Even a Workaholic Needs a Break Every Once In A While!

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Hi. I’m Christy. And I’m a workaholic. I always have been and it’s a blessing…and a curse. 

I put work first…a LOT. My parents instilled a strong work ethic in me and for that I’m proud. But sometimes, even a workaholic needs to let loose, take a break, and just enjoy the finer things in life. This weekend, I’ve been unplugging, getting behind (stressing a little about that), and enjoying. Galveston is an awesome place to live when you want to unwind, and my family rocks as a support system.
The recent purchase of the tandem and carrier helps. I mean, who wouldn’t want to ride this on the Seawall? After a few hours at the pool (almost completely unplugged I might add…YAY ME), we took off on a limo bike ride to get something to eat. 
For the record, the back seat is the easy ride. Yes I pedal, but I’m pretty sure B does most of the work while I enjoy the scenery. What? He’s stronger than I am. It only makes sense.
I just love the view as we drive down the Seawall and pedaling is not my first priority. But my feet keep moving so that counts. It really does. I mean it. 
A nice 3 mile drive (shush B…it’s a FULL 3 miles there and 3 miles back) to McAllister’s Deli for a nice healthy vegetarian lunch, and then back home we go!
To enjoy the view one more time. Yes, the rocks are a little too sea-weedy, but the ocean has cleaned up for the year and I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else on the planet. 

I’m glad I stopped and smelled the ocean air a bit this weekend. There’s always Monday. I’ll catch back up and the memories I’m making in the meantime are priceless. Just like my family. 
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About Christy

Christy Gossett, managing editor of SoFabFood and creator of the healthy living blog, Insanity Is Not An Option, is a WAHM of 6 kids ranging in age from 27 to 8. She enjoys sharing her heart-healthy, low sodium recipes to help others with dietary restrictions enjoy a flavorful life while maintaining a healthy diet.

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  1. I figure I’ll never catch up anyway and I only live once. That’s why I don’t clean…to busy living! Haha!

  2. clgossett says:

    Yes, my friend, I’m starting to catch on. (PS – I’m about to get back to work so I can play more tomorrow).

  3. Kelly @ Texas Type A Mom says:

    This looks like a pretty great way to spend the day! Good for you for taking some time for yourself!

  4. Heather says:

    That bike looks awesome!

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