I am counting down the days to my next mini-vacation which will be in Miami next month. I will be attending a food blogger conference and my hotel is right on the beach. Food is a huge part of my life and I love to eat, but I need to tighten things up with my diet. While I work out about 5 days a week, I still have some inches to lose and areas that need toning.… Read the rest
I have always wanted to have washboard abs and am putting myself to an ab challenge beginning April 1st. I have been searching Pinterest for exercise tips and found a few that I love. One of the pins that I found is perfect for me, as it is tough and challenging, yet easy to work into a daily routine. My goal is to see a difference by May 15th and I will be posting pictures of my progress.… Read the rest
In less than 2 weeks I will be turning 39 years old. Truth be told, I have been a bit depressed about being in the last year of my thirties and found myself in a bit of a funk towards the end of 2013. Determined to do something about my depression, I decided to dedicate 2014 to trying new things, traveling to new places and achieving goals that have never been reached. One of the biggest goals I have is to be in the best shape I have ever been in during my 39 years of life.… Read the rest
Pinterest has been one of my biggest resources for health and fitness. I found this list of 50 Reasons to Exercise from the blog Live Strong and Sore and wanted to inspire those who say they never have time to work out. As a single mom with a very hectic schedule, I still find time to exercise. Whether it be a quick two mile run or thirty minutes of ab work in my living room, I make sure to get a minimum of an hour of exercise at least five days a week.… Read the rest
Pinterest has always been a source for inspiring quotes and words to live by. I came across one the other day that really expresses how I feel about diet and exercise. I printed this out and hung it on my refrigerator so I can be reminded each and every day.
As a food writer, it can be a challenge to stick to a clean eating plan as I am always surrounded by tempting foods and drinks.… Read the rest