I was leaving work the other day…

And a department was having a big dinner celebration in my building. This small symphony was playing the most beautiful music I’d ever heard. I stopped to watch and listen to them. I just knew they had been hired by angels to motivate me to run with their lovely champion music.

Sometimes inspiration comes from within.  And other times, it comes from Beethoven.

(P.S. This is my first time blogging from my BlackBerry. Just testing it out!)

XOXO

I ran 3 miles this morning on an empty stomach.  My alarm went off at 6:15, playing “Lights” by Ellie Goulding.  I threw the covers over my head.

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You wouldn’t want to walk

past this one in a dark alley:

Guns unloaded fully loaded. :-D

XOXO

Reality Health Check: 

It’s not just a superficial thing.  Extra fat is bad for your organs as it “smothers” them and causes inflammation.  Extra body fat also increases wear and tear on our joints and can increase chances of gallstones, diabetes and high blood pressure.

Fact: for every 10 pounds that you lose, you take 40 pounds of pressure off of your knees.  Enough said.  I’m on a mission to save my knees! :)

XOXO

I’m sitting here procrastinating this workout….

Like it’ll really go away if I just google “lentil soup recipes” or “hair cuts for round faces.” What the?!?!

Why can’t I just get up and go for my workout that I KNOW WILL RELIEVE STRESS AND BLOATING?

Because in the time it took me to commute back home from school and sit my butt on the sofa, I forgot how badly I wanted my fitness goals.

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A lot of people wouldn’t get this

but I totally do.

XOXO

Kale is by far my favorite leafy green! 

The taste, texture, and filling factor just blow me away.  Not to mention it’s cheap!  One bunch of kale is $0.92 at my local grocery and it lasts me 2 days (I eat a lot of kale… it may last you a bit longer).

What’s your favorite vegetable? Or do you hate them?  If so, can I cook for you?? :)

XOXO

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