Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Use your noodle

You know in that post down there, the one where I talk about my cleavage, you can erase the part where I walked Denali this morning.

Why, you ask.

Well, this gal got a little present this morning. At 6:30, Mark rolled over and told me school was canceled. I wouldn’t have to rush around to squeeze in a walk with Denali before yoga; Mark would have the time this morning after catching up with “The Doctors.”

Three cheers for icy roads! OK … just one cheer because I nearly fell on my butt just walking from the back door to my car.

Actually, let’s make that two cheers because there was another bonus – a hot lunch date.

Curtis Stone cooking in Geelong at the Fishbowl Resaurant

Oops. Wrong date. It was more like this.


Mark picked me up from work, and we headed a new-to-us Vietnamese restaurant that my co-workers rave about. Labeled as “the shit” and “cheap” we knew it would be perfect for us.

Mark, in all his adventurousness, tried the shrimp fried rice with egg roll. I think he just wanted the egg roll.


I opted for the traditional pho, picking a version that had eye round steak and well-done flank. Tripe? I’ll pass. (By the way, I have no idea why that piece of hair decided to stick out on its own. Rogue hair, I tell ya!)

I also got the Goi Cuon, “raw” spring rolls served with a peanut sauce. Yum … in an interesting, “it needs to grow on you” sort of way.

The best part of the meal, though, was when “Ice, Ice Baby” came on the Musaq.


I had no choice but to dance in the restaurant. I just didn’t.

What song makes you bust a move?


  1. You and your hubby are so cute!!!!

  2. Hi found you through SR, congrats on the baby! Love your story, so inspiring. To answer your music q- it doesn't take much to get me to bust a move! I like to shake my booty as often as possible :)


  3. I also found you through SR and wanted to say congrats to you on your story and your new baby. We have very similar stories. I also recently lost 120 lbs and am now 12 weeks pregnant. It has been crazy trying to retain my healthy eating habits without always giving into the baby, how do you balance it all out?

  4. I found you via Skinny Runner. You are so funny busting a move to vanilla ice. Looks like something I would do. Pho is a good choice. I just discovered it this past year.

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