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I had my eye on ewe…

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Evening!  Hope you’ve had a good day.  I got off to a little bit of a better start today…and I think some extra sleep has something to do with it.  I didn’t wake up until a minute before my alarm went off.  I’ve been tossing and turning a lot lately, waking up at all hours of the night.

Let’s rewind:

Yesterday I was DETERMINED that I was going to the gym.  I just knew it.  It was on.  Me and the gym, mano y BodyPump class.  Then I realized that they were doing construction on several of my normal routes to get to the north side, where the Y is.  I finally got over there and couldn’t find a place to park.  I was running out of time, and class had already started.  Exasperated, and ticked that I’d not changed clothes before leaving, I decided to just go for a walk around Railroad Park.  As I went to change into my tennis shoes, I realized that I’d forgotten my socks.

That’s when the headache started.

In the end, I went home and made myself what I thought to be a comforting meal, with some of my favorites that I had on hand.

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The rest of the 15-bean soup my mom sent with me last weekend topped with a little parm, steamed broccoli and a little shredded cheese, and a slice of peanut butter toast with a sprinkle of sunflower seeds.  I had myself a little lie-down on the sofa and will my head to stop hurting.  The worst part?  I still have a little congestion from the cold I got last week, and every time I would cough, my head would just throb.

Luckily, my headache subsided by the time I finished up with work, because it was date night with Jen and Jermaine!  Before meeting the boys at California Pizza Kitchen, I met up with Jen at the mall to do some shopping.  She found some great cardigans and a killer dress, and I found this sign that suits her to a T:

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Scope that dress she has on!  Love it.  The belt accentuates her tiny waist.  Homegirl has lost FIFTY POUNDS!  Give her a hand!

While we were browsing for hair accessories at Forever 21, I found this sweater that I knew I had to have:

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This little ewe spoke to me when I walked by:  “Baaaaaaaa me!”  she cried.  I had to baaaa it.  (Using my recently acquired gift card!)  The price just couldn’t be bleat!  (Ok, enough sheep analogies…it’s shear madness 🙂

At CPK, Jonathan and I decided to start with a Mediterranean platter (not pictured) that consisted of pita, Greek “salad” (Kalamata olives, cucumber, tomato and onion) and Tuscan white bean hummus.  It was nice and light.  I started with a glass of Yellow Tail Shiraz.

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And Jonathan had a Sammy Octoberfest.  For our dinner, we split the Four Seasons pizza.

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It was a thin crust topped with tomatoes, artichoke hearts, salami, mushrooms, onions  and Mozzarella cheeses.

Jen and Jermaine had cheese and tomato, and pepperoni pizzas, respectively.

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Aren’t they adorable?!

We skipped the dessert menu and headed to Yogurt Lab for some froyo (and sorbet).  I had mango and blueberry sorbet, with fruity pebbles, almond slivers, pineapple and raspberries.

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It was tart and delicious.

Now I’m off to have dinner with a dear friend and possibly go watch Jonathan play kickball.  Cause nothing says I love you like watching your boyfriend and his friends go (kick)balls to the wall.

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3 responses »

  1. Oh my god, I have fallen in love with ewe!

    That sweater is too cute!

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  2. What a fun post!! I seriously love that sweater too! And thanks for the compliments. That photo of J and I is great!

    Reply

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