Why YOU Should be Strength Training

My formative years of working out, meaning my tween/teen/early twenties, the trend for ladies at the gym was cardio, cardio, cardio. I would go to the gym before going to school my sophomore year, run on the treadmill for 20 minutes then hop on the elliptical for another 45 minutes before heading to the shower.

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Progress not Perfection

Last week was a rough body image week for me  as you may recall. I have those days, week, months… years… from time to time. This week, I am reflecting on how far I have come in this newest get healthy journey. In my opinion, I woke up one day in December and was heavy/

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Memorial Day Weekend Recap

Why hello there! I have been far too busy cookout hopping and drinking adult beverages to share with you my exploits of the weekend. I shall break it down for ya. Friday- Went to the gym and completed my strength training routine. My plan had been to run but the weather was gloomy and I

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Before Envy

I spend a lot of time looking up weight loss tips, stories, blogs, transformations etc. It is a way to motivate myself as well as a way to torture myself. Do you ever look at a person and wish your after was their “before”? Because I do. And, then I get into this weird shame

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Daily Goals

I have journals from when I was 12 listing daily goals. Goals like: “Don’t eat lunch” “Don’t have dessert” “Don’t eat french fries with burger” Do you see a trend there? They are all food centered, and they are all encouraging deprivation of some sort. Instead of “Skip fries and add a side salad”, it

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Too Nice out to Gym?

I have been in a really good routine of running 3 times per week and hitting the gym 3 times per week to do strength training. I am not losing any Lbs (which is FRUSTRATING) but I am getting leaner (my muffin top has dramatically reduced). This last week however, I went running 5 times

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Running in the Morning

KC’s alarm went off at 5AM- per usual. Sadie had been whining at the door for 30 minutes before that- per usual. I went back to sleep for another hour- per usual. I have been having the hardest time getting up in the morning. It is no longer dark, nor freezing. Yet I have no

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