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Breakfast On A Cenote


One of the best things Lisa and I did for our trip to India was plan a good amount of surprises. And one of the scariest things we did for our trip to India was plan a good amount of surprises, haha. I mean, I'm usually someone who does not enjoy surprises so I was always worried something wouldn't feel right. In the end, it always seemed like things worked out and everyone was either happy or super freaking happy. That being said, I didn't know what to expect for a good part of this Mexico trip-- and I didn't think much about what the plans would actually be when our to do list said "surprise breakfast." Cause, whatever. Well, I squealed like a little girl when I saw this gorgeous little set up at our hotel!! It was very, very uncharacteristic of me, but the setting was just so pretty! And on a freaking cenote! And with perfect weather! And I saw a bunch of fruit so I figured I wouldn't starve haha.

this guy said a little mayan prayer and brought us a tray of fruit. Alex and I both were super super excited to see a bunch of passionfruit (his absolute favorite) and I was super happy to see kiwis and papaya, my typical fruit of choice. 

there were always tons of juice options too. I'm not really a fruit juice type of person (just green stuff for me), but I indulged and most were pretty good! 

hi friend! 

he's mocking me. whatever. he's still cute. 

papaya with shredded coconut. tofu with honey and flax. roasted tomatoes + asparagus, a veggie "omelette"--- roasted veggies wrapped in thin zucchini with a red sauce and a cauliflower cream, and vegan GF breads and pastries!

so I didn't starve. It was all so good. I want this all here with me right now. I actually ate A LOT on this trip. We all did. But I guess it was good--- I needed to make up for the calories I was losing with all the extra walking! it's been a real struggle for me to gain this weight this year-- I really haven't at all. I'm a point where I feel healthy-ish and strongish ( as much as I can considering) so it doesn't bother me as much----- I just wish I had shorts/pants that fit me. yum yum yum.

then I looked over and was amused by alex's breakfast. He was happy. 

also, I think I really only realized this year how lucky we are to have fresh coconuts everywhere. I feel bad for everyone who doesn't have this luxury. sorry guys. 

ps. I started drinking coffee again on this trip! Alex loves it. I'm torn. I don't like feeling addicted to things and man, coffee is one hell of a drug. 

Then we were off to explore a bit. I told you guys, sandos caracol was (is) amazinggggg. 

And explore even more! 

Even more colorful photos to follow ;) And a story about a mayan abdominal massage I did--- and how I did actually go in a cenote--- but there are no pictures to prove it. But I did it guys! Happy wednesday! 

6 comments:

  1. I just got back on the coffee train, after over a year without. I'm mostly drinking decaf, as I really just crave the taste. But, like you said, it makes me a little uncomfortable, because I remember those caffeine withdrawal headaches-- ouch.

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  2. Thank you for sharing your struggle to gain weight. After a lot of crazy health issues (mostly GI), I am around 10lbs underweight for my height. The comments or looks I get about my body can be incredibly rude. I just have to remind myself that those people have no idea what I have gone through, and that their opinion doesn't matter anyway. :) Thanks again for your honesty about your health issues and triumphs. You and your blog have been very much appreciated!

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  3. amazing holiday. am trying to restrict coffee but it sees me through the day. love the pics and your writing

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  4. Looks amazing! That's the main reason I don't drink real coffee anymore (or rarely), I hate being addicted to something. I want freedom!! But it's sooo easy to slip back into the habit...

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  5. but for reeeeal don't take those coconuts for granted- poor Alaska doesn't even know what they are :(((

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  6. oh my gosh this looks amaaazing!

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