Be kind!

Let's be honest: I could totally benefit from having this as a poster. I'm pretty bad about giving myself a harder time than is necessary even though I'm actually very comfortable with my body shape and size (special thanks Marilyn Monroe for starting the trend and to other curvy ladies like Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, the …

Ok.

So day 1 & 2 went swimmingly. I met the couple I'm going to be living with this summer. Not only are they adorable, but their house is as well. My room is a pleasant and calming shade of blue, complete with a full/queen bed adorned with camel, white, and pale blue accents. Camel colored …

Getting Started

Day 1 in Oklahoma: off to a great start. Got up & worked out in the hotel gym. Only managed 455 calories but I'm going to try & run tonight. 5 min elliptical warm up 10 min elliptical 20 burpees 30 push ups 10 min elliptical 40 lunges 50 lb lat pull down (3x 10) …

Tips for staying on track?

So word on the street is everyone gained 5-35 lbs during their training last summer with ConocoPhillips. They take you out to eat every meal, keep you up late, and exhaust you during the day, leaving rigorous exercise only viable for the extremely dedicated or freakishly energized. In all my exercise/nutrition education, I've come across …

Busy day!

Busy day! I started with boot camp this morning at the Gold's Gym in Bryan. The trainer was super cute... 😉 I was so proud seeing Daniel's name on the poster! 10 sprints, then 3 rounds of weighted squats, push ups, weighted lunges, pike presses, and alternating leg planks! Finished the day off this evening …

As the Sun Sets

Well, I may have lived a relatively boring and reclusive life for the duration of my college tenure, but that's all over now. Last weekend, Daniel and I joined Michael, Christina, Blair, and Arthur in a double queen hotel room at the Moody Gardens to celebrate the beautiful wedding of Mr. & Mrs. Jacob and …

Day -27 Food Diary

I apologize for the lack of dedication in this arena. As I'm sure this isn't everyone's favorite type of post, I won't bother going back and logging days -30 through -28. If you're curious, I will gladly fill you in on a one-on-one basis. As for today... Breakfast: 258 calories .5 liter of water Cinnamon …