This is a long time coming, I suppose. I am using this primarily as a journal of sorts, but if it somehow helps someone else who feels like they don't quite fit the mold then I couldn't be happier to bare my soul anonymously to the internet. I suppose the best place to start is the beginning and it will most likely take more than one post to cover the content which will be contained on this blog. ...more
As we enter the New Year, I am even more excited to make my goals and resolutions for 2015. Ever have one of those years where you just have a feeling it's going to be amazing? That's this year.There will be a best friend baby, a best friend wedding, a best friend moving back to the East coast and celebrating two years of marriage. Mixed in all of this excitement, I will be working hard to achieve my best self this year....more
Metabolic conditioning is a hot word in the fitness industry right now. A lot of people are moving away from the long bouts of elliptical or heavy weight lifting with long rest. Instead, we have to turn to shorter, full body, higher intensity workouts that burn calories. We are getting busier and busier by the day but we are also wanting to stay healthy....more
The New Year has begun, and with that, so has the exercise uprising. I have lived a healthy lifestyle for quite a few years now, so getting fit is never on my resolution list. With that said, I am proud of our society as, in more recent years, the focus is slowly turning toward health and fitness. I applaud those who want to live a healthy lifestyle, rather than a sporadic dieting lifestyle....more
There was a lot I learned during my journey to change from being a fat, food-addicted, food-fearing, yo-yo dieter into a healthy-weighted, food-enjoying, former food junkie. And now, I pass these lessons along to you with the hope that these 10 tips will help you, too.
As a 44-year old woman I've started to feel the changes in my body. I remember when I had days filled with energy and enthusiasm. Today, my hormones are creating havoc in my life! Mood-swings and crying episodes are the order of the day. My hair is thinning and falling rapidly, I have gained a lot of weight and I don't feel motivated. I don't feel like myself anymore. ...more