I get asked a lot what I have done to lose weight. I love sharing my story, but it can be frustrating too. I know I'm not the only one who has been asked a million questions about what cardio I do? How do I decide how many reps or sets to do when lifting? … Continue reading Nothing specific
Seriously? Has anyone else had to ask themselves this question today? Living in New England, many of us were able to celebrate Patriot's Day or Marathon Monday by not having to work. For me that meant getting to the gym early, heading home to get laundry and meal prep underway. I closed out the Monday … Continue reading Woah where did this week go?
I went to the museum the other day to get myself out of the house and to take a peek at a new exhibit that had just opened. Since it was my day off and I had nothing else planned, I was able to take my time through the museum, starting at the top, 4th … Continue reading Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?
Yesterday I finished Week 2 of Bikini Body Guide and as of Wednesday I was down another half pound, for a total of 1 pound lost since starting the program two Monday's ago. That's pretty steady progress if you ask me and I honestly don't mind it being slow like that. I'm back to 153 … Continue reading I’m so ready for Week 3
Admittedly I stole this idea from my friend Sarah when I saw her IG post. I did add 1 ingredient - protein. The original recipe is 1 can of pumpkin, not pumpkin pie filling, but just pumpkin and 1 box of desired cake mix. This alone with a low fat, solid carb snack. They're super moist … Continue reading Protein Chocolate Cupcakes
Today I completed the first week of Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Istines. It has been a great week in the gym and in the kitchen. When I first decided to purchase the 12-week program, I really had no idea what to expect. I honestly thought it was going to be a joke, but I … Continue reading Bikini Body Guide Week 1 Completed
I saw this video the other day that really made me think about how I talk to myself and about myself. The video, created by Dove, asked women to write down what they say to themselves when they are mean to themselves. They then took the journal entries and asked two actresses to act them … Continue reading Why are we so mean to ourselves?
*This post has been updated to adjust for new portion sizes of Kodiak Cakes* I'm a huge pancake fan and I'm always looking for new recipes. Yesterday, when I was shopping at Target I found Kodiak Cakes flapjack and waffle mix. I've heard from a ton of people that it's really good and packed with … Continue reading Recipe: Protein Pancakes with Kodiak Cake Mix
Amber is someone I started following on Instagram a few months ago she's in her fitness journey too 🙂 We've connected a lot recently over random postings from clothes to recipes. I asked her to share the recipe of her latest post with me so I could share it with you! If you want to … Continue reading Guest Post: getting creative with your veggies by Amber @radiologyrhyner