Half Marathon Jitters

Half Marathon Jitters

Petrified is an understatement. As I was falling asleep last night I sat up and looked at Kevin and said, “I should have done a 10k race before. Then I’d be more prepared.” Why? I have no idea. I’ve run nearly double the distance of a 10k during training, but for some reason I’m petrified. … Continue reading

What is fear?

What is fear?

A couple of months ago I posted on my fatty forums about needing help with going to the gym with my schedule. I got a resounding, “If it’s important enough to you, you’ll find a way.” That couldn’t be more true. A part of me was afraid of going back to the gym. Afraid of … Continue reading

FitBit Charge HR Review

FitBit Charge HR Review

I told Kevin I wished I could exchange my fitbit flex for the charge HR and just pay the difference. He told me that since I actually wear it every day and use it to just go buy the Charge HR. So, I did. And I’m in love with it. I thought I’d do a … Continue reading

Every Single Damn Day

Every Single Damn Day

A couple of weeks ago Kevin and I went to Barnes and Noble and I found myself in tears. Now, typically we go to B&N with a researched list of what books to buy. We both really enjoy reading. We decided to really be frisky and go free ballin. We’re livin the thug life, what can … Continue reading

Italian Sausage Pasta Bake – 7pp

Italian Sausage Pasta Bake – 7pp

Thangs you need: 12oz high fiber pasta 2 green peppers 1 large onion 1 (or more) tomatoes 10oz frozen peas 3/4lb spicy turkey sausage 1heaping tsp. Italian Seasoning Salt 14.5oz Tomato Sauce 2tbsp Tomato Paste 6oz mozarella This was super easy and quick to throw together. It probably took me a total of 30 minutes. … Continue reading

9 Mile Realizations

9 Mile Realizations

9 miles. I ran 9 miles on Saturday. In addition to running 9 miles, I took a little over a minute off of my mile. I guess my interval training is working! I had a TERRIBLE charlie horse in the last mile which killed my pace. I thought it’d take me 2:40:00 to finish and it only … Continue reading

Fat Runner

Fat Runner

True Story: I’m struggling to find the energy the come home and run after working a 10 hour day. I’m sticking to my long runs on the weekends and walking the dog throughout the week, but honestly, I’m not doing the short run during the week. I’ve got a 4 mile run on Tuesdays that … Continue reading

Smokehouse Bacon Toffee – 4pp

Smokehouse Bacon Toffee – 4pp

Ok, folks – what are y’all doing for the Big Game this weekend? What are you bringing to the party? Tired of your run of the mill cupcakes and want to bring a show stopper? MAKE THIS! I partnered with Blue Diamond Almonds and spent two weeks racking my brain figuring out what route I … Continue reading

Machines

Machines

Me: I think that I can get down to like 215 by 7/11…which would be way easier to race with. Stend: Absolutely. Plus you’ll have so much muscles. Me: I was 222 my first tri. Stend: I don’t think you should even focus on the numbers. Just get that heart rate used to long activity and push yourself … Continue reading

Zucchini, Chicken and Rice Casserole – 9pp

Zucchini, Chicken and Rice Casserole – 9pp

  Zucchini, Chicken and Rice Casserole *Adapted from Cooking Light’s Chicken and Rice Casserole Thangs you need 1 onion, chopped PAM/cooking spray 8oz chicken breast 14oz. Fat Free Chicken Broth 1tbsp butter (or 2tbsp whipped butter) 2 large zucchini, chopped 2 large yellow squash, chopped 1tsp minced rosemary (I use fresh, but I also have … Continue reading