We are dedicated to transformation. One of our simple transformation goals is to get away and do something together. Each month we agree upon a destination that will be fun, encouraging, educational and has the ability to lead us on our journey to self transformation.
This weekend our transformation trip took us to the great city of Chicago. We attended the Green Festival at Navy Pier as well as a side stop downtown at the Eataly on Ohio and Grand. We were blessed with a Midwestern fall transformation and experienced gorgeous Indian Summer weather. If you have ever been to Chicago in perfect weather then you know there is no better place for transformation. Two sisters hanging out, having fun, eating good, shopping and learning “gotta tell you it was all good.”
This transformation experience started with chicken wings and freshly made apple juice with chia seeds. Yes, it only got better. We headed to the “Eataly Chicago” where we realized our first mistake; we should not have eaten anything, because this little mecca of all things Italian was a food lovers paradise. After a hour of shopping we quickly agreed; if we did not pull away from the “Foccacceria” laden with all things wonderful and the “Nutella Bar” serving freshly baked brioche and crepes stuffed with Nutella, we would have a weight transformation in the wrong direction of epic proportions. These were only two of the many eateries in this place. Even though we shared to cut down on our portions; all I could say was, “let’s run Roxanne, run and save ourselves.”
Off we went; headed to our next transformation station, Green Festival held at Navy Pier. To find a Green Festival near you go to greenfestivals.org. As we entered the Green Festival we hope the dedicated vegans do not overdose on the dairy and meat toxins seeping from our pores, “lol”, no disrespect intended. Don’t judge, we are on the journey but have yet to reach the destination.
This experience was great. There was so many ways we could experience transformation in this area of our lives. Some simple others more complex but all doable. There was transformation that could take place immediately and others we would have to plan. We left with bags of samples, books and once again food; clean healthy nutritious food in our bellies, in addition to foot and back massages as well as attending the onsite classes.
We exited the venue only to realize our day had turned to evening and we would be returning home in Friday night rush hour traffic. Oh well, c’est la vie! Just look on the bright side; this must be a sign from the universe, we would enjoy the ride home and reward ourselves with pulled pork nachos at BBQ Productions in Third Lake. After all this traffic to end our transformation trip we deserve it.
Hope you enjoyed taking this transformation trip with us. Take the time to plan your very own transformation trip to help you relax, have fun and further educate yourselves on your transformation goals. Your trip could be as simple as a meeting at Starbucks or as complex as an Alaskan cruise. Whatever; just do something, that ignites you and encourages you to move forward. See you next week where we share how the transformation continues.
Much Love, Many Blessings…Namaste!!! Sheila