The Longest Day of My Life
Now today was a LONG day. Today I woke up in Santa Rosa, hopped the bus to San Francisco (major points to the boyfriend who woke up at 4:30 to drive me to the bus stop!), flew across the country, landed in a city I’ve never been in, ran up and down the Rocky steps about 70 times, reunited with some of my best friends and then stuffed my face with pizza.
I’m exhausted just thinking about it all. I didn’t really take photos of my food today because it was incredibly boring and who wants to see another boring picture of oatmeal? Well……if you insist.
Yep. It’s pretty darn boring. I told you so. What was even MORE boring was my plane lunch, which was a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, an apple and a vegan oatmeal cookie.
I was totally exhausted all day but then I somehow pulled myself together upon landing to sweat buckets at Sabrina’s
boot camp. I was so excited that we got to play on the famous steps!
And then the workout…I almost died. Seriously. My butt was very much demolished upon the Rocky steps.
I don’t remember everything we did but it included suicide sprints and relays, walking lunges, plank push-ups and holds, tricep dips and then just endless sprints up and down the stairs.
Like I said, I almost died.
But….I survived. And then Anne
The last time I saw Anne
was when she came out to California for an epic New Years Eve.
Tonight we are sharing a tiny double bed in Sabrina’s
house so we can cuddle and hold each other.
I love these girls!
is pretty much the best hostess in the whole world. We each got a super cute little bag with fun toys in it like toothpaste and chocolate. A girl after my own heart!
Dinner was at Stella
and was simply fabulous. It reminded me a lot of my favorite pizza place in Santa Rosa, Rosso.
At this point, I pretty much would have eaten cardboard and liked it. I was completely and totally ravenous….and it was only 6pm California time?
However, we all concurred that our meal at Stella
was rather unbelievable. Right off the bat, I ordered the romaine salad, which had ricotta salata in it as well as cherry tomatoes, fennel and mint:
And then the four of us ordered three pizzas to share. Number one was the margharita, my personal favorite of the three.
Followed by the pistachio, which was very unique and equally delicious. This was Tina’s
And finally, the Tartufo…..a white pizza drizzled with truffle oil with an over easy egg cracked on top.
I clearly tried to get the server’s hand in motion as he smeared the egg. But it didn’t really work. Now it just looks like he had a ghost-hand. But the pizza was amazing!
I’m about to face plant the bed here in a second. Goodnight from Philadelphia!