One of my bros was visiting from out of country so it was nice catching up 🙂 even though I saw him back in January in Singapore.
I really like the idea of “nature walks” aka hiking. I don’t think I can do this alone because I would lose patience and start running only because it’d be done faster. But as a family outting, it was fun to chitchat, walk, and get lost in the scenery.
I love the energy of a trail race. It’s much more intimate than a normal road race.
While the race was happening, I walked around alone. I didn’t think I could walk alone for long but I did. I didn’t run since I was running a half marathon a day after in SF. I wandered around Lake Anza. It’s probably a one-mile lap but involved some climbing on the tree roots by the water to complete a loop.
# no filter. Everything was so GREEN. El Niño, you are amazing. It was so serene and not a soul in sight.
Some parts of the lake had 50 shades of green since its spring! ☘
But we are still in a drought…
Then I saw V finish his race. I was inspired to do more trail running.
Or any kind of sweating will do. Spinning has been fun. I don’t think I can make it a part of my weekly routine but I’ll try to enjoy it whenever I can make it there. Good music and lots of sweat = good endorphins = happy Jess.
I should end the post with something food related 😁 I made a poke bowl at home and it’s so good. Chop up some sushi-grade tuna (I used half pound here) and toss them in soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, and hot sauce. Serve over rice with any toppings you like! So easy.