Saturday, February 28, 2009

losing weight with a friend increases chances for success!

If You are really serious about losing weight and eating healthy, ask a friend to join you. A friend can be very beneficial to your success. Someone you can go to the gym with, share recipes with, and someone to share your ups and downs with. Another great reason is for support. It's often hard to stay motivated to keep eating healthy and consistently work out. Having a friend (or friends) that you can turn to when you're struggling can make a huge difference. It's not just about you having someone to turn to when you need motivation. It can be just as beneficial to you when you are the one giving the support.

Do you have a workout/dieting parter?

Friday, February 27, 2009

Magic Margarita Recipe......Better than a 100 calorie pack!

Hungry Girl Magical 100 calorie Margarita!
There are zillions of recipes for Margaritas. And, although they all vary as far as taste and ingredients go, most have one thing in common--they are incredibly caloric!
In fact, most have between 250-500 calories!
Margaritas are fun, and they taste great. You will love Hungry girls Magical Low Cal Margarita.
It taste like you are drinking the real thing!
60z. Sierra Mist free (or other fave lemon lime diet soda)
1 shot of tequila (1.5 oz)
1/2 tsp. crystal light powder
1 oz. lime juice
Mix all ingredients together, pour over 1 cup of ice.
Garnish with a lime wedge, enjoy!

Thursday, February 26, 2009


I have been hearing about "Zumba" lately and have been interested but didnt know where I would fit it in my training schedule. They offer a zumba class at Firstenberg and today they had a free class to try it out. I went and loved it! It was so much fun. I felt like I was in High School again. I liked it enough to stay and do the class again totalling 2 hours of Zumba'ing today. I am back to running tomorrow, but I will also be taking another class tomorrow night and also Saturday morning!

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Ready. Set. Go

Here I am 8 weeks into my running journey, and a lifetime into my weight loss journey. I am wondering why I want to share this with others??? My first post will answer this question I guess.

I want a blog for people who are "on and off" with working out and eating right and looking for motivation if they are wanting this to "be the time it sticks". I want to be vocal about when im struggling or when im doing good, so I can get either praises to keep me going or motivation to pick up and keep moving. I want a "journal" per se, so I can look back and see what I am accomplishing. I will be posting awesome food faves, workout tips (not from me but my trainers), info on upcoming runs, updates on my journey, and hopefully some running articles from some great runners i know!

So join me! follow my journey to the finish line and beyond!