Where do I start

Where to start?  I should be a pro at that question since I have started over 10 times or more in my life.  To be honest, there’s no simple answer to that question.  It’s all about where do you feel comfortable BUT uncomfortable enough to start? Here are the things that I did within the […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: That one picture

Recently I was in a conversation regarding weight gain/loss and self-image issues.  I wish that it was something that was merely temporary but that is not true.  We could take a million pictures of ourselves that catch all the perfect angles and pick the filter compliments our everything perfectly.  It’s the world we live in now […]

Be-You-Tifully Fit: 5 Year Runiversary

9/19/2012…  that was a day of days for me.  It’s amazing looking back at my first year of running now that I am reaching year 5.  I still cannot believe the pictures.  I cannot believe my original stroller riders are now 9 and 7 years old.  And that was me.  That was me with zero […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: I’m a follower

I am sure that my mama never wanted to hear me willingly say “I’m a follower” but I’m saying it now.  A lot of my beautiful fitness crazed friends are in the process of training for a bikini body competition.  Am I?  Well sort of.  I am training with them in moral support status.  Basically […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: Riding the crazy mental train

I’ve been quiet.  Not abnormal for me.  I am quite the introvert…well unless we are close friends, then I won’t shut up.  That’s beside the point.  I’ve been quiet because I lack direction.  I lack direction because I burnt out.  I burnt out because I was crazily running like a mad woman.  Needless to say, […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: Uphill Dreams

There is a time and place for everything. I started my fitness journey to lose weight.  Back then I wasn’t ready for 7 day a week training plans filled with 3 different sports and resistance training.  I was ready for the scale to tell me I did a good job not eating that doughnut yesterday. […]

Be-You-tifully Fit:  After almost 5 years

Over the last 5 years…  Well there’s been 77 lbs of fat shed as I went from 48.6% body fat to 16%.  I have run 52 races varying from 5Ks to ultramarathons and with the training & off-season, it has consisted of over 4,600 miles run.  So the question of it all with this blog […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: Can we take a minute? 

Can we?  Can we just take one minute to say hello to abdominal lines?  They have been sporadically visiting me for the last 2 months while on the ketogenic diet but for the last week… Things have been getting pretty serious!   I will admit that part of me still cringes posting pictures like this. […]

Be-You-tifully Fit: Go harder

Lately I have been wrestling around with some ideas and plans for the present/future.  I am entering a point that I feel like I’ve done a lot that I have set out to do, so what now?  Time to pull in and write it all down.  Brainstorm all that there is left to do.  What […]

Be-You-tifully Fit : Measurements Day & 40 Days Keto! 

Survey says…  FAT BURNING BEAST = AWESOMENESS! I have been struggling to really make any sort of progress for the last two years.  In those two years, I have done some amazing things off of my bucket list BUT none of them were really helping the overall fitness goals I have for myself.  Also, all […]