Yes folks, it is true. I am the luckiest girl alive right now ’cause in exactly 1 day I will be lounging beach-side at the fabulous Sandals Montego Bay Resort in Jamaica. I am beyond excited for so many reasons – the spa, the beach, the naps, the peace and quiet but also, I’m curious. My husband and I have never been to a couples only resort. It sounds blissful and grown up and romantic but, in some ways, I’m worried it might be a little too swingin’ for us. What if we have lost our cool since having kids and we find ourselves all Old Fogie-ish in a sea of youngsters.
Anyway, regardless, it is going to be awesome. FIVE WHOLE DAYS alone with my husband. Whatever will we do?? Yeah, there’s that but just so you know I have a few other things in mind. Check it out:
Yup, a little historical fiction soft-porn for my lounging time on the beach. If you haven’t read these books by Diana Gabaldon and you need a good escape I highly recommend. Highly. This is her latest, An Echo in the Bone, which is the 7th in the Outlander series and I can’t wait!
Plus, I plan on imbibing just a little. I like to have a Pina Colada or Margarita while lounging with my book on the beach. One or two is just enough to feel a little indulgent.
But, realistically, I’m not going wild with food or drink. I have been working out like crazy to lose the weight I gained – 15lbs – while my mom was sick and I’m 12lbs down. Just not willing to risk screwing it all up again.
This means that I feel OK in my bathing suit but I am going to be on a beach again on the 20th so I’m not going to risk it. So, while I might be doing a little bit of this: