I’m well on my way to a new me. Even with a disappointing day or two. My goal so far this week has been to do Zumba every day for at least 20 mins, drink 8 glasses of water a day, and stay under my daily calorie allowance. I’d say I’ve done good and I’ve done bad.

Day 1 I did GREAT! First I drank all 8 glasses of water and I think this is the first time I’ve EVER done that. I learned for me its easier to break it up into small amounts – 2 glasses with each main meal, and then 1 glass with each snack. So I had 2 for breakfast, then 1 with my snack. Then I had 2 more with lunch and 1 with my after lunch snack. Then finally I had 2 more between dinner and my Zumba work out. I also stayed on track with my diet and even squeezed in a 20 min low intensity Zumba work out (and let me tell you there was nothing “low intensity” about it.).  Continue reading




It’s a new year – and I’m hoping it’s going to be much better than the last. Not that the last year was terrible, in fact, it was definitely one of the better years I’ve had in a while. I just hope that 2013 knocks me off my socks in a good way – that’s all.I thought about doing a 2012 recap but that will take too long. If you follow my family blog, you can just read it there whenever I feel like posting it [maybe never?]. Instead I’ll just show you how I welcomed 2013. Enjoy!

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