I like to do "A Day In My Life" posts once in awhile. Well my friends, today is one of those days! Here is more detail than you probably ever wanted to know about yesterday. Enjoy!
My alarm went off at 5:45 on Tuesday morning. That is a normal wake up time for me these days. Unfortunately, I could not fall asleep the night before, and was still lying in bed wide awake at 1:00. That’s what I get for being all cocky on Friday!
The cats had already had their breakfast around 2:45 (Paul gave in to their antics), so I didn’t have to feed them. But I did say good morning!
Jelly, looking bright eyed and bushy tailed.
Christmas says it’s too early for pictures!
Drinking coffee and fiddling on the computer for a few minutes is a great way to wake up.
Although the weather report looked a bit scary…
Then it was time to layer up…
Layer #1 Layer #2
Clearly, I am thrilled.
The bad part about my run is that I felt like I was running through thick molasses. I know my pace didn’t end up being bad, but the whole run felt like a huge effort.
When I got home, I stretched and foam rolled for 15 minutes, which is my new reality!
Sucking back coffee during my stretching session.
If I tell you how long it takes me to shower, get dressed, and head out the door to work, you will hate me. 15 minutes. Give or take 2 minutes. This is almost entirely because I lay out all my clothes and pack my lunch the night before.
I try to leave the house by 7:30, but I do take a moment to say goodbye to the kitties, even if it means I’m a minute late. They are worth it!
If they look a little perturbed, it’s because they just got done fighting!
Breakfast gets poured at home, but eaten in the car on the way to work!
Work was CRAZY. It was a cycle day 5, which meant not only did I have duty in the morning, but I had 10 classes with only a ½ hour break for lunch. Here are some shots of my classroom so you can get an idea where I spend my days...
You have a recorder on your desk at work too, right????
The obligatory running related motivational poster that is on my window.
4th Grade is learning recorders... fun times!
I have the same thing for lunch every day at noon. Chicken, broccoli, and some sort of carb. Today it was quinoa.
I waited until 3:00pm to have my snack. I was hoping it would hold me through piano lessons. Sometimes I have trouble spacing out my food on Tuesdays...
I get off work at 3:40. I get home at 4:00pm- just in time for piano lessons! Tuesdays are long... I have six lessons, so I teach until 7:00pm. By the time I was teaching my last lesson, I had lost my voice.
Where the magic happens.
I munched on some string cheese and wheat thins during one of my lessons.
It was either that or I was going to faint from hunger.
After a full day of work and 3 hours of piano lessons... margarita time!
After piano lessons, we played cards. Paul whooped my ass in Quiddler, but I whooped him in Casino and Monopoly Deal!
I got bored and started stacking cards on Jelly.
Christmas looks huge in this pic but he has actually been losing weight!
Dinner: lettuce with potatoes, chicken, cheddar cheese, and ranch on top!
Christmas wishes. He WISHES.
Dinner in front of the TV is the norm for me!
Paul is a dork and got a close up of my stupid socks.
After dinner, I watched some more of The View and Dr. Phil while I typed up this post and edited pictures. It was a lot of work! I did stop for some dessert. I eat dessert(s) every night because I love them so much.
Peanut butter and jelly cookie, milk, and vanilla pudding cup with chocolate chips.
Almost right after that, (9:30) I headed to bed to play Scrabble on my phone and fall asleep. I was exhausted!
That was my day! And it is very, very typical! The only thing I would say, is if it were a non piano lesson day, just insert a lot more computer/cards/TV time in where the piano lessons would occur. I love to be lazy, if given the chance!
What time do you normally get up in the morning? Go to bed?
How long does it take you to get ready for work?
Teachers, is my desk neater or messier than yours????