No work, all play, OK…

polka dot swimsuit


(Photos by my mum)

When I was packing for this trip, I optimistically included a pair of running shoes and some workout gear. I had this idea that I’d do a lot of running – maybe along South Beach at sundown, or something – like I have in previous trips to Florida. Actually, though, since we’ve been here, the most energetic thing I’ve done has been regular dips in the pool to cool down during lengthy reading sessions. Oh, and the shopping, obviously. Which really IS my only cardio right now.

I don’t think either of us realised quite how much stress we were under before we came out here, though, or how good it would feel when the pressure finally lifted and we were free to lie by the pool all day, reading. It’s awesome. And now, if you’ll excuse me, I think there’s a sunlounger with my name on it…

by the pool

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  • I always take exercise clothing and shoes on vacation, but NEVER put them to use. Good thinking though. 😉

    June 27, 2013
  • I adore that swimming suit, it’s gorgeous. And Vacation is for relaxation.

    Fashion and Happy Things

    June 27, 2013
  • Myra


    You got a hat 🙂

    June 27, 2013
  • Very glad to hear you’re all feeling so relaxed after all the horrible house stresses/other stresses. Hope you’ve got some good books to read! xx

    June 27, 2013
  • Have a ball!

    June 27, 2013
  • Erin


    Glad to hear you’re relaxing!!

    June 27, 2013
  • The pool look amazing, I love Florida but right now I’m crazy in love with that bathing suit, so adorable!

    June 27, 2013
  • Gorgeous swimsuit! It looks so great with your hair. I think we’re all optimistic and think we’ll do sensible things like exercise on holiday, but then lazing by the pool and eating food is too much fun!

    June 28, 2013
  • Love the swimwear and good to hear you are relaxing a bit!

    July 7, 2013