It has been too long !!! Let’s talk about FITNESS!

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I’m in class wondering how long will my professor lecture for ?!?! Well, we are talking about Childrens’ Perceptual and Conceptual (by the way, I’m a 4th year Child Development Major at CSU Sacramento). And of course, I am listening and taking notes (just a pro at multi-tasking (^.-)) but also thinking about my fitness progress.

I remember how I gained so much weight working @ a warehouse doing grave-yard shifts for about three years. I resigned the warehouse job just this early spring of 2017. I would get so hungry after coming home around 3PM-5PM in the morning and heading straight to Carlos Jr. (CJ) or Burger King (BK). I gained about 10-20 pounds, my weight was never consistent, and I wasn’t happy with how I looked. I joined the Planet Fitness in late 2015, working out with cardio machines for about 2-3 hours. I was 130 pounds, now in early 2017 I am 115 ~ 120 pounds depending on how I eat and diet during the weeks. I don’t hit the gym as often as I did in my last two years of hard works. I only hit the gym when I have the chance at school which is twice or once a week.

It is hard to find motivation when I have to struggle with school and work, but thinking back on how I used to work out after leaving the grave-yard job (I was very unhealthy because I don’t give myself, body, and mind rest). I barely slept during those times, I would sleep for two to three hours and then go to class, sleep in class or have power naps in the library. Now (present time) I feel like during those time I didn’t allow myself sleeps, it is effecting my well-being and mental health. I sleep more than usual (sleeping for more than 8 hours), and I am less social and outgoing. I learned the hard way that giving yourself sleep is the best health you can do to your mind and body.

Today I woke up feeling like I need to work on my cardio because summer is approaching but I want to make sure that I give myself time to finish my daily tasks such as attending classes (I have two classes today, Monday, which are three hour long classes), doing (catch-up) assignments and homeworks, and also get one hour of workout done by the end of the night.

I want to reminded my self that fitness is a form of being healthy and a lifestyle but at the same times if I don’t have the time for working out, its not the end of the world and it can be push back but if there is time for fitness, I need to do it and not think about how much of a hassle getting ready for the gym or how crowded the gym will be. fitness

What College Feels Like

Hello, Hello, Hellloooo~ (Count Olaf reference anyone?…Probably not.)

Wowza! It’s been 1 year and half since we (moonlightjoy, lunadara, chicfairy) started this blog! I know we never started out big, but it was fun posting random, small stuff here. We would always mostly blog everyday, but it was only because we had time in the last 1-2 years. This year, all four of us bloggers are in college and we barely have the time anymore. Just writing this makes me miss blogging almost every day. College has taken a toll on us. Exams, midterms, jobs, MONEY and of course, THE TIME!

So how is college life? Meh. Not that exciting, but it’s good! It’s just that for me, I didn’t join any clubs or have a job yet, so it still feels very much like high school to me. Unlike the others, they have jobs and I feel like I’m doing something terribly wrong with my life -___-

College is really nice. Our campus is California State University, Sacramento. It sounds nice right? (Yeah, whatever. You guys probably go to Yale or something.) It’s really green and beautiful. The campus is growing smaller and smaller, though, because I’ve been walking around so much, haha. Just this past autumn, the campus was shrouded with falling leaves and it just gave an extremely serene vibe to the school. It’s very peaceful when it’s peaceful, but when it’s loud and wild and nice, it’s loud and wild and nice! I love my school 🙂 I’m blogging this in the Fall and it’s already getting a little cold. Need to get warmer clothes!

Classes are great. I’m in my third semester of college, but overall, my professors have been extremely kind and funny. The faculty around our school is really nice and patient with whatever you are concerned with and they care about you alot. That’s one thing I like about this campus (although, I hope I’m not exploiting too much. I only speak from experience.) Classes are big and small. Some are too small, some are way too big. But learning is the same!

I love the food courts here. So much good food. Don’t believe it when they say “Freshmen 15″…because it’s actually “Freshmen 50”. Trust me. Really.

In college, you really need to balance time. Time is so precious in college, I swear. It ranges from sleeping time, homework/study time, lunch time, class time, everything! Time, time, time everywhere. It never stops. I don’t know how my friends (the other bloggers here) manage their time to work their butts off. They must be suckers for time destroyer…jobs…yeah.

One luxurious thing I love about college is choosing our own classes. It is so freaking amazing. In my Spring 2013 semester, all of my classes were in the afternoon, which meant sleep in time for me in the mornings! School is basically a job, and it’s flexible with your schedule! Registering for classes, however, are extremely ANNOYING, OH MY GOD. I cannot express how frustrating it is. There are so many freshmen coming into our college that it’s really hard to get the classes you need. The competition and struggle is REAL! Darn freshmen.

There really isn’t much to say about college at all, honestly. In college, it’s all about freedom. You can do what you want in college. You don’t have to go to class (not encouraging this!) if you don’t want to, you don’t have to sit in the same seat in your classes, you can ride bikes around and do so much more. You don’t have to look fancy for anyone because in college, nobody gives a crap about you or how you look. Unlike high school, a stage where teenagers will judge you.

In the end, college is really just another school. You get in class, learn, and get out. That’s all there is. Responsibilities and priorities become emphasized during this time of life, but you just have to learn how to manage it all. That’s the college life!