I hope everyone got a dose of motivation from Mad Dawg yesterday. I cannot stress enough the importance of surrounding yourself with trainers, friends, and mentors along your journey not only fitness but in life in general. I know that I am constantly learning from them and picking their brain so I can get better.…… Continue reading Scenes from the weekend
Hello everyone! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. This week’s Motivation Monday is featuring someone who motivates me, Ms. Madison Q. aka. Mad Dawg Maddie. Madison is one of the many amazing trainers at Amped Fitness. Her infectious smile and positive personality make it easy to befriend her, while her in depth knowledge of fitness…… Continue reading Motivation Monday featuring Madison Q.
When I began lifting at Amped fitness, I had NO idea what I was doing and to a large extent I still don’t. I love that I am able to learn something to new from my trainer and resident “meathead” Devon. I also have made some great friendships which leads to the one thing that…… Continue reading Friday in Focus: a new kind of press
If this isn’t earth shattering news to you, then you probably have lots of experience with the crock pot unlike me. This week, I decided to combine my usual pasta sauce ingredients and just try putting them in the dusty old crock pot and my GOD I am glad I did. My husband doesn’t like…… Continue reading Impossibly easy pasta sauce
Good Wednesday Morning! It is my first day back at work since being sick and it was SUPER difficult to get myself motivated this morning. The bed was comfortable and shower extra warm, but alas. One of my favorite type of posts I enjoy reading are WIAW posts. I love getting to see what my…… Continue reading What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW)
Good Morning! I hope everyone had a great Monday. Mine was spent sick at home but who can complain about puppy cuddles and warm homemade soup? I had my gym bag all packed for today, school lunch all ready to go in the fridge, mindset ready for a day at work but woke up to…… Continue reading Been on my mind
Ever since I was little, I have hated getting sick. I become a stubborn mule, not wanting to eat or drink anything, and certainly not wanting anyone or anything to help me. My mom used to overcome this attitude with Disney movies and cuddles. Those I definitely miss in my adult life. Now being sick…… Continue reading Monday Motivation: What being sick has taught me