#MotivateME Monday: Sharing My Routines


If you’re new here, #MotivateME Monday is a weekly link-up co-hosted by myself and Running Rachel for accountability and encouragement. It’s a place for us to share goals, plans, successes and have each other to pick us up to keep moving forward. Happy Monday everyone! Are you back to the grind this week too? We had the mad dash for school and work this morning and while it seemed so rush rush, although it’s also nice to be back into a routine. I eat way more fruits n veggies when I’m busy at work than when I’m at home. Routines are a great CONTINUE READING →

How to Stay Focused on Long Term Fitness Goals

Never give up and other great tips for staying focused on your goals via fitnesscheerleader.com

According to the University of Scranton only 8% of people are successful in achieving their New Year's Resolutions. This may seem like a pretty low success rate but setting goals is crucial to success.  That same study found that people who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make resolutions.  So how do those 8% of goal setters reach their goals?  They do it by FOCUSING on their goals. From my own personal experience, here's how you can stay CONTINUE READING →

Sharing Goals for 2015

Make your dreams come true: set a date, break it down into steps, and take action. via fitnesscheerleader.com #motivation #quotes #inspiration

And another year is almost over. Truthfully I love the end of the year - it holds so much promise for the next year. 365 days is a long enough time to accomplish some pretty big goals. You can make a serious dent into debt, make some serious health and fitness gains, and even a pretty significant career move. That said those goals can also quite easily stay as mere dreams with out a plan and action. Last year my big goal was to run a marathon, giving me the first steps towards my bucket list goal of qualifying for Boston. I managed to CONTINUE READING →

#MotivateMe Monday: It’s Better with a Plan


Happy #MotivateMe Monday!  If you're new here, #MotivateMe Monday is a weekly linkup hosted by myself and Rachel of RunningRachel.com. Getting started towards a goal is never easy, and maintaining the motivation to keep working towards your goal is even harder.  That’s why Rachel and I have created a weekly linky on Mondays where we share our progress towards our goals and to share our plans for next week so that we can motivate each other.  When it comes to reaching goals it's been proven that creating a plan, sharing CONTINUE READING →

Taking a Look Back on 2014


Hi Everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday filled with family, fun and cheer.  Today I have a brief recap of my holiday festivities, a little year in review plus a linkup for you to SHARE YOUR year in review posts. My Christmas was fantastic. This was the first Christmas without having a super young one at home that was over-tired and whiny but refusing to nap mid-afternoon.  Amber is well past the nap phase and it is incredible!  I was able to enjoy the day and spend it talking to the adults, and playing various CONTINUE READING →