Books, Daily Happenings, Restaurant

Back To My Regular Schedule

Hi everyone! We made it to Friday woo! I hope you have a fantastic day πŸ™‚

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Since I stayed up so late Wednesday night, I was not happy when my alarm woke me up. I got up (eventually) and got ready for work. For breakfast, I scrambled an egg and add a slice of pumpkin bread.

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Want to know the best part of working in an office that is connected to a 1 million square foot warehouse? When I need a break I can take a giant lap around the warehouse. I was looking at a lot of Excel data today so taking a quick walk around the building really helped my decompress. I barely remember the beginning ofΒ “The Little Paris Bookshop”Β by Nina George so I restarted it at lunch. Per my typical work lunch, I had a peanut butter sandwich, pretzels, carrots and hummus.

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After work, I quickly changed before heading out on my run. Aside from someone calling me a “witch” but with a “B” as they drove by, it was a good run! My workout was 6 x 3 minutes hard with 1 minute recovery jog in between. It was tough by the end! 3 minutes doesn’t sound like a long time but by the last one it felt incredibly long.

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For whatever reason I was really hungry after my shower so I snacked on some carrots and hummus. While I ate those, I prepped lunches and Alex’s for work the next day. I’ll let you all in on a little secret. Alex got a package delivered yesterday but I was also expecting one so I was about to cut it open when I noticed his name. Whoops! I’m so glad that I noticed the name before I opened his.

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Once that was all taken care of, I caught up on some emails while I heated up my leftover ravioli. I added just a sprinkle of fresh parmesan cheese on once I took it out of the oven. It was almost has good as when it was fresh at the restaurant. When leftovers are equally as good, then that’s a sign of a good restaurant to me. And yes I did eat put the hot aluminum pan on a dinner plate so that I didn’t have to wash the dish.

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After dinner, I turned onΒ “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life”. I watched the original series over the summer but hadn’t had a chance to get out Netflix’s reboot. While that was on I did this clay face mask. I have fallen out of the habit of doing at least one face mask every week so I’m trying to get back into it.

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When I washed the mask off, I looked into potential chocolate desserts to bring for Thanksgiving. If you have any recommendations please let me know! Looking at lots of desserts made me want sugar so I decided to read more instead. I started to get hungry again so I popped a bowl of popcorn. I must not have drank enough water yesterday because the hunger after work was real.

I was glad that there were no surprise outings yesterday. I’m a big fan of routines so after a few days of eating out and what not, I was excited for a normal night at home in my pjs on the couch!

Question of the day: Are you a big routine person?

35 thoughts on “Back To My Regular Schedule”

  1. Are you kidding me?! Who would call you that?!?! Seriously. Looks like you had a great run though.
    My husband and I are pretty big on routines, but his whole morning is ruined if he gets thrown off his routine, it’s pretty comical!
    Enjoy your weekend πŸ™‚

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    1. Swear to god it happened! I was shocked because it was right by our apartment and it’s not like I ran out in front of them are anything. People are terrible sometimes.
      I could see how watching your husband’s routine get thrown off could be comical! Hopefully you’re laughing with and not at him πŸ™‚
      Thanks Erinn! Have a great weekend!

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  2. I always try to make my grocery list at night and find that it just makes me starving, lol. I suggest a chocolate pie for dessert. Have a great weekend!

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    1. I have no idea. It’s crazy the things people will say as you run by. Over the summer I got cat called since it was approximately 100 degrees so I was just in a sports bra and shorts. Ridiculous right?!
      I finished the first episode and can’t wait to see the others!

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  3. I bought that clay face mask months ago and keep forgetting to try it! Hopefully this weekend. I’ve gotten a little more flexible over the years but I am a huge routine person too.

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    1. I really like the mask! I use 2 tablespoons of the mix with 1 tablespoon water and 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar which my skin really enjoys! Give it a try this weekend and let me know what you think of it πŸ™‚

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    1. It bothered me but I just let it roll off. I just wanted to share so that if anyone else had experienced a jerk they would know it wasn’t just them that deals with it. That’s exactly how I feel about morning routines too! I try to get my most pressing work items done in the morning when I’m most focused. Have a great day Emily πŸ™‚

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  4. How did you like the new Gilmore Girls? I loved it, but I’m not sure if it’s because it was good or because I just have so much nostalgia surrounding that show!

    I’m definitely a routine person. I’ve noticed that the more I set a routine and stick to it, the easier it is for me to be spontaneous. Does that make sense? Essentially, if I stick to a routine, I’ll actually have time to go do something spontaneous instead of worrying about when my laundry or my dishes will get done!

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    1. Well I’m only one episode into the new GG and I like it. I don’t know if I’ll like it as much as the original only because the chemistry, while still excellent, isn’t 100% the same as the original. Hopefully that makes sense!

      That makes total sense! I think I’m the same way. Yes I love my routine but I can’t always be spontaneous.

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  5. I can’t believe you got called that! How horrible! For a chocolate dessert I would suggest the chocolate torte with hazelnut crust from Oh She Glows – not super sweet but yummy. I always make it with almond crust though as hazelnuts are crazy expensive here.

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      1. I love finding out that I’m not alone in a situation. I am positive you can manage it if I can – you make much fancier things than I do!

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    1. I really like the clay mask! I mix 2 tablespoons of the mix with a tablespoon each of apple cider vinegar and water (based on reviews) and it works well for my skin. It can be a bit of a pain to wash off but I think it makes a difference so I don’t mind do much. Unfortunately I wasn’t a huge fan of the book! It started good and the ending was a little meh for my opinion. Maybe you would like it better though!

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