My morning routine: coffee, answering emails, and my workout regimen to start my day
My Morning Routine
Most mornings I am abruptly woken from my sleep by the alarm I set for myself the night before (It’s not as bad as it sounds LOL). I am a morning person, so I like to have my quiet time and make the most of it. I usually start my mornings around 7am throughout the work week (Monday – Friday).
I slowly make my way out of bed and go straight to my Nespresso to make myself a Vanilla Almond Milk Latte. Sounds super fancy, but I just get the Vanilla Almond Milk from Whole Foods and put about 8 ounces in the milk frother that came with my Nespresso. I make one shot of espresso using the dark purple capsules and pour the milk in.
I crawl back in my bed and slowly drink my coffee in silence. This is so important to me. I seriously cherish this time so much. I usually wake up thirsty so I also will have almost 2 glasses of water during this time too. After a solid 10 minutes, I grab my laptop to start answering emails that either came in the night before or that I can’t answer on my phone. This usually takes me about twenty to thirty minutes!
I get up (the hardest part) brush my teeth and wash my face with cold water and then put some moisturizer on. I just started using the new Laura Mercier ‘Flawless Skin’ Infusion de Rose Nourishing Oil and ‘Flawless Skin’ Infusion de Rose Nourishing Crème which I am obsessed with. It smells amazing and is great for my dry, dull skin throughout the winter months. I then get dressed into my workout clothes and head out.
I probably should eat something before I work out, but sometimes the latte is filling and other times I’ll have a banana with some almond butter. Living in New York now it’s a whole process just to go to my favorite workouts. Because it’s cold here and I don’t have a car, I literally have to wear a big sweatshirt and then a jacket over my workout clothes and by the time I get to the class, I am already sweating from the walk! Luckily my two favorite places to workout at, Chelsea Movements (Pilates) and Soul Cycle, are both within a 5 minute walk from my apartment. I’m excited for when it’s summer and I don’t have to wear so many layers!
So that sums up my morning routine, what’s your morning like?