Carbohydrate Intake Assignment

I am a 44-year old female; my height is 5’1”; and I weigh 125 pounds, which gives me a BMI of 23.6.  I am a chemist and began an assignment in Arizona. This has altered my normal exercise routine and stress levels significantly, but has not impacted my eating habits.  In fact, I find it easier … Continue reading Carbohydrate Intake Assignment

Winter Update

I've been incredibly busy since my last post.  I have been on a long-term work assignment in another state and have almost finished my second class at Hawthorn University.  Since coming here, my routine had to change a lot.  Basically, I traded yoga for CrossFit, thinking I was healthier and lighter and it would go … Continue reading Winter Update

1st 90-Day Challenge – Goal 3 Met

When I started this 90-day journey, I came up with five goals that I shared. They were as follows: “Have an abdomen measurement of less than 30 inches”. “Develop a derailment plan that will successfully get me back on the wagon when I lose focus.” “Exercise at least 150 minutes per week and enjoy it.” … Continue reading 1st 90-Day Challenge – Goal 3 Met

Feeling Disappointed…

I used to be very involved in CrossFit and while I have come to accept that I will likely not do CrossFit again, I am not ready to accept that I cannot do Olympic lifts or full-body weightlifting.  Maybe somewhere in the back of mind, I knew this was coming, and maybe that's why I … Continue reading Feeling Disappointed…

42 and Feeling Like 84…

I've really been struggling for the past few months.  I wish I could blame it completely on poor nutrition, but honestly, some of these problems have been around for the past couple of years (I've just chosen to ignore them) and the sleep issue has been well-discussed here.  While the Whole30 and the Daniel Fast … Continue reading 42 and Feeling Like 84…

Whole30 #2 (take 2), Day 10

My husband and I, along with two friends, embarked on another Whole30 starting on Monday, July 24.  I didn't take any weights or measurements, as I can safely say that knowing where I was starting wouldn't have been very motivating.  I know how poorly some of my clothing started to feel, so we can go … Continue reading Whole30 #2 (take 2), Day 10