New Year, New Me & New SMART GOALS! 

[The new year always brings around big changes, feelings of accomplishment, everyone around you feeling motivated.]   It also sets into motion all of these goals and desires. Setting goals can be great, but they can also get overwhelming. Setting vague goals, such as "I want to lose weight," can make it frustrating and a … Continue reading New Year, New Me & New SMART GOALS! 

Day 13: Past the Halfway Point – updates & progress pics

I am halfway through the 21 Day Fix program, and I have to say I'm torn between how I feel about it! I really have not been 100% committed and I think that shows in my results so far. I love the DVD workouts, they are really motivating and give you a killer workout, and … Continue reading Day 13: Past the Halfway Point – updates & progress pics

Meal Prepping: The Struggle is Real!

I always see people meal prepping on Instagram and other forms of social media. Their meals always look so beautiful and perfectly aligned, (seriously, did they use a ruler or something when putting all their containers on their giant kitchen islands?!), and every last detail of their meal is thought out. Every day, I try … Continue reading Meal Prepping: The Struggle is Real!

Week 1: Off to a Rocky Start, but here’s to 2017 being better!

First off: HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I am so excited for a fresh start,  I think 2017 is going to be an excellent year for everyone. I am really looking forward to getting my act together this year and really pushing myself. That being said...let's talk about week 1 of the 21 Day Fix. DAY ONE … Continue reading Week 1: Off to a Rocky Start, but here’s to 2017 being better!

21 Day Fix: Starting tomorrow (delayed start, here’s why)

lusAt first, I thought "hey, why don't I begin my 21 day fix the day after Christmas!" Because at the time it sounded like a great idea. Of course, I woke up this morning and realized what a terrible idea that was. I definitely need an extra day or two to get prepared. My parents … Continue reading 21 Day Fix: Starting tomorrow (delayed start, here’s why)

Merry Christmas! A few of my favorite gifts so far.

Merry Christmas! I love the holidays and I love the traditions each family has, and how they vary.  This morning we made coffee, sat on the couch and went through the stocking stuffers (gum, chocolates, chapstick, etc.) and opened all the presents. My mom made this delicious breakfast casserole with sausage, egg, cheese and hashbrown … Continue reading Merry Christmas! A few of my favorite gifts so far.