Just did a quick search and it didn't come up with anything. Just wondering what you gents had going for a morning routine. My routine is as follows:

-Wake up to my dog breathing in and licking my face
-Roll out of bed let the dog out while making him breakfast
-Grab a cup of coffee
-Let the dog in and give him his thyroid pill as well as give him his breakfast
-Head back to the bedroom and make the bed
-Check my email real quick
-Head back downstairs
-Clean up all the mess the dog made from drinking water (pretty sure he doesn't swallow)
-Grab another cup of coffee
-Grab the towel and jump in the shower
-Wet shave
-Brush Teeth
-Grab some clothes
-Throw some gunk in my hair and comb it
-Out the door or hanging around the house depends on what's going on that day

As you can see my routine is pretty straight forward and simple.

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-Wake up to girlfriend in my face kissing on me, telling me goodbye before she leaves for work.
-Get out of bed twenty-thirty minutes after she leaves.
-Let dog outside.
-Feed goldfish.
-Let dog back inside and feed her.
-Drink some water.
-Pedal on stationary bike or do push-ups and crunches for almost an hour and watch news, or walk dog.
-Take a shower and do all of that business.
-Brush teeth.
-Head to work.
Anyone who has spent time in the military knows ... the three "S's"

-Wake up to cell phone alarm (power goes out frequently)
-Get up and put a pot of water on stove for coffee (French press)
-Feed dogs
-Get newspaper
-Pour coffee and start breakfast
-Wake wife
-Drink coffee and eat breakfast
-Iron clothes for wife and me
-See wife off
-Head out
  • Wake up to CD alarm clock playing Lou Reed's Metal Machine Music (the only thing that wakes me up at 6:30 AM).
  • Go make coffee, and take vitamins while waiting for coffee to brew
  • Eat breakfast and drink coffee while checking email and reading news
  • Feed dog (mastiff)
  • Morning prayers (5-20 mins depending on how late I am)
  • Shower and wet shave in the shower
  • Dress for work
  • Walk dog around the block, past the elementary school
  • Change the dog's water and let him chug away. He turns water into drool, so I usually have to let him drink 2-3 times, and wipe all the drool off his face and the kitchen floor. Sometimes I swiffer before I leave.
  • Lock up, get in the car and drive to work
  • Park in the parking garage and wait for the shuttle to work
  • Have odd interfaith conversation with the shuttle driver if there's nobody else in the shuttle
  • Go to my cubicle and boot up the computer
  • Check email and start working
my morning varies day by day with little kids. If nothing else was going on, I would check email, watch the morning news, clean up and shower, get dressed, and read the Bible, pack lunch; not necessarily in that order. I drink coffee in the to go mug on the way in.
If it's a work out morning:
-4:30AM alarm goes off to loud buzzing. I slam it off so as not to wake the missus or my son.
-stumble downstairs, eat banana and drink coffee that was set to brew on a timer the night before
-lift some weights and ride the bike until 6 to 6:30am
-wake my 5 year old up. He's already getting to be unruly in the morings. Scramble to get him and me fed, washed, ready for school and work and out the door.
-listen to local news to see where the bad traffic is
- take the least traffic congested route to work while mellowing out to jazz or banging my head to rock listening to sirius satellite radio.
- get to work and drink more coffee
Open eyes.
Debate getting up or Ich hatte Lust zu onanieren.
Roll out of bed like Jabba the Hut.
Stare in mirror with bewilderment that I no longer look the way I did at 20.
Eat foul tasting breakfast cereal that is apparently good for me.
Brush, floss, rinse.
Turn dog out, rather she wants to go or not.
Drink gallon of coffee.
Let dog in.
Commence days' work load.
Alarm goes off at 0506.
Put on my PT uniform.
Leave the house by 0510.
Pick up one of the guys in my troop.
Inspect the barracks.
Morning Formation.
Work out for an hour.
Go back home.
"Conduct Personal Hygiene"
Fix a cup of coffee.
Get dressed.
Eat some granola and soy milk.
Drink coffee.
Kiss the wifey.
Go back to work.
Unless you're using a belt sander, how the HELL do you shave and dress in four minutes?


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