Oh hey, remember me? It’s been a while and I apologize for the long break in posts. September felt like a blur. I feels like yesterday that I was posting about the Whole30.
As you might have guessed, I suffered from major jet lag all last week. And I mean MAJOR jet lag. We arrived back in the States late Sunday evening and by 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon I thought I was going to need a cab ride home because I felt too tired to drive. The rest of the week followed in a very similar pattern, awake at 1:00 a.m., then 2:30 a.m. and wide awake at 4:45 a.m. I must have been a real joy at work…
Anyways, let me backtrack a little bit. I won’t turn this blog post in a play-by-play of the Europe trip, but I have to give you the highlights:
I had the privilege of traveling to Lake Tegernsee for a work event and although I didn’t have time to explore much of the sleepy little town, I can assure you–I’ll be back and I encourage you to check the place out the next time you are near Munich.
After Munich, we took a train down to Zurich for a few nights and the city was NOTHING like I expected: busy, clean, youthful (no really, there was a ton of young adults everywhere) and the food was out of this world. I loved every minute of our stay.
It was in Zurich that Dave and I finally managed a WOD. And let me tell you, if there is one workout to come back to from being off for a week–this one is it. BRUTAL.
Do you see all of that?! Doesn’t seem like much, but let me tell you–all that running after being MIA from Crossfit for even just a week (not to mention all the unhealthly foods I was consuming) was a bad combination.
Reebok Crossfit Zurich is such a cool box. It was outfitted to the nines and the staff was friendly, knowledgeable and gave great endurance tips (which I was clearly lacking).
From Zurich, we headed off to celebrate my birthday at Lake Como, Italy. I won’t get into specifics of that wonderland – but add it to your bucket list now and you can thank me later…
Just like most crazy Americans who are in Europe during the month of September, we had to cap off the trip with an adventure to the Oktoberfest open ceremonies. Again, another bucket list item that I encourage everyone to experience.
Unforgettable experience. I’ll admit, it’s hard to be back home. Europe has such a different energy than the States. People felt relaxed, welcoming and more importantly, happy. Here’s hoping my September feel-good high lasts through October…
Speaking of my favorite month of the year, I’ve been inspired to carry-on my goal-setting into the month of October. Here’s what I aim to accomplish this month:
- Practice double-unders everyday for 10 minutes
- 5 kipping pull-ups
- 5 new paleo recipes
- Film a cooking session with one of my fellow Rebelles
- Finish reading “The Happiness Project“
What are your goals for this month?