True Life: How One Editor Gets Ready in Less Than 15 Minutes

Meghan Blalock

Here’s something about me that I’m not particularly proud of: I am not a morning person. I wish I could be one of those women who gets up at 5a.m., goes to SoulCycle, runs errands, and has a full breakfast—all before leaving for work. Maybe I was during my younger days when, twice a week, I would rise for a 5:30a.m. Pilates class (true story). But now? Forget it. I’m lucky if I’m even remotely conscious by 9a.m.

But here’s something about my lack of morning friendliness that I’m actually proud of: I have a system down pat by which I can get ready in less than 15 minutes. It does require a bit of forethought— I always shower in the evening before bed, because I know I won’t have time in the morning. But once I finally crawl out of bed in the a.m., I can be out the door in 15 minutes or less.

Don’t believe me? Keep reading to find out my secrets!

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