This month’s story of inspiration comes from my sister Camille, and a little bit from me. My sister, Camille, is trying to lose weight. She is about 5 feet, 3 inches, and would be considered petite in frame. Over the years her weight has been on a bit of a yo-yo pattern. She had lost … More No Gimmicks
Since it’s a new month and a new season, I figure that people may be reassessing goals or perhaps initiating new ones. I thought why not start April with a story of inspiration? I asked my friend Roxanne to guest post about her quest to get back into shape and lose weight post baby. Roxanne … More Losing Weight Post Baby- A Guest Post
On a miserable, rainy Saturday afternoon I sat on the couch with a hot cup of coffee, flipping through the channels on the television. Not too much was on, but it was a perfect day to do absolutely nothing but drink coffee under my fleece throw and watch a little tele. The only option for … More Will I look like the Women in the Shaun T Infomercials?
If you happened upon this post, you know that gym shopping was an intimidating experience for me. I mean I love you muscle heads and all, but sheesh! When you feel like you have (or had) pillars for legs and saddlebags a plenty, it’s hard to see all those tight, chiseled, arms, firm glutes and … More We All Have to Start Somewhere
From my previous post, I brought up my dilemma (yes, yet again) about being bottom heavy and scrawny above the waist. Implementing a lot of intense cardio into my routine did indeed reduce my lower half, ciao saddlebags, you will not be missed. However, I began to lose too much weight, including from my upper … More Workout Make-Over = Muscle Take-Over
I am making some cutbacks. Not in my budget, although that would not be a bad idea, but in my cardio routine. I stepped on the scale today, and got a surprise. I lost ten pounds. I am now 122 lbs. I noticed my clothes, especially pants, becoming slacker and slacker, but never suspected that … More Cutbacks
I started following Laura Winfree’s blog because she just happens to live in the Mexican Caribbean. Cancun, to be exact. Anyone who knows me, knows that I love the tropical lifestyle, and this young lady is certainly living a tropical dream. From lunches under straw palapas, aqua waters and sun-kissed beaches on her weekend getaways, … More Inspiration From Across the Miles