Thursday, August 30, 2012

A Day In MY Life

I have not been a very good blogger lately. I think I just have a lot on my plate and I have just been doing it. I also feel that I am in a creative slump.

I am trying to kick start my motivation.My BFF, Meeghan, has asked me to do a day in my life post for a super long time. Now is about as good as time as every. Please allow me to walk you through my day.

6:15 a.m. I wake up a full fifteen minutes before my alarm goes off.

6:15 to 6:40 am I hang out with The Boy before he leaves for school. I take advantage of the time to do some craft projects that I am making for my class reunion this weekend.


6:40 am Computer time! I check my email, Instagram, and Facebook.

7:00-7:30 am Time to get ready for work. Intermittently, I am playing with The Short Chic. She has decided I am her best friend. She let's me brush her hair. And wouldn't you know it, The dog wouldn't go outside while I was downstairs but now she wants to go. Ggggrrr!

7:30-7:45 am On this Thursday, after two weeks off the weight loss wagon, and with 15 minutes till I need to leave for school, I decide to track my points and fix a healthy lunch. {what is lunch? Tuna fish with crackers and carrots.} I brew coffee while making lunch. I clean the kitchen while making oatmeal. I even organize my craft table {aka the dinning room table} while I eat oatmeal.

7:45 am Dishes are rinsed. Food put away. I grab coffee, lunch bag, and my purse and head to work.
{shout out to The Husband, he drove The Short Chic to her Nana's!}

8:00 am Arrive at work.  Set up. Work on a craft project while training room is empty.

9:00 am Training starts.

10:15 am Break time. I make my after work to-do list.
  1. Go to bank
   2. Buy tablecloths for class reunion
   3. Stop by store: need punch ingredients, need cupcake ingredients, need veggies
   4. Gather household items needed for class reunion.

12:00 pm Lunch. Eaten quickly in the training room with my co-trainer.

12:15 pm Errand shopping.  I got the tablecloths!

1:00 Back at work, training starts.

1:00 Brinks Security starts training at the same exact time as we do. They are much much louder than us. I can no longer hear myself talking because the Brinks Trainer is screaming fire, fire!

2:00 Seriously, The Brinks trainer is still at it.  We are on the verge of losing control over our own training class!

2:15 pm Just finished my first Diet Coke of the day. Yep! Now I can deal with The Brinks trainer!

4:15 pm Training has ended.

4:30 pm Pick The Short Chic up. She promptly falls asleep in the car. This is a good thing because we have a crazy night and a whinny, short-tempered preschooler will wreck me fast!



5:00 pm  I am at the Bank.

5:15 pm Stop by the store and picked up the items on my to-do list. The Boy had to sit in the car because The Short Chic is still asleep in the back seat.

5:30 p.m. Made it home.Immediately get the Short Chic ready for Gymnastics and she is back out the door.
{second shout out to The Husband. He is taking The Short Chic to gymnastics}

5:33 p.m. As soon as The Short Chic and The Husband are out the door, I start baking cupcakes for the Class Reunion this weekend. The Boy gets dinner. I get dinner. I bake, cool, and frost the cupcakes.



6:00 - 6:40 pm Got a good chat in with my girlfriend. {Thanks Shannon!}

6:40 p.m. Leave home for baseball game. The Boy drives me there. First time driving since he ran the red light. And we are on a highway!

7:00 pm Arrive at baseball field, one hour before game. I spend the hour getting my exercise by walking 2.5 miles on the walking trail at the park. Without my iPod. I let the batteries run down. {bummer!}

8:00 pm Game Time! It was a great night to be outside, the weather was perfect and the blue moon was beautiful. Our team won their game. Actually we mathematically eliminated them and we got to come home early. YEAH!

9:30 p.m. The Boy drives us home from the baseball game.

10:00 pm. I pack up for the Reunion. I do some last minute crafts for the reunion.
{Third shout out to The Husband today. He started the dishwasher!}

10:45 p.m. I sit down to Facebook. I am not sure why I did not think about creating an Event on Facebook for the class reunion prior to now. If I forgot anyone, please read this post before you get angry with me for forgetting you. It was done out of exhaustion and not spite.

11:10 p.m. I am trying very hard to get this post finished. Do you think I could be in bed before 11:30?  I still need to pack for the weekend. Otherwise, I actually accomplished my to-do list!


Can you see why I have not had any motivation to blog? I have been busy living my life. I promise to get it together and get back on track. I just need one more weekend!

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