June has been absolutely insane – as reflected in my complete lack of blogging this entire month. Work was busy at the beginning of the month, then I was out of town on business trips for two solid weeks (Los Angeles, CA then Austin, TX) and now it’s taken me a week or so to… Continue reading Month in Review // June 2013
One of the most challenging things about eating clean is finding a healthy option that won’t destroy your diet while you’re out and about – ESPECIALLY in a shopping mall food court. You’re just within reach of foods that are deep fried and packed with sodium. Resisting that takes a lot of willpower, if you… Continue reading Recipe // Healthy + Easy Chickpea Salad
I ran my very first road race on Sunday with 27,000 others at the Sporting Life 10K, in support of Camp Oochigeas. Despite frigid conditions, it was a refreshing way to start my day! My goal for this run was to come in under 1 hour and 15 minutes. I thought that was a realistic… Continue reading Sporting Life 10K // My First EVER Run!
All good things come to an end. I found out last week that I only have about a dozen sessions left (initially signed up for 72 sessions) with my personal trainer, Andy. Up until now, I’ve been training at a fairly intense rate of 4-5 sessions a week. With only a few sessions left, I… Continue reading Transitioning from Personal Training to Exercising Alone
Health and fitness is a newfound passion of mine. I have a feeling I’ll be discussing it quite often here so I thought a good starting point would be to give a little background on my fitness journey so far. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been on the chubby side. I’m… Continue reading My Fitness Journey… So Far.