Many of you have heard of the 100 Happy Days challenge by now, if not learn about it here. I started it because I was having a rough few days at the beginning of May, but I didn't want to stay stuck in sadness. I've realized there are so many things in my day that … Continue reading Why I’m quitting the 100 Happy Days Challenge
Today was my second 5K run and I was so ready. Run or Dye here I come! Clothes laid out last night, bag packed, fun t-shirts made and drying. So ready. Here are some pictures from last night/ this morning. I used Jerri Elle's hash tag on the back of my shirt and … Continue reading Sunday is for meal prep, Saturday is funday
I just woke up and I'm ready to go for my 5K today. While it's a fun run, it doesn't stop me from trying my hardest. There are two big-ish hills in the route. And it's going to be a warm one. Thankfully my wave starts at 9 am. I'm number 535 and I can't … Continue reading Pre-race: Run or Dye
Day 47: It's crazy to think that women who I've never met or had little interaction with have inspired me so much. I'm ready to crush it at the gym tonight. "Failure isn't not succeeding, it's not bothering to even try." @nerdyfitchick @biggirlfitgirl @emma_fit @jerri_m0 #100happydays #happinessdoesntcomeinajar #gymlife #bikiniprep #weightloss #fatloss #weighttraining I FORGOT DAY … Continue reading Playing catch-up
Day 41: At my heaviest I wore an XL or a 2XL for comfort. This a medium too I wore 7 years ago when I was a freshmen in college. I never thought it would fit again. #littlethings #oldclothes #100happydays #happinessdoesntcomeinajar Day 42: calories burned since December 20, 2013. Resetting my tracker for #bikiniprep #happinessdoesntcomeinajar … Continue reading #100happydays: reset and timewarp
Today was the last day off of my 5-day weekend, but I have Friday off, so it's still a short work week for me! Anyway, there was a lot of different seafood items on sale this week at the store, including wild caught haddock fillets. They're frozen and fit perfectly in my freezer. They were … Continue reading Food from the sea
This is the post where I state my goals for the next 16 weeks, but I know they will slightly change so here are my goals for right now (bikini competition is 20 weeks out). Use My Fitness Pal daily to track my carbohydrate, protein and fat ratios Work out 6 times a week and … Continue reading Let the countdown begin
It has been a great week of workouts, conversations and new food; and hell am I sore! I officially announced on my Facebook page that I'm going to be prepping for the bikini competition in Boston this October. I know I have some fat to lose before I can really lean out, but I'm going … Continue reading New classes, new food, new goals
Oh you know hanging out in the doctors office. They were running behind and I was getting hungry.
This little guy is pretty tasty and reminds me of dessert. Has anyone tried these before? What are your thoughts about them?