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WOW 1.14 – giving my best not the leftovers

i talked on monday about going back to church.  the message was the first in a series called “the leftovers”.  the pastor spoke about refusing to give your leftovers to yourself, your family, your job, etc.  you have to give your best in all facets of your life if you want the best results back.… Continue reading WOW 1.14 – giving my best not the leftovers

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WOW 11.19 | day nine was a new day.

for eight days, i ate crappy food.  i quit my workouts.  i camped out on the couch during my illnesses and didn’t really get up even when i was better.  i basically just stopped taking care of myself. day 8 was hairy.  i had been sick for days 1-3 and had a migraine for days 6-7.… Continue reading WOW 11.19 | day nine was a new day.

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WOW 10.15 | finding my “beast mode” again.

the other day i was making a pile of clothes to iron.  (i hate ironing.  i think it’s the most obnoxious chore besides dusting, which is why all my clothes are slightly wrinkled and my furniture always has a layer of dust on it.)  and as i ironed each item, i tried it on…you know…just… Continue reading WOW 10.15 | finding my “beast mode” again.

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WOW 10.8 | getting refocused and reenergized

i have been off track.  i have not been focused on my health goals at all.  i haven’t been putting in the work.  in short, i’ve gotten lazy.  remember when i talked about my magic trick of gaining weight?  yeah, i’ve gained four pounds just since school started at the end of august.  i discovered that… Continue reading WOW 10.8 | getting refocused and reenergized

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WOW 9.24| i gotta go home and shower…

i love the oatmeal.  his sense of humor cracks me up.  he posted this comic this week and i love it.  it’s so true too.  i love the feeling of working out again, but there’s always the moment when i’m done when i think – i feel amazing!  but i hope i don’t run into… Continue reading WOW 9.24| i gotta go home and shower…

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WOW 9.10 | it never ends.

does anyone else avoid the scale and measuring tape when you’re just not ready to deal with whatever it says?  i usually do my measurements on the first of each month.  but this month, i’ve been dragging my feet.  i have the post all ready to go.  it just needs the numbers plugged in. and… Continue reading WOW 9.10 | it never ends.

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9.5 | high five for friday!

…one…   school was freaking crazy this week.  why do the short weeks always last WAY longer than regular weeks???  but it ended up being a great week.  of course there were issues, but it was good.  i realized about halfway through that i just need to accept that i MUST go to bed earlier.  otherwise… Continue reading 9.5 | high five for friday!

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8.22 | high five for friday!

…one…  well, we start back to school on monday.  i have a feeling i’ll be spending my saturday at school finishing up last minute preparations.  for some reason, the “first day” always sneaks up on me.  it seems unreal that summer is over and we’re starting a new year.  but a new year also means… Continue reading 8.22 | high five for friday!

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WOW 8.20 – HIIT me baby one more time.

so…i gave up on the couch to 5k program at the end of july.  i wasn’t enjoying it at all, and i didn’t feel like i was getting better at the pace that i should have.  i like to run…just in short distances.  i would do the first week of the couch to 5k all… Continue reading WOW 8.20 – HIIT me baby one more time.

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WOW 7.2 – back to normal, whatever that is.

i had some slip-ups over the weekend, but nothing too crazy.  i’m starting to incorporate some old workouts back into my routine.  i’m still doing my couch to 5k and strength training.  the running is getting rough though.  i’m not enjoying it at all.  so i’ve been doing more kickboxing and started back at some… Continue reading WOW 7.2 – back to normal, whatever that is.

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WOW 3.26 – HIIT and core workout

i got a little off track this past weekend.  i was exhausted and chose to go out twice.  yeah, i had my fun, but i also paid for it!  haha! on monday, i went to the grocery store and got all my food for the week.  i prepped on monday and tuesday evening for the… Continue reading WOW 3.26 – HIIT and core workout

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WOW 3.5 – prepping for my “spring fix”

the past week has been pretty positive.  i’ve been pretty much on track with my food and workouts.  i got a new dvd i’ve been trying out, which i’ve been loving.  (i’m going to do another review soon like i did with “hard body”.) spring break is coming up quick (FRIDAY!), and i’m making a… Continue reading WOW 3.5 – prepping for my “spring fix”