Considering Paleo for Real
Thursday, January 24, 2013      0 comments

So, ya know how carb-cycling didn't really work out for me? Well, I quit. And gained back 10 lbs. After Thanksgiving, I felt really large. And tired. And out of shape. My clothes weren't fitting and I actually had to go out and buy a larger... Read more
Carb Cycle-Week 3
Thursday, June 28, 2012      1 comments

Okay, so the thing about carb-cycling is that on the days when I am low-carb, I feel light and nutritious, but still satisfied. But on the carb-loading days, I feel bloated, dehydrated and tired. And this whole week, my face is breaking out li... Read more
Carb Loading-Not as Exciting as I Thought
Thursday, June 21, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday was a carb-loading day. I was so excited. I woke up early to make myself a belgian waffle smothered in peanut butter and (lite) syrup. And it was soooo good. But then, a strange thing happened. I got that starchy pinched feeling i... Read more
Carb Cycling: Week 1 Update
Monday, June 18, 2012      0 comments

So, last week was pretty successful as far as the carb cycle diet, except Friday after work. I had a full-on meltdown and had to call my "sponsor" (or Mom, as I like to call her). She talked me down and I was able to finish the day with no maj... Read more
Carb Cycling-My Answer to the P90X Nutrition Plan
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      2 comments

Okay, so I figured by now I know a little something about how to eat right, how to exercise, and how my body responds. I also think P90X taught me a lot about what works for me and what doesn't, and even though I failed miserably at P90X, I kno... Read more
P90X Round 2, Day 3
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      2 comments

So I sort of fell off the map during Christmas. I didn't finish phase 3. I was weakened by the call of grandma's peanut brittle, and things got hectic and I gained back some inches. But I don't feel like a failure. I learned a lot about fitness ... Read more
P90X Day 68: Still Here
Friday, December 09, 2011      1 comments

So, last week I was in so much pain that I couldn't turn my head. This week I just took it slow and did A LOT of stretching and getting amature massages from my husband. I'm still a little stiff and sore in the mornings, but usually it goes aw... Read more
P90X Day 61: Another Setback
Friday, December 02, 2011      0 comments

I'm going to have to start calling my blog "90 Excuses why I didn't do my workouts." Today's brilliant excuse is that I am in serious pain. The right side of my neck and shoulder and even down into my arm are just hurting really bad. It... Read more
P90X Day 60:
Thursday, December 01, 2011      2 comments

Day 60! I'm two-thirds through! And I'm down another pound this morning. I didn't do my Yoga X this morning because A)I hate it, and B)I spent the evening last night moving boxes around in my garage. Ya know, Christmas decorations and whatno... Read more
P90X Day 59: Sleepy Today
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      0 comments

It has gotten collllld at my house the past couple days. So cold that my little yorkie puppy, who sleeps in our bed, has stayed in bed when I got up to do my workouts. I've had to pick her up and force her to go outside. I think she's got the... Read more
P90X Day 58: Loving my Clothes Again!
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      2 comments

It's been a long time since I could walk into my closet and be able to pick up ANY item of clothing and put it on with ease. This morning, I was picking out what to wear, and I tried on several different outfits, like we all do, and everything ... Read more
P90X Day 57: Phase III
Monday, November 28, 2011      3 comments

I finally started Phase III this morning! Chest and Back + Ab Ripper. It felt great to be back in my routine. As much as I loathed this workout at first, I actually felt pretty good today doing all the pushups. I even did 10 declining pushup... Read more
P90X Day 56: Okay, I'm really back
Sunday, November 27, 2011      1 comments

Happy belated Thanksgiving! I have just been driving all over this past week and have only worked out twice, oops. I had a great holiday weekend with my in-laws in Kentucky, and I did do my Core Synergistics in their living room on Thanksgivin... Read more
P90X Day 51 (Again): Reset Button
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      1 comments

So, I am back home after driving a total of 20 hours in 3 days. The funeral went smoothly and no major family drama to speak of. But it was really crappy that it happened. My back was in knots from sleeping on the floor of my grandma's house,... Read more

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