The struggle of healthy living

The struggle is real. For me it’s always evolving. I see myself getting focused and on track and then the slightest thing will throw me off–moving, occupation changes, the temperature, the seasons (in New Orleans, that means carnival, festival, hurricane, etc.), and so on. Also, just getting older I’m finding out my body doesn’t handle certain foods the…

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INSANITY–Month 2

Today I was angry. Like super pissed. Because today I started the second month of the INSANITY program, where the workouts get harder and longer. Well today was even worse, because before I even started the 59 minute workout, I had to do the fit test, which took like another 35 minutes. Of course, I…

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October Unprocessed

Last year one of my facebook friends posted a link about an eating challenge for the month of october from this website called Eating Rules. The challenge was to eat only unprocessed foods for the entire month of October and foods you were unsure of had to pass what is called the “kitchen test” (or…

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FOOD!

I’ve been on a cooking/baking spree lately. Or rather, maybe I’m just starting to get back to my old self from last semester where I was always in the kitchen. First, I decided to bake my first cake…ever. This, of course, required my purchasing a cake pan and all that business. Well, let me back…

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Back to Work

I finally got a break from classes with spring break, most of which I spent in Destin, FL on the beach. If you’ve never been to Destin, it’s in the panhandle of Florida (which really shouldn’t be part of the Florida as the people are more like folks from southern Alabama, lol). There are white…

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Moving & Shaking, Day 11

Moving: So, um…yea. I didn’t quite get around to moving today. I maybe should have done the pike press exercise like I had planned to, but now it’s getting late and I am about to pull an all-nighter with my 5 hour energy and finish up my midterms. Plus my feet are still really sore…

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Moving & Shaking, Day 10

Moving: Morning Run – 2.68 mi. I was going to do my normal BodyRockTV workout afterwards but a) my feet were KILLING me, and b) I really needed to go ahead and go to school and do some work. But really, my insteps are a mess, I spent most of the day limping because my…

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Moving & Shaking, Day 9

Moving: Booty Shaping Workout, 12 min COMMANDO PUSH UP (My reps: 10, 8, 8, 9, 11, 10) SQUAT & PUSH KICK (My reps: 11, 11, 11, 11, 13, 13) SINGLE KNEE TUCK (My reps: 11, 9, 11, 10, 11, 12) PLUS, I finally started running with my downstairs neighbor. We’re aiming to do a 10k…

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