Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Slow and Steady Wins the Race

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By: Ms. K

 

I am learning to be patient! It’s easy to say we want to get fit and be healthy, but it really takes dedication. Do I have moments of weakens? Yes. Are their moments where I want to quite? All the time I have the urge to quite. I keep going because one day I want to become a mother. Continue reading “Slow and Steady Wins the Race”

My Fitness Journey: Running

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By: Ms. K

Let me start by saying a year ago I truly  dislike running. I could not run for a minute straight without stopping to walk. I never saw myself running or even attempting to train myself into running. Now lets fast-forward to last Saturday May 10, 2014 and I took part in my first 5k color run.

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The journey leading up to  running 3.1 miles was rough, slow, and mentally challenging at times. I just kept telling myself why I started this journey. I started this journey to change my life. My motivation that keeps me going is to one day becoming a mother. As I stated in my article “Stop the Clock” my endocrine doctor told me I needed to change my life. Losing weight is one of my attempts to know I am doing whatever I need to become a mother.

 

I train to get better, I know the difference between fit and fat is “I.” I am not a perfect runner but I will get better. I started this journey to change and one day run a half marathon. After finishing this 3.1 miles I am more determine to continue training until I can run 13.1 miles.

 

I finish my 5k in 45 minutes. I am proud of myself for not stopping, and not quitting. Now that school is out for the summer my trainer already told me its time  for pain. I can’t wait especially since the pain will be outdoors.

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Fitting Room Dilemma

Fitting Room Dilemma

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By: Ms. K

 

I had to check myself! Trying on clothes in the fitting room turned into a mental breakdown of accepting my body for where it’s at on my fitness journey.

 

I am only human, and even though I BELIEVE in being positive does not mean I am not my worst enemy. Looking for a new bathing suit became a battlefield, and while I am not confident to rock a two-piece, I was looking for a fabulous one- piece bathing suit. Walking around the store on Saturday was suppose to be more enjoyable, and while I live in South Florida does not mean I am going to find the perfect bathing suit. I was on my way to South Beach to hang out with my cousin and her friends “under the sun”.

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