I thanked Jillian Michaels for helping me live a healthy lifestyle…and she yelled at me for it!

Struggling with one’s weight is something so many people go through.  I’ve worked on being a healthy weight for as long as I can remember.  But it wasn’t until a tiny, pitbull of a trainer showed me it was actually possible to make that happen.  So today on my 36th Continue Reading

New to running? Let me give you some tips for a successful first race.

It’s officially fall.  It is now the time for leaves to turn, boots to be worn and everything offered in pumpkin flavor.  But fall brings much more than cute clothes and yummy flavored beverages.  Fall also means its running season. Fall is my favorite time of year to be a Continue Reading

Tone It Up’s Summer Tone Up Week #6 – It’s really all about what you eat

Well, here is is.  My sixth week following the Tone It Up Summer Tone Up daily workout routine.  This workout series made me realize (and accept) the most important thing about weight loss.  It’s not what you do, it’s what you eat. Brief Overview of My Workouts This week I Continue Reading

Tone It Up Summer Tone Up Week #4 – Two Races in One Day and the Tone It Up Tour

I love to run.  Coincidentally, that love may have caused my Tone It Up workouts to suffer a little bit this week.  However, it still was a great week. Brief Overview of Week 3 This wasn’t my best week.  Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday rocked.  I completed the HIIT workout, Sandy Continue Reading

Tone It Up Summer Tone Up Week #3 – The Toning Moves are Killing me

Tone It Up Week 3

Ah.  Post-vacation workouts were TOUGH.  But I’m so glad to be back to a normal schedule. Brief Overview of My Workouts Monday, we traveled back from Las Vegas.  As a result, we were exhausted and no workout happened.   Oh well.  Nevertheless, I picked it back up on Tuesday morning Continue Reading