Rest Day Acupuncture

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Guess what? I remembered another job title:  I worked at Limited Too (the stores for little girls) as a sales rep.  I was 16!

 

Mid-afternoon snacks included. Apricots….

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Yogurt and granola!

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Rest Day and Acupuncture

 

Today was my rest day and I am reallllly enjoying it!  I did some chores and relaxed.  I am going to write soon, too.

 

My left eye has been KILLING me.  I think its from staring at the computer all day long.  I asked the Husband to give me acupuncture for my eye, and he leapt at the chance.

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I look funny when I’m relaxing. šŸ™‚

 

The acupuncture really helped! My eye feel so much better.  It’s amazing.

 

Dinner

 

I invited the weirdo Wolfgang for dinner.  Hello, Wolfy!

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I tried his Classic Minestrone — this was amazing minestrone.  The kidney beans were very flavorful and firm, and there were huge flakes of parsley.

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With WW toast and pumpkin butter.  Yum!

 

Thanks for the interesting discussions in the comments today! Lunch and Breakfast created quite a stir. šŸ™‚

 

Goodnight, time to write!

{ 21 comments }

 

  • VeggieGirl February 3, 2009, 5:53 pm

    Glad you took a rest day – hope you now have a restful evening!! šŸ™‚

  • Sarah (lovINmytummy) February 3, 2009, 6:06 pm

    I’m not quite sure who I like staring at me more, Wolfgang or Jay Robb!

  • Anonymous February 3, 2009, 6:21 pm

    hello! i have been following your blog for about 3 months now and i love it! i am a college student so day to day i work on balancing working out with healthy eating. I was wondering if you had any suggestions… I find that about a week or so before my period I am ravenous! I consume way more food than I should, especially unhealthier things (chocolate, carbs..) than the norm (fruits, veggis, etc.) I am usually so regimented that it is hard for me to feel like i cannot control what goes into my mouth (or how much!) for a good week or so. thanks!

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point February 3, 2009, 6:27 pm

    anon – hey! well, i think its ok to splurge a little because of your period — who doesnt! but if you *feel* out of control, thats not a good thing. i would just recommend giving in to your temptations in a thoughful manner. if you are craving pizza, have a slice or two but don’t follow it up with ice cream for the heck of it.

    also, it helps me to chew gum — it keeps me from snacking. brushing your teeth works too. it also helps me to just get up and take the dogs on a walk or even do a lap around the apartment! šŸ™‚

  • brandi February 3, 2009, 6:37 pm

    hooray for rest days!

    I love the Weirdo picture šŸ™‚ Too funny

  • Megan February 3, 2009, 6:39 pm

    mmm pumpkin butter!

    and double mmm to the soup! wolfgang puck soups are amazing, i love them!

  • Trust, Hope, Believe February 3, 2009, 6:51 pm

    does that hurt when he puts those needles in?

    happy tuesday:)

  • Marissa February 3, 2009, 6:52 pm

    You look uber relaxed!

  • Mrs. LC February 3, 2009, 7:02 pm

    YAY so glad you’re writing darlin! I broke out my lovely flute and PLAYED today, such a wonderful feeling, feeling that passion stir within me again. šŸ™‚

    And AHHH needles! :/ Glad it helped though!

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point February 3, 2009, 7:05 pm

    no the needles dont really hurt! sometimes at first they do but the sensation goes away.

  • luckytastebuds February 3, 2009, 7:12 pm

    oooh do you make your own pumpkin butter?

    I totally totally believe in acupuncture! It is so cool that your husband can perform it on you!! Saves so much money!! šŸ™‚

  • Meg February 3, 2009, 7:14 pm

    I hope your eye feels better!

  • just me February 3, 2009, 7:27 pm

    yay for rest day!

    no matter how creepy wolfgang looks, you can’t knock him for his good food; esp soup!

    and yay for acupuncture..wonder if it would have worked for my horrendous nausea i’ve had the past two days…blaaahhhhh

  • chasedaylight February 3, 2009, 7:58 pm

    Good for you resting AND acupuncture! So amazing!

  • greendogwine February 3, 2009, 8:38 pm

    glad the rest day went well and the acupuncture helped!

  • elise February 3, 2009, 8:45 pm

    how many days a week do you rest? ps that acupuncure pic is cute (and kinda funny). any recs for my neck/back pain?

  • rebecca February 3, 2009, 9:13 pm

    i should give mr. puck’s soups another try… i tried a couple of them a while back and found them too salty/oily, but i do love a good minestrone, so i’ll have to try that one out.

  • Mica February 3, 2009, 9:30 pm

    I’m glad to know that the acupuncture needles don’t really hurt. It always seems like such a weird treatment–sticking sharp things in someone to relieve pain. Good to know that it’s helpful!

  • Caitlin at Healthy Tipping Point February 4, 2009, 5:26 am

    lucktastebuds – no i dont make my own pumpkin butter – i bought a jar of pumpkin butter with port the other day – and its soooo good!

    elise – i rest 1 – 2 days a week. but i try to be active on those days as well. i try not to run back to back more than two days in a row, thats the biggest “rest” issue for me. this kind of schedule doesnt work for everyone, though.

  • imadedinner February 4, 2009, 7:17 am

    I’m so glad you took a rest day! Acupuncture is seriously the best… I go pretty often and it really helps my back!

  • ashley (sweetandnatural) February 4, 2009, 2:48 pm

    I know I'm a couple posts late (I'm in Germany for work – there's a time difference!), but I had to tell you that I worked at Limited Too in high school too! Haha! I totally applied for the job b/c I thought I would get the discount at Limited, Express, Bath & Body Works and Victoria's Secret – wasn't old enough to actually work at those places, but they were part of the same company. Or so I thought…after I got hired, I found out Limited Too went independent! Oh well. I learned a lot of teeny bopper music and always returned home with glitter on my clothes. šŸ™‚

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