Tracking your food Thursday

Tracking your food Tracking your food can be done numerous different ways.  You can track food by taking pictures of your food on your phone each day.  You can audio track your food by telling what you ate each day on a video or voice recorder.  Lastly you can track your food by writing it... Read more »

Empowering words to your New Year new you!

Develop empowering words Each year I develop a vision board with empowering words to help me to stay focused on my goals for the year.  I try not to set New Year’s Resolutions because those do not stick or I feel disappointed if it doesn’t go as I planned them.  These empowering words become a... Read more »

Inspired by Erin because of her fit pregnancy

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Fit Pregnancy I attached a video from my fellow Fitbloggin friend Alan’s YouTube Channel of the bootcamp workout I did in Portland with Erin.  You can spot me in a multi-colored shirt and black pants.  I have short hair. In case you didn’t notice but Erin is about 6 months pregnant and she was running... Read more »
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The girl I use to be 100 lbs ago

The girl I use to be 100 lbs ago
Girl I use to be The girl I use to be was ashamed of how she let herself get to be so overweight.  She hated going shopping because the styles she wanted to wear wouldn’t fit her anyways. The girl I use to be was depressed and wanted to sleep a lot.  She had no... Read more »

Breast Cancer Awareness and empowerment at Bright Pink's Fab Fest

Breast Cancer Awareness and empowerment at Bright Pink's Fab Fest
Breast Cancer Awareness and empowerment I was able to participate in Bright Pink’s FabFest in Chicago, IL to help with breast cancer awareness and empowerment.  Lindsay Avner (founder and ceo of Bright Pink) educated about importance of self breast exams and how Bright Pink University helps with awareness.  Lindsay said that it is education to teach... Read more »

Waking up with healthy habits in mind

Waking up with healthy habits in mind
I have healthy habits in mind when I wake up this morning because I have been in this healthy lifestyle for almost 2 years.  I hope this blog post gives you some ideas on how you can start healthy habits of your own. These healthy habits didn’t develop in one day or one month. I... Read more »
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Is fast food healthy due to change of menu items

Is fast food healthy due to change of menu items
Is fast food healthy? In a previous blog post, I shared that I was a recovering fast food addict.  Since that blog post, I was approached by John Seasly, business reporter for the Medill News Service in Chicago last week to share my opinion on the question, Is fast food healthy now with menu changes? I would... Read more »

Reflection on how my personal trainer helped me

Reflection on how my personal trainer helped me
Reflection on how my personal trainer helped me I wanted to put together a reflection on how my personal trainer helped me as a tribute to a dynomite person that everyone should have known.  My personal trainer was Debbie Caputo.  The Spring of 2010, I decided to join my local park district’s weight loss group... Read more »

Accomplishing fitness goals

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Accomplishing fitness goals No matter how small nor how huge, accomplishing fitness goals feels exhilarating.  Getting your mind in gear  for accomplishing fitness goals should start with a small obtainable goal.  If you set your eyes on the end result, you will quit before you start. I’m not saying don’t look at the end result... Read more »
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I exposed for all to see body and soul

I exposed for all to see body and soul
Exposed I am participating in the exposed movement from Eating Journey because I want to celebrate who I was and who I have become.  I first heard about this exposed movement from Brooke Not on a Diet blog post.  I thought if she can do it, I sure can too.  She’s so inspiring. I use to delete pictures... Read more »