Not EVEN gonna face that scale this week. Mind you I know I reached that 50 lbs lost, but I have not been really on plan this week. I doubt I even gained due to the activity, but my water intake was lacking. And I ate meals with more carbs. I have company dieting this week coming, though. It was the agreement of me being one of the young girls. Party now...diet together later!
So I did not pass the new city new food on pay day test. I had to do it now or never, I opted to do the now. This past week, opposed to my post of wanting to fast for peace, I got all caught up in the newness of things.
It started with looking for some coffee. I usually can handle a breve latte sugar free on a low carb diet, but we sidetracked near the local Walmart and found a Tea House that served "Boba Tea". I have NEVER had it. Then they also had frozen "Mochi" balls. OMG I just could not resist. New food! I had to broaden my personal database with some added culture on the food side! So then I thought...let me get this new thing out of my system. It will hopefully be behind me and not on my behind.
I am so thankful for my bloggie support. I thought as I decided, that I did not want to disappoint you, but you also would understand. It might of even passed your mind when I posted of my move, that:
Whoop. I am out of the Redneck Wilderness and in the Big City! BOOM!
Bubble tea is the name for pearl milk tea and other similar tea and juice beverages that originated in tea shops in Taichung city, Taiwan during the 1980s. Drink recipes may vary, but most bubble teas contain a tea base mixed with fruit (or fruit syrup) and/or milk. Ice-blended versions of the drinks, similar to slushies, are also available, usually in fruit flavors.
One of the famous categories of bubble teas is "pearl milk tea" (also known as "boba milk tea" in America), which contains small chewy balls made of tapioca starch, called "Pearls" in Chinese (also known as "Fenyuan 粉圆" or "Zhenzhu 珍珠"). Pearls made of tapioca are also available in many places.
|when brewing these tapioca turn brown/black|
And I got to go Downtown baby! I saw the Fremont Experience. Went to a free concert just off of the Fremont X (got to see that as well) gambled three bucks broke even and stopped. I decided that a reward for weight loss will be due in May. We are going across on the Zip Line ride that goes above and across Fremont X. Walked a bunch because we got there early AND walked .6 miles back and forth to "Pawn Stars" and did not get to see any of the Harrisons or Chumlee. Saw the old man's desk.
The free concert was called "Rock The Block with Awolnation". We had to get our pre-registered tickets by 5pm, but the gate opened at 8pm. It was a big lot in front of El Cortez. We had 3 hours to sight see walking. The concert had 5 bands including top ten band Awolnation. It lasted until 12:30 AM. I was impressed with a Scottish band named "Twin Atlantic". It was punk indie. I think that "indie" means independent label. Lead singer Sam McTrusty is a handsome young "bas" (Scot slang for bastard) it is how they speak..he did at least.. The band had energy. I took this picture and "shopped" it neon for the Neon City I now live in. I thought the moment was camera worthy.
|Click to see larger-Sam McTrusty tying his no name no bling shoes keeping it real.|
Those girls in front of me left after Awolnation did there first song. I was then right in front. Lead singer, Aaron Bruno started the top ten song "Sail" and jumped down in the area between the stage and that railing. I pulled my daughter up front thinking he was gonna shake hands. NO. He climbed on the rail and stood on it singing. Then he took a dive into the audience right where I had pulled my daughter from. The girl that had taken her place got knocked in the head hard (ouch) and lost her hat. My daughter's bff caught him with one arm (along with others) and he did that classic being held by the audience thing. BUT she said it felt like something popped in her shoulder. I asked her, "Well did you grope some of that rock star ass?" She says, "Hell yea I was squeezing all over that." LOL It was quite the memory on the way home. And remembering that girl with the hat Aaron fell on was really being a bitch to my girls. It came close to a cat scrap. Karma in the way of a rock star butt intervened. LOL. Sad, but true.
Awolnation's hit crossed over to hip hop hits, but this band I will tell you thrashes like grunge era madness. They were wild and talented. All the bands were.
I was not going to go to this concert and babysit, but last minute saved by the hubby came in the night before from the road. He doesn't like concerts. And it was free.
Good journey. Good dieting. Back to plan this week.