24 Day Challenge: Day 7

One week in! I can’t believe it’s the end of day 7 already! I actually forgot to set an alarm last. Ight. It managed to wake up at 5am for class!! So of course I headed to the gym with my spark!! Today was a big day for me and my family – my puppy…

24 Day Challenge: Day 6

Before I fell asleep last night I set my alarm for 6:30am thinking that I would skip the gym and take a rest day since I’ve been going since Saturday without a break, but clearly my body had another agenda. I woke up this morning at 1/4 to 5AM! I wound up laying in bed…

24 Day Challenge: Day 5

This morning I woke up before my alarm! Holy cow can you believe it?! Before my alarm!!   So of course I decided to get up and head to the gym for the morning class – but not my catalyst, probiotic, and spark! In class we did things like kettle bell swings, burpees, and a lot…

24 Day Challenge: Day 3

Today has been a good day yet again! I promised I’d be transparent so.. Here we go.. Don’t yell at me… I weighed myself today and… I was down 5lbs!!! I’m the first person to tell my challenge group that this is most likely water weight in the beginning but I was still super excited!…

24 Day Challege: Day 2

Today I went to the SPCA of Westchester’s Walk and Pet Fair with my dogs! We hung out at the ASC/KBVC booth chatting with many people who had good and some not so good experiences at our hospitals, but overall the vibe was good! I walked around, made some contacts at a local YMCA and…

24 day Challenge: Day 1

In an effort to be completely transparent with both my readers and my challengers – I decided that I would put my entire challenge experience out there. I thought this would be great for other people because they can see that they aren’t alone, and it would be great for me – to keep myself…

Spartan training update: ED recovery  & Spark

As I continue on my journey to recovery I find myself having many less binge episodes. In fact, I have been able to focus on training for the Spartan sprint in May and have had very little urge to binge.  I’ve been following a macro based plan, pretty well – but not 100% – which…

31 Days of Clean Foods: Day 1

Today is my first day back to work after 5 days off, the first day of December, and the first day of my self proposed 31 days (I changed it to 31 days to be the full month of December) of clean foods. Here’s my criteria for what constitutes as “clean” : All produce All…