working out

My dog took me for a run

This week has been all about getting back into a routine. All the running has kind of messed up my schedule because I've had to recover and do it all over again. Guess what y'all? I'm on a two weekend [...]

Staying safe when you take your workouts outside

Last week a woman was running in the wee hours of the morning and she was attacked. Her attacker tried to pull her in the bushes but she went all karate kid on him and got away. I don't know [...]

Staying healthy while staying busy

I've been a little MIA this week.  It's been a busy busy week with my full-time and part-time job.  I haven't been doing a good job at keeping you informed with what I've been doing. First off, it's launch week [...]

Lesson of the week: negativity breeds negativity

The week is almost over and I can't wait for it to end. It's been a hard week or a couple of hard weeks have really hit me hard. A lot things haven't gone right, but I've been good at [...]

Does the journey ever really end?

This day in 2011, Willie and I decided that it was time for a change.  Together we took the steps to lose weight and transform our lifestyle.  This morning I woke up to tell Willie today was the day and [...]

A training shoe: Asics GEL-Fit Sana

This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of ASICS. Do you know the different between shoes? I see many people wearing the wrong shoes for different activities. That's why I was so jazzed to get a pair of the [...]

It’s Christmas week which means things get busy

It's been really busy during this holiday season.  I feel like we're in a constant moving state.  Last night, Willie said he missed meal prepping!  Isn't that kind of funny?  He told me so I immediately wanted to spend some [...]

Christmas presents for your health minded person

Next week is Christmas.  Have you done your shopping?  I haven't done much shopping at all.  I should probably get on it.  Just in case you're still searching for the perfect gift or stocking stuffer, I thought I would go [...]

The pie hit the trash so let’s try something new

There's nothing wrong with Thanksgiving eating but there is a problem with leftovers.  It's especially hard to be one of those people who HATES to throw food away.  Continuing the Thanksgiving eating for many days after Thanksgiving can be a [...]

My Thanksgiving eating tip

I'm so excited.  I love the holidays because this is the one of two times the family gets together and we have a good time. Of course there is always reason to give thanks and to eat some good food. [...]