rice for meal prep. I was done in pretty short order, and was able to relax and paint my nails before rehearsal.

DIY manicure. Right hand vs left hand. Nothing a little polish remover can't fix!

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Rehearsal was lots of fun–more work on the silly fantasy scenes, AND they let me go almost an hour early, which was great. I grabbed some snacks and headed over to my friends Aimee and Andrew’s house for Super Bowl viewing. I ate my body weight in French Onion dip, snuggled a cute baby, thoroughly enjoyed the half time show, and then left around 9 because I had to drive back to Underhill and the Pats were sucking hardcore.

My Super Bowl buddy ❤

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Shortly after I left, it seems the Pats pulled out a miraculous turnaround for the win, which basically says to me I shouldn’t watch important sporting events if I want my team to win. When I got home, I packed my gym bag and rehearsal stuff for today, and turned in shortly thereafter.

Who were you rooting for in last night’s game?

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