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activegalsara

Raleigh, North Carolina
My name is Sara and my blog follows my journey to a happy and healthy lifestyle! I have gone through ups and downs in my journey and now I am trying to find my healthy balance. I would love to hear suggestions, tips, questions, or comments from all of you out there!
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Clean Apartment by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Saturday! I cannot believe how beautiful this entire weekend has been so far! I just got back from a 5 mile run. It feels so wonderful outside, but the heat definite ... Read on »
Greek Yogurt Craving by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It was the most beautiful day in NC! My car was saying it was 89 degrees today. I couldn't believe it! The boyfriend joined me for a 4 mile run. It was un-timed, but we ju ... Read on »
Hungry All the Time by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living BodyPump was awesome last night. It felt so good to work my muscles; sometimes it is nice to get a break from running. Day 1 of getting up early was a success. I woke ... Read on »
Under Arm Jiggle by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Monday! I think Monday's are happy right? I am currently waiting to get the A/C fixed in my apartment. I was sleeping in an 83 degree apartment last night, not a goo ... Read on »
Switch It Up by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This weekend I learned a very important lesson, switch up your runs every once in a while. Ok, it may sound stupid, but we spent the weekend with my parents about an hour ... Read on »
Missed Morning Run by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 5 am came and went and I was still sleeping away. I don't know what happened, I just never heard my alarm. I must have turned it off, and by the time I woke up about 5:30 ... Read on »
Marathon Motivation by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sometimes I literally have to kick my own butt out the door. This week has been terribly hard to find the motivation and energy to get my workouts in. In fact, I don't th ... Read on »
Go To Breakfast Foods by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My fur children wanted to say hello to you all today. These two are feeling pretty lazy tonight. I guess I am rubbing off on them, because I feel like doing ... Read on »
8 Mile Run Recap by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here is a total recap of my 8 mile run today: Mile 1 - "I am feeling good! This may not be as bad as I thought!" Mile 2 - "This is awesome! I didn't expect to fee ... Read on »
New Goal - Half Marathon by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Weekends make me so happy. Not only did I have a wonderful date last night consisting of sushi and a movie, but today I got to catch up on some much needed sleep! The only ... Read on »
Soda Withdrawal by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sorry for the no-post yesterday. This week has been really out of whack since we have been house sitting. Did I mention that we have been living with 6 cats while house si ... Read on »
Fake It Till You Make It by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I've heard many people say "just fake it till you make it," but I am just now beginning to understand it. Running never used to come easy to me, in fact I thought there wa ... Read on »
Rest Day Voices by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love rest days. I am not afraid to admit it! I met my goal and worked out 6 out of 7 days last week, and my body is T-I-R-E-D! I was extremely excited that I ran 7 miles ... Read on »
Food Spotting by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I can't begin to tell you how sad I am that tomorrow is already Monday. On a more postiive note, I had a wonderful run today . I did a total of 7 miles in 1 hour and 8 min ... Read on »
Loving Your Workout by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Saturday! I think that Saturday's are my favorite day of the entire week. I love waking up in the morning and having  a whole day to do just about whatever I want! I ... Read on »
Eliminating Temptation by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I'm glad a number of you enjoyed my post yesterday! I think it is important that we all are thankful for our abilities. It is so important to take care of your legs and bo ... Read on »
Appreciating Your Ability to Run by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Running seems like such an easy thing to do in terms of ability.  You simply put one foot in front of the other and that's all there is to it.  Your legs carry you the who ... Read on »
Quick and Easy by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today's motto was quick and easy. It was hard getting back in the swing of things, but I am glad that Monday is over with. It is always easier once I get through Mond ... Read on »
Product Review: Zing Bars by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have a confession to make. I didn't workout at ALL this weekend. I feel lazy, but I would be lying if I didn't say in a way I really enjoyed it. The past few weeks ... Read on »
My Very First Green Monster by activegalsara Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I had my very first Green Monster! Ok, I have to admit at first I was VERY skeptic. I kept saying things like "there is NO way you can't taste the spinach?" and "how ... Read on »