Journaling my journey 204 results

Why I Decided to Become A Certified Personal Trainer

A few years ago I made a declaration on this blog that I was going to work on my personal trainer certification.  Now that I think about it - that was 3 years ago!  It took me 3 years to muster up the courage to actually put into action plans ...

#FitnessFriday – Let’s Just Be Honest

  Let me put it this way I didn't want to work out every day this week and truth be told I didn't work out every day.  Wednesday I slept in because I was just exhausted because I stayed up too late.  I AM happy to report that I did ...

#FitnessFriday – Back At It

I can't believe Summer is already halfway over.  It seems like just yesterday the kids got out of school and were getting ready to head off to my mom's for grandma's summer camp.  With the kids out of town it allowed me some time to get in ...

Join Me on Periscope

Hi Femme Fitale Family!!!  I mentioned in yesterday's #FitnessFriday that I joined Periscope @FemmeFitaleFitClub and started scoping last week!  Here is my very first scope and excuse me as I was little nervous.  LOL. https://youtu.be/Xs...

#FitnessFriday – Periscope and Iberostar Cancun

  Hey Fitness Family!!!  It's been a while since I've featured a #FitnessFriday but no time like the present eh?  Typically during this segment I do a recap of my workout for the week OR feature an awesome fitness product or what have ...

Happy Resurrection Day!

  Jesus is the way and the light.  Happy Resurrection Day! He has risen and he lives.

#FitnessFriday – Love Grace Juice Cleanse Results

I'm switching things up a little this week.  I want to share with you my experience on my 3-day Love Grace Juice cleanse.  I started it on Friday morning, 2/20/2015 and finished it on Sunday, 2/22/2015. Disclaimer:   I was provided a ...

#FitnessFriday – Staying Warm

In case you haven't noticed it is a BEAR out there.  At least in Maryland.  Or should I say HAWK!  The temperatures have dropped and school openings have been delayed and well...its COOOOLD!  Due to the weather and schedule changes I have ...

#FitnessFriday – Adjustments

In this week's edition of #FitnessFriday I had to make some adjustments in order to get my workouts in.  This past weekend I did not complete any workouts and I indulged a bit at a birthday party so I had to make sure I got back on track.  The ...

#FitnessFriday – Running

In this week's edition of #FitnessFriday I did a lot of running on the treadmill.  I did speed intervals along with incline intervals to UP my heart rate and let me just say that did not disappoint.  Due to changing schedules I am unable to ...

What I Thought About Barre

While out on break for Christmas I thought it would be good to change up my workout routine and do something a little different than what I normally do so I tried barre. I typically either run outdoors with my running boo's or am in boot camp ...

My First Taste of Pressed Juicery Ever

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links which means if you click on it and make a purchase I make a small commission.  All opinions expressed in this post are my own honest ones. Let me start off by writing, this post is a long time ...

#FitnessFriday – Move Something

This week was a fabulous week for my workouts.  On Saturday (which is technically last week) I ran the the 5K in the Baltimore Running Festival. [Tweet "Checkout my progress this #FitnessFriday and read how I put in work. #exercise #workout ...

My Favorite Sport – Boxing

I love boxing. As early as I can remember I was fascinated with professional boxing. Football, baseball, soccer or basketball can’t hold a candle to boxing in my opinion. I think part of my love for the sport is being exposed to it as early as ...

Workout Week Recap + Product Review

Last week was a whirlwind of a week!  I had boot camp (no two-a-days though) plus I got to run with some of my lovely running buddies.  My clothes feel a bit looser and I tried out some new workout gear (Kushyfoot® socks) so keep reading to ...

DietBet and What I Hope To Gain From This Challenge

It's on like Donkey Kong folks (did I just write that and show my age?) with this DietBet challenge.  But it is - we are about to get this challenge started with some real die-hard challengers who are ready to do this. Monday, July 14, 2014 ...

Top 5 Mistakes To Avoid On Your Fitness Journey

I started my fitness journey back in 2005 and from that time to now I have hit peaks, valleys, stayed on track, fell off track and everything in between.  I also made several mistakes and learned along the way. Here are my top 5 mistakes ...

I’m A Bulu Box Ambassador

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. I have some awesome and exciting news!  I'm a new Bulu Box Ambassador!! You might be asking yourself, what is a Bulu Box? A Bulu Box is a box subscription service and the first health, ...

My Race Results in the Metro Delta 5K Race

Guess what, my race results in the Metro Delta 5K were awesome!  I ran a 5K on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Druid Hill Park in Baltimore, MD.  You are probably thinking, big WHOOP, but no seriously I ran it, hills and all, and had like a new ...

#FitTube Tag Episode 4: Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness Goals

[Tweet "6th episode of #Fittube Tag is about Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness Goals.  #fitfam #fitness "] I had fun with this episode of #Fittube Tag but best believe - what I explain as a major obstacle for me is MAJOR!  I have to work at ...