week 1 workout summary

As I outlined in my rules of engagement yesterday, rule #3 is all about my intent to practice self-care and ease myself back into daily exercise. To say I’ve been sloth-like this past year would be a gross understatement. As such, throwing myself into a crazy workout regime would not only likely cause me to…

well this explains everything

I hate excuses, especially when it comes to exercise, weight loss, etc. So now I find myself debating whether I should share a little tidbit that could validate many of those excuses. This new-found (and disturbing) knowledge has been tormenting me for a couple of weeks now. Misery loves company, so – screw it – I’m…

keep your eye on the prize

I love exercise [most of the time], but it wasn’t always that way. Social psychologist, Emily Balcetis, wondered why some people found it harder to exercise than others. Her research looked at how things like perception, motivation, goal-setting and decision-making might impact the way we experience exercise and weight loss. Since I’m quite familiar with the effect perception can have…