There is something refreshing about fresh starts. They kind of feel like how your lungs feel when early morning, pre-winter air enters, taking you by surprise. I love signing up for races because they motivated me to work hard the month or plus before the actual day, keeping be inspired, fit, healthy, and feeling good—both … Continue reading Fresh starts.
“Oh, you’re a vegetarian??!!” is the comment I commonly hear. While I changed to the veggie side for a brief stint back in the day, living without chicken always seemed impossible. Until suddenly it was so possible. I am no meat eater. I gave up eating meat somewhere in my adolescence. Hot dogs and sloppy … Continue reading Why become a vegetarian?
In the past, I have blogged about my excitement for signing up for a virtual 5k. I have found that even though I am training for a more concrete goal—two half marathons within 4 weeks of each other—this virtual race was a great way for me to push myself during my shorter training runs. Signing … Continue reading Crazy Monkey Virtual 5K Recap
I might have said that I would keep posting, even though I am away on VACATION! Sorry, (but not sorry) that I have been busy relaxing and celebrating my sister's 21st birthday! Fitness wise, I have tried to get my workouts in, but adjusted my training plan a bit. I am letting myself enjoy my … Continue reading Where I’ve Been Lately…VACATION!
One of the reasons why I have focused so much time on my blog is because I enjoy inspiring others, educating them and pushing them to strive for a healthy life. Living on my own, I learned quickly how bad fast food was for my body, gaining weight and always feeling sluggish. Over time, I … Continue reading Very Inspiring Blogger Award
Happy Friday to you all! I had such a productive week, and it feels good to end the week off on a positive note. I stuck with my half marathon training plan this week, but will work on adding strength training to my routine next week. Workwise, I got a call for some freelancing opportunity, … Continue reading #SweatPink Ambassador
Taking your pet pooch out will leave their tails wagging, but a hot-weather walk or run during the summer months leaves their tongues wagging for some ice-cold water. After a blog post, “NO ICE WATER FOR DOGS…PLEASE READ ASAP,” has been in the media spotlight, many are wondering if it is safe to give dogs … Continue reading Can You Give A Dog Ice Cubes?