Welcome to Chick Food!

 

After reading so many food blogs for the past 2 years or so I decided to start my own.  I am very interested in living a healthy lifestyle and have found a lot of inspiration by reading food blogs.

I have always lived inside my “safe zone” and I’m ready to experience life from a different angle.    This will be my outlet to keep me focused on my goals to challenge myself to try new things such as foods and activities that I normally wouldn’t.  So to start my blog off on the right foot I just signed up for my first 5k race on October 24th.  It’s for the;

An Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

I’ve never considered myself a runner.  Actually I never really liked it.  Over the summer I started lifting free weights and working with an exercise ball at home.  After doing that for about 3 months I knew I needed to add some type of cardio to my routine.  So I decided to give running a try.  To my surprise I really like it.  So in September I started running 1/4 mile.  That was all I could do without stopping.  After a few days I doubled it and went from there.  I emailed Caitlin from Healthy Tipping Point for a little direction and her advice was to start running 1.5 mile’s and build from there.  So today I gave it a shot and ran 1.5 mile’s straight through.  Thank you Caitlin!  I am training for distance not time.  My goal is to run straight through the race.  I think this is very tangible for me.

Follow along and see if I make it!