I think Iâ€™ve died and gone to vacation heaven. My vacation just begun and I already donâ€™t want to go home!
Swim-up bars might be the best. invention. ever.
A few people have asked, and yes â€“ weâ€™re staying in an all-inclusive (adults-only) resort. If you ask me, the only way to go to save lots of money in the end. But, since neither of us eat meat, the Husband and I were a little nervous that there wouldnâ€™t be a lot to eat. Weâ€™ve checked out three restaurants so far, and while our options certainly arenâ€™t limitless, itâ€™s more than acceptable to me!
We hit up the buffet for breakfast:
I had a vegetarian omelet, fruit, and a crepe with syrup.
Lots of sitting in the sun, snorkeling, and drinking sloshy mixed drinks ensued.
And for lunch, we hit up another on-resort restaurant for some poolside eats.
I got a tomato and cheese salad and the vegetable sandwich.
The sandwich was actually pretty â€˜mehâ€™ but I made up for it in frozen beverages.
Oh â€“ andâ€¦ I actually made it to the gym this morning, which I consider a near-miracle.
I ran 2.0 miles (I think â€“ everything was in kilometers and in Spanish) on the treadmill. Very slowly so my knee didnâ€™t ache!
This was my view from the dreadmillâ€¦ not so dreadful at all.
Andâ€¦ since Iâ€™m sure some people are wondering â€“ YES! Iâ€™m wearing sunscreen and constantly reapplying. As a Miami native, I grew up thinking you had to be tan to be attractive, but Iâ€™m trying to embrace my paleness a little more in the name of remaining skin-cancer-free and wrinkleless-ish. Iâ€™m sure Iâ€™ll get color regardless just being here. No need to get as dark as possible.
A reader named Leslie sent me this awesome video about skin cancer, which I highly recommend you watch and maybe pass on!
On that note, the afternoon rain has rolled in, and Iâ€™m going to go take a nap in a hammock.