To follow along with my getting more fit plan, I need a new workout routine, which really means I need a workout routine. Period. What my routine is going to consist of, I have no real idea. I have grand dreams of being able to do sweaty activity every day, go to work, and feel […]Read More Motivational Monday: New Workout Routine
All work and no play makes Michele a very dull girl. Dull… dull in a way because that means I am working a lot, and not doing anything more active than walking around the office. Dull as in NOT beating boys at the drag strip. Dull in another way as in “not glistening with sweat […]Read More Motivational Monday: Play Hard
OK, so I know I need to start being more active. Pretty sure I have voiced that a couple times now… When I wake up my feet usually hurt so bad I don’t want to move. When I get home from work, I’m usually so damn tired, I just want to sit on the couch until […]Read More Motivational Monday: Get Moving
Trust me when I say, “You need to listen to your gut feelings.” Through my years of work I have learned I need to follow the processes in place and the rules that govern the work, but along will following the rules comes experience and knowing, even if you followed the process something isn’t quite […]Read More Motivational Monday: Trust Your Gut
This is interesting… 3 years minimum to start trials. This one, I might be willing to volunteer for. http://www.mirror.co.uk/science/brit-scientist-could-cure-multiple-10572223 Thinking about this… If the Aubagio continues to work and hold off new lesions, which HOPEFULLY holds off any symptom progression AND this can cure MS, then I would be completely happy to participate in trials. […]Read More Motivational Monday: Hope for the Cure
I was told the other day, “You’re always so positive.” I smiled and said, “Yep. It is one of my 5 Strengths.” I proceeded to write my 5 Strengths down (in no particular order) on the white board of my colleague. Positivity Communicator Relator Empathy WOO The website is here: StrengthsFinder2.0. If you know me, you will […]Read More Motivational Monday: Positive Thinking
Yeah, we all got ’em. But are the muscles weak and covered in a layer of fat? Mine are. The abs I really want — Look a lot like Gwen Stefani’s. Will I ever have them? Probably not. I am not sure I even want to be that thin. I mean, I want to […]Read More Fitness: Got Abs?
Which do you prefer and why? I prefer squats since I can control the weight on both knees at the same time. Lunges make it painful for my knees, so I tend to avoid them. I oddly enjoy the bicycle, even though it uses my knees to the fullest extent. Today’s Goal: 7 Squats 15+ […]Read More Fitness: Lunges or Squats?
Well, today was another day of mostly sitting. I wiggled my feet a lot while I was sitting. I read for nearly 4 hours! I finished my second book in 4 days and started number 3. Kinda crazy. I love 4 day weekends. What did you do with your weekend (2, 3, or 4 days […]Read More Fitness: Another slow day
Friday this week is going to include several hours of sitting. I can’t do anything about it, it is the schedule we have. When you have a day like this, how do you fit in movement so you don’t get stiff or feel ultra lazy? I’m thinking I will practice Kegels, sucking in my tummy, […]Read More Fitness: Active on a Sitting Day?