Twenty Sixteen-ing Like a Boss

It’s been almost 2 months since I declared that I will MOBILIZE this year! And mobilize I have! With the exception of this week (which is super hectic due to work), I have worked out a minimum of 4 days a week and I’m starting to feel awesome!

My eating has not been as on point however but I’m realizing more and more that despite what the general public might believe, I am not a super hero nor do I have 36 hours in a day to conquer everything on my ass-kicking list so 30-40 minutes of exercise a day is a huge accomplishment for me.

By far, the best thing about getting back into the gym has been the way I feel when I’m done. I love getting all sweaty and feeling my muscles pulse after each work out and it feels down right indulgent when I get it in. It is one of the few moments I get to be alone these days and really do something for myself that is for my health and mental well-being. It’s not a secret that exercise releases endorphins and I have to say, the days I come home after a good work out are the days I’m a little less on edge. Sure, my kids will always drive me crazy but if I start my day with a good workout, I don’t feel AS crazy and that’s a vast improvement in the grand scheme of things.

Overall, I’m feeling pretty good and I’m ready for warmer weather so I can start jogging a bit outside.

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I have a lot of lofty goals this year, many of which will take a lot of time and energy to accomplish. The fact that I get to do this: reinstating a regular workout routine to my 2016 list feels so good.

One of the other areas I’m hoping to kick some serious bootay with is upping my blogging game. My fellow Milwaukee Moms Blog team member Alyson M designed my ADORABLE new button!

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I’ve been dreaming of a cloud theme for this blog for years but I lack the design skillz of the pros and Alyson made it happen out of the kindness of her heart so show her blog some love! She has a pretty cool weight loss story too that I know you’ll enjoy.  If you’re a button grabber, you’ll find the code in my side bar. Share away just warn your readers that I’m lousy with the frequency of my posts!

Now on to a few more of my goals including getting started with this Data-Driven Marketing & Social Media Course I purchased recently. I am about to get schooled in the art of social media in hopes that I can do more work in this virtual world that I love so much! Plus, it will be fun to get back to learning something new.

So what’s new with you now that we’re 2 months into 2016???

❤ M.

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7 thoughts on “Twenty Sixteen-ing Like a Boss

    • Guilt should be a deadly sin (within the context of parenting). Just like with dating and relationships, it’s really hard to love others to the fullest unless you love yourself just as much. I read your last post and it sounds like the feelings of guilt keep creeping up on you but stay strong! Like you said, your son is doing just fine. Every kid has their own way of adjusting to change and everything will be great in the end. 😘😘😘

  1. Love! Love your exercise endorphins and love that you are feeling GOOD! Love your button as well! Just LOVE!!

    Funnily enough I just wrote a blog post about how the first two months have pretty much whooshed by. I’m no where near any goals, not even the goal i had to write my goals! hahahaha! but that’s ok. I’m so busy with school, work and training for Paris, that I have let go of trying to do any more than that. Keeping food in check, but not weight-losing like I would have liked. I’m OK right where I am though. Being ok takes the pressure off the rest.

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