Pictures…Tell a Story

I recently looked at a picture that was taken of me on a family reunion. I really was not satisfied with the picture, in my mind I saw a fat roll, my cheeks a little chunky, really I have hig cheek bones. Then I thought about it, this is progress girl, remember what you look like last year. IContinue reading “Pictures…Tell a Story”

Nutrition is A Key Part of Workouts

  Working out has become a part of my life. My workouts have assisted me in transforming my body and my lifestyle. I also know regardless how hard and the frequency of my workouts, it is all ccancelled if I my intake is out of control. Not only must I have adequate nutrition, my portions andContinue reading “Nutrition is A Key Part of Workouts”

BEING ILL WHEN TO RESUME WORKOUT

I, nor anyone can answer this question unless you are under MD supervision.  I was recently diagnosed with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). I never thought it was debilitating. I  was wrong, so many of the fruits and vegetables I normally eat I can no longer eat, WHAT, WHY .  I was angry,  but I wasContinue reading “BEING ILL WHEN TO RESUME WORKOUT”

NON SCALE VICTORIES

I am first to admit I am not a young lady, I have so surpassed 20, 30, 40 yes but I  will not allow age define my workouts.  I love any and all workouts, but I want to sway away from workouts. How about those goals and victories. I must confess, I will be theContinue reading “NON SCALE VICTORIES”

Do Not Compare – Spare the Despair

1+3+4=8    2+2+2+2=8   4+4=8  etc……. There are a few ways in addition to get to the sum of 8.  Just as each number adds us so does each day we put into our workouts.   As long as we, (I say we because I have to remind myself of this) are putting our all into workouts andContinue reading “Do Not Compare – Spare the Despair”

The Scale – Friend or FOE

How are you rating your fitness progress? Is it the scale and you are frustrated because the scale is not moving or is moving forward?, say what. The scale can be your FOE if you have not weighted the components of your progression.  Are you lifting weights,  a new addition to your workout, if soContinue reading “The Scale – Friend or FOE”

Is it Fatigue or Lazy

Is there a difference?, absolutely. Fatigue as I am sometimes, so tired that 5 minutes seems like 25 minutes  when I close my eyes and I am not able to focus without batting my eyes seems like 40 times. Laziness is when any excuse to sit and avoid what I should be doing. I knowContinue reading “Is it Fatigue or Lazy”

The Travel To Health and Fitness

I am traveling on a  journey  to HEALTH and FITNESS. Having experienced years of an eating disorder I now just aim to be be FIT. In my journey I had to cross the bridge to being healthy and fit.  I have experienced a weight that took me to size 18, I binged and binged andContinue reading “The Travel To Health and Fitness”

PLANT THE SEEDS OF YOUR IMAGE

How do you picture yourself? Your image? How do you want to look? Stop and just imagine, really how do you want to look?  I had to recently look at my image AGAIN. Yes because it was changing . Quick share, I was on a great movement to changing my image of me.  I gotContinue reading “PLANT THE SEEDS OF YOUR IMAGE”