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Tired Tuesday

Happy hump day! It seems weird that it’s already Wednesday but I’m not complaining too much. Have a great day πŸ™‚


To say it was hard to get out of bed yesterday would be an understatement. I was definitely riding the struggle bus. I finally got out bed and got ready before grabbing breakfast. I would’ve prepped overnight oats except I was low on oats and forgot to buy some at the grocery store. A scrambled egg and apple and mango fruit bar from Trader Joe’s was on the menu. Quick and simple but it wasn’t that filling. Maybe because I didn’t eat the bar until a couple hours later at work but who knows.


The break room has a water cooler but was out of water around lunch time. I didn’t realize that and the only option for beverages besides coffee was pop. Since I don’t drink coffee, I grabbed the last Sprite out of the fridge and sipped on it for a few hours. I rarely drink pop and only do when I want it. I didn’t exactly want pop after a weekend with a ton on indulgences but you gotta roll with the punches.


I left work two hours early to work from home since the washer technician was almost at the apartment. Bad news – it’s still broken and can’t get fixed. Good news – it’s not our fault so we get a brand new washer dryer. Fingers crossed it gets installed soon! When the technician left I had to leave to go to an appointment. By the time I got home and changed for my run it was 6:45. 3 easy miles to end the day.


After my shower I quickly got to work on making diner. We had burrito bowls. I put brown rice, black beans, ground beef, cheese, lettuce and salsa in mine even though the picture makes it look like lettuce with salsa. Since it was close to 8 by the time we ate, I liked it. Simple and a nice change from the usual tacos we’ll make.

When dinner was done, Alex and I cuddled up on the couch to watch “Burn Notice”. I was so tired from the weekend and having a million things to do that I didn’t read at all last night. If you’ve been reading for a while you know I read a little every night so I must have been exhausted! I got in bed around 10 and fell asleep very quickly.

Question of the day: Do you feel like you need and extra day to recover from the long weekend? I could’ve used one!

9 thoughts on “Tired Tuesday”

  1. I so agree about needing an extra day to recover from a long weekend! I drove to and from Toronto over the weekend, and was up wayyyy too late on monday prepping for the first day of school!
    PS I am also all about burrito bowls right now!!

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  2. I STRUGGLED on Tuesday! I woke up so late from work, but I slept in late today. hah. I worked the majority of the weekend but I’m resting now! Long weekends do that to me too, though! It’s hard to get back into it!

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    1. Lucky you! No sleeping in until Sunday for me, but I did go to bed early last night and fell asleep on the couch oops. It’s great you have some rest after a work filled weekend. I think working from home should be mandatory after a long weekend as a way to ease back into it.

      Have a great day Amanda!

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  3. It cracks me up that you call soda ‘pop’! It reminds me of my mid-western relatives πŸ˜‰
    Burrito bowls sound awesome – it makes me want to go to chipotle but I’m a little wary because of all the food poisoning stuff :/
    Have a great day!

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    1. Everyone here in New Jersey makes fun of me for it but I’ll call it pop until I die πŸ™‚ Make burrito bowls as a small switch from normal tacos. I don’t think I’ve had Chipotle in over a year but mostly because there isn’t one that close to where I live.

      Thanks Erinn! Have a great day as well πŸ™‚

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