Confession: I have never eaten a rutabaga in my life. To be honest, I had to Google "rutabaga" just to wrap my brain around what exactly I was looking for in the grocery store. But, Thug Kitchen 101 assured me that it would be delicious, so I said what the hell and threw caution to the wind. Turns out, it was amazing! Somewhere between a cabbage and a potato with a little turnipy kick. Ian wasn't completely sold, but said he would eat it again if we had some dipping sauce. The accompanying Nutburger was equally magnificent. Look at me, eating my vegetables.
Guess what else? It's only Saturday morning and I've already blown this week's step goal out of the water! It was a low goal, but I've been struggling to hit it for weeks. I'm telling you, this manadee tattoo has changed my life. I've got all this perspective and now I'm really rolling to the beat. Next week, I've got an ambitious goal but I figure if I post it in my blog then I can't say it didn't happen. I'm going to try and go to some classes at the gym each day. We'll see how I feel, but I choose to be wildly optimistic. Monday is Aqua Yoga, Tuesday equals personal training session, Wednesday and Friday will be water aerobics, and Thursday will be Yoga.
I'm also taking on maple sweet potatoes (which I know I'll love) and curry roasted eggplant (which I am terrified of). Maybe manadee should have a cape?
Also, I am thrilled with the urology doctor I met on Thursday. I didn't have to have my bladder scoped, and she's pretty sure it's not my kidney! Woo! She did order a bunch of blood tests and schedule me a renal ultrasound just to be on the safe side. So far, it looks like whatever is wrong with me can be cured with the right pills. Till then, I'm off to conquer a load of laundry and an eggplant. Vaya con dios mi amigos.
Creating my own sunshine 🌞