The workweek kicked off on a fast-paced note in the Fagan household this morning!
Ryan and I awoke a little after 5 a.m. and headed to the gym to complete our respective workouts. We began with 20 minutes of side-by-side cardio on the treadmill. I changed things up a bit and switched off between running and incline walking before heading into my favorite BodyPump class.
The class felt a little easier than normal today, with the exception of the bicep and lunge tracks. Those were killer!
Creepy Van Return
When we arrived home from the gym, the lifting didn’t stop! Ryan needed my help to put two seat benches back into the van he rented to drive out to the hiking trails with his buddies last week. They removed the two benches and put a full-size mattress in their place. That sure would make road trippin’ more comfortable, huh? It sounds right up my alley, considering my never-ending battle with road trip highway hypnosis.
With the benches in place, Ryan, Sadie and I drove to the car rental place downtown and dropped off the super-creepy van before walking home.
What is it about vans like this that make me feel like some sketchy guy is going to open the back door and ask, "Do you want some candy, little girl?” They give me the heebie jeebies.
Our walk home took us around 25 minutes. When we arrived back, Ryan began unpacking and airing out all of his hiking gear. Our backyard now looks like some haphazard ad for Outdoor World, one of Ryan’s all-time favorite stores and the home of the nasty nutfingers.
While Ryan tended to his gear, I made breakfast for us. We were both were feelin’ eggs, so I made us a hot breakfast that included eggs, veggie bacon and a toasted onion bagel.
I turned mine into a breakfast sandwich by adding a bit of melted cheese.
I enjoyed every last bite.
Time to work! I have a freelance article due today and I gotta get crackin’.
Oh and to those who asked, last night’s whole roasted chicken turned out fantastic… even though I apparently roasted it upside down. Oops. It’s the flavor that counts, right?