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What if I have a Road Trip?

June 21, 2015

4 Tips to Packing Healthy Road Trip Snacks


This weekend we are escaping the AZ heat and our AZ exhaustion. With about 6 hours behind the dashboard, we’ll be in San Diego once again. This is a little vacation that the two of us need quite badly. We can see it in our apartment cleanliness and in our work motivation.

I am on summer break, but my days are spent at work or at the hospital I volunteer at. Hours of my summer break are spent blending and topping acai bowls for the many customers who want a sweet, cold treat on these sunny days. Or my hours are spent at the hospital completing tasks the Med Surg floor needs me to do to assist the staff with their responsibilities. Thus, majority of my summer activities aren’t cliff jumping, pool swimming, friend hanging, or road tripping.

Ash has been crawling towards the finish line of my AmeriCorps VISTA service, and is working full-time to teach health literacy classes to the community and more specifically, the adult probation population. The job is rewarding as it is challenging, and she says it never feels as though there is enough hours in the day to complete her class reports and her cubicle duties.

But you know what? All of that is just fine.

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