What’s New Pussycat

April 10, 2014

in life, salads, vegan

Abe and I are not doing too well lately. Along with his cast, he has a horrible cold, and I caught a flu. Oh yeah, I also cut off the tip of my finger…

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…chopping sundried tomatoes for this dinner.

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I’m seeing a new shrink, and she ordered me to treat myself out for dinner with my husband. We went to Cafe Gratitude, and I have to say it was the first time (probably ever) that I was feeling completely at peace there. Maybe because I’m appreciative for a place where the server looks at you with compassionate eyes, maybe because I’m starting yoga classes again (Liberation currently has a Groupon deal)?

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I even pondered the question of the day – “What Strengthens You?” – over this salad.

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Abe mellowed out over their Seasonal Grain Bowl, as well.

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So even though we’re falling apart physically, mentally we are trucking by. Happy to have made two top 10 lists – and one where I’m at the #1 spot!

{ 8 comments }

1 Tamara April 10, 2014 at 8:39 am

Oh no!! Sending lots of healing vibes to you two. Those bowls look so tasty. I’m glad you’re taking care of yourself with a nice meal out and some yoga. <3

2 allie@sweetpotatobites April 10, 2014 at 8:45 am

I need to try Cafe Gratitude one of these days! And when I lived in LA I used to go to Liberation Yoga all the time – loved the studio, loved the people. Good classes there.

3 Chris St. Nyegaard April 10, 2014 at 8:47 am

Take care of that finger :-). Hope you guys get well soon!

4 Lauren at Keep It Sweet April 10, 2014 at 9:56 am

I hope you are both feeling better soon! Thinking of you and sending you a big hug:-)

5 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet April 10, 2014 at 10:33 am

Thanks, Lauren! Hope you’re well.

6 Courtney of Savor Good April 10, 2014 at 11:26 am

Congrats on #1! Hooray for complete peace and hope you and Abe will feel good as new soon.

7 Diana April 11, 2014 at 4:47 pm

Yikes! Sorry to hear about the finger! I’ve definitely been there and done that! :-/ Glad that CG cheered you up some! You Are Awesome, friend! :)

8 Marla April 13, 2014 at 8:32 am

Sorry about your finger. I’m always afraid of doing something like that so I take a long time to cut stuff up. I wanted to write a friendly message since you seem a bit vulnerable today. I am diagnosed with what’s considered a serious mental illness, and have not been casual or friendly about talking about it. I’ve been more angry for feeling like I have to hide it and so many other things. I’m coming around to being okay with it all. Everything’s gonna be alright… Congrats on your blog success.

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