Chaotic Kristy

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Category: Health and Fitness

Training for a 5k

I’ve trained for a 5k in the past, the donut run to be exact, I’ve even made it to the 3rd week of training. I eventually dropped out because my shins hurt far more then possible to stand. I decided to try again. I started C25k (couch to 5k) a week ago and was able to stick with it. I…

Fitness struggles and goals

I am a mother of 2 and a full-time worker in the IT field. My job is mostly sedimentary. I hate sitting for long periods at a time, but lately, have been getting in trouble for leaving my desk. 🙂 I am currently 185 to 193lbs most days. I am an emotional eater. I have been trying to identify my…

Aspartame free chewing gum

Ok I’m so damn excited!!!! I have gone forever without chewing gum. This is like my favorite thing to do is chew gum and I had to live without it. Most chewing gum (every kind they sell at the cashier counter) contains aspartame. Aspartame gives me SEVERE migraines. Yes severe, not the kind that you take a pill and you’re…

Walking it off

Lately I have been wanting to get in shape. This is a major task for a) I’m lazy and b) I like junk food. So i have decided to at least walk a few or more times a week to help maintain my weight until I can get past my junk food obsession. {this may never happen}. There is a…