Plank Challenge

Halloween is here and my cravings of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are higher than normal!  Luckily, tomorrow is a new month and I plan on beginning the 30 Day Plank Challenge. Planks are a great exercise to strenthen my core and in-turn help me run better.  In other words, get rid of my belly fat.…

Sandy: A Look Back in Pictures

I thought I would share my view of Sandy in the days before and after in pictures: The day before the storm I took my Grandmother for our last meal at the fancy local Perkins.  Little did I know we should have eaten enough for a week. When I got home I started some home…

Dating Anonymous

Hi.  I’m Liz. I’m 34 and have never been in a serious relationship.  Sounds like my introduction to an AA meeting, right?  Unfortunately the above statement is true and I call it my own Dating Anonymous. I have dated a few men but never had the urge to “settle down” and get married until recently…

The Biggest Loser

Tonight the 15th season of The Biggest Loser premiered and I was very excited to watch for motivation, tips and to see what workouts they do.  If you are ready to make a change in your life for your health I strongly urge you to watch. These severely overweight and unhappy people have all kinds…

A Goal Without A Plan Is Just A Wish

The first step in making a change doing it.  This is half the battle because without starting you aren't going to get anywhere. Setting a goal for yourself is extremely important.  By setting a goal you are more likely to achieve the goal by making a plan and sticking to it.  Here are some examples: I want to…

Unmotivated

I know I write about how great runs are and the tools for motivation but I'm honestly feeling unmotivated lately. I keep the above pic at my desk at work and look at it everyday.  It's not working.  I think I've come up with every excuse to not workout: I don't want to sweat and get…