Archive for category: Motivation
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09
2013

I am a Certified Personal Trainer

So this post almost didn’t happen. I was prepared to fail and either not blog about it or just suck it up and write a blog post to make a promise to hit that goal and retake the test at a later time. I knew my test was coming for a while but this past month I literally had way too many things...

03
09
2013

Comparing Women’s Athletic Wear Companies

As a mother of two young children, I do not have a lot of time to shop for clothes for myself. Let’s face it — how fun is it to drag two very active toddlers to a retail store? For me, not so much. This is why I do a lot of my athletic apparel shopping online. Sometimes I will pop into t...

16
05
2013

Mothers Day Weekend 2013

Yes my post is days late after Mothers Day weekend, but I really needed a few extra days to reflect. I actually had a lot of fun this Mothers Day weekend, and I did not find Mothers Day fun at all before becoming a mother. I did not have a good mother growing up so while everyone else is sentimental...

26
03
2013

Spring Cleaning Time!

It is Spring now and I have gained a few pounds over the winter. It has been a tough winter — literally the family has had the flu, cold, ear infection, teething, growth spurt, fever, and coughing since January 7 and I am exhausted by all of it. My clothes are feeling snug — some of my e...

21
02
2013

Getting Tanked: My First Hydrostatic Body Fat Test

After 5 weeks of a lot of back to back winter virus and kiddie cooties (flu, cold, ear infections, diarrhea, teething) I am finally struggling to get back into the swing of things. I had been looking forward to getting my body fat tested through hydrostatic teting, which is considered the most accur...