Holidays, Breastfeeding, & Running – Oh my!

This week has been ultra-busy and I had the luxury of not cooking for Thanksgiving. We went over to my husband’s family’s house. With a full time job, breastfeeding and other obligations sticking to a running schedule is not the easiest but completely possible. With the help of my family, it is easy. Here’s how…

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Sept 2016 Monthly Goals, August in Review

Ok sooo let’s see how I did in August in meeting my goals Here are my August 2016 Goals Running goal:  Run 3-4x a week  ✅ I did pretty good with this one Strength training goal:  ✅👊💪2x a week  Definitely hit this one! Cross train:  2x a week 😒  Could do better, I need to add some…

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No Excuses!!!

I have many reasons not to work out but they don’t stop me from working out.   I have a 10 month old whom I breastfeed, I work full-time, I attend graduate school part-time, I’m married and I’m raising my 11 yr old niece who starts middle school this year.  And if you have any of…

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10 Mos Postpartum & Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle

Yesterday my baby boy turned 10months and boy did the months fly by. He is still breastfeeding and eating lots of foods. While he has grown, I’ve been determined to get my prebaby body back and to lose the fat. On my postpartum fitness journey I have learned new things on weight “loss” versus “losing”…

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Stop counting calories…

I wanted to share my experience with eating healthy and how to figure that out. I use to worry about counting calories and thought I was doing a good job till I got stuck and couldn’t lose weight. I was eating 1200 calories and couldn’t figure out why I wasn’t losing weight. Well it took…

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My postpartum journey to a size 2

Tomorrow will be 9 months of breastfeeding my little one and 7.5 months of working out. I was worried to start “watching” what I ate and working out since people said working out could reduce my milk supply well I am so happy to say that I big emphasis on “I” haven’t had any issues…

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30 Weeks, 10 weeks to go!

It seems not that long ago that we found out we were pregnant. So much has happened this year.  I’m still doing zumba and trying my best to stay active.  Currently doing Zumba 2x a week and once school is done next week, I’m going to do it 3x a week. Here’s a pic from…

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21 Weeks Pregnant still running, kinda.

Today I am 21 weeks and 5 days and if you’ve ever been pregnant you know those days count! Last weekend I ran a 5k, my time was 35:48.3 11:33 min/mi. It wasn’t my fastest but it wasn’t my slowest either! I hadn’t ran 3 miles since my 10k in March! I have definitely been…

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19w, Time Flies!

It has been WAY too long since my last post but I have been very very busy and tired. I am 19 weeks pregnant, tomorrow we go for the Anatomy Scan and should be finding out the baby’s sex. I’m done with these semester of school and will have about 3 weeks to relax. Since…

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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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