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An Update (Fine, A Confession)

Remember when I was super excited about my Point System to help myself develop healthy habits and in return I would earn the Kindle Fire HD that I really, really wanted?
Well, then I had a series of bad days in a row. Sometimes people turn to emotional eating, I usually turn to emotional shopping. I was wishy-washy going back and forth.

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Funks Happen

My most recent funk was before Mr Fitness and I left for Portland. I bought a new dress for the trip the that I wanted to look great in. I didn’t need to lose weight, but I wanted to tighten a few muscles up. I decided I would do cardio in the morning and strength training at night which required me to go to the gym after work. I put a lot of pressure on myself. A LOT.

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Excuses I May Have Used

I don’t want to brag, but I’m pretty awesome at not going to the gym. Here is a short sampling of excuses I may have used in the past: 
1. I have a bunion. I used this one a lot in college when my roommates would go. Of course, they didn’t fall for it, but they didn’t press the issue either. Would you question a bunion? Probably not.

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Burn, Baby, Burn!

This is not me at my finest hour. I was in quite the bad mood the morning of this workout. It happens. Not every workout can be your best.
Please note that there are 2 segments missing from the video. They are 2 – half mile runs in 4:30 minutes, which is about 2 minute pace faster than my normal, leisurely speed. Which is why after the second one I am laying on the ground panting.

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The S’more Incident

It was right after Christmas and let me tell you, I love my share of Christmas treats. By love, I mean from Black Friday through the month of December it would be unusual for you not to see me shoving at least a cookie into my face at any given moment. 
I was ready to stop eating junk. It was time to come out of my cookie coma. That morning, I announce to my husband, Mr.

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How-To Not Eat An Entire Box (Or Two)

I don’t care what you say, we’ve all done it. We have all bought a special treat (in bulk) for ourselves only to find it completely gone in a day, hours or seconds later. 
One of my biggest weaknesses is cereal of all varieties. I picked up two boxes during my routine grocery shopping. A few days later (by a few, I really mean just one) both boxes were completely gone.