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Beginning of June 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012      2 comments

June is starting off pretty well. I had a really busy week but managed get good workouts in and to eat clean most days. However, I ate a lot of bread and drank a good amount of alcohol on the weekend and I just think it's not only about calories... Read more

May Fitness Challenge - learning, growing

Wednesday, June 06, 2012      0 comments

I had one really good week in May - hard working out every day, eating well, meditation and re-focusing at night. Lo and behold I lost 2 lbs. that week! Well, whatdya know! Wonders never cease! To think that if I had done the same for the other ... Read more

April Fitness Challenge - comme ci comme ca

Wednesday, May 02, 2012      3 comments

Results/Reflections: Well, I did not lose 5-10 lbs., only 1 lb, which is nice but not fast enough progress for me. Looking back at the month, I realize that even though I did reach my goal of 1500 fitness minutes, went over, in fact, there were ... Read more

Relax! Don't do it!

Friday, April 20, 2012      3 comments

Dessert that is! Ok, once in a while is perfectly fine and I would never beat myself up over a few bites of something as superlatively enjoyable as chocolate volcano cake with creamy french vanilla ice cream - don't forget the lil' sprig of mint... Read more

Gettin' In Shape - the yin and yang

Friday, April 13, 2012      1 comments

I have been absolutely lovin' the TF! But lately I've been a bit disappointed in my calorie burn. My HR has been around 166-168 when I do Turbo Fire, which is definitely pushing myself yet pretty comfortable for me to sustain for longer periods ... Read more

Be A-Strong!

Tuesday, April 10, 2012      4 comments

I'm a little disappointed in myself. When I got home from work yesterday my sis came over with her little chihuaua. I decided to skip my workout because I'm uncomfortable jumping around with a tiny dog under my feet. My sis usually holds her on ... Read more

End of the Year, Tenaciously

Wednesday, December 28, 2011      1 comments

"Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you a better man." - Benjamin Franklin Ol' Benny Franklin was a wise man, indeed. I really liked that quote when I read it. It's a reminder that we ... Read more

Run For Her 5K

Monday, November 14, 2011      2 comments

So, I did my first 5k yesterday. 38 minutes - great for me since I must be the slowest runner on earth! I just had the goal of 40 minutes so I was actually pretty thrilled at my time! I just kept it slow and steady. I paced with an old man for ... Read more

Bikram Schmikram

Wednesday, November 09, 2011      6 comments

So I tried Bikram last night for the first time per my November goal. Definitely not for me. My heart was racing the whole time and my hands were tingly and going numb. All my poses suffered because I was just trying to keep from passing out. I ... Read more

5k Training

Wednesday, October 12, 2011      3 comments

I am no runner. I used to tell people that you'd never catch me running. It's painful, not fun, and it makes me feel like ralphing! And then some subtle changes have been occurring since August, when I made the commitment to being healthier... Read more

Avast Ahoy!

Wednesday, September 21, 2011      0 comments

Pirates invaded Long Beach last weekend and yours truly was one of the scallywags running amok! Working faires is always super tiring and super fun! We worked three belly dance shows per day and had a blast. I love seeing all the kids and the co... Read more

End of Week 4

Wednesday, September 14, 2011      2 comments

I'm on my fifth week of Turbo Fire and I am experiencing a noticeable boost of confidence and energy. I am acting more friendly to people at work and keeping a positive outlook about everything. Every day I give thanks for my health and vow to d... Read more

Week Four!

Thursday, September 08, 2011      0 comments

Almost through my fourth week of Turbo Fire! Whoo hoo! This week feels tons better than last week. My energy level is super high - it's really unbelievable! I'm having so much fun with these workouts, I'm "kia"-ing and "whoo hoo"-ing throughout... Read more

Making time for yoga and other goals

Tuesday, August 30, 2011      1 comments

I'm on my third week of the Turbo Fire program and I'm feeling pretty fatigued. My body feels week and achy. I felt great the first two weeks but this week I'm seriously dragging, even after taking Saturday and Sunday off because of a sinus inf... Read more

Becoming a Pre-planner

Wednesday, August 17, 2011      0 comments

Monday was rough so I didn't get a chance to do my workout. I could have avoided this misstep by a little pre-planning. But I am taking note of that, learning from it, growing, moving on! So, Monday was my rest day instead of Wednesday, that's a... Read more


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