WOW! I can’t believe just over a week ago my coach, Noelle, and I left for an amazing road trip from Minnesota to Vegas, for Beachbody’s annual training and celebration event, and we’re back already!
It was truly an epic event. We had ordered some super cute tiaras to give out along the way and while we were at Vegas, but it seemed that we stopped at odd hours for gas and felt a little weird asking the guys who were working if they’s wear a tiara and take a selfie with us…so we didn’t hand any out on the way down. But when we got to Vegas, we started handing them out all over the place! (Mostly to other coaches, because I get pretty shy. I know, hard to believe, but it’s totally true.)
I started the week without my knee scooter because my ankle had been doing to awesome after Fusion #2. I figured as long as no one minded that I was slow, I wouldn’t need the scooter. After just one
walk from Tropicana to MGM it was pretty obvious that I’d be needing that knee scooter. So glad we found a way to bring it!
Even though I was on the knee scooter, it was pretty obvious that my energy and stamina wasn’t back up to normal yet. I got slower and slower about handing out the tiaras and had to work hard at keeping a smile on my face. Good thing I was surrounded by an awesome team of coaches to keep my spirits up:
When I got up and ready to head out the door on Friday though, I knew my time on the knee scooter was up. My knee was so bruised from one and a half days of scooting that I couldn’t even rest it on the scooter.
It was time for the big guns: a motorized scooter. Which I think some people think is cool, but honestly? It kind of sucks. No one can see you in the scooter and even when they can see you, they tend to cut you off and then look at you funny when you accidentally¹ hit them. It was a good thing I was worn out from all the extra activity so I didn’t get overly cranky with people…right?
Any way, Beachbody’s Summit was awesome and I can’t wait to fill you in on a bunch of the things I learned about, but for now? I’m recovering from the whole trip and especially the ride home – which was FULL of crazy wild life:
- Tons of mule deer
- A crazy GIANT jackrabbit – Srsly…this thing was like over THREE FEET tall!
- Wild cows? What the heck?!?!
- A heard of bison walking across the road
- Hundreds of kangaroo rats running across the road
- A fox (maybe two)
- Mountain lions
- A lost female elk – She did a little dance about five feet in front of my car.
- A caribou standing on the side of the road
- A different caribou pooping on the side of the road
- A WILD FREAKIN’ HORSE grazing on the grass, right on the side of the road. Apparently the grass on the side of the road tastes better than any of that other desert grass out there?
What’s the craziest animal you’ve seen on the side of the road? And does the Jackalope exist? Because I swear that giant rabbit was really a female Jackalope!