My Direction

I’ve been literally writing this post over and over in my head for the past three weeks. So instead of yammering on i’ll get right to the point.

When I started this blog the idea was to keep me accountable regarding training for future races and also to eat better and ultimately lose weight…for good.

I’ve been a no show since April and partly the reason why is my fear of not being able to be completely honest in posts due to possible judgement.

What do I do?

I could hide under a rock.

-or-

I could not give an f’ about what people will think or say and do this so I can better myself…

I choose the latter.

I’m going to type my little heart out about trying to get fit and healthy once again.

Join me?

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Workout Wednesday Delight

Hello strangers…

It’s been quite busy in life and at work.

But it’s Wednesday aka hump day aka Workout Wednesday.NewImage

 

Since Britney has a new album out and her new video is out today I figured I have to do a playlist all Britney…

I call it my “Ode to Britney” workout playlist

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I’ve totally had a crush on Britney since like middle school, although there was that one time I didn’t like her because she stole Justin Timberlake away from me, oh the drama.

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Anyways I digress, Britney has the jams to get you through a tough cardio workout. I swear it’ll make your workout uber enjoyable.

If you decide to use Britney for your motivation let me know how it goes!!!

45 minutes until I get to leave mi trabajo! buh bye.

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Link Luuuurve

Happy Friday and Happy April!

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I hope no one has played any lame tricks on you today…

Since I don’t have much to write I figured i’d share some links that i’ve been reading this week!

(these links are necessarily hot topics for the time, just stuff I google and find interesting)

Do you have Competitive Racing Syndrome? via runner’s world

Fat Stigma? via fitsugar

No iPhone 5 this year? via marco.org

April Fools for #nerds via mashable

Apple says Yes via mac rumors

“My thighs are jiggly and I have cellulite” Kim Kardashian via HuffPost

Cannoli Dessert Pizzaaa yuuum vis Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice

Facebook Politicking via All Facebook

any links out there that I missing out on?

Well that’s it from me! Have a great weekend!

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My name is Courtney…and I’m extremely lazy today.

How’s everyone’s Sunday going? Mine has been super lazy and I have a feeling it will continue…

I’ve been watching Sex and the City since yesterday…

such a guilty pleasure!

This am my fam and I decided to try this local classic “hole in a wall” or maybe I should call it “restaurant in a home”

It’s call GG Mama’s and it’s actually in a old home that my dad said was once a mom and pop shop with everything and some penny candy.

I didn’t take any food photos but it was quite yummy, I got blueberry pancakes and they we’re so delish. My mom is a picky eater and she said she’d even go back (that says alot)!

What I think is even cooler about this place is that they change their dinner menu every week, so there is always something new. On Thursdays they even have a theme night!

If you haven’t caught on by now my town and surrounding towns are exactly brimming with young and fresh restaurants, so anything I can sink my teeth into, I will!

Check out GG Mama‘s on facebook if you live in the area!

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In other news, I’m starting a garden…

This little plant is the first of many (I hope), I’d love a bunch of fresh veggies and herbs just a hop skip and a jump away from mi casa.

I’ve got this little plant chilling in my dad’s office, because he get’s the best light, which reminds me, I need to water that little sucker!

Do you have a garden? Is it hard work? What would you want in your garden?

I remember in my old house my dad and grandpa worked on a garden in our backyard and we had this HUGE sunflower…#awesome.

time to water my plant bye bye!

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Inspiration

It’s Friday! WOOT! I love Friday!

Hope everyone is as excited for the weekend as I am!!!!

Anyways, I’ve been dying to make an inspiration board but I hate cutting and pasting magazine pictures so I decided to do one in my sketchbook program on my mac.

So without any further ado, my inspiration…

I always love the concept because I believe that seeing your goals visually on a daily basis is a better reminder of the task at hand then say a word document with what you want to do with your life.

Anyone else love the idea of the inspiration board?!

Back to work…Happy Friday!!!

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#WorkoutWednesday

Heck yea it’s hump day! I hope you’re work week is going by speedy..

I’ve been MIA and I have a reason….I’ve really had nothing to say and I’d rather not blog only for you to read crap nothing. If you want to write a post for me, let me know I’d be happy to have ya!

This past weekend I worked out and reorganized my room. My room was currently missing a desk and I wanted one badly. Fortunately Target had a fab sale and I found a desk for $75 bucks, it was the perfect size to fit in the corner of my room.

I took some photos of my room re-org, take a look!

As you can see I made myself a little necklace wall, at my previous apartment I had cork boards with thumb tacks and they held up my necklaces but I decided to use the bare wall because I like how the white wall looked with all the necklaces.

I have a small room and I found that it’s essential to have pieces that can look nice while be a great opportunity for storage, hence the cube storage, it’s perfect because those fabric boxes are holding magazines, a bunch of techie cords, hair dryer, files and such! And you’d never know!

So that was my weekend!

What’s your strategy for room organization?

Now it’s time for #workoutwednesday (yes I just made a hashtag for it and yes you must start using it)

Here is my current playlist I’ve been working out to!

 

I hope it inspires you to get out there and enjoy the beginnings of spring with a fresh run or walk…

As always I’d love some song suggestions so I can keep my playlists spicy for my workout and yours too!

Happy Wednesday!

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Hopefully….it’s a payday for you!

CHA-CHING…

If you have xm/sirius radio, you may know what i’m talking about. There is a morning show called the Morning Mashup (channel 20) and every Friday they say that and it always makes me smile because I know that in about 10 hours I’ll be starting my weekend and that’s the best feeling!

How is everyone doing on their brackets? I’m doing eh..but I’m happy BYU won and St. John’s didn’t, which means BYU v. Gonzanga aka I think BYU could go far!

Who are you rooting for?

Confession: I ate candy last night and didn’t realize till I woke up this am that I totally screwed up on my lenten challenge!

While watching the game last night I participated in the #wwchat tweet chat, and I’m so happy I did not only was everyone chatting super awesome but Chobani was participating and there were alot of people talking about how it was hard to find the amazing lemon and mango flavors they have and their customer service was fantastic, they told us to e-mail them and they’d help us out! I’m happy to report that I got a prompt e-mail response and I hoping they can help me locate the lemon and mango flavors around here!

I love companies that have great customer service via twitter, I think that makes their brand stand out, i’d rather buy something knowing that if something is wrong or I just want to praise their product I can via twitter and I know they’re listening!

<3 twitter

After work today I’m going to my first spin class at this new place and I am WAY too excited! I’ll def be blogging about the experience!

Happy Friday!!!

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