Day in the Life #3

by Courtney on October 2, 2014

As I sat down to write last night, I found myself in the mood to put together another one of my day in the life posts. Since I didn’t decide I wanted to write one up until yesterday evening, I didn’t really wind up taking too many photos of the morning and afternoon…buuut, since most of that is spent at my desk at work, you won’t be missing much. So here’s a look at my Wednesday!

5:15am – Alarm goes off. Hit snooze. As always.

5:42am – Wake up to my alarm again, suddenly realizing I snoozed through a couple other alarms without knowing it. Crap, decision time. If I get up now, I can quickly squeeze in my planned workout. Or, I can go back to sleep. I choose the latter.

6:15am – Alarm goes off again. This time I can’t really ignore it, so I’m up. Time to shower.

6:30am – Start to do makeup and hair. Didn’t wash the hair today so back into a pony it goes. Nice and easy.

6:50am – Hear Lucas screaming. Jay comes into the bathroom to alert me on what I already heard. I guess he’s up for the day! Jay gets him up and ready for the day while I finish getting ready.

7:05am – Greeted with kisses from Lucas and he “helps me” pick out an outfit and iron it (I chose a black maxi skirt and an older, grey 3/4 top from Gap outlet).

7:20am – Head out to the kitchen, can’t believe I’m actually already ready. Maybe I’ll be on time for once?! Hmmm, with all of this free time, maybe I’ll make myself a smoothie to bring to work!

7:45am – My MIL arrives to watch Lucas for the day (*I’m now working every other Wednesday from home and she watches him for us at the house on the opposite weeks.

7:50am – Ahh, shoot. I was supposed to leave 10 minutes ago…give my kisses and hugs, grab my lunch bag, smoothie cup, and coffee mug and I’m racing out the door.

8:15am – Arrive at work. Head to my desk, check emails, attend to the important stuff, and get things going for the day while I sip on my coffee and start to eat one of my bran muffins.

9:30am – Take my smoothie out from the fridge (it’s the Pear and Pineapple one from the Oster Versa 1100 Challenge!) and slowly sip on that throughout some of the morning.

IMG_8274Hooray for the first pic of the day!

12:45pm – Head to the kitchen to heat up my lunch. While yesterday’s certainly didn’t look as nice, I did wind up having leftovers of this stew that I made last week which is absolutely amazing.


I cannot wait to share it with you guys! Be on the lookout next week.

3:15pm – Leave work a little early so I can go get my weekly allergy shots. All 4 of ‘em.


4:00pm – By the time I get in for my shots and wait my mandatory half hour, I’m on my way home!

4:10pm – Arrive at home. Lucas is in the midst of his second nap, which means I still have a window for my missed workout. Woot! Since I know he could wake up anytime, I change my clothes super quick decide to do a PiYo workout since it’s less sweaty.


Seriously, love these PiYo workouts. Totally planning on doing them as soon as I finish my T25 gamma ones! And bonus, Lucas stayed asleep so I got my whole workout in while Cody hung out with me and watched.


4:55pm – Jay arrives home and Lucas wakes up from his nap almost simultaneously. Jay takes care of getting Lucas up so I can finish making the pizza dough I was working on.


5:30pm – Dinner time for Mr. Lucas! While he eats, I multi-task and peel some carrots. Of course, he needs one.


On the menu for Lucas? More Easy Cheesy Spinach Pasta, some avocado, and a few pear slices.


He polishes it all like a champ. I clean him up and his tray, but don’t have the desire to wash his dishes right now, so into the sink they go.

6:00pm – Play time! Stacking blocks is a new favorite activity over here these days.


6:45pm – Jay says he’s making himself a drink and asks if I’d like one. Heck yes I would! So I sip on my wine while Lucas reads People mag.


7:00pm – Tubby time!


I decide to multitask again and wind up giving myself a mini pedi while Lucas plays.


A few months ago, I picked up this Revlon Pedi-Expert at Target and you guys, the thing is amazing. I mean, don’t get me wrong, it’s disgusting because the amount of dead skin it gets rid of is unreal.


But I will tell you that the end result is SO worth it. Trust me…and much cheaper than a real pedicure! I finish up my little pedi while Jay gets Lucas in his PJ’s.

7:30pm – I give Lucas his bottle, read some stories, and put him to bed.

7:35pm – Dinner tiiiiime!


We make a pizza with our new favorite homemade dough, sauce, mozz and Parm cheese, and sliced turkey meatballs. I have a slice and a half plus a little side salad.


We sit and eat dinner while watching Jeopardy.


8:00pm – Realize that it’s now probably too late to go out and get the spray tan I was hoping to get (I’m in my friend Eileen’s wedding on Friday), so I nix that and start typing up this blog post. Chat with Jay on the couch as I work on writing this up, while also watching The Middle and The Goldbergs. So if there’s typos or anything else that doesn’t make sense in this post, you can blame that.

8:52pm – I’m still working on this post and finishing up my wine. Geez, this is taking way too long.


9:00pm – Clean up in the kitchen, get lunches ready for me and Lucas tomorrow, and snack on some chocolate.

9:30pm – Wash face, brush teeth, get ready for bed.

10:00pm – Finally. Bed time. Yessssss. Smile


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