Hey everyone. Life has been absolutely crazy this year. I'm working on my Business Analyst Certification and am doing it online. The course I started in April, I neglected and ended up having to get an extension on. My dad passed away suddenly over the May long weekend from a stroke after 4 days in the hospital. My 2.5 year relationship was on the rocks for months as well and finally ended in June. Luckily I have an amazing support system from my insanely supportive and amazing family and friends. As well as my kitties that provide healing cuddles and love.
I was trying to spend more time outside since it was summer and the summers can be pretty short here in Winnipeg. If it's nice outside I'll opt for a walk rather than my scheduled workout. I'm still trying to do my weights three times a week though. These walks outside have resulted in a tan (even though I use sunscreen) and beautiful pictures of Winnipeg.
At the duck pond at Assiniboine Park.
Sunset from my frien…
To get an idea of what include on your shopping list, clickHere to view Michi's ladder. It's a great tool and really easy to use to help create a balanced meal plan.
Self magazine is very informative and I like the interviews with the celebs to see a different side of them. My mom has a subscription and hands them down to me. Click Here for some tricks to curb food cravings.
I also found this in Self magazine. It's a great read and very informative. They also have new workouts to try made by trainers and they usually include a meal plan
When is the best time of day to workout? Anytime!
If you're unsure of portion sizes, this chart is very helpful =)
It's been a while since I provided my tips for starting to eat better and get healthy so I've copied and pasted the info from my blog post from January 2014 and edited it a bit. I've updated the links as well with my current favorite work out websites that I incorporate into my work out routine