After an interesting brunch-meeting and a visit with some pals (and to retrieve my husband), we headed back north after a quick stop at Whole Foods. I bought a giant pumpkin, which I'll be roasting tomorrow to freeze and eat. Yum.
Not much to report on the unprocessed challenge front. I thought breakfast would be easy today, but it turns out that fresh fruit is not part of a normal conference breakfast...we were offered bacon, eggs, biscuits, gravy. I made a breakfast of eggs and half a biscuit (which I know counts as processed). My processed food count was as minimal as I could make it, but this morning I just couldn't bear to only eat eggs and coffee (I really was expecting more options, so I did not come prepared), hence the biscuit. Overall, though, for a weekend out of town, I did very well--I usually return feeling overfull and like my body is completely out of whack. Not this time!
Upon returning home, I worked on homework, made some more banana oatmeal bars, watched a bit of TV and did some push-ups. I've been neglecting my strength training, so I'm trying to work a bit back in. Gotta keep those guns looking good!
I had a great weekend: I got to spend time with friends not seen for far too long, play with small kids (which always reminds me that I love kids but don't want to have to deal with my own right now), present my work, have excellent, intellectual conversations, and escape for a little bit from the pressures of school, of my students, and of the normal daily stuff in general. Back to the grindstone tomorrow!