Realizations

I’ve come to some realizations this past weekend

I realized too late if you run 10 miles*, a normal lunch isn’t going to cut it and you will end up ordering nachos the size of a small child for dinner
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Plus a burger that I’m fairly sure used about half a cow. And bacon, just for good measure.
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And a salad. Because between the running and the salad you can totally justify the rest of your meal.
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And I realized no matter how many baby-sized plates of nachos you eat, when you get home you still need dessert
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It happens.

I also realized that helping in my community is awesome. Mostly because my weekend volunteering at Springfest in my ‘hood resulted in this
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Free beer. In a parking lot. On a Sunday evening.

I heart community service.

I also realized that when I drink my small-town roots show and I want to make fires.

And if I’ve been drinking I may also want to make s’mores. True story: if you have no chocolate bars, no marshmallows, and no graham crackers your s’mores dreams don’t have to die. You just end up doing this
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Those are charred peeps. With the ear of a chocolate bunny shoved in them.

It happens.

And when you’re drunkenly eating molten peeps I’ve realized if you have a loving husband like mine he’ll laugh, tell you that you look homeless, and then take pictures.

Thanks baby.

And most importantly I’ve realized I’ve got less than a week till my husband’s birthday. And since my birthday comes a week after that, I need to get him some killer presents to insure I get awesome ones. So it’s shopping time!

Happy Monday friends!

*Um yeah, I ran 10 miles. Madness. I get pissy if I have to drive 10 miles normally.

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8 responses to “Realizations

  1. You are awesome!! Oh how I miss those days of justifying a healthy-sized portion of nachos by running double digits! And by healthy-sized I mean small child sized of course šŸ™‚

    And the fact that you made s’mores work with what you had just goes to show how creative you can be in certain situations. Now I want some s’mores!

  2. I ran 10 miles once when I was in high school…I think a container of trail mix the size of my then-tiny body disappeared later the same day šŸ˜®

  3. Roasted peeps? Genius (Hilarious homeless pic). And salad always balances out less healthy parts of a meal. Mmm, giant nachos.

  4. Hehe, yeah, I see the homelessness in your eyes šŸ™‚

  5. You are intense Kalin! I’m impressed.

    Dying at the peeps/bunny ear!

  6. 10 miles?! Actually, peeps and chocolate are a genius idea. You had all of the main components there.

    I always have room for dessert no matter what. I have an extra dessert compartment set aside.

  7. Good job on the 10 miles!! This post totally made me laugh! Charred peeps and homelessness šŸ˜‰ haha!

  8. omg. can’t believe you are running so much now!!! And everytime I drunk eat I think of you…thanks.

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