Friday, 27 July 2012

Feel Good Friday!

I'm feeling really good today. Not really for any particular reason, it just feels like a good day :)

I work about 40 minutes from home, so every day but fridays I carpool with a few other ladies. I'm so glad that I have the option to carpool considering it saves me so much gas and milage! However, I  enjoy driving and I actually prefer to drive alone. I absolutely love when it's a sunny day, me, the open road and some good music! Most fridays I drive on my own, today included. So the day started off sunny, some good music and a nice drive up to work where I could freely belt out the lyrics without anyone judging me ;)  It's a great stress reliever (when the traffic is light). We have EXTREME "cottage country" traffic here during the summer on Fridays and Sundays, but luckily, I drive the opposite way of 90% of commuters, so I just get to point and laugh at all the people driving bumper to bumper.

I decided to trat myself this morning and buy my breakfast somewhere. Normally I would go to Tim Hortons, but my friend recently told me that McDonalds has sugar free options for their new coffee drinks, so I thought I would check it out. I ended up getting a medium, sugar free vanilla latter with skim milk and it was delicious! I also decided to try out their fruit and maple oatmeal and I was pleasantly surprised! Whenever I eat oatmeal, it's always plain oatmeal with my own toppings and a natural sweetner of some sort and I thought for sure that there's would taste like Quaker packets of oatmeal, but it was surprisingly fresh tasting. I would get it again. All in all, it was pretty good way to start the day and it came under 400 calories, not too bad!

On another good note, it rained poured yesterday!! This normally wouldn't be worth mentioning, but seriously, we desperately needed it! According to Environment Canada, up until yesterday, the rain fall in July was 3mm and normally it's closer to 100mm... Crazy! Grass everywhere was crunchy and hay-like and fires were popping up on a daily basis. It's sunny right now, but apparently there's some more in forecast for later. I just hope it doesn't stick around for too long ;)

As long as the rain holds out, I should be going blueberry picking after work! I love berry picking. Saturday I'm heading downtown Toronto to the "beaches" for a friends bbq and Jazz street festival and Sunday it looks like we're heading back to the amusement park. Should be a fun weekend!

Unfortunately, the scale hasn't budged all week. I'm hoping for a bit of a loss over the weekend, but we'll see!!

Ok, that's enough random babbling for today... I hope everyone has a fantastic weekend!



  1. I love McDonalds oatmeal. Amazing what a few slices of fruit can do to dress up oatmeal.

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  3. You are such a beautiful girl. You could be a model!!

    My sister swears by that McDonald's oatmeal--I might have to give it a try one of these days. I do like oatmeal!

    Hope your weekend was great!


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