Greek Yogurt Egg Salad

I love eggs. I always have - just ask my parents. I could knock back 3 to 4 at a time when I was little!  But really, what's not to love? Eggs are a fantastic source of protein, lutein (crucial for eye health), and vitamin D. ...more
I love eggs, Fage with honey and leftovers so I know this egg salad (without the honey, of ...more

First Post!

 HELLO EVERYONE!    I have never blogged before! This is my first blog and my first post! I'll be posting about my lifestyle and opinions on diet & fitness. I've just started the Paleo diet. I’m only a couple months into it but excited to document my experiences. ...more

Why Are These Girls Running? We Asked Them

Why Not Girl! interviewed the amazing women who participated in Title Nine’s 9K Run Series in the Bay Area. Watch as they shared why they said Why Not! to this race and running in general.Watch the Video...more

Crashing the Zumba party...

I'm fairly certain my Zumba instructor is part mime. A dictatorial mime. She wasn't there to entertain. She wanted action -- mine. I complied. Or I tried.When my husband shirked his personal training duties in order to ride his bike on Sunday, I decided to try a Zumba class. I arrived five minutes early and found small groups of people talking, music blaring, and no teacher apparent....more

4 Tips to Help You Avoid the “Inevitable” Holiday Weight Gain

The holidays are a time of massive indulgence for many of us. In fact, even those who have managed to stick to healthy diet and exercise programs all year long often fall off the wagon at the end of the year.There’s nothing wrong with enjoying some extra food and drink at this time of year. In fact, studies show that following stricter diets actually makes things harder in the long run. However, it’s important not to go completely overboard, otherwise you’ll undo all of your good work and make the start of the new year that much harder!...more

Chh chh changes! (and squats)

#30daysquatchallenge Today I am beginning the 30-day squat challenge (good lord my ass hurts just thinking about that!). In addition, I want to lose 10 lbs in a month, 8 lbs would be satisfactory. I have a pair of black lace hot pants I want to wear for a New Years Eve event. The hot pants are a size 7 and looked great on me one year ago....more

Sunday Short-term Goals - A day late

Sorry y’all for being a day late, but I was so excited about moving to just one band on my pull-up program that I forgot to update my goals for this week....more

Realistic Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holiday Season

There is a TON of advice about staying fit, eating healthy, and not gaining 26 pounds during the holiday season....more
What are your healthy holiday tricks?!more

Healthy Eating With Fruits and Vegetables

Eating healthy is important if you want to live healthy. I am sure your Mama always encouraged you to eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Now, while we all agree over healthy eating – and that vegetables and fruits are a must-have in our diet, the point is to actually practice it....more
I love variety of salads... Whenever I go for any function, I always binge on the salad ...more

Pull-Up program: Week 3 and 4 update...and on to Phase II

I am one step closer to my dream of getting the pull-up, but before I get to that, here’s an update on how the pull-up program has been going.  I’ve finished cycle 3 and 4 of the program and we’ve decided to just skip cycle 5 and move down in bands.  Cycle 3 and 4 had good days and bad days. For more details, check out the table below.The highlights:...more