Tagged with healthy living

Waiting For My Garmin To Charge..

I somehow convinced Yessenia to run with me today. Actually, not really but a series of events lead up to her being willing to accompany me. Right now I’m waiting for my Garmin to have enough battery to last thru the run. While I’m waiting.. here’s an update: I got my body composition checked on … Continue reading


I just did a rough estimate of how many calories I ate yesterday… (In case you missed it, click here and here to read about my personal metabolic discovery and why I need to shovel food into my face in order to lose weight.) and I know that this isn’t exactly accurate, BUT according to … Continue reading

Running & CrossFit

I literally ate myself silly this weekend. This is what happens when I have too much time on my hands- I’m so bored that I convince myself that I am hungry. It’s probably in my best interest to NOT gain 10 pounds before the half marathon in fear that my body will be incapable of … Continue reading

Growing Pains

Ever get a vacation and then need a vacation from your vacation? Yeah, that. But then you know that you have so much to do, that if you actually got the time off- you’d just be busy catching up on stuff that you haven’t been able to do because you’re always so busy…yeah, THAT. Such … Continue reading

Get Lucky 7K.

What an odd race distance a 7k is. At least for me. Yesterday, my mom, dad and I set out early and caught the train to downtown Chicago.  It was so nice outside, especially by the lake. The sun was hot but the breeze was cool so I was ready to take this race head … Continue reading

That time I tried Bikram Yoga

Holy Cow. I’ve been feeling a little lopsided in my workouts lately. Lift. Run. Possible an interval workout on the elliptical. Repeat. I wasn’t getting bored, I just knew I wasn’t really doing my body any favors by not changing it up. Fine. 25$ for an unlimited pass for 2 weeks for Bikram Yoga. I … Continue reading