Early Morning OptimismMay 22, 2011 at 3:55 pm | Posted in Breakfast, Snack | 15 Comments
Tags: almond milk, coffee, mango, Nature's Path, peach, Siggi's, Starbucks
I feel like I’ve been constantly on-the-go the past couple days! I have a lot that I’ve been putting off getting done until the summer since the school year is always so busy, and I finally started to make a dent on that list along with my usual daily tasks.
The past couple of nights haven’t been the greatest sleep-wise, and I’m the type that hates laying around in bed if I’m not falling back asleep, so I got my butt out of bed at 5am and got a head start on my day. Despite being a little tired, I’m not complaining since I ended up having an awesome morning!
Breakfast was a bowl of Nature’s Path Mesa Sunrise Flakes topped with unsweetened almond milk and an organic banana on the side.
After breakfast I walked to a local Ancora coffee shop for my morning coffee – so good!
After I was fully caffeinated, I decided to go for my daily walk in the morning since it was so nice outside! I used to always go for morning walks in the summer and I forgot how much I enjoyed them.
The highlight of the walk? Saving a baby painted turtle’s life that was trying to cross the road and wasn’t going anywhere fast enough. I put it on a leaf (it was TINY!) and walked over to the lake and set it free. That’s gotta give me good karma or something.
I had some summer clothes shopping I wanted to finish up, so after lunch I headed to the mall and actually got quite a few things. I’m usually a pretty picky and indecisive buyer when it comes to clothes and I tend to leave without many items, but I got lucky today!
On my way home, I was exhausted and the Starbucks I drove by was too tempting to pass up.
Coffee #2 of the day.
I drank it up when I got back to my apartment with a snack – organic peach (seriously so good!), organic mango, and Siggi’s plain yogurt.
The rest of my day is looking much less hectic. I’m teaching a yoga class tonight and getting in my own practice sometime before, but other than that I don’t have much planned! Hope everyone had a great weekend!