Day 78- My 200th Post!

Good Evening!

I would like to first say WOW! I can’t believe this is my 200th Girl Gone Healthy post! How incredible has this journey been so far? I have met so many wonderful people, created a business relationship with a company that is by far unlike any other “gym” company out there, I have established my self in the Healthy web/blog world and I’m proud to be associated with such companies as Amazing Grass, Stevia In The Raw, ProBar, and Mix My Granola. If you had told me 200 posts ago that GGH would be growing this much, I wouldn’t have believed you. Thank you to each and every loyal reader, you logging everyday and spreading the word is what makes the GGH World go ’round. I can’t wait to see what the next 200 will bring, I hope that each of you will continue along for the ride. XO’s- Tera

Allrighty then…..I put my Kleenex away and I’m good to go.

So tonight I was feeling adventurous and I decided to pack Zachary up and hot Fit World for the second time today. Lea, my fave, has a 5:30 cardio class called 20/20. Here’s the description: 20 minutes each of step and hi-lo cardio. A serious ab segment at the end, tops off this amazing cardio workout!

So after reading it I was like, Yea I can totally handle that…..UMMMM NO! LOL

I like to think there are different “languages” when it comes to classes. Allow me to explain….

I can speak Kickboxing, Zumba, Spin, Pilates, Yoga, and most cardio/weight  training classes in between. Meaning I love those classes and I’m good at them LOL. I can keep up, I get all of the moves right off the bat etc….

I DO NOT speak Step…..not at all! For a dancer this was the worst feeling ever. I felt like I had two left feet! No kidding!

That’s me…..really!

This class was super quick, intense and filled with some serious Steppers (that’s what I’m going to call them 😉 ). I was looking in the mirror and these people were doing all sorts of tricks on this board of death. I was soooooo waiting to bust my butt, and I was right in front behind Lea. I felt bad for people behind me, they probably couldn’t see Lea because of my failing. Eventually we stopped using the board of death and did some nice intense floor cardio, now that’s my style. Lea even threw in some kickboxing ( I will pretend that was just for me) and I was so happy we were speaking my language, LOL. We ended the class with a super duper intense Ab segment. I can’t breathe with out my entire core feeling as if it’s being lit on fire….AWESOME! This class is not at the top of my list of faves, but I will give it another shot. Just because I’m not good at something from the get go doesn’t mean I can’t try it again. That’s just hard for me to swallow LOL. I like to win, I like to be first, and I hate not being able to do something-Gotta Get Over It!

Let’s do some Turkey Talk!!!

Tonight’s Talk is going to Feature a yummy appetizer recipe from my friends at Skinny In The City! At 70 calories per serving you can wow your guests and keep ’em healthy!

Light Cream Cheese Mushrooms by Skinny In The City (http://www.skinnyandthecity.com/) Follow them on Twitter too! http://twitter.com/SkinnyCity

 

 

 

 

 

Total Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 3

Ingredients:

  • 12 whole fresh white button mushrooms
  • 6 ounces fat-free cream cheese
  • 3 scallions, finely chopped

Instructions:

  1. Mix cream cheese with the scallions and set mixture aside.
  2. Remove the mushroom stems, wash, and dry well.
  3. Stuff the cream cheese and scallions into the cavity of the mushrooms.
  4. Broil in the oven for 10 minutes and enjoy!

Nutrition content:
Per serving (about 4 mushrooms): 70 calories, 10 g protein, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fat, 0.7g fiber, 305 mg calcium, 243 mg potassium?

If that doesn’t sound tasty, I don’t know what does! Thanks ladies!!!

SkinnyandtheCity

I think I’m going to go make a nice cup of Chai and cuddle up with the hubby now! I hope you all have a super night!! Don’t forget about the ProBar fruition giveaway!!!

Our friends at PROBAR want to give one lucky GGH’er a Fruition Sampler Pack! That’s 3 bars of each flavor, totaling 12 bars. WOW!!!

Strawberry

fruition™ is the latest addition to the PROBAR family. This fruit-based superfood snack bar is designed to be satisfying on-the-go without the extra fat and calories. fruitionis the marriage of oats, chiaseeds, and cashews in 4 mouth-watering real fruit flavors.

Um….YUM! To win these delish bars you just have to Follow them on Twitter or Facebook, be sure to tell them Girl Gone Healthy sent ya,  AND….You must tell them what you are Thankful For!

Simply Tweet that I sent ya and what you are Thankful for this Thanksgiving! You may also write on their Facebook Wall, just be sure to mention GGH there too!

So easy to win right? The Lovelies at ProBar will choose a winner!

Here are your links to win!!!

http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/theprobar

http://twitter.com/theprobar

So go enter!!!!!

I wanted to let you local GGH’ers in on a Fit World Holiday Event!

On Monday December 7th Fit World will be hosting a Toys For Tots Holiday Extravaganza!

Come join us as we bring in the Holidays and support our community! Bring the kiddos because a special guest will be appearing at 5pm…….HO HO HO!!!!! Yes it’s SANTA!!!!

There will also be a special Group Fitness Event:

5:30pm Spin Class w/Parker

6-7:30pm Holiday Master’s Class Showcasing Fit World’s Amazing Instructors

and as if the Master’s Class wasn’t cool enough…..

Special 1 HOUR Holiday Yoga Session w/Gary at 7:30pm

Fit World Member’s are encouraged to bring a guest provided the guest bring s a NEW and UNWRAPPED Toy for donation. Members, Toy Donations are Welcomed and Appreciated! I will definitely be there with the hubby and Zachary, and I will certainly be attending the Master’s Class!!! So mark your calendars now!

Time to refresh your memory on some GGH projects we have going on and let ya in on my newest venture/idea!

1.) GGH Inspirational Card Mailing: I want to start this ASAP, if you want to be involved email me your MAILING address by Wednesday Night!

2.) Cook book recipe submissions: I am starting to work on the GGH/Brain Cancer Research Cook Book again. Email me any fun, fresh, healthy recipes that you would love to have published. Your name will be next to your recipe and a portion of the sales profits will go towards GBM Brain Cancer Research in my Father In Law’s name.

3.) Wellsphere People’s Choice Healthy Blogger Awards: Voting is open until December 15th! Please VOTE everyday, follow this link: http://www.wellsphere.com/girlgonehealthy-profile/158987

Ok so now for yet another project I would like to tackle on top of everything above and trying to get on Ellen…..

I would love to start a monthly Girl Gone Healthy Impact Award. You guys as GGH Nation will nominate a woman in your community, on the web, in your gym etc…that is making a healthy impact and difference in the lives of others. If you guys would be interested let me know and we will start it in December.

Thanks so much for reading and for your support as always.

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Amazing Grass-coupon has become available again enter HEALTHY123 at check out, only when going through the GGH site though! Click on the Amazing Grass jug to the right.

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