A day in my life? Hope you’re not expecting too much!
My life is actually very boring I am sorry to say. On a working day – like today – my alarm goes off at 7am. I allow myself a snooze or two and then wake up enough to test my blood sugars. As a diabetic I have to check my sugars throughout the day to ensure they are doing okay. I’m lucky as I have it pretty much under control but my morning/fasting bloods are the ones I have the least control over and tend to be the highest of the day. I then take my medication and have a check of my emails/twitter etc while still snuggling in bed. I am not a morning person so I need to allow myself plenty of time to wake up before I go face the general public! After this it’s up, gather together my clothes, quick shower, cleanse and moisturise, get dressed and head downstairs. Then it’s let my dogs out into the garden, have a small breakfast, open my post if it has arrived and I finally manage to drag myself out the door. I am also trying to make the effort in the morning to do some exercise but I can’t always face it!
Finally make it into the office and it’s check any messages/emails left from the day before and basically just get stuck in. I used to be really bad for not taking breaks but now they are essential so it’s a short break at 11ish where I grab another small breakfast or snack and I get an hour for lunch at about 1pm. I try bring my lunch in otherwise it’s a run to the local shop or the occasional lunch out. I also try to drink 2 litres of water while I am at work. I’m not really a tea/coffee drinker so everyone laughs when I go for ‘tea’ and sit there with my water instead!
My working day varies in length depending on what I have to do so sometimes I can be quite late home. I’m supposed to work 9-5 but very few jobs stick to that any more from what I can see. Today for example was a late one so I didn’t get finished til 7:30pm. I was first in the office and last out! Not an unusual occurance!
After work I tend to head home and it’s a boring routine of cook/reheat dinner, play with the dogs, check my bloods, have dinner, take my medication, do housework, walk the dogs, watch tv, do some additional exercise if I have the energy, chat to friends/family online or by phone… And of course, some internet time – twitter, facebook, Boards, reading blogs and blogging! 😉
My bedtime routine varies. Sometimes I will do a facial to wind down, or a bath with some of my Lush products. I generally listen to some music or watch some videos on YouTube to help me wind down. I can have issues sleeping so I’ll often use some meditation apps to help me get to sleep. I love having fresh sheets and pyjamas so those are the nights I love the most. 🙂
Is your day similar to mine? If you are doing #BEDM please leave your link in the comments as I’d love to have a nosey at a day in your life!