Monday, August 10, 2015

The post about procrastination, a bike ride and Paddington...



  • It's #coffeetime and I just realized that I have to go back to work tomorrow. My 2 weeks is up:-( The upside is that in 3 more weeks I get another week off. So I really should start planning our trip to Montreal. I didn't do groceries yesterday. Instead I did nothing which means on top of training this morning, I have to do a big grocery shop and laundry and get my house in order. I need stuff like spices and coffee filters. And food. I need food. So excited to pull out my blender for morning smoothies. The last time I used it was to make margarita's in my former life. And I have to get to bed early. Back to the 4:30am routine tomorrow. I've been spoiled with sleeping in while on vacation...





  • This morning I rode up the Hamilton mountain. Makes my legs ache. Love it. And I love riding along the escarpment brow once I get to the top. I can see all the way to Burlington. Something that sucked was when I slowed to turn, and then sharp turned, I pulled my stomach muscle again. It hurt but only for a short time. It's not bugging me more than usual right now. And when I got home I discovered my recovery meal of eggs was eaten!!! So I had to make bacon:-) I really need to grocery shop but first Julien and I are going to visit my girlfriend and her son in Burlington for a play date. Groceries will have to wait until after dinner...





  • A proper #winetime photo. So I'm having BBQ'd sausages and broccoli/cauliflower for dinner. I really, really need to get groceries. But the boy just asked me to have family movie night for the last night before I go back to work. How can I say no? I can't. So I'm only picking up some necessities and shopping tomorrow night. Can you tell how much I detest grocery shopping? I'm seriously out of some majorly important provisions. But I need to watch Paddington and get to bed by 9:30 because I'm back to the 4:30am wake up tomorrow. Need to get my fitness in before I commute to Toronto for my work day...





  • Wanna know what I ate today? Everything. Seems like I had a hollow leg today and I ate non stop. I haven't had an eating day like this in a real long time. So here's the lowdown on my grub:

  • Builder's bar - pre workout
  • Natural peanut butter and sliced apple - post workout
  • One fried egg and bacon
  • Fruit plate
  • Wine
  • Sausages and broccoli/cauliflower
  • Watermelon
  • Lots and lots of water

  • Another thing about today's food is it was higher in fat than I normally have on any given day. That and a lot more fruit than I'd ever eat in one day. But I visited a friend this afternoon and we shared the fruit plate. I just finished watching Paddington. Cute movie. A few things worth mentioning. I miss the UK, people in London are really not that easy to understand (I needed subtitles when I was there last fall because of the accents), and I wouldn't mind having a talking bear. Or a helper monkey. Bedtime...

3 comments:

  1. I go back to work tomorrow morning too! Boo to working to make a living, but I am also going to start waking up at 4:30 starting tomorrow, Got any tips for the early morning routine?

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    1. Get to bed early and have everything ready to go. It's hard at the beginning but I've come to love the alone time I get from waking so early. And nothing beats having my workout done. I don't have to think about it again, until the next morning:-)

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  2. Yes to helper monkeys! I hate going back to work after vacation...so hard getting back into the swing of things.

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