IT’S FRIDAY! One week until my birthday! I am just a little excited. I absolutely love my birthday and pretty much celebrate it for an entire month not just a day! Do any of you do that? Right now I am at the IDEA Personal Training Institute East Conference probably sitting in my one of many lectures that will be […]

Happy Monday! We are almost through February and closer to spring! This weekend I got a 6-mile run under my belt (52:52):   And after that we all got in a 4 mile family walk!   Your Monday Motivation:   Here is a roundup of this week’s meals: Breakfasts: Protein Flax Oatmeal or Egg whites and a cup of Chobani yogurt Lunches: Sweet […]

This is the third and final week of the Move, Nourish, Believe Challenge sponsored by Fit Approach and Lorna Jane Active. This week it was all about Believing. Here are the challenges and what I did:  2/ 17: Spoil Yourself! Do something just for you today! I have been trying to do more at-home pedicures but lately, finding the time […]

The last 8 days have been absolutely nuts! The snowstorm we had here in VA last week totally messed up my running schedule: my back was causing me so much pain last Wednesday that I took off work (and working out), last Thursday there was no work (or school) so Addy was home with me and Friday I was home with […]

It’s been a cold (and snowy) one here in VA but we made it to the long weekend! Happy Valentine’s Day!   This week (the second week) for the Move, Nourish Believe Challenge it was all about Nourishment! This week I nourished my body with good food and lots of exercise! If you missed it, check out my week 1 […]

Say that fast FIVE times! We made it to Friday! If you have been following me all week on Facebook, Instagram (IDRATHERBESWEATING) and Twitter you might have noticed I have been participating in the Move, Nourish, Believe Challenge being held by Fit Approach and Lorna Jane. It is a 28-day challenge where each day, you are given an activity to do and the post a picture […]

Happy Hump Day! If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram (IDRATHERBESWEATING) you have seen that I am participating in the Sweat Pink and Lorna Jane Move, Nourish, Believe Challenge. You can too! Each morning on my Facebook page I have been posting the daily workout along with pictures of me competing part of the challenge. At the end of the week, I’ll […]

February (and Monday) is here already can you believe it! This week’s menu looks like this: Breakfasts: Protein Flax Oatmeal (it has become my go-to breakfast!) and egg whites Lunches: Sweet Potatoes, Broccoli, Quinoa and Protein Packed Turkey Meatballs (I am a creature of habit!) Dinners: breakfast when I am home with the family(eggs, pancakes), a large salad with tomatoes, black beans, onion, walnuts, feta, […]