Wednesday, September 26, 2012

A day in my life.

Just read Young House Love's "A day in the Life" post and it got me thinking about a day in my life. I want to write this for me to reference when I wonder wtf I do all day. You know? When you get to 9pm and that to-do list keeps getting longer? Here we go, a day in the life of a housewife/student:

7:10 am: Alarm goes off. Dan's alarm doesn't go off until 7:22 so I decide to just kind of lay there until his goes off. It's so hard to be the first one up.
7:22 am: Dan's alarm goes off and that's my cue. I'm up.
7:23 - 8:30 am: Drinking coffee, watching the Today show, making my lunch/Dan's lunch if it's not done already, make Dan's coffee (coffee, packet of sugar free hot chocolate, and a splash of half and half), and make bed.
8:30 am: I start getting ready, it only takes me about 15 minutes to actually get ready, then I'm cleaning up around the house (unloading/reloading dishwasher if that needs to be done, vacuuming if I have enough time, letting the dogs inside, etc).
9:00 am: Leave for school.
9:30 - 10:45am: French.
11:00 - 12:15pm: History.
12:30 - 1:30pm: Make lunch, watch DVR'd shows. Let the dogs out.
1:30 -  2:30pm: General cleaning of the house. Laundry (Dan's, he had 4 loads piled up!), vacuuming, unloading/reloading the dishwasher, cleaning counter tops, dusting (ha, more like removing dog hair from any and all slick/flat surfaces), picking up Dan's side of the couch where he sets his plates/wrappers/to-go cups from the previous day (I don't have the heart to make him do it, he works so hard!) and cleaning the bathrooms (toilets.. ick).

Dan's pile vs. mine. Oof.

Our area rug in the living room. So gorg, but literally needs to be vacuumed daily. Lesson learned.

2:30 - 3:30pm: Daily french homework online. TORTURE. Whoever coded this damn program is hideous. Constantly messing up.
MyFrenchLab. Doesn't that look miserable? Seriously. The worst.

3:30 - 5:20pm: Take a break and watch Friends for a while, read the internet, move laundry etc.
5:20 - 6:30pm: Help mom at the church. We went to sort out weekend lunches for those in need. You know the kids who only get the lunch at school? It's for those kids on the weekend. Really puts things in perspective.
6:30 - 7:30pm: Make dinner (goat cheese and walnuts salad with chicken and dried blueberries) and watch TV with husband who just got home.
- From this point on it's TV with husband or internet reading until 10:30 when I go to bed.
***Things to note: Usually I don't have class until 11am (So I get up at 7:50am instead of 7:20am and try to exercise at between 9-10am and out the door by 10:30am. Aaand then it's all the same.)

So apparently I do a lot of cleaning? And cooking? Maybe I should spend more time doing school school work. But school work blows.. womp womp. I need to get my fanny out of collage. Fo' sho'.

Am I just lazy? Is this anywhere near your day? I suspect those who work full time (and are women, ha) spend their time cleaning on the weekends where I try to work on school stuff and hang out with husband who works overtime WAY TO MUCH. And I do the more time consuming things like mopping. So blessed to be able to focus on school/house and not have to worry about running to work between the two.