Bumper to Bumper

Holy cow, what a morning. Whew! Luckily, it was nothing but a little inconvenient, but first, let me catch ya up to speed on this weekend.

Down For The Count

Little of This, Little of That

Change of Pace

Now, back to this morning. In typical Monday-morning fashion, I rolled out of bed nice and early to head to BodyCombat. Today’s class seemed to focus a lot more on upper body than lower body, which I really enjoyed, and I have a feeling that my shoulders will be sore tomorrow.

After class was over, I left the gym and made a pit stop at the grocery store. I used to do this a lot over the summer and seemed to somehow get out of the habit; but honestly, grocery shopping at 6:45am on a Monday morning is fantastic. The store is empty, the shelves are freshly stocked, and there’s no waiting in line. It’s perfect!

I got myself in and out of the store within a half hour (impressive for me) and then headed home. By this time I was pretty hungry, so I was ready to get back and make some breakfast. Well, wouldn’t ya know that traffic was backed up in every single direction that I could possibly take to get home. It was bumper to bumper for everrrr.

As it turns out, apparently there was a propane truck that had overturned, causing lane closures on a majorly busy highway, during morning rush hour. My usual 12 minute drive home took me 46 minutes today. Forty-six minutes…three times my normal commute…which is not easy to handle when you’re hungry and have to pee!

Luckily, me and my bladder made it back in time, and I whipped up a quick breakfast.


I stocked up on some more waffles this morning, so there was no question in my mind on what was going to be on the menu today.


I love me some wafflewiches. Smile


I also picked up another new-to-me item this morning: Silk Pumpkin Spice soymilk.


I’ve had my eye out for this for a while now and today is the first day I actually found it. It’s super creamy, has a great pumpkin flavor, and is tasting mighty delicious in this morning’s mug of coffee. I’ll bet it’d be great just heated up and enjoyed on its own. Yum!

I have a few things to do today, including a trip to the DMV. Hopefully it’s nice and quick like last time. Happy Monday!

Questions for the Morning:


  • Drink coffee without sugar –OR- pancakes without syrup?
  • Be stuck in traffic with no radio –OR- with no heat/AC?
  • Have a more intense workout for your upper body –OR- your lower body?