Month: May 2012

I am an adult?

I guess I have technically been an adult for 7 years already. But tomorrow I turn the BIG 25!  For the most part, the last seven years I have felt like an overgrown teenager. Learning how to walk on my grown legs, learning to do my taxes, pay my bills, make appointments with wedding vendors, change my oil, going grocery shopping, balancing a checkbook, and recently beginning to pay the massive amount of loans I have etc. But at 25, I figured it’s time to claim it, I AM AN ADULT! But it is hard to accept because as a child I always figured a 25 year old was a parent, had all their sh#t together, and had all the answers in the world. But I am not there yet (is that even reachable?), but I think I had been mislead about what it means to be an adult. Now more than ever, I am learning that some people define being an adult by age, others by offspring, career, or financial stability. And although I do agree that each of those …

Plan:get in shape part 2 :)

I promised you all an update on my exercise routine in my last post. So here it is. Frankly, I have been shamed to update you because the plan did not get followed through by me. I have not necessarily been consistant, and I have not seen any real noticable results. I quickly learned that keeping track of all my calorie intake throughout the day was unrealistic. Concerning exercise, I was doing it for a while, but then I got burnt out. I was hiking early Saturday mornings, going to Zumba class during the week with a friend. I even quit beer for the month. But my stamina slowed recently. I also completely” pigged out” this past weekend (fried chicken, hamburgers, hotdogs, beer(s), and finished off with pumkin pie (yumm).  Was it worth it, honestly, YES! The good thing about falling off the wagon (whatever wagon you might be in), is that the guilt from the fall could re-energize you to work even harder toward your goal than before. So I am dusting myself off and getting …