anyway, now that i'm thoroughly distracted by that glorious molten pseudo dairy product...
i leave for texas today! i am lucky enough to have a four day weekend - no school tomorrow and no school on monday for president's day - and i'm thrilled to pieces to spend a little more time with tex than we usually get to. for some reason four days feels infinitely longer than three. this is my last visit to houston for quite a while so i'm making tex do all of my favorite things while i'm down there. this really just includes mexican on saturday night. i like a lot of other things about going to houston but the mexican is hands down the very best thing (that includes seeing tex...shhh don't tell him that). i continually seek out good fajitas and margaritas around here and just can't find anything that holds a candle to the texan stuff. i need to do something about this, stat. other than mexican food, here's what's on my mind this morning...
this sign confused me at the grocery store. if they weren't good for eating what else would they be good for? decoration? i get it - they are probably trying to tell me that galas are not good for baking or other apple uses and best just to crunch right into but don't you always eat an apple, even if it's baked first? signs at grocery stores are weird.
i held off. i didn't believe the hype. i bought a few and was super pissed about how expensive they were (didn't have a price tag at the store i was at and i'm always too embarrassed to put something back after i've already had it rung up so i bought them anyway). wouldn't you know it, these things are absolute heaven! not at all the consistency i was expecting but oh man these are great. i had the cinnamon roll yesterday and the coconut cashew today and i already want another. i might have one for dessert they're that good.
tex and i are making spaghetti sauce this weekend! his dad has a "world famous" recipe that he makes a few times a year and being that i'm always intrigued by people's recipes for things, i have wanted to try making this for a while. tex's dad put together a whole powerpoint to show me how to make it (how adorable is he?) so that's our plan on sunday. it's a pretty passive activity but it takes all day so in between the stirring and adding various ingredients we have serious plans to lay on the couch. tex is fully encouraging my two weeks of rest. what a good boo.
here's the juice, kids. i finally got a hold of my steroids from cvs yesterday and though i thought i could start them right away i had to wait until this morning because this dosage seems very specific and i'm not going to ignore it. i expect by tonight my guns will be massive. be intimidated. i just hope they let me on the plane. in all seriousness i'm a bit worried because i've heard some scary things about steroids but i think just a few days shouldn't tear me up too much. my doc told me these are generally really well tolerated so i'm crossing my fingers i don't even notice any mood or tummy shifts.
since this is basically the start of my weekend, i'm going to bid all you treats goodbye - per usual i plan to avoid technology while in texas. i'll miss you dearly but the tequila and the tortilla chips will fill the void.