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Sunday, November 8, 2009

Fall Couples Conference 2009 Recap

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Hi friends, I am BACK! Such a wonderful weekend, I don’t even know where to start!!! Friday night, I geared up for my Fall Couple’s check in at work, my lovely registration uniform.

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I had some late people that checked in so I missed dinner, but I did enjoy a delicious dessert. This was the cutest little thing, the bowl was actually half of the orange’s peel. 

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I couldn’t work at a more beautiful place!

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After our couples meeting in the evening, we all decided to head over to the club house where they serve nothing, but JUNK FOOD!!! We have the best shakes in town.

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As well as chili cheese fries, and mozzarella sticks.

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We enjoyed our late night college food” right next to the warm fire.

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I actually just had a few bites of everything so I didn’t feel too bad. The next morning I woke up early all by myself and read a little. When Hubby finally woke up we headed over to breakfast. I had a little bit of everything: Honey Wheat Pancakes, an Egg, Potatoes, and Pineapple with Granola.

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Like breakfast wasn’t big enough after our morning meeting we had another delicious meal…on to lunch!

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I ate my salad (ditched the sandwich) and a bowl of veggie chili and the most delicious piece of cornbread.  

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After we stuffed our faces we headed over to play on the Challenge Course

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While we waited for it to open we took some fun photos! 

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My favorite, this one is a FRAMER! 

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Skinny Bride and Me! 

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The Group! 

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Go Skinny Bride GO! 

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I was a little afraid at times, but I loved the thrill!

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We also played a dice game called 10,000 and I won!!!! 

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Everyone was trying to sabotage me winning, but they FAILED!

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Jon even busted out the BIG GUNS!
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We went to the craft cabin to play some more! 

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We were all so into our projects.

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Liz and Matt joined us later.

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I made a picture frame as a memento.

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Hubby is making me a plate :) 

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After all of our playing we went to dinner. I started off with a wonderful Spinach Salad with the most amazing Raspberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

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For dinner I had a special plate made for me, I asked them to load up on veggies,pasta, and tofu. I knew I would need it for my Half Marathon. 

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I also enjoyed some Vanilla Yogurt and Warm Raspberries. This was the first Yogurt I have had in 30 days!!!!

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After dessert we hung out a little and then I had to call it a night. This runner needed her beauty sleep. I laid out all my gear and got into bed around 11:30pm, a lot later then I had hoped for.

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The next morning my alarm went off at 5:30AM!! I was super tired but ready to rock it….

Half Marathon and the rest of the Fall Couples Retreat Recap in the morning…gotta get a couple things done before the week begins!

Night Friends!


Nicci said...

Your Fall Couples Retreat look like so much fun! Great pics of the gang.

Skinny Bride" said...

Gerson and I had so much fun!! The best fun and spiritual weekend we've ever had!!

Diana said...

That looks like so much fun! :)

Anonymous said...

looks like it was a blast! love the pics :)

Trying To Heal said...

what a great retreat! cant wait for 1/2 marathon recap!!!

RunToTheFinish said...

yeah such a fun time! I wonder if there are any things like that around here

Anna Banana said...

Looks like a ton of fun! All your picture all beautiful and it reminds me of why I love Fall so much. Looks like you had great food, great weather and I'm sure you had a great run! Can't wait to hear all about it!

Megan said...

such cute pictures! looks like a lot of fun. and did you see skinny bride in the paper? Your name is in there too!

Kristin said...

Looks like such a fun weekend! You work at an amazing place! :)

Kristin Eldridge Photography said...

Just wanted to say it was great meeting you! Awesome job on your half too!