Back from China

Hello ! How was your weekend ? I thought of my many New Englander friends… who had snow today ! We had 70 degree weather in Paris, it was great !

My fitness was a bit off this week. I came back from Shanghai and Beijing last weekend, so it took me a couple days to get back into the swing of things.

This week’s fitness :

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday : recovering from jet lag
  • Friday morning : 10 km run
  • Friday evening : 45 minutes aqua gym
  • Saturday : recovering ! My legs were tight from a double workout on Friday
  • Sunday : 13 km run + LOTS of stretching… legs were still very tight

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Food :

I went out to dinner with my husband one evening. Fish with roasted Brussel Sprouts :




And at home… fish with roasted Brussel Sprouts (tis the season…), curried rice :

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Roasted veggies (peppers and purple carrots), coconut rice and chicken :

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Otherwise, we have a resident guest for the next 2 months, my brother in law and sister in law’s cat, while they are out of the country.

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… and took advantage of the great weather. It was so nice out ! Look at that wonderful blue sky, and my geraniums are still bright green.

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I had taken Friday off, so had a nice long three day weekend. Besides taking advantage of the weather, I was quite busy.

  • I also went to the movies to see the Maze Runner. I watched several movies in the plane last weekend, and was itching to see something on the big screen. I enjoyed it, but generally like those kind of movies (Hunger Games, Divergent, Twilight…).
  • We also finished the Blacklist (season 1) and started Lord of the Rings for the 15th time….
  • I also finished a book, Replay. VERY GOOD. It had been a long time since I couldn’t put a book down.
  • And did lots of cooking.

I feel I have recovered from jet lag. The kids go back to school tomorrow… life is back to its normal routine.


How was your weekend ?

Comments: 2

  1. Britt@MyOwnBalance November 5, 2014 at 4:27 am Reply

    Jet lag is the worst!

    What was Replay about? I’m reading a book right now but it is not really grabbing my attention.

    It was really cold here this weekend but luckily we didn’t have any snow!
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    • Karen - French Inspiration November 9, 2014 at 10:58 am Reply

      Replay was about this guy who has a heart attack and wakes up 25 years earlier in his college dorm, and his life starts again from that point in time. I won’t tell you the reste, but a great great read !

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