Archive for January 2013

Super Bowl Game

Super Bowl Game
I decided that it would be fun to participate in fitness by having a Super Bowl Game that gets you off your booty butt!  I believe I have ADHD when it comes to watching TV since I have so much energy.  I can’t just sit there and watch.  To me that’s just plain boring.  I... Read more »

Tasty, Lighter Super Bowl Snacks

Tasty, Lighter Super Bowl Snacks
Super Bowl Snacks I wanted to feature some tasty, lighter Super Bowl snacks that are easy to do and help you stay on plan.  Getting together to watch the big game usually means pigging out on greasy, fatty foods.  There is nothing wrong with indulging once in awhile but it matters by the portion sizes... Read more »

5K Training Beginner: C25K app, getting outside, virtual 5K

5K Training Beginner: C25K app, getting outside, virtual 5K
5K Training Beginner with C25K app I have been doing the 5K training beginner program for at least 3 weeks.  I think for what I have accomplished that I should change my 5K training beginner status to developing.  I have been feeling really good about my 5K training.  I have managed to complete the couch... Read more »
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Weight Watchers' One Amazing Day Celebration 1/12/13

Weight Watchers' One Amazing Day Celebration 1/12/13
Weight Watchers’ One Amazing Day Weight Watchers’ (WW) celebrated their 50th anniversary on Saturday, January 12,2013 at different select sites.  They named th event “One Amazing Day”.  My local WW meeting asked me to be on the weight loss success panel for the event.  I was honored that they wanted me to tell my story... Read more »

No Stopping Me Weight Loss and Fitness Goals: Inspiring Chicagoan Jason

No Stopping Me Weight Loss and Fitness Goals: Inspiring Chicagoan Jason
I see Jason accomplishing weight loss and fitness goals that he is excited about and soaring to the top.  Jason has lost 119 lbs so far and he is reaping the health rewards that comes along with it.  There is no stopping this Chicagoan! It iswith great pleasure to introduce you to my childhood friend, Jason. ... Read more »

Overcoming Chicago Winter Blues

Overcoming Chicago Winter blues is a real battle for me and I know many people can relate. i want to offer some creative ways to overcome Chicago Winter blues. First an overview of what it is and looks like. The medical term for Winter blues is Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD.  I’m not personal diagonised... Read more »
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5K Training

I never thought I would be posting about 5K training but this year I have big goals I want to accomplish. I’m excited to announce that I have registered for a 5K in April and I want to run the whole time. I have done a couple of 5Ks but I would walk the event.... Read more »

Became a Gym Regular! Inspiring Chicagoan, Stacie

Became a Gym Regular! Inspiring Chicagoan, Stacie
Last year 2011, while I was working out at Zip Fitness, this girl approached me and said her friend told her that I worked out here too. In my mind I was trying to place which person she was referring to and how would I know her. After I realized that it was a mutual... Read more »

Weight Loss Tips from ABC's The Revolution

Weight Loss Tips from ABC's The Revolution
I wished this show would have done well because it really helped me for the 6 months it was on the air in 2011.  ABCs The Revolution June 27 episode was the best show cause I got to sit in the taping of it in New York, the hero named Sarah Kiernan lost 83 lbs... Read more »
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Above All Odds: Inspiring Chicagoan Karen

Above All Odds: Inspiring Chicagoan Karen
As I have lost  weight and shared my story, I have pondered who has inspired me on my own journey.  I hope to feature different people in my life that have been inspiring to me and are Chicagoans. Picture of Karen and I in 2009 Picture of Karen and I in 2/2011 I remember looking... Read more »