It’s hard to practice fearlessness, but honestly, if I back down because of fear of the unpredictable or the unknown then I never give myself a chance to succeed or fail organically.
Let's talk sweet tooth. I think most of us can agree that there are some things you hate passing up on, but at the same time you wish there was an alternative. I feel this way about doughnuts and cupcakes, but I won't lie those are sacred and I will never try to find a … Continue reading Recipe: No-Bake Protein Cheesecake Filling
This week my manager and I were talking about my weightloss journey. He's bulking and I'm cutting again. There's also another employee who's cutting for figure. We work at a supplement store so I assumed it would be common practice for the employees to be this way. I showed him a transformation photo. Actually, I … Continue reading This Above All: Pull Happiness From Everywhere
No matter the task you’re taking on, there will be challenges of varying levels. This is a given, nothing is easy. When I started my weightloss journey, I didn’t have a support system or any one person who had verbalized that they believed in me. It was clear to me that to be successful, this … Continue reading The power of having a support system
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?
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
The blizzard hit last night and has been going strong ever since. This has not only caused me to be stuck inside, but I'm starting to go through my movie collection. So far I have watched Valentine's day, Frost Nixon and now onto James Bond Casino Royale. Really there is no method to the selection … Continue reading Recipe: Sriracha yogurt because sometimes you need to spice it up
I've written about this before, but today I'm a little fired up. This afternoon I got an email from Human Resources saying there was a health benefit reward available for everyone who has insurance through the company. It's a free hoodie if you complete the checklist within the calendar year. I figured I'll take a … Continue reading There are more things to be concerned with than the scale
I eat breakfast every morning and when my boyfriend visits, I try to make breakfast a little interesting. While I'm prepping breakfasts can be boring, but we manage to spice them up from time to time. Over Christmas, I was surfing Pinterest looking for ideas when I decided to see if there were any recipes … Continue reading Recipe: Flourless Chocolate chip and Peanut butter Muffins
When I decided I wanted to start lifting and prepping for a bikini competition I had no idea where to start. There's so much information out there about what to eat and how to train; everyone had a different opinion. I think we all can agree that different opinions are good because it shows us … Continue reading Why I’m glad I started lifting and did it without a coach