So we just wrapped up our first complete work week in Florida. Yes Timmy’s been working since mid December in FL, but this was the first consistent, we-have-a-place-to-live-and-have-a-routine, work week without any traveling back to Atlanta mixed in. In summary, I’m exhausted. Join me will you, as I recap our week and help you feel like you lived it with us.
I was a bit panicked this week at the thought of my now hour-long commute, back and forth to St. Petersburg. I’ve never lived more than 20 minutes away from work, so driving 60+ miles each way is still a little daunting. Thankfully me and my MINI are really good friends, and we only had to fill up gas 2x this week (imagine some other car. Holy crap, I’d immediately have to buy a hybrid). The commute so far hasn’t been too bad, it’s just been pretty sucky to leave when it’s dark and get home when it gets dark. I have to get up at 6 AM most mornings and be out the door no later than 6:45. And anyone who knows me knows I AM NOT A MORNING PERSON. Mornings are the worst. Period.
But where I work is pretty amazeballs, and it’s only January. I can’t wait to see what happens this semester! It’s beautiful, right next to the waterfront, and gets tons of sunlight. Quite the departure from all my CDC cave-offices.
But I also have to think about how am I going to fit in working out and who is going to watch Floyd? I need a hot yoga studio because of my back problems and it’s always hard finding one that offers classes that are at convenient times in a convenient location. Yoga is really the only exercise I can do with any results that won’t injure me any further. So that’s my plan for this upcoming week, is trying to establish some sort of work out routine and find a hot yoga studio. Continue reading