Per usual, I got on a roll, stuff came up, I stopped blogging, and now I'm all motivated again and ready to get this show on the road. So what's different this time? I hit a big milestone. I don't normally start workout programs and do them all the way through - I get bored, … Continue reading Mixed Bag
For reasons I can't explain, I hate New Year's resolutions. I think it's because, at the end of the day, it's just another day. It's just another date on the calendar. There isn't really anything special about starting a new year. What I do understand is the need to pick a date as your "start" date … Continue reading The New Year Bandwagon
For a while, I've been thinking that I need an "accountabilibuddy" - someone to answer to, someone to keep me motivated, and someone to keep me honest. That's a big part of why I started participating in a health coaching program. But then something sort of unexpected happened. A friend of mine at work IM'd … Continue reading Friendly Competition
Badass Is the New Skinny has been dedicated to my journey to become a badass. But "badass" seems to have been lost in translation. Then, today, I had my ah-ha! moment when I found this blog post: Do You Call Yourself an Athlete? Here's Why You Should. Dieffenbach is on a mission to help her clients take back the … Continue reading Own It
Picture it: It's a Tuesday afternoon and you've been trying diligently to eat healthfully, exercise regularly, and fit back into your skinny pants. But it's only Tuesday, and you have a long week ahead. You shuffle back into your office, cubicle maze, work space - whatever - after your bunny food lunch break, and along the way you … Continue reading Curse the Community Candy Jar
As I work to drop the excess weight and tone up, I do what a lot of others in my position do - I track my food, exercise, and progress using MyFitnessPal. There are all kinds of tracking apps out there, but this is the one that works best for me. One of my friends … Continue reading Excuses Don’t Accomplish Goals
I'd like to say that I'm at a loss for words, but in this case, I have many choice words I could use - I'm actually a little flustered. Allow me to explain. I love Fitspiration quotes. They're motivating, empowering, and inspiring, and they show women especially that being strong is a good thing. Recently, while … Continue reading Stop Fitspiration? What?