Good morning! How are things in your world? We are supposed to get some snow tonight and very cold temperatures. Oh yay. This is always a challenging time of year for me. I suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), but this year I’m determined to stay on top of it. So far, things are going… Continue reading SAD and Weekly Menu Nov 9-15
Guys, I completed LIIFT4 for the third time!! I don’t think I’ve ever completed an entire workout program from start to finish, let alone three times in a row! I feel fantastic and my body has changed as well. Here are the final results: I lost 13 pounds. I lost 2 inches around my waist. … Continue reading LIIFT4 – Final Updates
Hey you, yes you. Sitting on the sidelines, watching and feeling frozen, not sure how to get your momentum going. You’re where you’re at because you’ve developed a pattern that’s comfortable. You feel like crap, but you’re in a comfort zone. A routine that keeps your fear and anxiety at a tolerable level. Or you’re… Continue reading Start Where You Are
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.
Good morning! I woke up really early this morning and because it was still dark out, I thought it was still the middle of the night, but when I looked at my phone I saw that it was 6:30. Sadly, the days are getting shorter. I just wanted to check in and give an update… Continue reading Lean & Strong Phase 2, Day 5
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