Happy Running

Hey Everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful week!  This was a really busy week for me and I did what I could as far as working out and running.  I just had to be really flexible, and I had a couple of very early mornings!  I still got all of my runs in, but I had to move them around.  I have also been trying to do 2 physical activities each day.  (partly for marathon training, but also for earning points for our wellness challenge at work.)  I did get in 2 activities almost every day, but this week’s weren’t as challenging as last week’s.  This next week should be a lot calmer!  more “Happy Running”

Tex Mex Turkey “Meatloaf”

Hi Friends!  If you haven’t figured it out yet, I LOVE ground turkey!  This is my go-to for everything.  I always have several pounds of it in my freezer!  It’s easy to cook, you can season it so many different ways, and it’s easy to add to anything!  This week I decided that I wanted to spice it up a little bit.  I had a meatloaf in my mind, but when I got to looking at recipes it wasn’t really what I wanted.  So, I just made it how I wanted and crossed my fingers that it would come out okay.  And it did!  It was delicious and I will definitely be making it again.   more “Tex Mex Turkey “Meatloaf””

How to Change Your Mindset to Healthy

I’m getting a little personal today and sharing how I changed my mindset from unhealthy to healthy.  Being healthy is a lifestyle.  So how do you break bad habits and start living that lifestyle?  You have to get into a healthy mindset.  You have to train your mind to think healthy, and then it becomes a habit.  A negative mindset leads to failure.  I used to have a negative mind set and I was very unhealthy and unhappy.  I finally figured out how to change that mind set and have become so much healthier and happier!  more “How to Change Your Mindset to Healthy”

Meal Prep Edition 3

Hey guys!  I’m back to share my meal prep from this week!  Meal prepping is a must for me, and I love seeing other people’s meals on social media.  I get so much inspiration from what others eat so I hope you can find some inspiration from what I’m eating.  Having healthy meals readily available is the greatest!  It not only saves you money, but it also ensures that you will make healthy decisions.   more “Meal Prep Edition 3”

Healthy Tips for a Busy Lifestyle

Do you ever feel like it’s impossible to stay healthy when you have absolutely no extra time in your day?  I know I sure do!  But, it is doable!  Today I’m sharing some tips for staying healthy when you are super busy!  I know with my schedule I sometimes find it hard to fit in a work out, or even to eat healthy.  When it’s late and I don’t have a meal prepped and I don’t feel like cooking, fast food can be an easy choice.  But, it’s not the healthy choice.   Even though sometimes it feels like you just don’t have time to be healthy, I promise you do!  I have put together some tricks that I use to help me stay healthy, and hopefully they can help some of you that feel like you’re on the go 24/7! more “Healthy Tips for a Busy Lifestyle”

One Month Down

Hey Guys!  Guess what!  Last week I won the weekly wellness challenge at work!  I got a new foam roller as my prize!   I was really excited!  I ended up with 81 points for the week!  This week’s challenge was still physical activity and the bonus points were still for getting at least 7 hours of sleep each night.  But, there was a new bonus challenge added.  You could earn 5 points for drinking 16oz of water first thing in the morning.  This one was a little challenging for me.  I usually drink water as soon as I wake up, but never that much.  But, I did it each day! more “One Month Down”

Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins

Hey guys!  Today I want to share a recipe with you that I was recently introduced to.  Someone brought the most amazing pumpkin muffins to work a couple of weeks ago and I just had to have the recipe!  I was actually shocked to find out that they were gluten free.  These were seriously the best pumpkin muffins I have ever had!  The recipe can be changed to make them where they’re not gluten free, but I promise you won’t know the difference.  I made these last night, so I could share them with you.  I’m warning you it’s hard not to eat more than one!  more “Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins”

Meal Prep Edition 2

Hey Guys!  Welcome to this week’s edition of my weekly meal prep.  This week I tried to use up any food that I already had.  So, my meals are pretty simple, and there wasn’t much prep involved. 🙂 And, that means that this post is really short!  I hope you get some inspiration from my meals!   more “Meal Prep Edition 2”

5 Healthy Ways to Start Your Day

Hi Everyone!  Today I’m sharing five healthy ways that you can start your day.  I’m not a morning person at all! Anyone that has ever known me knows that.  Stay out of my way in the morning!  But, I am trying to be a morning person, and I do follow the same routine each morning.  I have been bad about hitting snooze and staying in bed until I just absolutely have to get up.  And that throws off my whole day.  I’m running late, sometimes having to skip breakfast, and then trying to start my day when I’m all out of sorts!  But, the last several months I have been trying to start my day better.  Your morning sets the tone for the whole day.  Here are some healthy ways that you can start your day off with that will leave you feeling energized and ready to tackle your day!   more “5 Healthy Ways to Start Your Day”

5 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Hey Guys!  How are you today?  How have you been sleeping?  I want to share some tips on how to get a good night’s sleep!  I’ve been researching this because my new Fitbit tells me how much I sleep – or really how much I don’t sleep.  I am the worst sleeper!  I am a total night owl, but I also have to be up early in the mornings.  Since I got my new Fitbit, it shows that I had been averaging around 5 hours a night.  That’s not enough sleep for anyone!  And most nights it’s 5 hours with two or three times awake and 15-20 times restless.  That makes it really hard to get up in the mornings and get going.  more “5 Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep”