measuringlife
measuringlife
MeasuringLife: Getting Healthy & Fit
37. DC Metro. Fitness Enthusiast. Weight Watcher & Coach. Bodypump Instructor. Retired Marathoner & Sprint Triathlete. 5'9.5 * SW: 222.6 * GW: 163
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measuringlife · 4 days ago
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Over the weekend I hiked Old Rag in Shenandoah for the 6th time in 7 years. It was actually the first time I hiked it since I’ve started teaching my Urban Hiking class in 2018. . Whether you are doing a strenuous hike like Old Rag (11 miles and 3200+ elevation at the peak) or a 2 hour walk around where you live there is a lot you can do to make it more enjoyable. . So this month I will be dropping some of my hiking knowledge over the course of 5 videos. An introduction to the necessary hiking skills and concepts to hike for outdoor travel or as a recreational fitness activity. . Topics will cover fitness for hiking, route planning, proper clothing and gear, safety concerns, and environmental conditions. . Hope to will find the content useful and let me know if you have any hiking questions you’d like me to cover! . #urbanhiking #hiking #oldragmountain #oldrag #shenandoahnationalpark #shenandoah #optoutside #nature #leavenotrace #nationalparks (at Old Rag Mountain) https://www.instagram.com/p/COc5wp7hly5/?igshid=1akd6di4r5o6t
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measuringlife · 7 days ago
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Monthly accountability!
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This is what I would call a STELLAR month! Really great month of eating in my @ww healthy eating zone and getting in my activity!
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Here’s to my lowest adult EVER!
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Looking to maintain my habits this month, but not aiming for a big loss either. Slow and steady wins the race!
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#ww #wwblueplan #wwcommunity #weightlossjourney #weightloss #fitnessmotivation #fitnessjourney #accountability #measurements #measuringme #wwbridetobe #wwbride
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measuringlife · 9 days ago
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Let’s try a little #whatimeatingwednesday
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These 3 have been part of the rotation this week!
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@ww egg salad over avocado toast
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@ww white bean, roasted red pepper and arugula salad
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lemon-lime sugar free jello with blackberries and cool whip light
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Filling, protein rich, and no cooking required which is perfect for this burst of 80 degree weather this week!
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#ww #werecipes #eggsalad #avocadotoast #summersalad #summersalads #summersaladseason #jello #coolwhip #nocookingrequired #nocook #nocooking
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measuringlife · 11 days ago
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Today I taught the new release of BODYPUMP - 116! . I haven’t taught a Pump class in over month, but I try to jump often at the chance to sub. When there is a new release I’ve found some instructor put in sub requests so they don’t have the learn the new choreography. So I actually have quite a few sub days stacked the next 2 weeks! . Group fitness has been on quite a COVID rollercoaster ride. Pre-COVID I had two regular Pump classes each week. I’ve been back teaching as a sub since October and even had a permanent class from Nov-Feb, but then that gym location closed and I’ve been subbing. . Thankfully I have a permanent class (at least through the summer) on Wednesday mornings that I am excited to start. I may have a chance to pick up a second summer class too. . I always push harder at the gym, especially when I am teaching. When I’m home practicing Pump I often “only” burn ~200 calories doing Pump, but when I teach it’s usually 400-500 calories. . #fitnessmotivation #fitness #lesmills #lesmillsbodypump #lesmillsbodypumpinstructor #groupfitness #groupfitnessinstructor #wwfitpoints #wwfitness #wwfit #fitbit #fitbitfam https://www.instagram.com/p/COJS2oJBUYI/?igshid=10lgb5850enpo
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measuringlife · 16 days ago
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DIY “ice cream” sandwiches. . Now to put them in the freezer for tomorrow! . #myww #dessert #dessertsofinstagram #wwdessert #wwsweets #dessertideas #coolwhip #aldi https://www.instagram.com/p/CN83rBYBRlh/?igshid=4o86b10gjw08
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measuringlife · 16 days ago
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DIY “ice cream” sandwiches. . Now to put them in the freezer for tomorrow! . #myww #dessert #dessertsofinstagram #wwdessert #wwsweets #dessertideas #coolwhip #aldi https://www.instagram.com/p/CN83khWBYADTMFOBl6z2YEIx0aQv2DzqDMexhc0/?igshid=msplcpxbam4
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measuringlife · 18 days ago
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I did some digging. 
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Wow I had to search through a lot of places to find a picture that I hadn’t cropped most of myself out of.
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Size 18 to 8!
