Ok, I have to say for myself I have had a tough winter. I have lost a very close friend to breast cancer, my son has had a number of surgeries and I have felt the effects of Lupus most of the season. It's been challenging to say the least. But its spring, flowers are blooming, the weather is warming and I feel an urgency to get back to living well. Since going vegan in December I have lost a … [Read more...] about Ah Spring – Renewal – Get your butt off the couch and get fit!
It has been a little bit of time since I have posted. I have been really working hard to get my eating right over the last several months. I am Vegan now with an occasional fish dish here and there. Eating this way has definitely allowed me to maintain my weight easily whether I was counting calories or not, exercising or not and has made it much easier when I eat out to make healthier … [Read more...] about My review of a few Beachbody Programs
Beachbody has some amazing programs that really are total body workouts. However, we are human and guess what – we sometimes get bored with our workouts. Sometimes we feel that these workouts give us a lot of one thing but we feel we miss something from another one. As I am almost 60 days into Turbo Fire I am really missing weight training. Turbo Fire does have strength training workouts using … [Read more...] about Les Mills Pump and Turbo Fire Hybrid
Beachbody is doing a great trial program for those who aren’t 100% sure one of our home workouts is for you. For 14.95 + tax you can get P90X, TurboFire or Brazil Butt Lift with Shakeology and Club Membership for 30 days. What’s the catch you may ask? There isn’t one. If it’s not for you just return it before your 30 days. However, if you are like me and so many that I have helped along the … [Read more...] about July Try before you Buy!
I am a bit behind on this post. Last week was the last week of school for my youngest who is now going to be a sophomore in high school. My oldest is home from college and in a lot of ways I let the week get away from me. I worked out half as much as usual but I still did really well eating healthy. This weekend I got my act together, made my plan for the week and got back to my usual workout … [Read more...] about Staying Accountable Week of June 11th
These recent years I have given support to Relay for Life runner and breast cancer fighter Ellen Kennedy. She is an amazing friend and is fighting Breast Cancer for the second time. She was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in 2009. After a mastectomy, radiation and chemotherapy she was put on maintenance medication Sept 2009. In Feb 2010 she was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer with … [Read more...] about Relay For Life – This month my commissions go to my friend Ellen!
I hear this from so many people. How many of you have gym memberships but only go once a month? How about once every 6 months? That was me! I was one of those people. We paid hundreds of dollars a month for a family membership to the YMCA and hardly ever went. My excuses for not going weren’t anything special… It’s cold out (I’m not a fan of the cold), I don’t have that much time, I’ll do it … [Read more...] about I can’t do a Beachbody program at home – I need a buddy to keep me going! It’s too expensive!
So it’s Friday everyone! Take a moment today to reflect on your week. How active was I? Did I eat healthy? Do I even know if I ate healthy? What do I need to work on? How can I use the weekend to set myself up for success next week? If you aren’t able to answer some of these questions I totally get it. If I don’t log my food I can’t tell you what I ate yesterday let alone the whole week. … [Read more...] about Get ready for the Weekend – Get ready for the week!
The biggest excuse I hear from people is they don't have time. I hear this a lot as many of my friends have young families and busy demanding careers. I know it's sometimes hard to think of putting ourselves at the top of our list, its counterintuitive to what we may have been taught growing up. One thing I have learned from living with lupus is that if I am not feeling good than I am not good … [Read more...] about Putting your self first on your list could be the most unselfish thing you do!