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Question about Body by Vi and other shakes
So, I have tons of friends selling Body by Vi. To me this is really just people reducing caloric intake, so they lose weight...which you can do with actual food anyway. BUT...I am one of those people who never eats breakfast. Would it be wise... Read more
Oscars Workout Game
The challenge for this week is to create a workout game and perform it twice this week. Since the Oscars comes on tonight, I decided to create one especially for it, and then I'll create another for later in the week. Mine is very simple or el... Read more
Challenge Blog: A Little About Me
To be honest I never know what to say when someone says, "Tell me a little about yourself." So, I guess I'll just start rambling and see what happens lol! First, my name is Briana. Many of you already know I have a full time job, and I'm a fu... Read more
Yearly Measurements...not good at all
Weight and Inches Since 2009
First 2010 Weigh In--01/04/10-228.4
First 2011 Weigh In--01/01/11-243.6
First 2012 Weigh In--01/01/12-227.8
First 2013 Weigh In--01/02/13-237.2
Starting Tot... Read more
I have not been very active.
I have not eaten well.
I have gained weight.
That pretty much sums up what I've been doing health & wellness wise since the last time you heard from me. On the plus side, I've started grad school. On the m... Read more
Pity Parties Suck
I've been throwing a pity party for 2-3 weeks. I could go into a long drawn out story, but to sum it up...I've been having pain in my lymph nodes under my jaw, down part of the back of my neck, down the front of my neck on the side, and near my... Read more
I Jogged 5 Miles
This is a BIG deal for me, seeing as how I've never even walked 5 miles before! For those who don't already know, I'm training for a half marathon in Chattanooga on Oct. 21. I had a rotten week, because I let the scale mess with my head. I ha... Read more
Today is my birthday! I am the last of my really close friends to turn 30. They were all stressed out, freaking out, worried, etc. I'm not...at all. First, I'm blessed to still be alive to see 30. Second, I know I am better at 30 than I was... Read more
Officially Started Training for a Half Marathon
I started out yesterday super excited about the thought of training for a half marathon. As the night went on and I had time to really think about it while at work, I began to think I was nuts. I thought of every reason not to do it.
Excus... Read more
Messing Up, NSVs, and a Half
So, I'm up almost 2 lbs this week. I've been pretty steady in good eating habits and working out this week. I took a peek at my weight Wednesday and I had actually lost weight, so shock, shame, and horror...today I had gained a ton. Where did... Read more
Jogging in the Heat (Need Advice)
I need advice about jogging in the heat and humidity that comes with living in Alabama. This morning around 8 am it was already 81 degrees with 70% humidity. At the moment I am jogging close to 3 miles (5 min jog/ 1 min walk cycle). I will be... Read more
Getting Back on Track and My Workout Room
I have to do better. Point blank. Period. I've been slacking big time. My goal for June is to lose 4.1 lbs. I turn 30 on July 4th. If I lose 4.1 lbs, I will be at 223.9, which will be my smallest weight in probably 8 years or so. I have 4... Read more
I Graduated! Whoop Whoop! (Pictures Included)
What have I been up to? GRADUATING...that's what! I graduated from the University of Alabama on May 5th with a degree in History (3.6 major GPA) and a minor in Women's Studies (3.9 minor GPA). It has been a long long road as many of you know.... Read more
Beginning to Feel Like a Runner
Perhaps I should say jogger, because I don't really think I run...but really who cares. The point is something has changed for me. On Monday (3/12/12) I jogged for 30 minutes nonstop! I just went out and said I am going to do this. I warmed ... Read more
My Personal Spring Break Challenge (so excited!!!!!!!!!!)
A little over 3 weeks ago I decided that I wanted to try eating better and see what it would get me. I know how I love food and how I'm used to eating, so I did not want to commit to this for too long. Spring Break was coming up, so I decided ... Read more