My biggest motivation

There’s one thing I’ve learned about motivation over the past few weeks.  In my case, I definitely need that dangling carrot to chase. When I was on the weight loss journey, the carrot was of course losing the weight.  Motivation came in the mirror and just being able to move around better. Since losing the weight and experiencing a whole new world, I’ve constantly been on the go.  I’ve been running these races and traveling across the country with goals…and then all of the sudden I’m not filled with that.  That became my normal and all of the sudden it’s… View Post

No more waiting for what you want

It’s that time of year when we start to make New Year’s resolutions.  Today is December 28th and most people are going to wait until January 1st to start living their “new” ways.  But why are you waiting?  Why not get a jump start on what you want right now? I never understood the waiting until this specific date to make something happen.  If if the new year you’re trying to tackle better habits or lead a healthier life?  Why wait until January 1st?  Why not start developing those habits right now. Waiting will get you no where.  Waiting will… View Post

Six reasons to exercise

I was thinking about some of the reason I like to workout. It’s not just running folks, I like to do other things too. This was the perfect time to talk about a few reasons to exercise and get on the road to an active lifestyle. 1. We all need to live an active lifestyle.  It’s about getting up and getting moving.  Want to lose the weight? The best way to start is just to get moving. 2. It makes you happy. People have commented on my cheery disposition and I have to say, it’s all due to exercise.  I… View Post