Archives: May '16

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Put in the work and you will be rewarded!

Along this journey I have learned another thing about eating and exercise and how that pertains to achieving your goals.  It is pretty obvious, if you put in the hard work you will be rewarded through reaching your goal.  Sounds easy right!?  Well it is always easier said than done, but it is VERY true.…

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May 18, 2016

Our lives revolve around FOOD!

Since I have started this journey, I have realized how much our lives revolve around food.  My diet regimen is such that I have to eat 5 times a day and the meals have to be evenly spread throughout the day.  Sounds great, right?  You have to really plan your day from the time you…

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May 11, 2016

Who doesn’t love sugar?

Someone asked me that other day if it was true that is you didn’t eat sugar you didn’t crave it.  Well, I have read articles that say this to be true, but my personal experience is otherwise!  When I was taking a picture of this cupcake do you  think I wanted to get some frosting…

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May 9, 2016

My journey continued…FOOD!

This has been a pretty good week, both physically and mentally!  Every Tuesday I check in with my coach and wait to hear back about any changes to my routine (hoping my almonds won’t be taken away from me!).  I have been consistently been losing weight, so that is a positive.  I was pleasantly surprised…

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May 7, 2016
Mia stretching

I learned the hard way why it is important to stretch!

I tell people all the time the importance of stretching, for good flexibility, to prevent the risk of injury, to increase blood flow to muscles, well it is also kind of relaxing…the reward after a hard workout. Well, I should have taken my own advice…I was not taking the time to stretch.  My training for…

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May 4, 2016

My Journey Training for a Fitness Competition

A couple of months ago a friend of mine asked, “Have you ever thought about doing a fitness competition?”  I had never thought about doing this kind of competition, I was always a runner and loved it.  I was kind of in a funk, my workouts weren’t great and I was struggling to get up…

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May 2, 2016