Saturday, March 26, 2011

Weekend Highlights: Bambouserie and 'Anything But Clothes'

Happy Belated Monday, everyone! What a weekend!

As promised, here are a few photos from my trip to the Bambouseraie this weekend. What a beautiful day and relaxing walk in the park. Got some activity in AND felt like I took an afternoon trip to Asia:

Arcade down the center of the park

Look how big the bamboo stalks were on average...
Did you know even bamboo this big grows to its full height in 3 months?

Japanese aquatic garden (i.e. best way to get Clément in a photo is to pretend encourage him to not be in it) ;)

Chasing Clément around the maze. It's moments like this that make me realize how far I've come. Stuff like playing with him is now fun instead of embarrassing and tiring. :)

In comparaison with the US, these are "small" redwoods.

Anyway, it was a great day. Came home, went and babysat for the girls and then got roped in to attending an "Anything but clothes" party for a bit. Pretty funny, though it really killed my day of responsible eating... I had no problem resisting the alcohol, but then they got out birthday cake. I guess on a positive note, I tracked it like I should and have since moved on. Can't beat yourself up, right?

Arrival at party, sans outfit (was just stopping by to see Kyle—the guy next to me—and his outfit)

Success! Trashbag with boatneck, cellophane belt, aluminum foil flower,bracelet, and tiara. Win.

Anyway, today has been a good start to the week. Didn't work out, but have ended my calories at an acceptable 1,298 for the day. Now, off to bed so I can wake up in the morning and run! More on the run and joining the 7 Day Chip in my next post! :)