I am just so excited to finally be able to dine at a restaurant again! Like, y’all don’t understand. I have literally been craving a culinary experience for months. I know that some people have missed watching movies at the theater, lounging on the beach, having a blast with their friends at fetes, but for me it was really the dining out. You know the “I’ll be taking care of you guys tonight, can I start you off with any of our signature cocktails?” Whew yes, I need it.
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This isn’t my usual kind of post, but I felt like it was timely. With all the things that happened in January, I wanted to give you (see: myself) the extra push to keep following your dreams and living your best life. All while taking the necessary steps to practicing self care and choosing you always. I know we’ve all seen and probably even heard that, the world is ending and these are the signs. While, this may or may not be true, it did get me thinking. These past few days, I struggled with dealing with emotions of loss, tragedy and even questioned a few times, “What’s the point of all this?” I saw a tweet though that resonated with me and read it over and over again. I spoke with my mom and friends, watched Grace and Frankie, listened to inspirational music and read a few scriptures. A week later, the dark cloud is starting to move away. But honestly, if I don’t take care of me, who will? Time may be running out or I may have a whole lot of time left. We don’t know, but in the meantime, here’s how you can actively choose you and practice self care:
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Shrimp tempura, filled with spicy crab, asparagus and cream cheese, topped with avocado and barbecue eel. If you haven’t guessed by now, I’m talking about sushi; in particular my favorite roll, Seafront Sushi’s Head Hunter Roll. About six years ago, my friends and I made a day out of Friendship, Food and Fun (#FFF, you know who you are) and visited Seafront for lunch. I was hesitant about trying the rolls because of a past experience as a child. However, I swallowed hard and sunk my teeth into a Volcano Roll. At that moment, I heard the angels sing and heaven was literally in my mouth. Continue reading “Did someone say Sushi?!”