Our week and a half at Sam's Family Spa in Desert Hot Springs was over. Time to head toward the coast for business meetings and a visit from Grammy. Our last sunset was a beautiful send-off.
The 2.5 hour drive to San Diego was uneventful, although we did stop at Souplantation again for a hearty dinner. While waiting for Troy to finish his muffin, the kids and I got some exercise racing up and down the 8 flights of steps in the parking lot.
Our destination was the Metro San Diego KOA. It was actually in Chula Vista south of the city. It won an award for KOA's in the nation, so we were excited to stay there for a week. As I write this after-the-fact, we are starting to realize that we may prefer the BLM land or a state park to these commercial RV resorts.
This was our second trip to San Diego in a few weeks' time and it was different than the first. Our overwhelming excitement to see the beach on the first trip was not there this time. We still loved the ocean and wanted to see it, but it could wait until tomorrow. The driving force and anticipation was muted a little. This served as a reminder to live, embrace, and enjoy all our "firsts." First Date. First Baby. First Camping Trip. First _____ . Let's take note, express, and remember how we feel on future "firsts." Most importantly, let's not forget to seek out more "firsts."
I am a wife, mother, and exercise physiologist with one foot in the world of travel and one foot in the world of fitness. This blog is a mixture of travel adventures and wellness topics that affect women and their families. We've travelled, first in our Airstream and then in Australia, while attempting to balance work, life, health, and relationships. It's been an amazing journey so far. Join me as we navigate new places, adjust to small spaces, and meet new faces.