I’m always interested in what people do. How they go about their daily routine, what foods they eat, and what makes them happy.
So I will give you a little snap of what I do once I wake up. It’s the same routine almost everyday with a few variations depending when I work.
I try to be out of bed no later than 730am. I will set my alarm for 7, turn it off when it buzzes and snuggle for a little bit hoping the minutes pass slowly.
And this is what this looks like: I know I’m adorable in the morning.. no need to tell me
Before I get up I drink water with lemon which is always on my bedside table.
Once I roll out of bed, I throw on long comfy pants (I sleep in boxers), I put on wool socks, my slippers, and my warmest hoodie. Yes, my house is freezing.
I walk to the coffee machine which is preset and turn it on. I go brush my teeth, then grab a cup of joe. The next hour or so is spent reading the news, facebook, twitter, blogs.
I make breakfast.
Which can be gluten free waffles, pumpkin oatmeal, and always a small glass of green juice.
I eat on the couch and read more.
Sometimes I go for breakfast too… Here I was at Paul’s Omelettery with Mara.
Then, depending on the day I will run, go to yoga, or shower if I have to go to work.
I might meet a friend for a run like Andy, grab a coffee post run, and a poinsettia and call it Ruddy.
Post run (or not) & shower, I get dressed and make my lunch.
As of late it has been a wrap with hummus, hemp seeds, avocado, and spinach/kale. Along with some carrots.
I also bring some sort of fruit and dates with almond butter & cinnamon. I also pack my vitamins so I don’t forget to take them.
I kid you not, dates with almond butter + cinnamon will. change. your. life. It’s amazing and tastes like a decadent dessert. You don’t even need fancy medjool dates.. plain ones work perfectly. DO NOT forget the cinnamon.
I get ready for work pack up my things and I am out the door.
Sometimes I will stop for coffee, sometimes I won’t…
….but I will almost always stop for some beautiful pictures. <— Also, clearly I am having too much coffee lately.
I go to work, do my thing and then walk home. I walk a lot actually but I prefer that to taking the bus. It’s about a 30-45min walk but I don’t mind.
Sometimes I will stop and buy a $5 book on the street because I am in the mood… why not right?
Post work I am usually starving and so ready to plop on the couch. Lately I am so content doing that.
Sometimes I will come home and Ashlee will have made dinner for me. She is wonderful. Sometimes I make soup and last night I came home to one of my favourite things in the fridge.
A spinach stuffed bagel. Again, Ashlee knows the key to my heart – FOOD. I didn’t take a picture but as you may recall, it looks like this.
Then we watch Private Practice, drink wine or tea (depending on the day), perhaps some rum and eggnog and call it a night.
That’s my day. My days are similar with a few bits and pieces always different but I am content and happy. I wouldn’t change it for the world.
Are you a routine monkey like me?!
Hope you had a great weekend and I promise I will blog more… It’s been a while yet again.
Also, listen to this.