Monday, June 10, 2013

first weekend off! Six Flags and boot camp-ing

I took my first FULLY FUN weekend in a long time! When I had dental school classes I always felt like I should be doing school stuff but this was an irresponsible amazing weekend all for myself.

We had annual Disney passes growing up- Disneyland when we lived in California and Disney World when we were living in Tampa. We used to bring in homemade brownies (rule-breakers!) so now I associate amusement park-going with brownies!

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So I made black bean brownies to take to Six Flags which didn’t happen because I ended up eating them all before Sunday (I gave some away too!). We also made this raw vegan fruit tart for a birthday boy, a recipe from my birthday present cookbook.

Six Flags was a lot of fun! I only took a mini ID pouch with me so I don’t have a lot of photos but I got so much good adrenaline high’s on this short day. Six Flags is supposed to be a more grown-up scary theme park, right? That’s what I always thought living in Cali.

We rode Kingda Ka in the front row!!! The ride lasts twenty seconds but ohmygosh so crazy. Just watching this video gives me the heebie-jeebies.

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Saturday I went to the Be Well Philly Magazine Boot Camp on Drexel campus. An entire day of sweating, massages, free foods, info sessions and chats with like-minded health-conscious women. Liz and I had a ton of fun and left with a bunch of free goodies.

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We got corrective massages and my poor neck and shoulder from dentist training got so pampered. It felt amazing to take an entire weekend off! Summer’s only started and I already feel SO MUCH more relaxed and de-stressed compared to the dental school year. It’s a great feeling.

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