Got to paddle on Easter Sunday as soon as the wind dropped, four foot and clean. I kept most of the wet snow out of my dry suit, and the sun even came out when the snow stopped.
About the only Hyperlipidy aspect was that there doesn't appear to be a fall off in endurance ability with lack of practice. Paddled for about two and a half hours and could have carried on but the surf was dropping with the rising tide. The reflexes and muscles still work after what must be two years off of the surf...
What do you do with five days off line? Well, Nick Lane's "Power, Sex, Suicide" has been a very interesting read. Well over half way through it and it makes a great deal of sense.
Lots of catching up to do!