My husband and I make a pretty crazy couple. We do the weirdest things to get a kick. Oh don’t get me wrong please. We are not that adventurous to try swinging and stuff. It’s much mellow compared to that.
With a baby and a dog to take care of we have pretty much given up our social lives. Even to catch a movie we have to think a million times and come up with a fool proof plan. I say we are weird because once upon a time we used to be party freaks and yet we seem to have grown out of it all. Won’t say we don’t get the withdrawal symptoms from time to time, but we manage because we are innovative. And we enjoy ourselves too. Or some may call it ‘sad’. Yeah we sometimes get those sympathetic looks which say ‘this is why people shouldn’t have babies’. 😉
I did crib about it for a while too, but my husband didn’t. He took it really well. That is what made me get creative again. Can’t say I regret any more.
We are both movie junkies. So our movie marathons have become quite a pastime. We keep watching movies in loads till we pass out. Well its not really just movies but documentaries and ‘Friends’ and ‘CSI’ thrown in a good measure. But movie marathons alone were getting kind of monotonous. So a few weekends back we planned our very own cocktail party. Mixing cocktails at home either by the book or from the top of the head is fun. Needless to say it was a grand gala and we were wasted by the end of it all.
There are those times when we make a whole day outing with baby and all. We usually start off with a couple of errands to run and then we run wild. Our little one is quite an adventurer. He loves to go loafing with us and minds not at all to take a nap in his pram when tired.
The best so far was our latest venture though. I know lots of people turn up their noses at the mention of Sushi. Very few people seem to enjoy it. A common misconception is about it being raw fish but that is Sashimi. Either ways we went for our star attraction ‘Wasabi’. You mix the wasabi with soy sauce and use it as a dip. If you want the real experience do not be miserly. Dip in and let it soak for a second. The kick you get when it touches your taste buds is mind blowing. I feel like a gush of wind swept me off and landed me back with a thud. Till you get that experience you have never really tasted wasabi. A lot like bungee jumping for the first time and getting pushed to a free fall from behind till you feel the tug of the rope to know u are secure but that was one hell of a flight.
A couple of kicks like that along with a few fried dumplings (Gyoza) and Enoki mushroom wrapped in fried bacon (Yum), I was ready for a bowl of the gooiest stickiest chocolate ice-cream. Sheer bliss. A treat of a lifetime. I was ready to go home.
I can’t remember when I turned into such a foodie (Thanks to my dear husband), but for experiences like this I shall never complain. Well on the other hand, no wonder I never tend to lose the extra weight I am carrying even with all that exercise.