If you’ve been following me for a while, you may remember that I made the decision to start running last spring. My ultimate goal is to be able to run a 5K. For a while there, I was updating everyone every week with my progress. As you might have noticed, I haven’t done one of… Continue reading Back to Running!
It has officially been a year since I started this journey of healthy living. Whenever I tried to be healthier in the past, it never lasted. I tried to make changes with the best intentions, but I was never able to keep the momentum going. I am both surprised and proud that I’ve stuck with… Continue reading Reflecting on a Full Year of Healthy Living
If you have been following my blog for a while, you might remember that I’ve been using MyFitnessPal to count my daily calories and record how many calories I burn during workouts. When I first started this weight loss journey, I started seeing a nutritionist, and we worked together to figure out how many calories… Continue reading Why I’ve Stopped Calorie-Counting
I hope everyone is having an amazing, relaxing Sunday! For today’s post, I wanted to talk about something that I’ve been thinking about for a while. I think at this point, everyone has heard of cheat meals and going off your diet for a day to eat whatever you want. Every weekend my Explore page… Continue reading Why I Don’t Like the Phrase “Cheat Meal”
I hope everyone is having a great week! Since I am running up to 14 minutes at a time now, I definitely wanted to update everyone on how I’ve been doing with my running training. At this point, my running workout consists of running 14 minutes, walking 6 minutes, and then running another 14 minutes.… Continue reading Running Update #10
I hope everyone has had a great week so far. My birthday was yesterday, and I still can’t believe I’m actually 25! Back when I was in high school, 25 seemed pretty old to me. While I feel older in some ways, I definitely don’t feel like a “real” adult. I do think I have… Continue reading 25!
I hope everyone is having a great Monday! I thought I would start out the week with another running update. In the last week, I stuck with running 10 minutes, walking 5 minutes, and running 10 minutes again instead of increasing the running time. Even though I think I was doing pretty well with running… Continue reading Running Update #9 + Exploring Smoothies