*Gasping* Holy shit. *Holding up one finger* Let me catch my breath.
I made it, bitches. I made it. Day 2 of #fmsphotoaday – I am here!
My first idea was to take a picture of my new snazzy lunchbox. I bought it a few weeks ago and I’ve been serious about getting my healthy eating habits back on track. And by that I mean I eat everything in my lunchbox and still sometimes get ice cream on the way home.
It figures the day I’m supposed to be posting a photo about my routine (lunch packing) I forgot to pack a fundamental part of my lunch. In my defense, I brought all the ingredients, mixing bowls, a whisk, a spatula and a Crockpot to work so I could make one of my coworkers a Betty Crocker Chocolate Lava Cake…. mmmmmm….
Image Credit : Betty Crocker Website – sadly not my image
Instead of my lunchbox, I’m posting a picture of my routine of utilizing my Kindle’s Audiable app.
I mentioned on my blog post yesterday that I’ve been listening to Charles Duhigg’s The Power Of Habit. It’s not the first audio book I downloaded. First in my library was Ireland by Frank Delaney followed by Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell and The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
I had the hardest time focusing on the fictional books. I first tried out Ireland on a road trip with the beau. It’s purpose was to be a good distraction so that I wouldn’t think about having to pee the whole ride. I decided that I wasn’t able to pay attention to it because the beau and I chatted a lot along the way and that is why I couldn’t stay focused.
I tried again later with Gone With The Wind – a book I can nearly recite on my own. Nope, found myself zoning off to another world and not the world of The Hitchhiker’s Guide. In one ear and out the other as I pondered about what was for dinner or how would I ever be able to differ the songs of the Chipping Sparrow and the Pine Warbler.
It was a last ditch effort to try a non-fiction audio book. I really enjoyed the first podcast season of Serial. I thought to myself, maybe I need someone to talk some real shit to me on the way home.
I scrolled the list and came across Habit. I have been really impressed with it thus far. It has a nice pace, a few backstories that are bounced around and some eye-opening facts. Now, if I can use this to have more good habits than bad.
Come back tomorrow for day three: “N is for….”