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WOW 7•22 | just keep swimming

it’s been a hot minute since i’ve done a workout wednesday post! actually…it’s been a lot of minutes. but i’m back! almost a month ago, i had a car accident.  it wasn’t a terrible one considering, but i went to the hospital because of the black and purple bruises covering my torso from the seatbelt.  i… Continue reading WOW 7•22 | just keep swimming

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6•26 | high five for friday!

…one…   my new rose gold erin condren life planner arrived this week!  this was actually my second one due to major issues with the first one they sent me.  but it was worth the wait.  it is beautiful.  i’m finishing up with last year’s version and starting this new one next week so i… Continue reading 6•26 | high five for friday!

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WOW 5•20 | well hello there, kickboxing. it’s been awhile.

this time of the year is kind of crazy.  it’s hard to stay on schedule.  but i’m trying to make it work as best i can.  i’m not tracking my food every day, but almost every day.  and i’m still working out consistently 4-6 times a week.  i kind of miss the booty program, but… Continue reading WOW 5•20 | well hello there, kickboxing. it’s been awhile.

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WOW 5•6 | the never ending plateau

 so i took my measurements this past weekend. no real changes except in the boob area. seriously? i mean, I always want them smaller. but what about the rest of my body? maybe take from there too?! but whatever… i’m almost used to the no progress/plateau thing. it’s been going on so long that i… Continue reading WOW 5•6 | the never ending plateau

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WOW 4•29 | ch-ch-ch-changes

i’m struggling a bit lately.  my funk (aka anxiety) is back and i feel like a mess some of the time, but i’m keeping it together.  it’s not as strong as it has been in the past so i hope its stay will be brief and light.  focusing on my health goals is helping.  i’ve… Continue reading WOW 4•29 | ch-ch-ch-changes

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WOW 4•22 | finding a schedule again

i’m settling into a kind of routine lately with my workouts.  i used to always use a regular schedule.  but then i started trying all different things and that kind of got pushed to the wayside. but i’ve been working on my fitness blender better booty program* for going on three weeks.  it is three… Continue reading WOW 4•22 | finding a schedule again

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WOW 4•15 | you have the power

every week, i have a long talk with a friend at work.  we waste like an hour of our time but it’s fine.  it’s time well spent.  we always both end up giving each other a pep talk.  mine’s usually has something to do with me not being aggressive enough in some way.  he always… Continue reading WOW 4•15 | you have the power

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WOW 4•1 | ways to stay motivated

i’m struggling with motivation lately.  i’m not losing an lbs.  and it’s been three months to the dot since i have really focused on the task at hand.  i know i’m making other gains, but this stupid little thing is frustrating me so much.  that number should reflect at least some of the hard work… Continue reading WOW 4•1 | ways to stay motivated

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WOW 3•25 | well, spring break is over…

the good news is that i was active for every day of spring break.  the bad news is that i cheated on my food.  a lot. some of it i don’t even feel bad about. exhibit A: this tasty prime rib dinner, which is quite possibly one of the best meals of my life.  you… Continue reading WOW 3•25 | well, spring break is over…

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WOW 3•11 | sometimes you need a rest

i finished my first round of my 8 week fitness blender program last week.  and let me tell you…i was exhausted.  i had worked out for 5 days a week for an average of 45-60 minutes each day for eight weeks straight and two weeks before that.  i needed a little break. but i didn’t… Continue reading WOW 3•11 | sometimes you need a rest

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WOW 3•4 | time to set another goal

tomorrow, i will be finished with my 8 week program from fitness blender.  i am so excited to be done with it, not because it’s done but because i finished it.  i did the whole thing, including those two days i missed.  i’m looking forward to startIng it over because i know i’m going to… Continue reading WOW 3•4 | time to set another goal

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WOW 2•25 | almost done!

i realized this week that i have one more week left of my 8 week fitness blender program.  i finished day 45 yesterday.  that’s awesome for me!  i was worried that i would give up or get bored and not finish and now i am just a few workouts away from finishing the whole workout… Continue reading WOW 2•25 | almost done!

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WOW 2•18 | don’t let perfect be the enemy of good

i’ve been struggling with my motivation for the past couple of weeks.  i finished day 36 (out of a total of 38 so far) of my fitness blender 8 week challenge.  for some reason, missing those two days so far has really bothered me.  i wanted to stick to it.  but things come up.  life… Continue reading WOW 2•18 | don’t let perfect be the enemy of good

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WOW 2•11 | impatience and persistence

so… no progress on the scale. most of the time i’m okay with that because i know that i’m working hard.  but there are these moments when i get so discouraged and pissed off.  it’s been a month and i’m not really dropping any lbs. i found this picture above last year when i was looking… Continue reading WOW 2•11 | impatience and persistence