Workout Week: Feeling Grateful & Bachelorette Recap

Workout Week: Feeling Grateful & Bachelorette Recap

Hello, you ray of sunshine! I hope you are feeling as grateful as I am today! I have to shed some light on a few things that have taken place this past week. First and foremost, my in-laws have come and gone. I know what you’re thinking, but surprisingly I’m not happy they left to return to their home in Wisconsin. My in-laws spent their entire twelve days in VA to help my husband, and I settle in our new home. They helped us in the yard, they built shelving for storage, they helped us with electrical work, and even helped paint! Not to mention all the tools they gave us. My husband and I are forever grateful for their hard work! My in-laws probably saved us about five years of work.

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Workout Week: Be Spontaneous

Workout Week: Be Spontaneous

 Hey, guys! I’m soaking in every ray of sunshine on my weekend off from work. I love not working. If I didn’t have bills to pay, I would not work. Instead, I would fill my days doing great things and blogging about it. I could never be bored. I hear a lot from people, especially those that are close to retirement, they would not know what to do with their time off. I cannot relate to them. In my eyes, they are from another planet.

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Workout Week: Family visiting + The Bachelorette recap

Workout Week: Family visiting + The Bachelorette recap

Good Monday to you! How was your weekend? Are you getting out there and doing fun stuff? I worked all weekend. Most people in D.C. work Monday through Friday and are unable to make it to the salon during the week. That leaves Saturday’s and Sunday’s to be their time to get to the salon. Lucky me, if I want to make money I have to be available during those days. I’ve always worked Saturday’s, but never Sunday’s until recently. Since being a new homeowner, all I want is everything from the Crate & Barrel catalog for my house. I can’t expect my husband to work all the time, which he already does, so I had to step up and suck it up.

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Workout Week: Poison Ivy

Workout Week: Poison Ivy

Well, gooooood Monday guys! I’m just going to jump right into it. For the last three weeks, I’ve been dealing with the most horrid rash on my arms and legs. I got the rash in my backyard from the evilest plant on the planet called poison ivy. I don’t wish poison ivy on my worst enemy. I hope none of you ever have to experience what I just went through. Be careful out there and keep an eye out for the three-leafed devil!

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Workout Week: Back In The Groove

Workout Week: Back In The Groove

Well, folks, I was true to my word and had a successful week of clean eating! I finally kicked myself into gear. I’m a tough cookie to break. I think I have a very addictive personality because all my mental strength goes into breaking a bad habit. The key is to replace the bad habit with a good habit. For example, this past week I substituted my after dinner munchies with tea and an orange, or I just cut myself off completely. Sounds easy enough, although I was fighting myself on every good decision I was making.
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Workout Week: New Start

Workout Week: New Start

Why is it that on your day off from work you set yourself a mile long to-do list and none of it gets done?! I had that kind of day last week. I blame my failures entirely on the crappy weather. Colder temperatures and rain put me in a crummy mood. Everything I tried to accomplish was such a struggle. By the time I finished cooking dinner, I was thinking how I should have spent my day binge watching Netflix. I would have had a much needed chill, zen day.

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Workout Week: Summertime

Workout Week: Summertime

Thank you springtime for your beautiful blossoms and greenery, but summertime is here to shine! Why do we obsess over the weather? Well, I’m obsessing over 88 degrees in Virginia. Unbelievable. This Wisconsin girl loves the heat. Summer is on the brink of arrival whether you like it or not. What do you like or not like about the season? I don’t think we can be friends if you dislike summer! I like that I wear lighter and brighter clothing. I like farmers markets. I like that the days are longer. I like having glowing sun-kissed skin. I like beaches. I like everything about summer!

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