Category Archives: Goals

What Happens in Vegas, Comes Back from Vegas

Last time I wrote I was on a huge fitnessΒ kick. I assure you I am still on that kick but had a bit of a detour. The week of Thanksgiving is aways tough for staying on track, this year was even more insane because I was sick, then Thanksgiving, then Las Vegas. I didn’t get all my workouts in which made me feel guilty, but I knew my body was calling for rest.

IMG_5765Why would you book a trip to Vegas if you knew you had bootcamp? Well, my family is there and for once in a very long time, all my siblings were there so it was a must-do! We had a blast!

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New Beginnings – The Fitness Edition

It has been a crazy 5 months since I wrote about leaving my job and trying to figure out career things. Since then, life things happened which created stress which I was not prepared to handle. So what do I do when I get stressed? I dine out more often without working out much (or not at all). I basically indulge in all of my favorite things without thinking about the toll on my wallet or weight.

So it was time for change. I am not generally weight conscious but I AM at a point where things don’t fit right and I don’t feel great about myself, at least that’s how I felt 3-4 weeks ago (when I originally wrote this post). My wake up call was “running” the Monster Dash 10 Mile in October. I had not trained so expected to walk most of it, and I was ok with that. What was shocking to me was the pain I felt in my feet and my legs during and after the race, those were the extra pounds stressing my body in a way I had not experienced before. It also made me sad to think that running wasn’t part of my repertoire anymore. I started running 6 years ago because I didn’t want to be on the sidelines anymore, cheering others on but not participating. Running became fun and a great challenge but I’ve lost my way over these past few years and I’d like to get back into it.

Race day.

Monster Dash race day!

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