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...