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

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. 
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!