Monday, July 6, 2009

My perfect long weekend

Webster defines vacation as the following:

"leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure"

Everyone's idea of a vacation is different. I figured something out this past weekend, my vacation is an extension of my day to day life, with a slight role reversal.

You have heard me say how much I enjoy the studio/ training and that getting up early to a room full of eager beavers ;) is what I love most. This being said, the life of a trainer is very much give, give, give all day every day. I have seen many people forget about their own needs, and as a result they drive themselves right out of the industry.

When I'm on vacation it’s all about ME ME ME.

I had 3 AMAZING SUNNY DAYS with which I swam, drank sangria and margarita's, "slept in", read in a hammock, saw fireworks, played with horses, flew kites, made great food, practiced yoga outdoors of course played with my kb, jumped off a bridge... into the water, went rollerblading, took pictures, played with puppies, shopped and spent time with great people!

I learned that I don't necessarily have to travel far for a vacation, it's just that my focus shifts from my clients to myself

but when I come back I am recharged and ready to roll!


  1. Many people forget the "Give, give, give" that you mention and they should.

    Glad to hear that you took care of yourself for the weekend. I think that you and Kevin have "given, given, given" quite a lot lately and hopefully he took advantage of the weekend as well. There is a lot to be said for vacation, no matter what the length. Of course, it helps when it would STOP FRIGGIN' RAINING FOR JUST A SECOND!!!!!

  2. Sorry, the first sentence of my last post should have ended in "shouldn't." Makes a lot more sense.

  3. Angus we brought you back a present :) Come back soon!

  4. Sounds like a great weekend! So glad you got some YOU time!! And there was SUN!!!!


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