Thursday, August 30, 2012

Inspire Me: Healthy

All In My Twenties

Yesterday I was catching up on Raven's blog and I found her new link up and thought it was perfectly awesome and inspiring because I have been down in the dumps this week.

Since this is my first time linking up I'll share some stuff. I eat pretty clean on the regular, no real issue there. One of the best lifestyle/diet changes I made. *You can really only receive the full results you want by eating clean.* (I highly recommend checking out Jamie Eason's LiveFit program. It's free, too!) I was working out 5-6 days a week on this killer workout program when I was back home in Florida. I really started to see some nice definition. Well then came my sisters wedding, moving to Hawaii with no access to a gym because of no car. I tried running outside in the morning since I have free time since I am currently jobless but that was a big fat no go. I was bored. I wanted my weights back. Surprisingly and thankfully I haven't gained any weight but I have lost some muscle and strength. Boo.

Well... I got a car this past weekend so I bucked up the courage today to check out a Spin class on base. I was soooo nervous y'all. This is my first interaction on base, in a new town and state for that matter, a new gym and new lifestyle.

I survived. I felt SO good afterwards. Freaking LOVE endorphins. I didn't really talk to the other ladies in the class with me but it wasn't all that bad. The spin instructor wasn't the best nor was the music but I got my butt kicked. I am gonna go every day during the week now til I get a job and then I'll have to figure something else out. I freaking live in Hawaii. I need a nice beach bod people!

What I am more excited about is that this gym has the basic equipment for me to be able to do some Crossfit workouts! Woop woop! Thinking I might try that out tomorrow. 

I hope to post some progress pictures, eventually, once I can get a set routine!

Go check out the link up!

Get out there and work up a sweat!!



Wednesday, August 29, 2012

A Maui Sunrise

Haleakala (meaning House of the Sun) National Park is known as a place to see one of the best sunrises. Seeing as it being our mini honeymoon, we thought it be awesome to see.

-Woke up at 3 AM
-Drove almost 10,000 feet in elevation
-Ridiculously scary roads, pitch black, Hubby thinking he is Ken Block
-I might have feared for my life a few million times (re above)
 -Sans coffee, because nothing is open at 3AM
-Windy 30 degree morning
-Better be a damn good sunrise



Special thanks to Hubby for snapping the gorgeous pictures while I was huddled inside trying to stay warm and impatiently waiting for the sun to make her appearance.

Oh and stopping by the Kula Lodge for warm coffee and breakfast is a must if you ever find yourself in Maui!!!



Monday, August 27, 2012

One Year


A year ago today I sent a random message to, unbeknownst to me, my future husband. Yep, that's how it all started (for those who are new to this blog). A simple Facebook message sent to a handsome Soldier Boy. It was so cheesy, but you know what...he responded and the rest was history. It was beautiful. A lot of you here saw it all unfold. There is so much we don't know about each other, but then there is so much we do know! I love my best friend, my Soldier, my Husband.

April 2012

Married June 2, 2012

God has such great plans for us all. Most of the time it's right under our noses. We just have to trust in Him and his timing. It's always perfect.

Jeremiah 29:11

Mini Miscellany Monday


Linking up with my sweet friend Carissa.

Love my welcome sign! A Walmart score.

Ko'Olina Lagoons- my new favorite beach spot

Waiting for Hubby's buds to come over for a cookout! 
Dress is from Kiki La'Rue.

I GOT A CAR! 2008 Toyota Yaris. Love it. Can't wait to take Jax for car rides!

Hope y'all had a wonderful weekend! 

ps- I switched up my blog design again! Don't you just love it? Bobbi of Ready to Blog Designs was great to work with. I really love her style!

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Midweek Confessions


Linking up with E!

Black sand beach in Maui!

-I miss Maui.

-I am going crazy without a car or bike. I am bored out of my mind at home. There is only so much tv and Internet that can entertain me. 

-Because of the above, I have found myself having a lovely glass of grape vodka, sprite & a lemon wedge everyday thus far. I wonder what Hubby will do when he finds the grape vodka bottle gone...

-I threw out a bunch of Hubby's old shirts... What?? They were VERY old and some inappropriate.

-I love Hubby coming home in his Army uniform. I'm a lucky gal.

-I miss Jax. Being alone all day makes it worse. I have no one to talk to or hang with! And yes, I talk to my dog people, okay?! don't?

-I was really upset that the car we went to look at last night sold earlier that day. 

-I spent yesterday trying to figure out if I could be daring enough to take the Hawaii bus system or how far it would be to walk to the beach or to a towncenter. Too too far.

-I like not having to put makeup on everyday.

What are YOUR confessions?