Staying on Track for #1MillionMinutes


The #1MillionMinutes movement began on June 21st, and the #SweatPink community has since been going strong in trying to achieve our goal of one million minutes of staying active.

Because of this movement, I’ve been extra motivated to stay on track to start and maintain a fitness and healthy cooking routine this summer. It’s really been helpful because every day, when I see all of the tweets from other #SweatPink ambassadors sharing their progress, their workouts, and healthy fueling stories, I’m inspired to do as much as I can to make progress towards my goals. And working out with videos from has been really awesome. 🙂

Besides just wanting to get fit, my primary focus is to train myself to live a healthier life. So that means eating clean, staying active, and living mindfully. Each day is a trial to see how I can do better than the previous one, but if one day doesn’t work out as planned, it’s ok because I have tomorrow to try and make progress. 🙂

How are you staying active this summer? What are your current fitness and healthy living goals? I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments.

#LJInspired Mad Lib & Instagram Challenge

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Today I’m excited to announce that I’m participating in the #LJInspired who, what, when, where why inspiration Instagram Challenge, which kicks off today and will go for 4 weeks strong!

And it’s all starting off with another fun Mad Lib!

The new Inspired book by Lorna Jane made me feel motivated [adj] and strong [adj] and now I want to share the happy energy [noun] I feel with all of you which is why I’m hosting, along with #SweatPink and Lorna Jane, a 4 week #LJInspired Instagram Challenge.  I’ll be sharing everything – the who, what, where, when and why’s – of what inspires me to live a fit and healthy [adj] life and hope you’ll join me.

With this challenge, I am vowing to continue to live thoughtfully [adj] and make make progress [verb] towards my dream of working in publishing  [your dream].  Yes, my biggest dream is to help connect people, ideas, and different cultures through literature [your dream] and I’ll get there by staying committed [verb] and working diligently [verb] and of course leaning on others who inspire me like my SweatPink community [person] and family [person].

Did you get your copy of Lorna Jane Inspired yet? Order yours today:

#LJInspired 5 Day Instagram Challenge!


Today kicks off the 5 Day #LJInspired Instagram Challenge, hosted by FitApproach & LornaJaneActive. And I’m joining in on the fun!

Here’s another fantastic Mad Lib! And you can participate as well, for a chance to win a copy of Lorna Jane’s new book, Inspired! All you have to do is copy and paste the mad lib below, fill in the phrases in bold with your own answers and share your link, being sure to tag @LornaJaneActive @FitApproach and use the hashtags: #LJInspired #SweatPink! 

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I believe that the key to a happy life is family and friends [noun]. Family and friends [same noun] inspire me to be the dedicated [adj] person that I am today. I am lucky to have my parents, cousins and college friends in my life because they inspire me to live life to my fullest and to chase my dreams.

My dream is to one day build a career in publishing [verb] and even if it takes many years, a lot of hard work and long hours [noun], I know I’ll get there because I’m not afraid to dream big!

While I dream big, I hope to inspire others by my actions and commitment.

Join me, starting on Monday, July 13th for a fun 5 day #LJInspired Instagram Challenge hosted by @FitApproach & @LornaJaneActive.