no one said life would be easy
So, I went to the gym Friday and Saturday night. Did cardio and a little strength training. I've been feeling tired lately and I forced myself to go and workout hoping it would boost my energy a bit. My doctor switched my anxiety medication abou... Read more
The last week, I have become self aware. And I am trying to stay that way. Familiarity with actual hunger is key. Trying not to eat out of boredom is key. Drinking water is key. Lots of stuff to remember. But I know that I can keep this up. I've... Read more
School's out for summer!
It has been a VERY long year for school. I have just wrapped up the summer semester and doing great! Currently an Honors student with a 3.8 gpa. Feeling great about that! Just have to maintain that grade now! ... Read more
a new outlook
So! Since Lent started, I gave up bread, pasta and sweets which has given me a bit of motivation to eat just a little healthier. I had become SO SO addicted to cookies that I gained 8lbs in the last 2 and a half months. The first few days were t... Read more
me and sugar are frenemies =/
How does a girl stop her sugar addiction?! I have never been this bad with sweets, EVER. I guess it's true what they say, the more you eat it, the more you crave it. I am especially addicted to these lemon cookies from a local produce market, ho... Read more
So far so good
Today is day one of Body by Vi, and although it isn't as great tasting as I expected, I will continue to experiment with it, and use the recipes online to find something I like. I still have 300+ calories left for the day to use up... And I have... Read more
1st Birthday, September Goals & Body by Vi (pics)
I haven't posted a blog in a minute. I need to post my goals for September. August was a bust. But that's okay, I refuse to dwell on what I did wrong, and focus on what I did right. I didn't meet any of my goals for August. Life got way busy, an... Read more
Life: OWN IT, GOAL MET! and NEW YORK! (pics!)
Today has been fantastic. I gave myself a kick start last night at the gym, and I was DAMN FREAKING proud of myself. ... Read more
So, it is August 7th, and I need to set my goals for the month.
1. Lose 5lbs
2. Drink 10 cups of water a day
3. Exercise 3 days per week
4. Plan my meals and track EVERYTHING
These are totally attainable and doable. I need to ge... Read more
why can i not stay on track lately?
Lately, I have been doing horribly with food. I am still exercising about 3 days per week, but not eating as I should be. I have been under so much stress with school and kids and health that I just keep shoving food in my mouth for comfort. I h... Read more
i cant find my magic wand
so much going on lately, school, health, kids, everything else. i went today to meet with an advisor at Wayne State and pretty much ended up with more stress. I have been thinking about changing majors, and if I do so, that will screw up one of ... Read more
eat, eat, eat some more
I want to keep a positive mindset. I want to stay on track with eating. I want to be healthy. How come it doesn't come as easy as just giving into it all? How come its so damn hard to be good? How come its so effin difficult to NOT eat 5 chocola... Read more
keep on keepin' on hana
I have been wanting to blog lately, really. It has been a while since I have gone so long without blogging. I open up a blank window and I seriously don't know what to blog about. I don't wanna bore anyone with my health problems, or family dram... Read more
little miss perfect? not really...
Negative self-talk has affected me greatly. So much that I suffer from depression because of it. I get down on myself about everything. How I haven't finished college yet, how the hell I let myself go so badly, how unhappy I am with my everyday ... Read more
Stretchmarks, Feet, & Lips
Gosh, what do I love about my body...
I know my body still loves me, even though I have mistreated it for so many years. But, it has no choice right? Its stuck to my head and I am stuck to it, so we obviously have to work together to achieve ... Read more