It feels great to sleep in until 6:30 this morning. With no sense of urgency to go anywhere, my day involves lots of eating and… not much else, come to think of it.
Each residence room has a microwave, so I start with a big bowl of hot quinoa flakes and fruit.
Then I join some of the others at 8 a.m. for a walk to Tim Hortons.
Harold and I manage to catch the last set of the Wimbledon final, then I do a Superstore run for some spinach, carrots and sweet potato. The blueberries, watermelon and chickpeas also look too good to pass up. I’ve really been craving vegetables more than anything lately. They’re my favourite for post-workout recovery.
Not long after that, the same group of us go for lunch at Lynx’s Grill. Their veggie pizza really hits the spot.
My stash of wheat-free oats is running low, so Travis and I walk to a nearby health food store and stock up. I wish we had one of these at home!
A little later on, David offers to give a lesson to all of us on how to very quickly change a flat tire. Not only is he an accomplished bike racer, but he’s also the mechanic in the group. We’re lucky to have him.
At 6 p.m. the whole parade goes to Earl’s down the street for another meal. We’ll be covering a lot of distance over the next few days. We need all the fuel we can get.