My Rewards Plan
I wanted to provide added motivation to make some needed lifestyle changes by outlining rewards system for small goals. I'm also going to "pay" myself 20 dollars each week I do not eat fat--oops, I mean FAST--that's right, fast food. I will earn... Read more
Three lessons from my successful 3 day raw vegan detox
I did it, and I did it so well, I decided to do it for a fourth day!
1) I have more of a sugar problem than a caffeine problem. WOW were those sweet cravings intense. I ate slow carbs and slow fats to satisfy the cravings. ... Read more
TASTE MY RUTABaGAzZz!!!
This morning I woke up and felt sick. Physically sick.
My eyes were swollen, my hands and stomach were swollen, my sinuses were clogged. My back hurt.
NONE of these symptoms are from being unwell from a virus, bacteria, or some kind ... Read more
133 LARGE Get thee to a gym
Life is definitely a journey and not a race; however, I LOVE to race, and I can't really enjoy running at 133 pounds.
My happy weight is 118. I'm short, small-boned, and 133 on this frame KILLS my back. It literally hurts when I lie down. ... Read more
Update on Week goals and Raw Day 2
Made it to my doctor's appointment this morning! YAY! Goal achieved. I've also followed through with my bar course and just need to register for another test. So far, so good.
Now for the raw update:
I don't think I'll ever be someone... Read more
First day raw
Almost to the end of day one of my raw vegan spree : ) My choice for trying "raw foods only" for a week was to focus on eating fruits and veggies, not just pasta, breads, or other non-plant based carbs.
I have to say, that I was really wor... Read more
A Few Goals for the Week
The next two weeks are going to be nuts
(they didn't have a squirrel emoji) at work.
1. I really ho... Read more
Top 3 things I Will Say on My 5th Sparkversary
My five year sparkversary is coming up in September.
Over the years, my track record has been spott... Read more
Not giving up
I've accepted that there are factors I haven't addressed in my life which make me less likely to stay on track and complete my goals on time. Case in point, P90x. I made it all the way to day 9 and then BOOM, cold, BOOM, off the wagon.
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Stretching X and Core
Full disclosure, I took Friday off (I was supposed to do stretching) because I went to the gym, had a great run, but then started to feel sick, as though I had a cold ... Read more
Today, Day 6 of my 12 Day P90x intro journey, was kenpo. This was my favorite workout so far. It was fast paced but not as jarring as some kickboxing dvds I've done. I had to skip the "X" treme jumps...I'm not sure what you'd call them, but I go... Read more
My number one rule for depression
Finished day 5 of P90x today (legs and back) and it wasn't as treacherous as yesterday. I modified less stuff but kept my reps lower way, way lower than everyone on the tape. The squats are very hard and I have to be careful because of my knees.... Read more
I will not quit on myself. I am WORTHY. I WILL finish.
Day 4 (today) was yoga. I had a day where I was pulled in a million directions at work, I got kind of "down" about a few things. As much as I used to love yoga, I have been dreading this P90x workout.
I made it through the disc. With breaks... Read more
Shoulders and Arrrrrrms 3 of 12
Finished my 3rd P-90x with all the modifications today. Let me say that I seriously, seriously contemplated not doing it. I mean, I made my cup of decaf coffee, thought about finishing a movie I started last night.
Then I remembered that I... Read more
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Plyometrics 2 of 12
I made it through my modified version of p90x Plyometrics today. A lot of these exercises wil... Read more