So yesterday, I’m on my way to Tim Horton’s drive-through to pick up lunch for my kids and moi, and en route, I realise that I have no cash! As much as I love Timmy’s, it is still SO IRRITATING that they do not take debit or credit cards. I don’t know about you, but it’s been ages since I carried much cash around on a daily basis. So, in a desperate move to feed my hungry kids as soon as possible, I dashed into our local convenience store to use their over-priced bank machine.
We walked in to find the lovely owner, a charming and personable man of Korean origin who is literally there ALL THE TIME, working out in the cereal and canned goods aisle. I am not joking. He had a proper step, like the ones they have in step classes, and was doing steps-ups simultaneous to bicep curls with what looked like a 20-pound weight!
OMG!!! I seriously cannot ever make an excuse again about not being able to fit in a workout into my schedule! I was so motivated by the store owner that I dropped my kids at school and sped to the gym. As you may recall, yesterday’s weather was terrible – cold temperatures with a harsh, brittle rain.
The kind of day, in my opinion, when one stays in bed with tea and a book. But no, that stay-in-bed person is in the past! I was at the gym, watching the coarse rain pour down from the vantage point of the treadmill! Yayyy!! By the way – this is one of my all time favourite rainy day paintings that I saw FOR REAL at the Chicago Art Institute a few weeks ago!