Happy New Year!!
I know, I’m a bit late with the greeting but one thing’s for certain: resolutions!
While many of us welcomed 2011 with toasts of champagne and midnight kisses, thoughts of resolutions mingled in the back of our minds. I will read more. I’ll stop procrastinating. I will floss everyday.
Ah the new start is so refreshing, the new beginning offering a clean slate. Many of us are confident that this time around we’re going to start off the year right by holding true to these commitments – but how many of us really do?
On the New Year’s Eve broadcast, they listed the top 5 resolutions of the year thus far:
5. Spend more time with loved ones
4. Get organized
3. Enjoy life more
2. Go green
1. Get fit
Ok, those are some pretty good picks ones but number 1 has always been near and dear to my heart.
Let’s be realistic. I love to cook. Obviously. But I’m also trying to get healthier. Being in grad school doesn’t help the cause either. My bum is glued to the chair 99.9% of the time and when it’s not, I’m either doing one of two things: running because I’m late to class or running to catch the last shuttle home. Clearly these bits of explosive physical activity do not suffice.
So I’ve taken a few steps to remedy the situation. I’ve started a workout routine that I’ve already started doing regularly. Regular in my definition means I haven’t given up yet.
And while every time my calf quivers from doing crazy jump squats or my triceps burn from my 3rd tricep dip, I just think back to when I went shopping this past weekend. I can’t even tell you how fast my jaw dropped when I saw Target had already hauled out their swimwear. Oh sweet mercy.
Something’s gotta give.
With that said, expect more healthy recipes coming your way…with a little fried chicken thrown in between.
Oh and of course, the recap of my recent trip to San Antonio, Texas – the hunt for the best of what TexMex had to offer.
Until next time, foodies and friends!