I had a wonderful Memorial day and hope you did as well. We decided to go to the mountains and hike around. We went to Tweetsie Railroad for my son on the first day. He LOVES trains. It was alot more fun than I expected. While the train ride was the best part of the park they had a ton of [...]
I’ve been noticing that alot of my friends both online and off are struggling right now. On this path to getting healthy and fit we sometimes hit speed bumps and start doubting ourselves. We find reasons to fall off the wagon and start eating poorly or stop working out. I’ve read people’s blogs and facebook posts talking [...]
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I haven’t run in awhile because I’ve been focusing most of my attention on my new gym. Unfortunately they don’t really do treadmills or things like that so I had kindof pushed running aside. Today I went back to my old gym and ran for 30 minutes. I must say I was almost giddy as I [...]
So as you know I joined a new gym to see if I could step up my game abit. The classes have been great and I’ve enjoyed them. However, I finally made it to the 6am Kickboxing class this morning and fell in love. We never stopped moving and we never slowed down. He had [...]
The hubs and I love the antipasta salad from our local pizza shop so we decided to try to make our own. We haven’t perfected it but we’re getting close. I need to find marinated vegtables or make my own. Here’s how we built our salad: We used 3 different types lettuces from our garden. Just [...]
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So for this week we’ll be doing more salads. We love this local pizza shop’s antipasta salad and we’re going to try to recreate it this week. Monday-Antipasta salad (I’ll be posting the recipe later this week when we get it right) Tuesday- Meatball Sub Wednesday – Ham and Chicken Salad Thursday – Jambalyia Friday [...]
My Come Get Fit With Me Challenge week 7 is up at Parent Palace! This week we’re doing push-ups!!!
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Well, I must say I was awfully thankful this morning when I got on the scale and saw that I hadn’t gained any weight. Yesterday was a MAJOR cheat day for me. It all started at Biscuitville in the morning where I had a ham biscuit. Yummmmmm. If you don’t have a Biscuitville near you they’re wonderful. [...]
Currently I’m looking for lettuce wrap and salad recipes. We have beautiful romain, red leaf and bib lettuce in our garden. I want to do a lot of recipes with it b/c it just looks wonderful and I don’t want it to go to waste. Here are the recipes I’m going to try: Thai Glazed [...]
My week 6 Come Get Fit with Me Challenge is up at Parent Palace! Come check it out and get fit with me!!
OK, just to be upfront I’m not a dietician or an expert on eating by any means. I’m just one woman on a quest to lose weight and get into better shape through exercise and better eating. Lord knows it couldn’t get any worse. Also, this is not a sponsored or affiliate post. I just [...]
OK, so as you know I’m going to 2 different gyms this week. Here is my new workout schedule. I’m going to see how it works and if it will turn into a more long term workout plan. Sunday – Rest Monday – Old gym did 30 mins elliptical and 20 minutes of ab work [...]
In my attempt to get into better shape I realize that I have to start looking at eating healthier. This is definitely going to be a work in progress. So this week for my lunches I will be having: Peanut Butter on Toast and yogurt – 350 calories Tandoori Chicken Salad on flat bread (see recipe below) [...]
My Come Get Fit With Me Challenge Week 5 is up at Parent Palace. This week we’re working on crunches. I know, best Mother’s Day gift ever!! Feel free to come and link up what you’re doing to get into shape. Happy Mother’s Day out there to all you moms!!
This has been a really off week for me. I was super excited last Saturday about joining my new gym this week. I discovered Sunday that I was pretty sore from Saturday’s boot camp class. It made me realize that while I thought I was pretty tough I still have a ways to go to get [...]
Staying motivated can be hard when it comes to working out. If you ever fall into this category check out my post on Parent Palace to see how I stay motivated.
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I’ve been going to Planet Fitness for close to 5 months now. I still like it. It’s a very no frills gym. They don’t have classes and they don’t have childcare. What they do have is a bright and happy atmosphere and new equipment. I believe the location I go to has been open for [...]