Journaling my journey 210 results

1996 BABY!

I love watching the Olympic Games because of the sportsmanship, competition, triumph, defeat and athleticism.  I also like it because it brings back good memories  - I performed in the 1996 Olympic Opening Ceremonies as a "stepper"!  I remember ...

Join our Private FFFC Group on FB

I started a fairly new group on Facebook named Femme Fitale Fit Club where we have ladies from all over helping to inspire and keep each other accountable for working out and/or moving to remain healthy beings. Feel free to spread the word and ...

Femme Fitale Does Youtube

I look a little crazy in the video (hey I work full time) but please enjoy and SHARE with family and friends.  :-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_BvnN10LYo

Do You Need to Detox?

There is this amazing and dynamic person named Chef Ahki who is awesome.  Her public Facebook page is chock full of healthy lifestyle promotion.  She isn't judgmental - just factual with her information!  She offers a detox called the Essence ...

This Is Me

I am a regular career wife and mom who is inspired DAILY by strong men and women committed to a healthy lifestyle and fitness!  I even plan to attend my first Arnold Competition in 2013.  Too psyched!  With that said - here is my starting point I ...

Monte Sanders Optimum Total Body Boot Camp

Who has participated in a fitness boot camp?  I have never done it and am quite intrigued by the idea.  As many of you know I work out with a trainer 2 times a week and have been doing so well over 14 months.  Every now and again I feel like I ...

Femme Fitale on Youtube

I am working to break into the world of youtube so that for future challenges, you will be able to see a person describe the challenges to you vs. simply reading through paragraphs of information.   I know it isn't difficult but I am committed to ...

Belly Dancing

Sensual Exotic Beautiful Exciting Sexy Erotic Artful Pretty Feminine What others words can you think of to describe the art of belly dancing?  I have always been fascinated with the art form and several friends and acquaintances of mine are ...

My Bahamas Body

And this is what I looked like coming out of the water in the Bahamas.  I can stand to lose some more fat so the definition can show through. Hey - at least I am honest.  Plan to participate in an ab challenge this month with Strong Like Susan. ...

My Day At The Spa

Every once in a while we need to take time out for ourselves and get pampered.  All of the activities and stress of the days and weeks really wear on you and having someone else pay special attention to you is a much needed treat every now and ...

Eating Healthy

I'm about to go on my mini world tour and eating healthy is always a challenge for me when I am off of my routine.  Here is a very good video by one of Femme Fitale's fitness idol who explains a very good way to trump that challenge and still have ...

Sometimes You Have to Tap Out

I'm tired.  Last week I was travelling back home from the gym and I passed my husband going TO the gym and we stopped and talked briefly through car windows.  The first thing he told me was "you look tired go home and rest some more".  Of ...

Weight loss stall

I believe that when taking on a new routine, you follow through on the commitment, and then assess the results after a special period of time.  I have been working with my trainer twice a week (give or take skipping some weeks due to other ...

How To Stay Motivated

I remember first committing to a more regular workout routine.  I was excited and felt I could take on the world!  Even though I was not at my physical peak I felt STRONG!  I engulfed myself into fitness by subscribing to magazines and IN MY ...

NCR Trail Aftermath

Earlier today I posted I was headed out to the trail with another Femme Fitale.  We ended arriving there around 8:15 am and the trail was already packed with bikes, children, seniors, race runners and a couple who were bouncing around on a strange ...

The Early Bird

There is an old cliche - the early bird catches the worm and you know - when it comes to working out, that's me.  See I am an early riser and someone who has the most of her energy in the morning hours vs. the afternoon or evening timeframe.  I ...

I Was Hating Life Today

Today, the alarm clock did NOT go off but m body clock woke me up instead.  I opened my eyes, stared at the curtained window in the dark while the clock time announced5:05 am...and I was not happy! I was tired still and did not want to leave the ...

Last Dance – RIP Donna Summer

I remember being a young child of the 70's listening to the Disco Queen blaring out of my mom's stereo.  I spent hours studying her Bad Girls album cover and singing the words to the song at the top of my lungs.  Who knew what she was really ...