Rise and Shine

Okay I’ll TRY to keep this short and sweet (Brent Kuester and Kate Stein!)
Oh who am I kidding?

Today I woke up before my alarm went off. This is important and noteworthy because A) I set my alarm for 5:00 am, B) I usually hit snooze at least 4 times before getting up, and C) I didn’t have anything that big of a deal for me to wake up early for.

Last night I implemented my plan for evenings to get better quality of sleep and fit all my goals into the evening. One goal is to be off electronics by 9:00 pm, another to be asleep by 10. I also want to accomplish having a training session with The Kid, use my foam roller each night, do my glute exercises, get lunch ready and workout gear ready for tomorrow, write my 100 Ways post, shower, drink 20 oz of water, and read a chapter of whatever book I’m into. Before 10. So I really need to stick to the schedule and I didn’t do too shabby last night. I think it helps that Netflix doesn’t have anything I want to watch right now. So I was in bed by 9:45 and reading my chapter from “The Omnivore’s Dilemma”. Mission accomplished.

I woke up and had a fairly relaxing morning getting ready and eating breakfast. I decided to watch a comedy show on Netflix and then do a PiYo HIIT workout. It was only about 20 minutes but it’s pretty fun (Don’t worry, I’ll talk about PiYo later on. But it’s like it sounds: pilates/yoga).

Anyways, my morning are usually action packed and I try to be on my way by 5:45 to catch a 6:00 WOD or class, so it felt good to know my evening routine might have helped with that.

Now if only I could remember to take out the recycling….