Sunday, February 24, 2013

Reflecting + GIVEAWAY!

Do you ever get the feeling that things happen for a reason? You keep telling yourself how much you wish people would read your blog, or how much you are dying to have 1 follower on Google, or 1 comment. Someone to just say "I read that post and it was"...interesting, weird, powerful, boring, cool, anything! Believe me, I know all of that comes with time. I'm just a self-aware impatient person. I want to make a difference now, I want to make people laugh now, I want people to enjoy reading my blog as much as I enjoy reading others. I guess Tom Petty really said it best, "the waiting is the hardest part." 

That being said, I can't help but feel humbled right now. Friday I wrote a post about my personal experience with heart disease for #BYHO2013. I did it because I have a lot to say on the subject. If you read it, you know that heart disease had a huge impact on my life and made me rethink a lot. Not just my own health and fitness, but the health of my family. I want them to be successful in their goals just like I'm trying to be successful in mine. My goal right now is to lose 15 pounds. Yes, its slightly embarrassing because I'm an RD and I know how to lose weight, but something just isn't clicking. Luckily I've found what that something is!!

I'm lying to myself. I pretend that I didn't eat those 3 handfuls of M&M's last night, and I've been getting away with it because there's nobody to answer to. The answer: Fitbook. The motto: Write it down, make it happen.

Planning is the key to success and I haven't been doing that. Have you? Fitbook takes the guesswork out of it. There's a 12 week planning section so you can jot down your long term goals. Weekly planning pages so that you can create short term goals. And daily tracking pages to write down everything you eat and all of your exercise. There's no way to lie to yourself if you are writing it all down!


The Fitbook team at Fitlosophy has been kind enough to offer one of my readers a RED Fitbook as a way to continue to spread the word of awareness for heart disease. Check it out here!! Want to win? It's easy!! Here are your options, just leave a comment for each separate one saying you did :)

  1. Follow CarpeTheSangria with Google Reader (top right of the page!)
  2. Leave a comment telling me something, anything :)
  3. Tweet this: "I'm entering to win a @Fitbook from @CarpeTheSangria to help spread heart disease awareness!You can too! http://bit.ly/ZtjzPG"
  4. Follow CarpeTheSangria on Instagram
I'll pick a random winner on Sunday, March 3rd!

Even if you don't want to enter...here's a promo code to get 14% off!! When you checkout at the website use this code: GORED14

-J
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