becoming fit, happy and healthy

My Fitness Journey

Fitness Goals Reboot

Fitness Goals Reboot

So, yes…that happened. Two months in, and I stopped my workout program. The reasons are unimportant, but this leads me to my long awaited reboot! If only it were this easy! I wish I could just flip the energy switch to ‘On’ and presto! Unfortunately, […]

5 Reasons I Quit Drinking Caffeine

5 Reasons I Quit Drinking Caffeine

I have been drinking caffeinated beverages since I was in my early teens, and I never thought twice about it. I love pretty much all diet drinks (with caffeine of course), and I absolutely hate the taste of regular soda. My husband constantly badgers me […]

Fitness Goals – Week 5 Recap

Fitness Goals – Week 5 Recap

As I’m sitting down to write the recap of my fitness goals progress, I am encouraged that the hard weeks are behind me. If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, then you should take a look at my week three and four recaps. Let’s […]

7 Reasons I’m Getting Fit and Healthy

7 Reasons I’m Getting Fit and Healthy

My fitness journey began several weeks ago, and I just realized that I never mentioned why I wanted to get fit and healthy. Reasons are everything because they are the motivators that keep me going. (Blogging is also one of my motivators. You can read more […]

May 2017 Fitness Goals

May 2017 Fitness Goals

With my first month of consistent workouts behind me and a few other concerns in front of me, I am planning to continue with my current fitness goals with a few tweaks. I am seeing results from working out consistently so I am definitely encouraged […]

Fitness Goals – Week 4 Recap

Fitness Goals – Week 4 Recap

This week has been a whirlwind to say the least. I started out meeting my fitness goals, and then, I basically had to stop my workouts due to some health concerns. I began having heart palpitations and chest pain, which sent me to the ER […]

Fitness Journey – Bumps and Potholes

Fitness Journey – Bumps and Potholes

Ever feel like life just keeps getting in the way? You know, no matter where you turn, you just keep getting hit by road blocks? That’s how I feel right now. I started on this fitness journey close to four weeks ago, and until now, […]

Fear of Rest Days

Fear of Rest Days

There’s something about a designated rest day that makes me nervous. Tons of thoughts are currently going through my head. I guess I feel like I’m going to miss something or suddenly gain five pounds or lose the progress I’ve been making. I know it […]

Fitness Goals – Week 3 Recap

Fitness Goals – Week 3 Recap

Week three…oh, week three. This has been a pretty good week! I completed all of my planned workouts! Yay for fitness goals! The best part is that I felt stronger while doing each of them. Moves that were difficult for me a few weeks ago […]

Rough Day and a Workout

Rough Day and a Workout

Today was a rough day. My workout didn’t go as planned, and it was frustrating. What can I say? Babies don’t always cooperate with my plans. My workouts are usually the one thing I look to, to relieve stress on the not so good days. […]