Over The Hump

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Salad

How is it Thursday already??  Where has this week gone? As I mentioned earlier this week, the month of February is looking to be a pretty crazy month for me.  I've got a lot of my plate and a few . . . Continue Reading »

First Vlog and a Giveaway!

Blue Sweaty Bands

Today's an exciting day! For one, I'm posting my first vlog here on Coffee Cake and Cardio and secondly, one of you have a chance to win a Sweaty Band! I started wearing Sweaty Bands back in . . . Continue Reading »

Ladder Cardio Workout

Women's Football Equipment

Some days I love playing football and other days, like yesterday, I just want to go home and relax after a long day of work. I'll be the first to admit that I was in quite the funk when I first . . . Continue Reading »

A Different Kind of Hydration


My skin is a hot mess in the winter!  As soon as the temperatures start to change in the fall my skin gets dry and itchy.  It stinks. Over the years though I've found some amazing products . . . Continue Reading »

I Want To Party


This morning I woke up at 6:30AM to beat the Super Bowl crowds at the grocery store.  I did feel a smidge weird shopping for the week's groceries at 7:30AM but hey, the only people I had to scoot . . . Continue Reading »

Great Day Of Eats

Lean and Green Salad

Yesterday I had a really great day of eats.  I planned ahead, packed food to take to work, and had a really delicious meal with Neal at home for dinner. I started off my Friday with a cup of . . . Continue Reading »

February 2013 Goals

February 2013 Goals

Last night while on Facebook I came across a photo of a person I knew back in college.  I was rather taken aback when I first saw the photo because the person looked so different from when I last saw . . . Continue Reading »

Future Travels

Portland Oregan

I truly love to travel, always have. There's just something about taking time off, packing a bag, and living a different life for a couple of days. Over the past two years Neal and I have done . . . Continue Reading »

Flipping My Diet

Healthy Cheeseburger Wrap

Late last week I talked to a friend of mine who is a bodybuilder about my weight loss and the plateau I've faced over the past 2 years. My friend challenged me to track my eats through My Fitness Pal . . . Continue Reading »

Foods I’m Loving: January 2013

Sleepytime Vanilla

I like food. Actually, I love it. Neal and I were talking the other day about how I need variety in my diet, while Neal on the other hand is fine having the same exact thing day in and day out. I . . . Continue Reading »

My Closet


I love, love, love to organize and to clean things out.  I feel like I'm always organizing closets these days, so I thought I'd walk y'all through my bedroom closet (at least my half). On the . . . Continue Reading »

A Hot and Cold Week

FitFluential Ambassador

This week was all over the place... a hot and cold week if you will.  Even now I struggle to put into words how I've felt, how I'm feeling, and how I want to feel. There were a lot of highlights . . . Continue Reading »

Chef’s Pick!

Lean Cuisine Chef's Pick

Meal planning is something that has helped me not only with my diet but also with my budget. Planning out breakfast and dinner always seems to come easy but planning out my lunches is always a . . . Continue Reading »

What Y’all Had To Say

starbucks before moving

Helllllo!!! I am alive and well!  Neal and I are moving apartments this weekend so we've been busy busy!  Our official move out day is Monday but our complex gave us our keys Saturday afternoon so we . . . Continue Reading »