Getting Back to [F]it

HW: 155
CW: 128
GW1: 145
GW2: 135
GW3: 130
UGW: 120
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This broccoli arugula soup is SOOOO good! A little bit spicy with all the right flavors. Recipe is from Gwyneth Paltrow’s “It’s All Good” cookbook!

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Breakfast! Oatmeal made with almond milk, almond butter, strawberries and flaxseed.


#aprilintentions Day 15, King Cobra (Raja Bhujangasana)

Warm up with a few sun salutations. Push up to cobra (Yoga Journal guide on cobra here!) with your shoulders rolled back and down, pressing the tops of your feet into the mat. Definitely warm up with a baby cobra and get bigger as you go. You risk injuring your back if you jump right in to the deep backbends!

To come into king cobra, start to bring your toes to your head. Aim to straighten your arms (but this is not upward facing dog — thighs stay on the ground!). I like to come onto my fingertips, it’s powerful and helps me to bend in my upper back and keep my shoulders down.

If you’d like an extra push, try this up against a wall. Lie on your belly with your knees up against the wall. Breathe in and out, and on an exhale bend your head up, then your upper back, then your lower back. Come down in the opposite way: lower back, upper back, head.

Only go as far as you can at this time. Working on this regularly will improve your back flexibility, so don’t worry where you are at now! Take today’s challenge picture as a reference for a month or several months from now. I have a king cobra challenge pose from december, and I love seeing the improvement in this one. Progress pictures are always worth the first one. <3

Today my intention is gratitude.

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At the end of the day, I realized that I didn’t need to quit smoking. I needed to quit hating myself.

I didn’t need to start exercising. I needed to start respecting my body.

I didn’t need to stop drinking. I needed to stop numbing my emotions.

I didn’t need to watch my calories. I needed to watch my thoughts.





Sums up my relationship with pizza quite nicely



If you don’t have Felicia Day seductively eating pizza on your blog, you aren’t blogging right.

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Carrot fries and a roasted tomato stuffed with tuna, celery and onion, and topped with a bit of melted cheese