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For some reason I've woken up starving.....oh, wait, it's almost noon, maybe that's why :-) It's been a lovely weekend and not working today either is all the better. To start, I've been cleaning the apartment, trying to make sense of everything, put the winter clothes away and find a place for the summer stuff. Then there's the "pile 'o stuff" in the living room - not sure what to do with that but I can't just throw it away!!! I'll have to figure something out. Organizing has always been one of my strong suits (must be the A in me) but everything always gets so messy first (must be that creative B side)....too many conflicting messages in my brain....there always have been......grrrrrrrr, I hate POP-UPS!!!! WHY WON'T THEY GO AWAY AND LEAVE MY COMPUTER ALONE!!!!$%*&&*($$%@!!!!
Anyways, Saturday was great. After some cleaning, we got out of the house and went to the beach for a while. Water was too cold to even go in but had a great time watching the O's play football on the sand and buried one up to his knees :-) Had tofu and egg for breakfast that morning with dandelions, lunch was an eggplant parm. wrap (resisted the cheesecake the O's had) and dinner was a sweet potato and rice while the O's played cards and video games that evening. I love having company over. Even if I'm only watching the action from the side, I love being around people. What was said in Live Right For Your Type about AB's is really true for me. This feeling of isolation and abandonment they talk about.......I'm not sure why but I really hate being alone (apparently it might be b/c I'm an AB!). I'm ok for a day but even that kinda gets too me. Sunday was the big barbeque day. I came prepared! That morning I had egg white, dandelion greens, tofu and curry all fried up and then at the 'que I was the only one eating lamb!!! Marinated it in the tamari-lime sauce from the book and had it grilled while everyone else ate chicken, burgers, sausages and pork!!! The torilla chips looked VERY tempting but I resisted b/c I brought my veggie chips that are made from potato!!! I'm sure that the salsa I then dipped them in had vinegar in it and I highly doubt that the nacho cheese dip had ANYTHING beneficial in it but all in all it was a good time....and I resisted all the other meats!!! There was also a broccoli/carrot platter there - tasty. Later that night, as we all chilled and talked, I did have 2 Dunkin Donuts of the 24 box they bought - bavarian creme variety. I mean, flour is a neutral for us but I still don't think commercial donuts can be very good for us. I'm sure there's lots of perservaties and other naughty things lurking inside the creamy goodness. Oh well, they were very yummy.
And I exercised!!! On Saturday, I tried the Rodney Yee AM yoga tape for the first time and it was very relaxing. Although I need more time to relax sometimes then his first 5 minutes give you - sometimes I'm just too tense!! But it was very good all in all and my O liked it more then I did! Now he's really into yoga and wants to get all his tapes!!! Looks like I can get the good doctor's partner yoga book now! :-)
Sunday at the 'que was even better - we played vollyball most of the time and it was great! Used a lighter weight ball (you know, the kind they have at the grocery store for the kiddies) but we were still sweating and keeping warm as it got cooler that afternoon. SO much fun! Lots of trash talking between all the friends kept the energy high. I was the only girl playing, again with all my O's. When I hit the ball too far they'd say "Oh no.....too much fury.....beware!!!" Very silly day.....then a good oldies song came on and my husband ran from the other side of the net and grabbed me for a dance - you should have seen it "hit the ball over there!! It's the weak side, they're dancing!!" And me, of course, trying to do too much at once, and still reaching for the ball while dancing - it was a riot! Later that night, we ended up giving swing dancing lessons to a bunch of friends and had a great time. Dancing in flip-flops does wear you out though but it was a good workout :-)
So today will probably be more relaxing and getting some errands done if the places are opened. Tip with the lemon water. If you're lips are getting really chapped like mine, put on some chap stick/lip gloss BEFORE you drink the lemon concoction. It keeps your lips from shriveling up too much. Enjoy the holiday everyone!!!