This weekend kind of flew by in a blur. They typically do, though. If only the work week would, too….
I started off Saturday with an early wake up call to head up to Roanoke for the Frozen Toe 10K. It was very true to it’s name, as the “feels like” temperature at the start of the race was 8 degrees. I’ll have full recap up of the race on Wednesday, but in the meantime here’s a photo from the race.
After the race I headed back home to grab a quick shower and eat some lunch. Then it was back on the road again to head up to my Dad’s house for an overnight visit. I went up this weekend for part 1 (of 2) of having a crown put on the tooth that I had to have a root canal on last week. I decided to drive up there to have it done since my uncle is my regular dentist, and I’m most comfortable with him. The whole process of “prepping” the tooth for the crown was a bit painful, but now I have a temporary crown on it and it’s feeling better. In two weeks or so I’ll head back up to have a permanent crown put on. Then this whole thing should be over!
I did do some fun things, all involving food, while visiting. On Saturday night my little sister and I went out to dinner with my uncles and my cousin (who also happened to be in the town for the weekend, non-dentist related). We ate at a Mediterranean restaurant and the food was delicious. I was torn between a Greek salad and a lamb gyro, and I ended up going with the gyro. No pictures, but I’m definitely going back sometime! Then on Sunday morning I went to breakfast at a diner with my Dad and his girlfriend, my cousin, and my uncles. I had a delicious spinach, feta, and tomato omelette (I was still feeling the Greek-style food). This time I did take a picture.
From there I headed over my uncle’s office to have my tooth worked on. Once all of that was done I went back to my Dad’s house and hung out with him and my sister for a bit before hitting the road to head home. I got home around 6:30, but I felt like it was 10. I got a bunch of laundry done and snuck in a Jillian workout before bed.
All in all, I spent about 11 hours on the highway this weekend. Whew! I’m looking forward to the 4 day weekend I have at the end of this week.
What did you do this weekend?
When you go out for breakfast, what do you like to get? I’m always so torn between a waffle / French toast / pancakes or an omelette!
Anyone else race this weekend?