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#weightlosstransformation #weightlossjourney #weightloss #myww #ww #motivation #motivationmonday #size8 #size18to8 #size18 #fitnessmotivation #fitnessjourney #healthylifestyle #healthyliving 
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measuringlife · 18 days ago
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Holy shit! I’ve had these two pairs of size 8s pants for a while, hand me downs from my sister. I was going through my closets today for a @thredup haul and tried them on. They both zipped up and I think I could almost be ready to wear them in public. . Now I can say I went from size 18 to 8!!! . #myww #weightlossjourney #weightlosstransformation #weightloss #motivation #motivationmonday #ww #size8 #size18 #size18to8 https://www.instagram.com/p/CN3SqjKByYb/?igshid=1fjvq9vawd6l
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measuringlife · 19 days ago
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Fun afternoon meal prepping with my friend Michelle today. On the menu is: 🔸WW spring chicken salad with creamy dill dressing 🔸WW white bean, roasted pepper, and arugula salad 🔸WW chicken tortilla soup 🔸Skinnytaste grilled pesto chicken couscous bowls . We used dill and basil from my Aerogarden (pictured behind the food) for two recipes! . I love doing social meal prepping. We shared recipe ideas ahead of time. When she came over we: 🔸finalized our recipe plan 🔸wrote out a shopping list after checking what I already had 🔸went grocery shopping 🔸each tackled 2 dishes 🔸caught up while listening to 90s music! . #mealprep #mealprepideas #mealprepping #mealplanning #wwmealprep #wwrecipes #wwrecipe #skinnytaste #skinnytasterecipe #skinnytastemealprep #healthyfood #healthyeating #healthyliving #healthylifestyle https://www.instagram.com/p/CN0w_TthRht/?igshid=no1418mv5rf8
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measuringlife · 20 days ago
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Today was my last Zoom lecture with my Urban Hiking students and we are winding down the course with their last two assignments due in the next 10 days. . I was grading some assignments today and pulled this quote from one guy in my class that made me so happy. . I miss teaching this class face to face so much and look forward to doing do in the fall after three semesters teaching it virtually. . Although it feels at times like a structured independent study instead of a class, I’m thrilled the students are still getting out from the class what I hoped for them! . Also happy National Park week! #profjenn #optoutside #nationalpark #nationalparks #nationalparkservice #nationalparkgeek #fitness #fitnessmotivation #urbanhikers #urbanhiking #dc #wwfitpoints #wwfitness #nps https://www.instagram.com/p/CNxuPZUB-aT/?igshid=1pmkue3f130f2
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measuringlife · 24 days ago
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I had a catch up Zoom call with my friend A on Friday. In addition to an overdue catch-up, I wanted to pick her brain since she writes and copy edits. . I shared with her some of my brain dump of about the variety of things I want to get published. She shared these wise words with me and they hit me like a ton of bricks. . So much of my journaling and writing has been for me, but I need to really think about my audience and what they need! . This shift has given me some real clarity. So stayed tuned! . #writer #vulnerability #writingcommunity #writersofinstagram #writerscommunity #writerlifestyle #writerlove #writerlife https://www.instagram.com/p/CNnfu3aBsrm/?igshid=9zqte34q2hv3
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measuringlife · 25 days ago
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Here’s a collage of when my boobs used to have their own zip codes! . When I’d have my arms both around people like the bottom two pictures on the left - there was a joke among my friends about my “boob arm” meaning how my boobs looked like someone’s arm who I was hugging had that arm across my chest, but nope it was all me. . I’ve written before how I used to try and “distract” people from my weight with my boobs. Now my boobs couldn’t be farther my mind. . They are so much smaller now. I’m mostly in sports bras these days. But let’s get real I was wearing I’ll fitting bras back then. I’d say I was pushing the limits of a DD then and maybe I’m a small C now. . I hope that what people see now is a tall, strong, confident woman. . #weightlossjourney #weightloss #ww #myww #weightlosstransformation #weightlossmotivation https://www.instagram.com/p/CNlUxgIh0KA/?igshid=1rxwjxmzyjjfz
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measuringlife · a month ago
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Today is National Walking Day! Don't underestimate the power of walking! From improving heart health to supporting weight maintenance, walking offers a variety of physical and mental benefits. Celebrate National Walking Day by setting your own personal step goal and aiming to reach it by the end of the day. Use some of the following tips to fit extra steps into your work day: 🔸Walk around during work meetings. If your meeting doesn't require a screen, participate while walking around. 🔹Do your errands on foot. If you have to drive, park in spot that is far away from the entrance. 🔸Go on a walk after dinner. Instead of sitting down to watch television, head outside for an evening stroll. Bring your pet along if you have one! . #optoutside #nationalwalkingday #walking #fitbit #fitpoints #wwfitpoints #fitnessjourney #fitnessmotivation #dmv #restonva https://www.instagram.com/p/CNYcBRGBXTm/?igshid=phe088m7ltk3
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measuringlife · a month ago
