Three months ago, I signed up for a challenge. Specifically an in-person fitness challenge. My track record of challenges is dismal. I've signed up for NUMEROUS challenges online... have I ever completed them? No. Hell, I don't even think I read the daily emails. In addition to my challenge record... my fitness level is a … Continue reading #GetFitChallenge: Reflections
Eight weeks of committing to a challenge... for myself. Eight weeks of making sure I showed up... for myself. Eight weeks of creating a healthy lifestyle... for myself. Eight weeks of being disciplined... for myself. Eight weeks of just doing it even when I didn't want to... for myself. Eight weeks of being motivated to … Continue reading #GetFitChallenge – Recap of Week 8: I MADE IT!
I can't believe Week 3 is over and we have begun Week 4... almost halfway! To be honest, I'm feeling a bit emotional that this challenge is flying by! If you have not read my previous recaps, you can find Week 1 here and Week 2 here. Week 3 was all about me finding my … Continue reading #GetFitChallenge – Recap of Week 3: Baby Steps
I knew weeks 2 and 3 would be hard... however, I did not think it would be THIS hard. Why? I came down with some form of cold/ flu/ viral hybrid-infection. It started with a sore throat and losing my voice last weekend. This symptom slowly, but surely, progressed to a fever midweek and I'm … Continue reading #GetFitChallenge – Recap of Week 2: Down & Out
Week 1 of the #GetFitChallenge is over... Seven more weeks to go.... How do I feel? Finding my feet and struggling with comparison. Here is a quick, raw, honest overview of my experience during Week 1... As always these are my personal views and opinions. Training I think I did well... I successfully completed 4 … Continue reading #GetFitChallenge – Recap of Week 1: Internal Struggles
*Please note these are my own views and goals. My last post, Regret, was a little over a week ago. I wrote about wanting to try new things and not making any lame excuses... I also gave a few examples of things I would've liked to try before the end of the year. One of … Continue reading #GetFitChallenge*
I was in my hot yoga class on Sunday and there is something my favourite (and awesome) instructor said something that just stuck. Stuck like I can't-get-it-out-of-my-head, stuck. Its been ruminating within me...and making me feel a bit vulnerable. While lying in corpse pose mid-practice, Eliza mentioned that moving your body in yoga allows you to learn how to … Continue reading Acceptance… Why is it so hard?