Joining the Masses.... Tomorrow is the Big Day :-)

I have started countless - I mean countless - even if you are a mathematical genius - weight loss journeys.  And... Since I am here - again, they have all failed.  It is NYE!!  Nothing says "Fresh Start" like a new year!  So, I am going to join the...

Reason for my blog

This week starts a new life style for me that I have set my mind to.  Definitely starting at the beginning  of the year but not just another new year resolution that no one gets to and blah blah blah.  Its just a goal for myself that I want for...

I start on January 1st...yeah right...

Chad and I have decided to start Paleo on January 1st. ACTUALLY, we were supposed to start it the day after Thanksgiving. But then Christmas came. And now New Years is on its way. I always will find an excuse. See...I HATE to exercise. Despise it. I...

I start on January 1st...yeah right...

Chad and I have decided to start Paleo on January 1st.  ACTUALLY, we were supposed to start it the day after Thanksgiving.  But then Christmas came.  And now New Years is on its way.  I always will find an excuse.  See...I HATE to exercise.  Despise...

Work out time

100 crunches 90 jumping jacks 80 lunges 70 squats 60 second running in place 50 second plank(i adjust and do some side planks) 40 jumping jacks 30 squats 20 high knees 10 push-ups!

workout motivation

i need someone to help me with being motivated with going to the gym and working out. I want so badly to lose weight and live a healthier life style. but I just can't seem to keep myself going. can someone please give me any advice on how to get...

Back at it!

I am back at it this week and I couldn't be happier! Those 2 weeks off killed me! Although I was sick and recovering, I did not go to the gym but I did manage to do a little walking around my neighborhood so that way at least I did a little cardio. ...

wow did we just pass thanksgiving???

I sure did.  Holy crap!  A lot has been going on, and a bit of a shift regarding our normal schedule. The realization is hitting me that I really need to do something- problem is that I don't know what I want to be when I grow up.  I have a passion...

One Happy Camper

Any of you following my blog would know that I am doing the gluten free thing. I havent really been doing it for weightloss, mainly just to feel better, which I have been. My job reqires me to wear fitness atire such as stretchy yoga pants, so its...

Putting It ALL Out There: Window into my Life

1:22 PM 11/26/2013       I decided that today I will post --later of course-- my day. I am going to post exactly what I ate (calories eaten) and exactly what I did (calories burned).   I use to do this daily. I knocked myself out...

Still Employed!!

No, the coffee overdose this morning did nothing to balance out the shinannagins of last night. However, I was able to maintain my professionalism and composure at work today SO WELL that I even scored a few new clients. I feel a little guilty for...

My Fitness "Pal"

November 17, 2013   Well, I wrote an entire post and it did not save when I hit "save post"... Sooooo, I will do my best to remember everything I wrote.    When I found myself struggling with what foods were best for me, a friend told me...

Why did I get started?

November 16, 2013   Why did I get started? Growing up I was always very thin... but being thin does not mean that you are healthy, and I slowly began to find that out.  Once high school ended and I began college I started to see changes in my...

Turning 33....

While I'm glad not to be dead, which I suppose is the alternative option, turning 33 has not been my favorite life event. My body has become entirely unpredictable. My metabolism has taken a nose dive. Not to mention these THINGS I keep noticing in...

Staring Contest

It's sitting over there in the corner. Big, black, and menacing. I am cowering in the corner on the other side of the room, hiding behind my iPad. It silently beckons me. I am stealing glances periodically, hoping that thing might just vanish, but...

Day 2 Fitness Challenge

    I am in Day 2 of my fitness challenge. I am 1/10 of the females involved, motivated by a young Beachbody coach. My motivation goes only as far as fitness, and sometimes not even that far. I have started P90X a very high number of times, only to...

Weightlifting: Mind-Muscle Connection

Hey everyone. This is my very first blog, so bare with me. I want to talk about something that I love….weightlifting. Now, for the record, I am not a trainer. Everything I know is from what I learned combined with what I believe. Take everything as...

Day 1 of lifestyle change...

Today was hard. I have never felt more defeated and down in my life. I keep telling myself that it is worth it and it will definitely be worth it in the end. I will look and feel better and hopefully my body will return to normal. I woke up early...

Be Your Healthiest With one of these Suggestions About Fitness

Some may find it difficult to start exercising. Getting into shape, however, can be a rewarding experience. Increased activity, done right, is good for you! This article will provide you with the essential information to better fitness. Enhancing your...

Going to the Gym

Mommy and baby are napping....perfect time for a "guilt free" trip to the gym. Babie's bottles cleaned & healthy breakfast accounted for! Made own organic coffee with just a hit of organic coconut oil and cinnamon- should do the trick to...