I had been counting down the hours since 6:00 yesterday morning, 12 1/2 hours left. Occasionally during the day I would get a text with just the hours left, no message.
Finally 6:30 arrive... GIRLS' NIGHT! Actually we were late so... Finally 6:39 arrived! Five of my girlfriends and I went out for a much needed Girls' Night. It's funny because not long ago we would of called these kind of nights a Mommy's Night Out. We've moved up in the world and graduated to Girls' Night (make sure you say "Girls' Night" in a singsong voice).
We started off at a wonderful little hole in the wall Greek/Mexican food restaurant. Odd combo but it works! Normally I get their gryos or hummus wraps (which ALWAYS ends up on my shirt) but they recently added grilled fajita meat as an option so I ordered a 10 inch grill chicken wheat burrito. It was yummy! And ate my weight in chips and salsa... chips and salsa will be the death of me!
We told funny stories about work and family. Caught each other up on life. The more babies added to the group the less time we have with each other. These nights are much needed! I recently read on someone's blog (I wish I could remember who's blog... I'd like to link it here) that laughing was internal jogging. We internally jogged all night!
After we ate dinner we went to Starbucks. Since the Praline Crunch is seasonal (who knew Praline Crunch was something you can only have at Christmas? I knew the Pumpkin rule but not the Praline Crunch rule) I tried the Flat White. It was ok. I think I'll stick with an Americana or the daily brew next time. Anyway, we internally jogged some more. Since we are middle age, have jobs and kids we called it early and were all home by 10:00. I miss summers when we stay out to 10:30... I know, scandalous!
I'm lucky to have been blessed with an amazing group of friends!
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.-Henry Ford