Thank you guys SO much for the advice about my bike on yesterday’s post!!! I can’t tell you how much I appreciate it. I am definitely not going to get the expensive bike. I think I will keep looking around for used bikes and if I can’t find anything and am dying for a bike, buy the less expensive (but still pricey!!) Sora bike.
Now let’s talk about yesterday:
After blogging, emails, breakfast, coffee, lounging around, Facebook, reading the news- all my typical morning routine, I made it to yoga class for day 6 of my 30 day challenge. Yesterday morning’s class was an Ashtanga yoga class, which I had never taken before.
I was so taken aback when I walked into the studio and saw two rows of mats facing each other, unlike the usual rows of mats facing the front of the room. I initially thought, “Oh sh*t” but decided to stick it out to see what Ashtanga was all about.
Wow. That’s all I can say. I really enjoyed the class. It was similar to my usual hot vinyasa or slow-flow classes, but the pace was much slower, the focus was more on strength, and it was almost an hour and a half long. I was sweating buckets and my muscles were shaking by the end. I wasn’t breathing heavy like I do in a fast paced vinyasa class, but I felt like I got a hard-core strength workout. We ended the class with handstands and headstands. It was intense!
After Ashtanga, I quickly showered and DEVOURED lunch. I was so hungry I felt light-headed! That yoga class really took it out of me! I made another “greek” turkey wrap and enjoyed it next to my computer while watching Nashville.
Then I hurried downtown to class. Yesterday was orientation to my April elective rotation. I am taking a class called “Narrative Medicine”. I took this class because I needed something in April that didn’t require me to be in clinic all day since there is a possibility we will sell our house and have to move out this month! For the Narrative Medicine class, we read stories written by physicians and patients and we write response journals to our readings. I love reading (I was an english major in college!) and I especially love reading things written by physicians, so the class sounded great to me! I will be sure to share some of the things I read this month on the blog 🙂
Orientation only lasted an hour, so I had time to go home and clean the house before having to leave because we had two showings at the house last night. Keep your fingers crossed that they want to buy it!
Kyle and I drove to the mall and I dropped him off at Starbucks to get some work done while I headed up to Sephora. I needed some wedding makeup tips and wanted to get a few new things for the wedding as well. The saleslady was so nice and did all my eye makeup, carefully explaining each step so I could replicate it at home.
She used gold and rose-gold shades and a dark brown liner. She also used a light shadow to fill in my eyebrows and a soft pink lip-stick to finish the look. I loved it!! I ended up buying the shadows, eyebrow shadow, and eye liner. I got a free lipstick because it’s my birthday month, so I was able to get the same shade she used on me! Score!!
To end the day, Kyle and I met with the Minister who is marrying us! We talked for over 1.5 hours! We talked about how we wanted the ceremony to flow, what readings we want, what vows we will say, all that stuff!! She also had us say 3 things about each other that are the reasons why we want to get married. It was so fun and made me want to get married right then!
We chose a few bible verses that we liked for readings, but also a poem that we both love. I remember reading this poem in college in one of my english classes and loving it. I’m thrilled it will make it’s way into our wedding! It’s called The Passionate Shepherd To His Love by Christopher Marlowe. Have you read it?
And now I’m off to start the day! Hope you have a great day!
Have you taken Ashtanga? Do you love it?
What was your wedding ceremony like? Did you have readings? Poems? Scripture?