Monday, June 7, 2010

Breathe. Exhale. Return to Center.


Last week, my family and I took a much needed vacation. Very Much Needed.

We were able to get out of town and head to the beach for some sun, sand and relaxation.

I had plans to blog, but the Internet access was slow, so aside from occasionally checking my email, I kept the computer turned off.

Instead, I slept in until 8am, I went to bed early, I ran/power walked every morning, I played in the ocean with my kids, I looked for seashells with my 4 year old, I watched my 2 year old climb a big-girl jungle gym, I spent time at the pool, I ate Oreos, I ate ice cream, I ate donuts, I pushed my kids on the swing, my kids pushed me on the swing, I spent time with my parents and I watched my husband's stress melt away.

I breathed. I exhaled. I returned to center.

And now I'm back and that feels good too.




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8 comments:

  1. The same happened for me when we went on vacation. The internet was so incredibly slow it was maddening!!!

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  2. Kristia, good for you. It sounds like you and your family had a much-needed, wonderful vacation.

    Welcome back!

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  3. That's what we did last week too. A week at the beach. Felt so good. Reality is hard to deal with this morning.

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  4. Queen of the HouseJune 7, 2010 at 11:04 AM

    Good for you! It is so nice to get away from it all! :)

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  5. I had the same problem on vacation, SLOW internet! In a way it was nice, in another way it drove me NUTS!!!

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  6. Bucksome and Queen - Thanks for the comments.

    Lori - I decided not to get mad, but just relax and enjoy the week. When I did try to comment on someone's blog, it took forever and that is when I turned the computer off for the week.

    Nancy - I hope the weather at your beach was as beautiful as ours. Reality hit us yesterday, when we were home and didn't have a beach to go to for the day.

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  7. Awesome I am so happy for you! I too went to the beach, though just for the day. Even just a day was good enough for me!

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  8. Isn't it great to watch someone's stress melt away.....especially if it is youres!!! Glad you had a great vacation! XO, Pinky

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