Monday Motivation 

Motivation Monday  Here are some of my progress pictures:  2013 training for my first half, running 5 days a week 4+ miles & eating ~1200 calories 2014 I began eating Superfoods and weight lifting, eating ~1600 calories  2017 post baby, meeting my macros Carbs 140g, Protein 100g+ & Fiber 34g weight lifting & running  Eating…

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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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HEB: Light Greek Yogurt review

Today there was a nice surprise at HEB, there was a “light” version of their fabulous greek yogurt.  There was hardly any left so I got each of the different flavors that were left. The “light” version has a light blue lid, is 100 calories, 13g of protein, 10g of sugar and no fat 👍. …

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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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HEB Blendables: Green Fuel Smoothie

Today I decided to give this prepackaged Smoothie a try. It simply contains: apples, spinach, bananas, pineapple & kale. For more informaiton on HEB’s Blendables click here They have serving suggestions. It reminded me of the Pop Sugar’s Flat belly smoothie so I picked it out as my “free” smoothie. HEB was offering it free…

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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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Apple & Almond Overnight Oats

In this month’s issue of Self Magazine there is a Super Foods recipes and for one of the breakfast is Apple & Almond Overnight Oats. I should say I am not an oatmeal lover. Though I don’t like oatmeal I decided to give it a try. It was easy to make and prep, I loved…

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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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