It’s 2015! Goals for the year :-)

We are already in two days into the new year. What are your goals for 2015? I definitely have decided on a rather ambitous running goal for 2015, on top of my regular life goals.  I am going to school full-time taking 3 classes this semester (for my Phd.), working full time and raising my…

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End of Week 6, beginning Week 7

Thursday we completed Week 6. We made it halfway through Jamie Eason’s LiveFit 12 week body transformation program from bodybuilding.com Today we started Week 7 and it was both challenging and rewarding. I love how the workout routines change every two weeks. Looking for a good workout routine? Try the Jamie Eason 12 week body…

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Week 5: Complete!

We did it! Week 5 is complete and we worked out 6 days in a roll! That alone is a big accomplishment! Today is our rest day and I know we both are glad to have a day off. This week we did some new exercises and challenged our bodies. We did pull ups (with…

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Bodybuilding.com – Jamie Eason’s LiveFit Trainer: Day 35

Bodybuilding.com – Jamie Eason’s LiveFit Trainer: Day 35. Here’s a little about that entry Fats Not all fats are created equal, of course. Healthy fat sources include olive oil, legumes, and fish. Avoid junk food, which typically contains nasty trans fats, and also limit your saturated (animal) fat and cholesterol intake. A few easy tips…

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Starting Week 3 of 12: Jamie Eason’s LiveFit 12 week plan

This week we started Week 3 of the Jamie Eason’s 12 week body transformation. This week introduces some new exercises and an extra day of working out. Day 1: Legs This week adds one leg kettlebell deadlifts and barbell lunges.  I was worried that running before my workout would be tough but it was actually…

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Photo Update: Weight loss motivation

It has been 4 1/2 months since i started tracking my weight loss on this blog. I have met many challenges,  injuries, schedule conflicts, illness overall LIFE. Thats all life, we all face challenges in staying consistent and continuing on our road to health & fitness. But when you find yourself at square one for…

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Change can be fustrating…

First let me start with for the past couple of weeks I have been frustrated for just being stuck at my weight. I know I have been very successful but its easy to get fixated on a number and not see all of your progress. Yesterday I went to my doctor to get a Sebeacous…

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Weigh-In Wednesday: 101 Days

It has been about 101 Days since my first post on this blog.  Time sure flies 🙂 The reasoning behind this blog was to show real photos of someone my size (5’1) & age (30) and what I really look like trying to get fit and tone. I often see pictures on Instagram or Pintrest…

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(Choco)Berry Smoothie

Since my stomach was upset yesterday I decided to keep my breakfast light, so I made myself a smoothie from the Drop 10 Diet book. It is called the Berry Smoothie but I made some adjustments. (Choco)Berry Smoothie 1 1/2 protein scoop, 1/2 cup fresh blueberries, 1/4 cup rolled oats, 1 cup almond milk *Adjustments…

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Update: 10 weeks

It has been 10 weeks since I started this blog and time definitely flies by. Here is my bi-weekly update, I started adding SuperFoods to my meals  2 weeks ago (4/9/2014) so I included my stats for that week so you can compare my results from that point as well. I do want everyone to know that…

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Goals: Month 2

It has been 2 months since I started my blog and set my goals.  Every month, I like to take some time to review my goals and set a new monthly goal. Unfortunately, I’ve been hurt again and I am unable to workout at this time. I went to a pain specialist who ended up…

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60 Day Update

Wow! Its been 60 days since starting this blog, where does the time go. Thank you to all my readers I appreciate it & look forward to your comments. Here is an update on the past last week, I did a little bit of everything,  cardio, strength training & ab work. I run, use kettle…

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