Hello and thanks for stopping by! My name is Angela. I am a scientist, wife, cat-mom, and fitness enthusiast. This page is my personal blog, and you will find a range of topics, centered around healthy living. I hope you enjoy your visit!
This year was tough. There was a lot on my plate for the entire year: grad school, then finding a job, then a job that took 14 hours of my day, and now recovering from all the stress (and finding a new job). Despite all that, looking back at my Plans for 2015, I pretty much accomplished what I wanted to this year! Let’s
Work has been crazy lately. Last week wasn’t so bad but felt difficult for some reason. The two weeks before though, I was working lots of extra hours and feeling really stressed out. On the bright side, there are no clients at the office for the next 4 weeks and hopefully I can stick to a regular routine for a while.
Where, oh where, has Angela been? Around and busy. What else can I say? I wasn’t as Nicely Settled In as I claimed in my last post. Just the next week, my commute turned into chaos and I realized half my clothing essentials were still packed! But I am getting there slowly. I am starting to get a feel for routine, and it is relieving
Apparently I have a tough time with strict weight loss challenges. I made it a whopping 2 full days on the 21 Day Fix Extreme (21DFE)! There were a few things I just wasn’t prepared for when starting 21DFE, especially with the holiday weekend only 3 days into the challenge. You would think having accountability partners would help but it didn’t stop me from slipping
I don’t normally join in on big group projects but Fit Approach is doing a #1MillionMinutes challenge with their ambassadors and followers. Since I am an ambassador, I figured I should get off my butt and join the movement!
They sent us a Mad Lib to fill out to share with our readers so here it goes:
The first 2 weeks of my 8 week fitness challenge are done and I really dropped the ball in week 2.
I was super busy Thursday through Sunday and I didn’t make the time to get in some exercise. Even though I did more walking than usual, I didn’t hit my 7,000 step mark which I count as an “active day”.
I said I wasn’t making any goals this month. Then I noticed that June conveniently starts on a Monday. HOW CAN I RESIST?! My internal planner, start-on-a-Monday personality came out and I just HAD to make a few goals.
1. Finish Reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed
I’ve had this book for a while but couldn’t get into it at first. Now that I’ve made