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I binged Firefly Lane on Netflix over the weekend and this is a line @katherineheigl’s character Tully says in the second episode that I rewound to write down. . I actually started the show because my dear friend AP binged it when it first came out, plus I am a fan of @sarahchalke. . I loved following these two friends during their early teens, early 20s and early 40s. I also love how the show centers around journalism. . As much as I love Sarah Chalke, it was Katherine Heigl’s character Tully Hart that I related to on many, many levels. 🔸The sad girl who is the loudest most attention grabbing person in most rooms 🔸The girl with the addict mother that she makes excuses for or hides away 🔸The girl with big dreams and tenacity, but deep down all she wants is approval 🔸The girl who knows how to fake it until you make it 🔸The girl who keeps most people at arms length, however if you are one of “her people”, she is fiercely loyal for life 🔸A girl who sees marriage as a risk, a calculated risk, especially coming from a broken home. I’m a realist and I appreciate the perspective on marriage as having someone to share your unhappiness, that is something I can get onboard with. . If you haven’t watched Firefly Lane please do (trigger warning there is also an sexual assault in the second episode). It was a great 10 episode season and I’m looking forward to season 2 next year! . #vulnerability #bridetobe #childofdivorce #brokenhome #relationships #fireflylane #katherineheigl #realist #sadgirl #commitmentphobe https://www.instagram.com/p/CNXlgD9hT9u/?igshid=exztk9loozze
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measuringlife · a month ago
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I’m ashamed to admit this is the FIRST TIME I’ve air-fried baby carrots. 🥕 I’ve read a lot about using dry ranch dressing, but I instead went with a dry Greek Goddess dressing seasoning I had. 🥕 Ran a little water over the carrots, then tossed in dry seasoning then put in air fryer and sprayed some olive oil spray while tossing them a bit more. 🥕 20 minutes later on high heat and they are perfection! 🥕 #weightlossjourney #fitnessjourney #airfryer #wwairfryer #myww #healthylifestyle #healthyfoods #healthyfood https://www.instagram.com/p/CNVlK47hDZR/?igshid=ba5th2i0e7hr
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measuringlife · a month ago
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Is side by side Saturday a thing? Well it is now! . Shorter blonder hair and a fuller face back in 2018 . Super long quarantine-ombré hair and a cheek bones popping yesterday . First time straightening my hair in a year! . #quaratinehair #sidebysidesaturday #sidebyside #cheekbonesfordays #longhairdontcare #longhair #quaratineombre https://www.instagram.com/p/CNNgEa-Bi_X/?igshid=1sjlb325h61g8
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measuringlife · a month ago
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Monthly accountability post!
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Happy overall with my activity and eating were this month, but my sleep went off the rails after daylight savings and I juuuust finally feel like I’m back on track.
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My stress levels with my main job and my side hustles were at a high, so I need to re-examine a few things so I can give my creativity some time and space.
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This month I did finally miss a few days of flossing and brushing which I attribute to being a little buzzed and/or overly tired!
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Here’s to a fresh new month and T-9 months until my wedding day!
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#accountability #measuringme #measuringlife #myww #wwemployee #goals #alignment #balance #worklifebalance
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measuringlife · a month ago
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I began taking my personal finance journey seriously when my friend @champagneandcapitalgains started her blog 3 years ago TODAY. . She laid it ALL OUT THERE FINANCIALLY. . Her credit card debt, her student loans, her purchasing habits. . Reading her blog made me feel like I was spying on her or looking in her underwear drawer. But she willingly out it out there and I found that so brave. . Thank @champagneandcapitalgains for inspiring me to get real honest with myself and take control of my finances! . #womeninfinance #personalfinancebywomen #personalfinance #debtfreejourney https://www.instagram.com/p/CNEN6B7BVHP/?igshid=m75lmgytf9it
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measuringlife · a month ago
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Lots of progress almost 2 weeks in with our @officialaerogarden . So far the only “con” on my list is that the LED lights are on 16 hours a day, which makes quite the glow from the kitchen. I caught it when the lights were off for this picture. . We’ve thought about relocating elsewhere like the basement. But we also enjoy monitoring the progress. If I wasn’t hope nearly 24/7 I may more concerned about it being on (and the water running through its system 24/7), but I supposed it’s like a fish/reptile tank? Maybe? I’ve never had either. . #herbgarden #quarantinelife #greenthumbintraining #healthyeating #healthycooking https://www.instagram.com/p/CMzYylEh0Fu/?igshid=1j2bvjxb94v2k
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measuringlife · a month ago
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The Urban Hiking class I teach for the Univesity I work for started on Saturday. This is my 3rd semester teaching it virtually, but 7th semester overall teaching it. . Since I’m only giving lectures and grading papers based on the independent hikes my students are doing, I get out on my own for hikes each week during the course. . This past weekend my friend J and I did a hike with my pup, Lou. . #optoutside #urbanhiking #fitnessjourney #fitnessmotivation #profjenn (at Lake Fairfax Park) https://www.instagram.com/p/CMxVjM-hdgd/?igshid=8urhp71dvao0
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