Mind, Motion & Matter

Running, Essentially . . .

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A day in the life

Coffee maker set for 4:55 a.m.

Alarm goes off 5 a.m.

Get up pretty soon after alarm

Make lunch

Leave for 30 minute run at 6:30 a.m.

Stop at CIBC bank machine, (PC Financial cardholders can use all CIBC ATM’s for free)

Run into neighbour on College street

Chat briefly about her injury troubles

Leave for work 8:15 a.m.

Travel by subway

Check email and Blackberry Messenger when the subway is above ground, near Rosedale station and Davisville

Send message to son, asking if he will be home this weekend

My wonderful son with his wonderful girlfriend

Sprint up two long flights of stairs at York Mills subway station

Arrive at office at 9:00 a.m. on the dot

Eat lunch at desk then leave office at 12:50 p.m.

Receive Blackberry mesage from son saying he will not be home for the weekend, the first time since he moved.  Feel surprised at my disappointment

Travel by subway to Mel Lastman Square

Buy 5 metres of fabric at Fabricland (on sale for $4.00 a metre)

Buy triple-venti-vanilla-whole-milk-latte at Starbuck’s

Take subway back to work

Circulate box of chocolates in workplace

Change into running gear at 5 p.m.

Run 8 miles home with sections of 90 seconds to 4 minutes at a hard pace for a total of 20 minutes of hard running.

Listen to MUSE while running fast

Film the view from the stairs by Casa Loma

Fry some Italian sausage and add to bottled pasta sauce along with yellow tomatoes

Husband home, we catch up while he eats

Enjoy post dinner glass of wine

Blog and relax

Bedtime soon

Good night all!