As I mentioned on Friday, we headed off for a mini vacation this weekend to Sunriver, a vacation resort just outside Bend, OR with my parents, brothers, and their significant others for a fun and relaxing weekend.
Even though it was only three nights, it felt like a vacation being away from home in a big house, playing games, making big meals to share, and enjoying the snow.
Saturday, we had less than ideal weather so we opted to hang around Sunriver for the day. Dog walks, hot chocolate with whipped cream, catch phrase, and vegetarian lasagna were the highlights.
I wore a puffy jacket under my rain coat because the wind made it necessary.
Running in the last week has become a real challenge (i.e. much slower and requiring more walk breaks), so I opted to just take several walks and do a little yoga flow rather than run this weekend.
Sunday, we headed up to Mt. Bachelor in search of snow and sun! While I'm not supposed to ski while preggers, I was happy to see that others got to enjoy a good day on the mountain.
My brother Max and the manfriend
My mom, sister-in-law Sabrina, and I opted to go snowshoeing for a few hours in the morning, which proved to be a decent workout and a lot of fun.
Yes, I look ridiculous. Need new snow gear to look like the cool kids.
We love snow!
We popped into the quaint Nordic Lodge before and after our jaunt and I honestly didn't want to leave to head over to the main lodge for lunch. There's something about this little fireplace and the cute benches that just make me want to cozy up and never leave.
After lunch, Sabrina and I braved the tubing hill for what turned out to be much more terrifying than I would have imagined (i.e. careening backward while flying downhill on an inner tube). Luckily, we escaped without incident, but it sure was a reminder I'm not a kid anymore.
And finally, the whole gang (minus my dad who was home with a bad back).
While I definitely missed not being able to downhill, I know it's only for this season and it just makes me that much more excited for next ski season. Granted, we'll have a little one, but I'm hoping someone won't mind volunteering to be babysitter for a day. ;)
In other news, the bump is definitely becoming more obvious. And, our big ultrasound went well. Everything looks perfect according to the OB!
And I'm feeling little kicks and/or movement regularly. I know some people say it feels like fluttering, but to me it almost feels like little bubbles popping in my stomach.
21 weeks and growing...