1.25.2012

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Raise your hand if your new year's resolution was to get in the gym & eat healthier? 
This year, for some reason, I didn't have that resolution (unlike previous years) ...and it's not because I'm already doing it.
Last year at this time, I was preparing for the Miss Charleston pageant.  I was in the gym at least four days a week and was eating small portions & lots of fruits/veggies (eating healthy is really the #1 factor in weight loss). 
I felt so good about myself ...not just about the results I was seeing, but I - plain and simple - felt GOOD. 
Now... I feel like the nachos I ate for dinner.  Kind of soggy & lazy. 

Granted, I still am in the gym four days a week (on my lunch break), but my eating habits are horrible! 
I can always count on Pinterest to give me some motivation. 



I love this quote...

and of course, what's motivation without seeing a photo of Carrie's super toned legs? 

My new year's resolution (a little late) is to clean up my diet & see what kind of difference it makes in how I feel and look.
What are your favorite healthy snacks?
Xo.

all images via Pinterest

16 comments:

  1. I am in this same boat right now. I really try to stick to fruits and veggies, the processed food is really all junk and not healthy for you. Almonds are good to have around too!

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  2. Now I feel guilty for eating that bowl of popcorn last night after dinner :) I needed that "pinspiration"!!

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  3. Love Pinterest for inspiration! Almonds are a great healthy snack as long as you don't eat too many of them! Also, pb & banana or apple? Or greek yogurt?

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  4. ive never made a NYE resolution for getting healthy or going to the gym before.. and it wasnt much of a resolution this year either, just so happens that i looked in the mirror mid-january and decided IVE GOT TO DO SOMETHING!.... ive been keeping healthy snacks in my office for when i get cravings for the vending machine! (apple slices (with a little PB of course), grapes, almonds, and the most filling of all is the 100 cal popcorn bags. i could easily live off of them..

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  5. Pinterest never fails to shame me into a gym day - good for you for hanging in there with the gym!

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  6. Pinterest never fails to shame me into a gym day - good for you for hanging in there with the workouts!

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  7. Seriously. Carrie's legs need to get on my body immediately.

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  8. Good post! Eating habits are the hardest for me to buckle down on, but also the most important, I think!!
    Have a good week! :-)

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  9. Well after this baby is due i will be back onto dieting and working out. I can't wait to get into shape again!

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  10. I try not to buy junk food so I just dont eat it!

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  11. Carrie's legs are to die for! I need to know her secret, haha

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  12. Great post! I am the same way... I feel a trillion times better when I'm eating right. I've been bringing light Babybel cheese as my mid morning snack and a 100 calorie pack of almonds for my afternoon/pre gym snack.

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  13. For breakfast or half it for a snack... toasted whole wheat English muffin with almond butter. Almond butter has about the same calories as peanut butter but provides more nutrients! And tastes better, in my opinion.

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  14. My hand is definitely raised :) I, too, am still good about working out - but on the weekends especially, cocktails and fried food are suddenly all I want! Great pinterest inspiration! Found your blog last week and I really love it!
    itsthelittlethingsblog.blogspot.com/

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  15. Hey! I tagged you in a post on my blog, if you want to play along! :)

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  16. if you have an iPhone get the Nike Training club app! they have short 15 min workouts to target different places. I never had a problem eating healthy until I moved to Charleston, so many great restaurants

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