Classes resumed this week for me! Yay college! I actually am really excited about this semester. What has changed? The more difficult classes? Longer and busier schedule? Nope! My new outlook on life! Remember my New Year’s Resolutions? Yeah, those are still going strong–if not stronger than ever!
Yesterday was just one of the many weekend days I spend just hanging out and doing whatever comes to mind. No schedule, no limiting obligations, no commitments… it is so nice to have days and weekends like that. This is my last weekend to have such an agenda–rather lack of agenda since classes resume on Tuesday to kick off the spring semester. As my last free weekend, I decided to do a home workout and make sweet potato chips to enjoy.
Have a sweet tooth? A sugary craving sets in and you start to worry your self-control is waning… Trust me, I know this feel allllll too well. That is why I learned to start snacking smart and choosing healthier options when it comes to my sweet tooth. So, what do I do when it comes to smart, healthy snacking?
Good morning everyone! Happy Sunday! Let me tell you–I am sore, sore, sore. Thanks to my crossfit session yesterday morning. It was about my third to fourth time doing crossfit and yesterday a lot of things were introduced to me haha. I absolutely love it though and the feeling of being sore the next day (today). I am already planning my workout for today–maybe a run before it starts snowing here this week or some yoga… Continue reading
As a busy engineering student, most times I find it difficult to get out for some “me” time. I am really trying hard this school year at making my health, both physical and mental health, a top priority. Why? Because being healthy makes me happy and when I feel happy, I feel like my life is more put together, and when I feel like my life is put together, I find that I am more inclined to study more effectively. So, this is how my “me” time this weekend went thus far… Continue reading
College is back in full swing–meaning, that it is more difficult to keep up my healthy intentions when I have other things like studying, group projects, and club meetings to focus on. I admit, lately my health and fitness has been put on the back burner, but I am back in action. Here are some things I have learned over the years about staying healthy, both mentally and physically, in college without sacrificing my studies.
I finally tried crossfit… and I really really like it. I have only been to three one-on-one sessions, but so far, I get an amazing workout every time. It definitely is not for the weak minded… I find myself pushing hard and testing my limits of what I can do versus what my mind says I can do. The following are some of my beginning workouts or WoD (workout of the day). Continue reading
On to the finale of my summer “vacation.” I say “vacation” because I was vacationing in the colorful state in which I attend school, Colorado. I am so blessed to call this amazing place my home away from home. The beauty and wonder never ceases to captivate me. On the final day in Glenwood Springs, my family and I went off the beaten path to a more than less popular hiking trail, but it did not disappoint by any means! It was full of gorgeous views of the river and falls and if it were not for the Grizzly Bear encounter (yes, GRIZZLY BEAR!!!), then we would have kept hiking the afternoon. Continue reading
When in Colorado, you have to spend as much time as possible outside. There is really no other way. After moving back up via a two day road trip, I was itching to be back in the sun and back in nature. The day after I got back (when I was still residing in a hotel), I made it out to Horsetooth Resevoir with my boyfriend to go kayaking. It was so much fun! A nice way to work those arms and shoulders without even realizing. Continue reading
I hope everyone had a GREAT Fourth of July! I know I had an amazing and patriotic day! I absolutely adore holidays, and I get very wrapped up into the festivities. Everything I did yesterday had an element of red, white, and blue to it, like my Strawberry, Banana, and Blueberry Fruit Bowl! Yummy!