Balance, Healthy Living, Life

Gaining Balance

gaining balance, life, fitness, motivation
admin / October 21, 2017

Balance. I always assumed it was something you had or you didn’t. I would never get better. Never stand on one foot and be graceful. Heck, I was lucky if I could walk in a straight line. Really who wanted to do that anyways? But, there I was in my first Fit class holding a 10 lb. weight trying to…

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Healthy Living

No More Fanny Packs

fitness product review
admin / October 18, 2017

Am I the only one out there who doesn’t want to wear a fanny pack? But have no place to put your car keys, drivers license, cash or phone except your hand or tucked in your sports bra. With a million fitness products available, its hard to know which ones are useful and which are actually worth the investment. Lucky for me, I found the Flipbelt (below)…

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Healthy Living, Life

Run of the Dead

zombie run, Run of the Dead
admin / October 15, 2017

We survived Syracuse’s Run of the Dead yesterday. The obstacles and zombies chasing you made you almost forget that this was also a 5k race! We all started out a bit unsure of ourselves especially as none of us knew what to expect. Just to make it a little more they gave each of us two flags hooked to a belt. The goal…

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Life

Friday the 13th?

admin / October 13, 2017

Friday the 13th!!! This picture perfectly describes how I felt today.  I am not typically a superstitious person.  It all started when I learned the bartender on Jeopardy  lost his 12 day streak – I thought that can’t be coincidence. I nonchalantly mentioned to my co-workers that it was Friday the 13th. We laughed and then…. it started happening…. what exactly happened I…

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My Style

Do You Hate Shopping For Clothes, Too?

stitch fix sweater, hate shopping for clothes
admin / October 13, 2017

To be honest, I hate clothes shopping – anyone who has ever gone with me can attest that clothes shopping with me is just as unpleasant for them. I’m picky, I hem and I haw, I can’t find anything I like. I hate trying things on and my patience wears thin. And then I found Stitch Fix. If you don’t…

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Healthy Living

Running Shoes

admin / October 10, 2017

I have heard over and over is if you are serious about running you have to get a good pair of running sneakers. Which is exactly what I did. I had heard great things about Syracuse’s Fleet Feet so after work one day, I went over and was fitted for running sneakers. I was starting to feel like a real runner.…

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Healthy Living

Meal Prepping

admin / October 9, 2017

This is a thing – I think. I am not a chef, so please don’t take this even as Cooking 101. With my crazy, hectic schedule planning my weekday lunches has been a lifesaver for me. The stress I used to go through every morning staring in the refrigerator contemplating what to pack – is gone. Now I grab and…

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Family

Birthday Party Gifts

admin / October 9, 2017

I have a large extended family and we have no shortage of little ones under the age of 8. Mine are 21 and 18 so attending a four year olds birthday party does not come with the same stresses at it used to. The problem is, I am procrastinator when it comes to buying gifts. I would wait until the last…

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Balance, Healthy Living, Life

My Fitness Journey

fitness goals, run
admin / October 8, 2017

I am on a personal journey to become a fit, healthier version of me.  I began this journey in January 2017. I was at my highest weight, eating unhealthy, not exercising and pretty much feeling crappy about my self-image. I’d like to say I started this journey because of those reasons, but I would be lying. The truth is one…

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