Day in the Life {Work Day}

Time for my/our favorite type of post!!

Here is what my last 24+ hours looked like:

6:40 AM – Alarm goes off. Feelin’ pretty alright with waking up right away (praaaaaise), but I slowly roll out of bed.

6:45 AM – Bathroom, brush teeth, put in contacts.

6:50 AM – Say a quick prayer and change into workout clothes.

7:00 AM – Grab my breakfast and lunch from the fridge. Make sure I packed everything for work.

7:07 AM – Out the door.

7:15 AM – Mass.

7:45 AM – Go back to my car to eat breakfast in the church parking lot. I ate a big hunk of banana bread baked oatmeal (that I baked on the weekend) with classic peanut butter on top. Listen to music and read blogs on my phone with the windows rolled down to enjoy the crisp morning air.

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Plus a couple pieces of pork jerky since I was still hungry.

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I love jerky, but it’s SO SALTY.

8:10 AM – Drive over to work.

8:30 AM – Arrive at work. Sit in the parking lot for a little bit to answer blog comments, check emails, and figure out what I want to do at the gym.

9:00 AM – Get to the employee gym, put up my hair, and start warming up.

9:10 AM – Move and groove! (Take my time in between sets. I just have fun playing with all the equipment when I’m down in the dungeon gym by myself.)

3 sets of each:

  • 10 squat cleans (55#)
  • 5 burpee box jumps
  • 15 front rack step ups (45#)
  • 20 med ball jump lunge slams
  • 10 deadlifts (115#)
  • 20 squat jumps
  • 20 hanging leg ab raises
  • 15 overhead tricep extensions (25-30#)

10:05 AM – Sweaty and wiped. Streeeetch.

10:20 AM – Wipe off the sweat from the face (and pits), comb the hair, put on makeup, and change into work clothes. Eat an oat and honey KIND bar in the meantime.

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10:40 AM – Walk over to work.

10:48 AM – Clock in and get the day started.

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12:15 PM – Lunch break (I know, it’s like I just started working and now I’m off again)! Walk over to the cafeteria and eat outside.

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half sandwich with avocado, smoked salmon, greens, and cracked black pepper

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veggies with hummus

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apricot

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snap pea crisps

I was so hungry!

1:10 PM – Head over to work at pool therapy.

4:10 PM – Walk back over to the PT gym. Eat some mixed nuts.

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6:40 PM – Finish work. Got to leave a little bit early tonight! (Good thing— I was exhausted.)

7:00 PM – Arrive back home. Raid the fridge for food. Eat some cold roasted broccoli and zucchini as I warm up dinner.

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mom’s curry chicken (ugh, delicious) over greens

7:35 PM – Make some golden milk! I’ve been seeing this “fad” on the blog world recently, but I am so down for making this a “thing.”

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7:45 PM – Make my lunch for the next day while my golden milk is cooling.

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7:55 PM – Sip on my golden milk while checking Instagram.

8:05 PM – Warm up and eat a banana muffin + peanut butter.

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8:20 PM – Say hi to Pop who just came home and chat with my him and Madre for a few minutes. Also eat a dried fig.

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8:30 PM – FaceTime with my dear friend from college, Casey!

9:50 PM – Shower and get ready for bed (definitely get distracted in there somewhere).

11:00 PM – Remember that I have a hair cut today. Look up hair cuts on Pinterest.

11:30 PM – Pray.

11:40 PM – Hit the hay.

7:40 AM – Alarm goes off. Wake up, bathroom, all that.

7:55 AM – Head downstairs to make breakfast. Eat while reading my devotional.

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oatmeal cookie dough cereal 

8:25 AM – Start typing this blog post. Planned on going to Mass at 9, but…

9:00 AM – Finish typing this blog post.

And then the story continues…

So tell me:

What did you eat for lunch yesterday?

Three things you did yesterday!

Have you ever tried golden milk? 

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14 thoughts on “Day in the Life {Work Day}

  1. Love reading these kind of posts. You are a busy gal! Yesterday I had the day off from work so I drove up and visiting my roommate for next year. We spent the day by the beach! I have never tried golden milk! I keep seeing it pop up on blogs. I’ll have to give it a shot one day!

  2. You’re totally into weight lifting right now and are inspiring me! I can’t remember the last time I even did pushups… I might want to consider changing that. I keep seeing golden milk too, and while I’m intrigued by it… agh, I just don’t know. Maybe one day. I’ll take your word for it though!

    Lunch yesterday: I had a cheese pizza slice the size of my face!
    Three things I did yesterday: Watched a movie with my mom, finished a book, and ate corn on the cob, one of my favorite things in the world.

  3. Day in the life posts are CRAZY! I love you getting strong, because it refocuses me on getting STRONG not skinny all the time. I love weight lifting so much more than I used to, because I’m less focused on burning calories. And active days ALWAYS make for lots and lots of hunger. I need to try that golden milk! I wanted to try Amanda’s smoothie that she made with it.

  4. Hmmm, lunch was actually some homemade baingan bharta–eggplant mash with herbs and spices–and a side salad! But today was INDIAN FOOD, which was absolutely amazing! I indulged in this tofu pea curry and tons of broccoli, cauliflower and onions! Anyhow, I love this full day of eating! Might I ask what do you do for work?

  5. How do you fit of all of this into 24 hours?!! Since I started work last week, I’ve felt I haven’t been able to make time for anything. Oh, to be an adult…
    Things I accomplished yesterday: Made no-sew blankets at work to donate, met up with some friends for dinner and good conversation & watched Finding Dory (SO GOOD). Today’s lunch/brunch was a taco filled with eggs, spinach, goat cheese & this chile-honey bacon thing (SO GOOD x 2). I know you asked for yesterday’s but I just needed to share the amazingness that was this taco!

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