I had a wonderful going away surprise – lemon drop cupcakes!! Had to have one after lunch. They were topped with lemon cool whip icing and might have been the best cupcake I’ve had all year!! Thanks to Emily, RD for making them
At 3:00 I was seeing my final patients
at 3:45 I was writing my last notes
At 4:00 I was packing up my bags
And then it just ….ended!!
I felt like a ba-jillion pounds had been lifted off my shoulders.
And guess what!? I can breathe again
Silly me decided to go on a 6-month stress relief run in my new neighborhood. For some reason running is SO relieving to me. I think because I can challenge my self to run FAST.
Mile 1 = 8:02
Mile 2 = 7:47 (!!)
and then I ran out of hydration. Never again will I run in the summer without my camelbak!! I felt hydrated enough to head out but 4.5 miles later…and some walking…I was totally zonked.
Mile 3 = 8:45
Mile 4 = 10-something
Still was a great, stress relieving run!!
More frolicking ensued
I couldn’t stop smiling!!!
My personal sommelier brought out some wine – a special one – Franciscan – the first winery we went to on our honeymoon!!
My, my was it delicious!
Karen got me a present!!!!!! I told her how much I love Quaker Oatmeal Squares the other day and she went and got a box from the grocery store as a ‘graduation’ present (even though I don’t really have a graduation). Thanks Karen!!
My special dinner request was Bison Burgers!! On Great Harvest Dakota Buns!
Karen made sun-dried tomato pesto to go on top. (2 jars of sun-dried tomatoes in oil, undrained, 4 big cloves garlic, 2 big handfuls basil, ~1/4 cup parmesan cheese, 1/2 cup walnuts – all whirred together in a food processor)
Matt poured me more wine at dinner, but I didn’t finish it – needed water!
Karen’s other present? A Blackberry + Peach Cobbler!!
Served with vanilla bean gelato – the real deal!
Nothin’ like hot cobbler with vanilla bean…
Off to CHILLAX!!
Busy day tomorrow. In a totally fun way. Filled with pedicures, haircuts, Target trips, yoga and friends!!