Day 15: January 15, 2013

Day 15: January 15, 2013

I need to kick the rest of this sickness out of me today!  I also need an excuse to get out of my house so I decided to go to the gym and hit the elliptical.  At first I was struggling but after 1.5 miles into my routine I was feeling it. Probably because the … Continue reading

Day 12: January 12, 2013

Day 12: January 12, 2013

Today was nothing special at the gym. Just did the elliptical for 40 min.  I did come across an article which was pretty helpful “Worst Workout Mistakes You Make on the Elliptical“. Luckily I don’t make too many of these mistakes EXCEPT #6 & #7.  I definitely haven’t changed my routine in a while. I’m … Continue reading

Pasta with Shrimp, Baby Tomatoes and Mushrooms

Pasta with Shrimp, Baby Tomatoes and Mushrooms

Today was “clean out the fridge” day!  I wanted to make something semi healthy utilizing ingredients I had laying around in my fridge/freezer and cabinets.  Presenting Pasta with Shrimp, Baby Tomatoes and Mushrooms.  Here’s how I made it: Ingredients: 1 pkg. of pasta – I had spaghetti laying around so I used this (remember it was clean … Continue reading

Day 10: January 10, 2013

Day 10: January 10, 2013

No training today. Instead, I attended a meeting for my charity TEAM PAWS as I now sit on the committee board! I mentioned in my ABOUT section I ran the 2012 Chicago Marathon for TEAM PAWS. I intend to do the same thing this year along with running the Chicago Half Marathon (September) and the Rock ‘N … Continue reading

Day 9: January 9, 2013

Day 9: January 9, 2013

Today is a different kind of training day, it’s Indoor Volleyball time. I’ve been playing volleyball ever since I was in 5th grade.  After graduating from college and moving to the city with my hubby I wanted to get back into the sport and meet new people so I signed up for an indoor league … Continue reading

Day 8: January 8, 2013

Day 8: January 8, 2013

It’s FLYWHEEL DAY!  I have never been into spin classes, probably because I never had a good instructor or enjoyed the music that was played, actually that’s kind a lie. I’ve never been into because I really haven’t tried it out!  I did try it a couple weeks ago at my gym for the first … Continue reading