How about some hump day motivation? All too often we allow the people in our lives who mean the most to us talk us into failing. The truth is that people, whether consciously or not, don't want to see you succeed. They may fear losing you or they don't want to feel inferior; people just don't like … Continue reading Do You
It's been a while since I've done a food review but I recently tried a couple of new things to share with you. A coworker of mine recently brought this bar in to work. After several people testing it we all came to the same conclusion. ...Not our thing. I don't like to post negativity … Continue reading No Cow: No Go
Help Wanted: Accountability Partner [Official Pain in the Ass, Noxious Buddy, Food Nazi, Workout Junkie, Annoying Sidekick] Have you ever asked a friend or loved one to hold you accountable for your diet or exercise routine? How did it work out? There are a few scenarios I can think of. Day 1: Everything is butterflies and … Continue reading Help Wanted: Accountability Partner
I'm officially the heaviest I've ever been. Unfortunately I'm not surprised...but I'm not happy either. Instead of taking 4 pounds off each month I've been stagnant and slowly gaining. If I don't turn this around today I will not achieve my goals. The point of Thriving for Thirty is to gradually achieve my end goal … Continue reading Thriving?
That moment when you see something that's too good to pass up despite your limited financial resources. I like to think that Zac and I are very good with our money and use it responsibly. We often lean toward the frugal side, especially now that we have a mortgage to worry about. The other day … Continue reading New Toys, Happy Me
I'm afraid to step on the scale. I know that I've been overindulging and it's a mighty shame....BUT BUT! I'm making strides in the right direction. Last week I began to get my butt in higher gear than I've been in quite some time. I began going back to the gym on my lunch breaks. … Continue reading Thriving for Thirty Update
I feel Burnt Out. Tired. Bummed out. To the point where I don't even want to horseback ride anymore...I dread it. I don't really want to do anything. I just want to be home. Doing nothing. Maybe sleep. So what do I do? I finally used my gym for the first time since moving! My … Continue reading Burning Through a Burnout
So this really isn't about dieting. It's not about fitness. Life doesn't have to be that way 100% of the time and this blog really doesn't need to be either (because I say so). Instead I want to discuss sanity and mental health. I adopted my cat, Kain, five years ago from the Mohawk Hudson … Continue reading Mental Rebalancing