Last night after a long boring day at work we set out on foot to map out a route as we are going to move our C25K outside. I am a little nervous about this because we have been doing so well while running on the indoor track. However, I do not think that it is financially responsible to pay to run when I have God’s green earth for me to explore for free! So we have found a good route right outside our front door that we will attempt soon(as in Friday). I hope to prove myself wrong and embrace running outdoors.

On a side note Mike, Pumpkin and I had a picnic this past weekend at the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge. I had never been there before so I was excited to see it. It was a beautiful day and we had a great time. I am just glad that we didn’t see any of the huge alligators that live there as Pumpkin would have probably freaked(and I would have too)!

As I should probably note in case some of you do not already know this. Pumpkin is my 6 1/2 year old dog-child that I adopted when she was just 8 weeks old. I will probably post many pictures of her as she is one of the loves of my life!

Stay southern,

Inaugural Post

So I have finally decided to bite the bullet and blog about my new adventure. Starting March 1st, 2011 I have embarked on a new healthy lifestyle. I am not calling this a diet per say because I feel like it is more a lifestyle change. This is no quick fix, but a change that I will be making for good and for the better. I decided to start keeping a food log and counting my calories along with starting the Couch to 5K program. My boyfriend(bless him) is doing this with me and is my greatest supporter! We have both made a healthy change in our lives and we are both embracing our new outlook on life! So far I am down 11 lbs and I am currently on week 7 of Couch to 5K(which means I can run, well more like jog slowly for 25 min straight)! I am hoping this blog will serve as a creative outlet for me and also a way to keep in touch with my friends and family that I do not see as often as I would like. I am also hoping that it holds me accountable. So here it is, my journey and my new life! I hope you will come along for the ride 🙂

Stay southern,