Finally we were blessed with a sunny weekend. I was starting to be convinced that it was only sunny when I was stuck inside at work and always rainy on the weekends, but this weekend surprised me; it’s gorgeous!
I spent the morning out with Adrian learning how to ride my motorcycle. My confidence is building, but I still need some more lessons to really “get it.” Koreans are crazy drivers, so I really have to make sure that I am 100% comfortable on the road before I venture out. It’s fun though, sorta makes me feel like a rebel…vroom vroom!
After the bike lesson I endured a great sweaty workout, relaxed and then whipped up some lunch. Leftover Minestrone, I love you. Soups always taste better when the flavors mingle around for a couple of days. Soup and a salad, the perfect lunch.
My afternoon consisted of me going for a walk, enjoying episodes of Top Chef and eating chocolate banana soft serve for an afternoon snack/treat.
I wish I had more exciting things to tell, but my day was quite uneventful…sorry!
Later I eventually consumed this yummy egg over smoked salmon and grilled potatoes. I love eggs for dinner. So easy and delicious.
On another note, I put a new application from Whole Foods on my Itouch the other day, which provides lots of tips on healthy eating and living. One of the tips that stuck out to me the most was “I am what I eat.” I am aware that there is a direct link between our diet and our health and that if we are mindfully eating the health of our body, mind and soul will follow, but sometimes I lose sight of this.
Sometimes I see food only as fuel, eating healthy and frequently to keep my energy levels up, but sometimes I forget to acknowledge food for it’s other nourishing and health-supportive benefits. I find that there is a disconnect. I mindlessly put food into my mouth not fully appreciating it. Some days are better then others, but when I do take the time to reflect on my eating throughout the day I have to ask myself whether the food I ate was really a help or a hindrance to my overall well-being.
What are your thoughts on your eating habits? Do you mindlessly eat? Is there a balance that can be achieved?
I am not one to scrutinize every ounce of food that enters my mouth, I guess I just want to be able to appreciate food more and how lucky and blessed we are to have fresh and healthy food whenever and wherever we are.
Enjoy your day!