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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Hilton Head Vacation

This week I am in Hilton Head with Charity. It has been so peaceful and relaxing. Exactly what I needed. We got here Monday evening, after driving 10.5 hours. That is a LONG drive!
Can you tell I'd been awake since 3:30 a.m.?!

 After getting to our resort and unloading and unpacking, we headed to the ocean.
 Ahhhh...the ocean.
I haven't been to the ocean in about 5 years. I love it. I once lived in Sarasota, FL, and would go to the ocean every single day. It never got old.
When I saw this I was so overwhelmed, I may have shed a few tears. It was such a powerful, emotional moment. Sometimes real life is just too much to bear, and being here and seeing this just reminded me how small I am, and how absolutely big God is. It refreshed me. It made me happy to be alive again. 

Just because I'm on vacay, doesn't mean I don't run! I love running on vacation. Love exploring and seeing new places. Charity and I went for a run and it was so beautiful.

We went to the beach on Tuesday, and despite using sunscreen, we still got a little very toasty roasty! We've been slathering lots of aloe on our burns!
It's been fun trying out new places to eat. This was a fun little outdoor bar and grill.

Today we toured Savannah (more on that tomorrow) and tried to stay out of the sun. More beach time tomorrow, with spf 1000 SUNBLOCK. :)

Do you exercise while on vacation?
How does the ocean make you feel?



  1. Have a great vacation! I sometimes exercise on vacation, but only because it makes me happy. I wouldn't do it if it was a chore! I am going to Disney World in two weeks, and I'm looking forward to running around the resort in the mornings :D

    1. I feel the same way, if it was a chore, I wouldn't do it either! Have a blast in Disney!!

  2. Have a great vacation! I love the beach too! There's something about it that renews the soul! Can't wait to hear about your adventures in Savannah! I've been to Hilton Head, but never to Savannah, though I've heard it's awesome.

    1. It absolutely does renew the soul. It's amazing! You and hubby should go to Savannah. You would love it!!

  3. Katie, I wouldn't be able to tell you were tired at all- you look fabulous! Oh and Love the place---- Ocean ohhh!

  4. The ocean is powerful in reminding us how small we are...
    Are those sweet potato fries? They look amazing!
    Enjoy your time out in the sand... & keep the sunscreen flowing!

    1. Yes they were. I love sweet potato fries! Thanks girl!

  5. Savannah is one of my favorite cities! Some of my most memorable runs have been by the ocean. You can't beat the view!

    1. It was my first time to Savannah, absolutely gorgeous!

  6. I ADORE the beach... LOVE it! Enjoy your vacation!!!!!

  7. The beach is my favorite place to run!!! Enjoy your vacation!!!!!

    1. It is now my favorite too! Absolutely beautiful. Thanks Teresa!

  8. Hilton Head is our absolute favorite vacation spot. We leave the first week in June to go on vacation there! I can't wait. I'm glad you're having a great time. And YES I totally run on vacation!

    1. Oh, that's so exciting! I will definitely be going back again. I loved it!!

  9. Of course I run on vacation! It's one of my fav things in the world and I love running in new places.
    The beach looks great, love being at the beach and enjoying the good times and laid-back lifestyle

    1. Lol, I am not surprised that you do!! There is nothing like it!

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