As the owner of a dog whose energy levels cause her to body slam into me on the reg, I cherish the moments when Sadie is tired and cuddly. Well, she’s always cuddly, but she’s an intense cuddler when she’s not sleepy. And by intense, I mean her face must be on your face. Sleepy Sadie is a much more passive cuddler and she gets this pathetic look in her eyes that melts my heart.
This morning Sadie didn’t get out of bed when we did and I think I know why. Our bed is now extra comfortable! A couple of weeks ago, I saw a sale on RueLaLa for feather bed toppers and, after a bit of research, I ordered one to place on top of our mattress to give it a little extra fluff.
When we bought our mattress, I thought it was comfortable, but it was still a little bit firm for my liking. I want to sleep on a mattress that feels like a cloud while Ryan could sleep on a hardwood floor. The mattress we ordered was a good compromise, but I still found myself yearning for a fluffy bed to crawl into at night. Ryan agreed to try the feather topper but I wasn’t sure how it would go over when we put it on top of the mattress last night. When we crawled into bed, Ryan said he still felt like he could feel the firm mattress and I felt like I was sleeping in a cushy hotel bed. Win, win. Feather toppers rule!
After a good night’s sleep, I was ready for a decent workout this morning.
I began with a 25 minute elliptical interval workout, followed by a quick circuit.
Here are a few links to demonstrations of some of the exercises:
Breakfast this morning hit the spot!
I made a batch of steel cut oats on the stovetop but I was a little heavy-handed with the milk because they were a bit soupy even after I let them simmer for a while.
I was too hungry to care and the oats weren’t chewy, so all was well.
Question of the Morning
- What kind of mattress do you prefer? Firm? “I want to sleep on a cloud” soft? Somewhere in the middle?