Day in the Life // Jackson Hole
Andrew and I are spending the week in Jackson Hole, Wyoming with his side of our family. Andrew’s parents rented a big house (everyone has their own bathroom and room…key for family vacation lol). I am missing my snoogle! I totally tried to pack it, but it’s just too gigantic.
Today I wanted to share our day from yesterday!
Over the past 5 years I’ve noticed that my eating on vacation looks exactly like my eating in regular, non-vacation life. Before I discovered and started practicing intuitive eating, vacations always felt like a free-for-all filled with restriction, overexercising, and binge eating episodes that left me miserably full. Overeating from time to time is normal, but being consistently overfull on a daily basis wasn’t life giving. A HUGE step that stopped the binges was stopping compulsively running.
Now that I’m in tune with how I feel and understand what I need…eating “off limits” foods is no longer a vacay activity because there are no longer any off limits foods! Foods I used to eat only on vacation are enjoyed in my non-vacation life as I please.
Yesterday started with breakfast at the house. It’s kinda an unspoken rule that whoever wakes up first starts breakfast.
Yesterday I was first up so I got the eggs and bacon going.
My breakfast was: eggs + bacon + butter & strawberry jam toast. Served with a milky coffee on the side – coffee + whole milk + heavy whipping cream + sugar. My pregnancy plan with coffee has been to drink decaf whenever I can and if I have regular coffee I’m just aware of my other caffeine sources for the rest of the day.
After breakfast we headed on a scenic float trip in Snake River. We saw no snakes, but we did see a bunch of bald eagles + bald eagle nests. It was just fun to be on the water.
Snacks for me mid float…
After the boat ride we headed to lunch at The Bunnery.
It was okay. I need to remind myself not to order Mexican dishes when we are so far from the Mexican border lol. I ordered the chilquiles and it was nothing like chilaquiles. I was hungry though and the meal filled me up…so that was good!
Then we stayed around town and shopped. There was this shop called, Made, that was FABULOUS!
I ended up picking out some adorable onesies :) Side note: I felt baby girl kick for the first time last night and it was just the most amazing thing. Andrew got to feel one kick too. We both cried <3
Family photo: Andrew, me, Brandon (bro-in-law), Molly (Andrew’s sister).
Then we headed back to the house.
I spent the rest of the afternoon watercoloring and snacking.
Late afternoon we headed to Teton Village for happy hour. Non-alcoholic Moscow Mule for me (aka just ginger beer + huckleberry juice)!
And we rode a gondola up the mountain.
For dinner we headed back to the house and had chicken + potatoes + roasted cauliflower. Plus a La Croix mixed with lemonade for me.
Ended the night with a James Bond movie + Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia.
Today I’m planning on taking it easy. Gonna see if I can find a massage that doesn’t cost a million dollars. Some are going biking, but with pregnancy biking is off limits due to a weird / debilitating sensation in my pubis symphysis every time I bike…NO THANKS!
Happy Wednesday! I hope you can find something wonderful to do for yourself even if you’re not on vacation <3