Tag Archive: Gym

Can’t Sleep

Hello everyone! I’ve wanted to write since Monday but I’ve been incredibly busy with school work! I found some free time now since I can’t seem to fall asleep.

I’m just laying in bed watching some TV. I’m not even sure what’s on, I think it’s Man Vs Food. I watched The Real World tonight, I’m addicted to it. I used to not like reality TV but I have been sucked in! Real World was getting real tonight! This season is in Las Vegas and it makes me want to travel there so bad! I do hope I can go to Vegas one day, it’s a dream of mine. Anyways, tonight was the third episode of the season, I think, and there is so much drama already. One thing about reality TV is things aren’t taken slowly! Oh well, that’s what keeps me hooked! I really miss the show Big Brother.. I wonder when it is coming back on TV!

I need to find my motivation to work out, I seem to have lost it since coming back to school! Especially since I went to cracker barrel with my roommate Kaylee tonight. We had huge meals of good ‘ol country food and even splurged on dessert! The good thing is that there were leftovers so I have a meal for tomorrow now. Cracker Barrel just opened recently here in Statesboro, and I’m so glad it did! I love Cracker Barrel. It definitely satisfied my craving for fried food!

Hmm, I am trying to think of something interesting to type about but my mind is blank right now, probably because it’s getting late! I am excited though because I got my study guide done for my test Friday and I started my study guide for my test Tuesday. I figured if I started my study guide today, it’ll be less work over the weekend! Tomorrow will be spent studying for my test Friday, but I’m not too worried about it. The test Friday is in my Research Methods class and half of the material this test covers is material I learned in my Psychological Statistics class last semester, so it shouldn’t be too hard!

Oh, I want to add that I went in to Walgreens tonight and DID NOT buy any makeup! I am proud of myself. I did buy some chapstick, but that doesn’t count! I bought allergy pills too because the pollen is CRAZY down here! Everything is being covered with yellow! So my allergies have been acting up and I’m about to run out of my allergy pills since I’ve had to take them everyday, and I definitely don’t want to run out and be all sneezy!

I guess I will go and try to get some sleep! I’m very ready for the weekend so I can try to catch up on some sleep. Hope y’all have a goodnight as well as a good Thursday!


This is what my dog does while I do homework. I wish I could have the life of a dog!

Gym & Tanning on Spring Break

Yesterday was the last day I had to do anything related to school until next weekend! I am so excited to be on Spring Break. Unfortunately, I’m not going anywhere… I’ll just be hanging out at home. Regardless of going somewhere or not, it’s great to be away from school for a week! I don’t know what I’ll be doing for the week, but as long as I get lots of relaxation in there, it’ll be a great week! I’ve already gone shopping a few times, which it would be shocking if I hadn’t. Today, I went to the gym and tanning bed. The gym is so good for you and then the tanning bed isn’t so good, but tanning beds actually help my eczema go away. Luckily, the winter is almost over anyways so my skin won’t be dry for much longer! I have definitely found my favorite lotion for the tanning bed. Like I have mentioned before, I hate spending money for expensive things when I can find something cheaper that works just as well (or even better).

When I first started going to the tanning bed, I tried several lotion “samples” that they would either be selling or giving away. A few were bronzing, others were tingling/reddening. Well, I never noticed the bronzing ones doing anything spectacular and the tingling/reddening lotions were AWFUL. They did nothing but make me look like a lobster. I have extremely sensitive skin anyways and that is NOT the lotion type to use if you do have sensitive skin. I was looking in Walmart one day and found a tanning lotion made by Ocean Potion. It’s called Ocean Potion Suncare Dark Tanning Xteme Intensifier with Instant Bronzer and it works GREAT. It can also be used outdoors as well as indoors. I first began using it outdoors because I stumbled upon it in the summertime and I don’t usually go to tanning beds in the summer because I love tanning outdoors. This lotion works wonderfully and is really cheap compared to the lotions sold in tanning salons. If you’re looking to save money and still get a great tan in the tanning bed, I’d highly recommend this lotion! By clicking on the picture below, you can view more information about the lotion and even purchase some! It’s AWESOME lotion!

[amazon_image id=”B000EH4TMY” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Ocean Potion Suncare Dark Tanning Xteme Intensifier with Instant Bronzer 8.5 fl oz (251 ml)[/amazon_image]

All I did at the gym today was cardio on an elliptical machine. I’m taking a Body Conditioning course and we recently had to calculate our Target Heart Rate zone and we learned what zone we should be in to burn the most calories from fat. So now when I do cardio, I check my heart rate and make sure I’m within those zones which burn the most calories from fat. I used to not be into working out at all. It was a torturous activity. Now, I love exercising! Sometimes, it’s hard to find the time to do so but it is so worth it. After I exercise, I feel like a million bucks! I wouldn’t get through my workout without music, a towel, and a water bottle. Which I’ll share my favorites with you below. You can click on the pictures to get more information!

  • I would not be able to get through my workout with my phone! It not only has ALL of my music on it, but I can go through various apps and entertain myself while working out so I don’t get bored. My phone definitely helps pass the time when I’m working out. I actually have the 32 GB but it’s already over half full with music and apps. So, there is definitely enough on there to keep me going.
    [amazon_image id=”B0041E16RC” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Apple iPhone 4 Black Smartphone 16GB (AT&T)[/amazon_image]
  • I don’t have these exact towels, but I think they’re cute. I used to hate taking a towel to the gym but now I realize that I like bringing a hand towel with me to wipe sweat off my face as I am working out. Some gyms have towels but the one I go to doesn’t so I have to make sure to bring my own. I hate feeling sweat dripping off of me as I do my workouts and so a towel eliminates that.
    [amazon_image id=”B002OFMXWM” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Pink Hand Towel with Retro Style Swirls, Set of 2[/amazon_image]
  • I used to fill up a Victoria’s Secret water bottle and bring it to the gym with me but it is broken now, so I just stick with a bottled water. My favorite is Dasani. I usually have to refill it atleast once while I’m at the gym since Dasani water bottles are not as large as my Victoria’s Secret bottle.
    [amazon_image id=”B0005ZVWZC” link=”true” target=”_blank” size=”medium” ]Dasani Bottled Water, 6-0.5 Liter Bottles (101.4 Fl. Oz. Net)[/amazon_image]

My spring break is probably going to be filled with going to the gym and tanning bed since I’ll be home. I can’t use my gym membership when I am away at school so I try to get my money’s worth when I’m home, and I believe I do. Now I need to go shower since I’m gross from the gym. I’ll try to post something interesting later!