Self Sabotage – Recognize it!

We are now 15 days into the new year.  About this time is when people begin to lose momentum towards their goals. I, for one, have not been very active.  Mostly because I never set a real goal.  For myself a weekly goal for work outs rarely keeps me motivated.  I usually need an external…

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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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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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227 days postpartum or 7.5 months

It is now 7.5 months postpartum and I am loving my progress.  Progress takes commitment, that is 30% in the gym and 70% in the kitchen. What you put in your body matters more than what you do in the gym. For my first 5 months postpartum, I was working out (not as intense) but…

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Progress pics: Day 8 Clutch Cut

Today I did progress pics!! It’s one of my favorite things to do because the scale doesn’t always show the results. I was actually pretty hesitant to post the pictures because you can barely see the progress but then I thought to myself that’s really what my blogs about. It’s about showing that progress takes…

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Week 10 out of 12: Live Fit

Saturday we started Week 10, I know I’ve been a little MIA but I have a lot of things going on. All day I told myself I would blog about this week and last week. First last week was a new training week. The Jaime Eason Live Fit program added “active rest” meaning some intense…

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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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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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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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