This fine Saturday started out with a 7 mile trail run early this morning, much like last weekend’s trail run, but without all the photo shop fun.
We left early this afternoon on a little road trip for a family birthday party about an hour and a half away.
A glass of Pinot Grigio upon arrival? Why certainly!
Tons of great party food.
Lots of veggies!
A few different pasta casseroles were served for dinner tonight. I can’t remember the last time I had pasta and it was a welcome treat!
On my plate, lots of greens with crumbly bleu cheese – plus a serving of the cheesy broccoli pesto casserole and some of the sundried tomato asparagus casserole as well. Both were amazing!
And no birthday party is complete without kids waiting for cake to be served.
It’s almost time kiddos!
Max requested the piece with the most amount of frosting.
OK but we’re not leaving until the sugar buzz has worn off!
After cake I switched from wine and sugar to water. I most definitely wanted to avoid waking up tomorrow morning like I did last Sunday.
Time to head outside for a fire!
And keeping warm under the outdoor heaters.
I didn’t worry about calorie counting today and just enjoyed myself this evening with good company and good food without going overboard. I think it helps that the scale is moving in the right direction and I’m feeling motivated to not completely derail my efforts without depriving myself either. It’s all part of the journey I suppose. It’s certainly nice though to have a Saturday with a long run and a party end as enjoyably as it started!