Hi Y’all, It is hard to believe that today is the last day of January! This month, I focused on exercise and healthy living. I hope that you were able to learn a few things along the way, I know I did.I apologize for not posting every day as I had originally intended— sometimes life… Read More January Wrap-Up
I believe we all aspire to be as resilient as Britney Spears. (Stay with me here!) Most of us painfully watched the teen pop star crumble under pressure a few years ago. She totally went off the deep end! However, she made a come back. She cleaned up her act, got in shape, focused on her kids… Read More Friday Failures: Making a Come Back!
I’m addicted to snacks. I love to eat while watching TV at night not because I am hungry but because I am a creature of habit. My hubby is notorious for eating snacks at night (especially ice cream) right before bed. I have to limit my intake and make healthier choices. My favorite low-cal evening snacks… Read More Tasty Tuesday: Snack Attack
When the whole gym membership thing didn’t work out, I knew I had to bring things inside the house to encourage me to work out. I know my body and personality and I’ve accepted the fact that I will never be the kind of girl that just hops up and runs outdoors… so I knew I needed to… Read More Move it Monday: At Home Gym.
My thighs rub together— I am not proud of it but it’s the honest truth! I hate it! I don’t like the way it feels or looks! I despise my legs rubbing together. Because of this during exercise, unless I am in the comfort of my home, you will not find me in shorts! I’ve… Read More Stylin’ Saturday: Pants
Happy Friday, Friends! This week has been really exhausting so I am looking forward to a little bit of weekend fun. Let’s kick it off with a linky party! My good bloggy friend, Kelley @ the Grant Life and I are co-hosting the Financial Friday Linky Party over at her site. Be sure to check… Read More Friday Failures: Lay Over & Linky Party Details.
The hubby and I do not always prepare the most healthy meals. He is a picky eater and I am always searching for easy. As a result, our meals are sometimes heavy laden in grease and preservatives.Perhaps your family is similar, your husband is a picky eater or maybe your kiddos, whatever the case may be… Read More Tasty Tuesday/Whatcha Readin’ Wednesday: Healthy Alternatives
(Source) Several years ago, my mom bought Winsor Pilates DVDs. I gave them a few half-hearted attempts. Pilates is tricky because it seems like all you are doing is holding stretches, but then the quiver starts and it gets hard fast! The image above seems rather simple for example but with your core engaged, it can… Read More Move it Monday: Pilates
Recently, I read an article on WebMD about finding the right athletic shoe and realized I need to think a little bit more about my shoes when I am exercising. The article explains that you need to update your shoes after a couple hundred miles and you should not make your shoes multi-task. Previously, my thoughts on… Read More Style Saturday: Finding the Right Shoe
Have you ever purchased a gym membership and realized you are throwing money down the drain each month? Have you ever locked yourself into a contract and recognized that you have no intention on integrating exercise into your life? I have… more than once. I joined Shapes Fitness before because I tricked myself to believe… Read More Friday Failures: Gym Memberships