Hello and happy pre-May. The Five by Five is my jive. Also I was just looking for another word that rhymes with five. But seriously, it keeps me alive. (oops, now I can’t stop.) Moving right along, the program is going great! I have been doing the 5 by 5 for about a month or … More Starting to Thrive with the Five by Five!
My workouts and energy-fueling eating plan have been going great. Going to the gym is becoming easier and easier, as I feel excited to meet new challenges. Food prepping is consistent to ensure I’m getting enough protein, fats and carbohydrates to train effectively. My schedule looks like this: Monday: Upper body strength + pull up … More Workouts Lately and the Kindness of Strangers
I was sitting in the lounge area of my gym perusing a trashy tabloid magazine, when a trainer and her client came in and sat on the sofa beside me. As I half-heartedly read about the Biebs getting into yet another scandal, I eavesdropped on the client-to-trainer conversation. That Biebs. Racist rants, prostitutes. How could you? … More Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day
Well folks, the pin on the assisted pull up machine moved up again. This means I am getting closer to my goal of one (yes, that’s right ONE) unassisted pull-up. The higher the pin edges upward, the less assistance I need from the machine and I am using more of my own body weight. This … More Pull up Progress
I was reading my daily devotional last week with Joel Osteen and the lesson was this, never accept good enough, God has much more planned for you than mediocrity. This is lesson can be applied to many aspects of life, your job, your relationships, how you pursue your endeavors and yes, your health. Take for … More Bringing out the Warrior in YOU
I hope you enjoyed a sunny and dry weekend. It was anything but that in my neck of the woods. I woke up early on Saturday to grey skies and a torrential downpour. No worries though as love was on the agenda! I headed straight out the door (umbrella in hand) to get my hair … More Wet Weather, Workouts and a Wedding in Cottage Country
Good day. Hope you’re enjoying your weekend. I have been entertaining family, grocery shopping, cleaning and avoiding posting progress photos. I was even going to post another park workout, but figured you have seen enough of the park across my street. Seriously, it’s nice but not that interesting. I also got my nephew and niece … More Progress Photos….or Not
Hello there. I have had pink eye for the past three days, so I couldn’t see very well through all the eye drops, and crusty eye goop. I do apologize if that’s TMI but conjunctivitis is no fun. After some strong antibiotics from the Doc, I’m on the road to clear vision and clean eyes … More Six Month Measurements- Trex to…tiger cub?