Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there! I started out my morning with a low-impact dance aerobics workout and then I made myself this awesome breakfast of tofu scramble and avocado toast with a side of fresh strawberries! Get in my belly! This afternoon, my daughters and I are going to my… Continue reading Week 3 of LIIFT4
Hey there, happy Monday! Last week was week 2 of the LIIFT4 workout program and it was a challenging one because midway through the week, I had a colonoscopy. Ugh. On Monday, it was triceps/chest day. I was also on a restricted diet in preparation for my upcoming colonoscopy, which meant no salads, fruits, vegetables,… Continue reading Week 2 of LIIFT4
Happy Easter to those who celebrate; otherwise, happy Sunday! Yesterday was a beautiful day weather-wise. It ended up being sunny and 70 degrees. My husband and I had to go run errands before we could enjoy the weather. First stop: Mellow Mushroom for some beer and lunch. This was a lager called Iowa Nice brewed… Continue reading New program
Hello, friends! How is your week going so far? It’s cold and blustery here and the S-word is in the forecast for tomorrow night and Friday morning. I just want to eat all of the food and hibernate for the next few months, but instead I’ve been dragging my ass out of bed in the… Continue reading It’s simple, right?
I made it 16 days. Sixteen days of hungry mornings. Sixteen days of feeling constantly ravenous. Sixteen days of totally ignoring my body and trying to power through what I thought could work for me if I just gave it more time. Sixteen days of feeling shaky and hangry. I followed the guidelines. My fasting… Continue reading Dear IF – FU.
Hello, everyone! I hope you had a great weekend and that your Monday has been painless so far. I had a great weekend filled with Netflix binge-watching. The hubby and I finished The Haunting of Hill House and Godless. I would highly recommend both shows! Also, I learned this weekend that a $13 glass of… Continue reading Lean & Strong Mid Phase 2 Update
Phase 1 of my Lean & Strong challenge went really well, so I’m ready to move on to Phase 2 of my experiment to figure out what sustainable lifestyle changes I can make to stay at a healthy weight and to be lean and strong. I know I could completely overhaul my diet and eat… Continue reading Lean & Strong Phase 2