Whew! Woo!
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      15 comments

First of all, whew! emoticon I just completed Jillian's No More Trouble Zones full 40-minute circuit training worko... Read more
My Schedule, My Plan
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      8 comments

Starting work this week has been incredibly difficult....and already by the third day I'll be managing the place by myself (seems a silly choice by the manager, but whatever). This week, so far, I haven't gone to any Zumba class, nor have I stre... Read more
A Body Cleanse that isn't crazy
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      17 comments

Women's Health Mag explains why detoxing by fasting or drinking a foul-tasting liquid is NOT the answer. Instead a sensible diet full of fruits, veggies, lean proteins, etc IS the answer. It even includes a sample diet that will cut out unnecess... Read more
I feel extremely lucky, extremely grateful, and a little bittersweet, too.
Thursday, March 25, 2010      16 comments

This quote by Wentworth Miller is precisely how I feel right now. I found out that a part time job opened up in a local deli in a grocery store. While the job is NOT the job I desire, it is a JOB. I will need money for grad school (coming up in ... Read more
Being active is good for everybody - including the kidlets
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      6 comments

New SP article. I don't have kids, but I know many of you out there do. Get the whole family involved in fitness and healthy eating!
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Think you can't eat healthy on a budget?
Monday, March 22, 2010      8 comments

Think again!! Here is another informative Spark article about what to buy to eat healthy without breaking the bank.
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My health and fitness - Quiz
Sunday, March 21, 2010      5 comments

1. What did you eat for breakfast? -FiberOne Honey Nut Clusters and Milk. 2. How much water do you drink a day? -At least 8 cups, but often more than that. 3. What is your least favorite "healthy" food? -Umm, if I don't like ... Read more
Detox "Diets" Are NOT the Answer
Saturday, March 20, 2010      2 comments

Here is a recent article about detox diets and colon cleanses. Just in case you know anybody who is trying something like this, let them know how unsafe and ineffective it is.
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Finally back to it
Saturday, March 20, 2010      8 comments

Last night was my first time back to Zumba in a 1.5 week absence because I was sick (ugh!). I felt that my cardiovascular endurance definitely slipped a little. Also, last night's class involved some turns and those made me feel a little dizzy, ... Read more
Something to do...
Sunday, March 07, 2010      2 comments

1. What time did you get up this morning? 6:45am, which is really early for me - my alarm was set for 7:30am. 2. How do you like your steak? Medium (or Medium Rare). 3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Valentine's Day. It ... Read more
Zumba - Why should I go?
Sunday, March 07, 2010      9 comments

I absolutely adore Zumba. I've been going regularly (3-4 times a week - thankfully, my gym offers them exactly that much) and it is the most fun I've ever had while exercising. In fact, I recently started going to the early Saturday morning clas... Read more
This is your brain on cardio
Saturday, March 06, 2010      4 comments
t=18792 This is a great article...and should give you MORE reason to run, jump, and play. Get SOME cardio in today! And here's another for additional info about ... Read more
Lacking Motivation?
Saturday, March 06, 2010      4 comments

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Resources I Use For Working Out
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      8 comments

I have been a part of SparkPeople in the past just maintaining my weight, but I decided to lose a little bit of weight. I am mostly interested in toning, being stronger, and definitely upping my cardiovascular strength and endurance. I have trac... Read more