Gearing up for my first race

In about a couple of weeks I will be running in my first race. The race, 5K Donna Run for breast cancer. I feel pretty confident in myself to complete the race in at least 32 minutes. However, my running mentor has me running more than what I normally do to prepare for the race. … Continue reading

A new year, a new resolution?

It is a new year. The holidays are behind us and that means we can start the savings, begin the health and diet kicks, and think about how to make it the best year possible. However, what if you take it to another level. Why not begin the year with the hardships and work harder … Continue reading

Counting down to a busy time of year

It is that I me of year where people plan vacations, trips, and spend money. This busy time of year is also one that keeps most people busy until the end of the holidays, and Kristen is one of them. Kristen is gearing up to volunteer with her organization and events, planning the holidays, baking … Continue reading

The Fall is Approaching

The summer is Kristen’s favorite time of year. However, the fall and winter are great times also. The fall brings new fashion, family gatherings and events. It is nice to change wardrobes a few times a year, especially in Florida. However, Floridians may not see a temperature change until winter. Nonetheless, Kristen looks forward to … Continue reading

What a Summer

The summer has been busy! Between work, working out, and making time to enjoy the sunshine, there has been little time left to update the website. Now that I am in a rhythm with my job and volunteering, I plan to make time for the website once again. The workout sessions have been going great. … Continue reading

A busy month

This last month has gone by so fast. I haven’t had time to write in the blog during my adjustment to the new job. I do plan on making time for my weekly updates now that I have got settled. But, for my workout update. We are going on month 4. Mom and I are … Continue reading

Month 2

The trainer keeps kicking my butt every week, and today was no different. This afternoon I have done some things I have not been able to do in a while. One of those is doing push-ups for one minute and a walking plank for 55 seconds, which I don’t think I have ever done. Each … Continue reading

Still Breaking Us Down

After finishing the third training session, both my mom and I still feel broken. The session seems to get more brutal every week, and concentrating on the full body workout. We are both able to feel like we are getting stronger and our body’s are not as sore as long as it used to be. … Continue reading

A Delicious Dessert

Baking is another hobby of mine. I love to make all kinds of desserts such as, cupcakes, cakes, cookies, and more. It is a great way for me to relax, unwind, and indulge just a little bit. Orange Cupcakes This weekend I made my brother homemade orange cupcakes with vanilla buttercream frosting. The recipe comes … Continue reading

Week 2 Down

After my first training session, I was surprised by how sore my body was. I was sore for at least 4 days, which I cannot remember the last time my body has worked out that hard. So for the rest of the week I  did cardio and stretching as instructed, as well as a day … Continue reading


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