Happy February!

I can’t believe January came and gone so fast! Happy February everyone! Today is Day 1 of Fab Ab February! Pretty easy today. I’ll be doing these when I get home.

  • 10 Situps
  • 4 pushups
  • 10 second plank

It is also Day 1 of Black History month! Just because this is a fitness blog, doesn’t mean I can’t post about black history! It IS part of my heritage you know 🙂

Martin Luther King, Jr. would have been 82 years old today. He would be so amazed at the changes that have happened in the world since his passing.

“Let freedom ring from the snow-capped Rockies of Colorado!

Let freedom ring from the curvaceous slopes of California!

But not only that; let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia!

Let freedom ring from Lookout Mountain of Tennessee!

Let freedom ring from every hill and molehill of Mississippi. From every mountainside, let freedom ring.

And when this happens, when we allow freedom to ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God’s children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, “Free at last! free at last! thank God Almighty, we are free at last!”

– “I Have A Dream” speech delivered in 1963 in Washington, D.C.



Welcome to Tone and Fit, my fitness blog. My name is Dawn and I am ready to lose weight! 30 lbs to be exact. I’ll be posting my experiences (good and bad), weight loss, workouts, eating habits (good and bad), and anything motivational or interesting that can help anyone else in a similar situation! I hope you enjoy my posts!

Here are some fitness truths about me:

  • I used to weight 130 in high school.
  • My goal is to weigh 145.
  • I used to be able to bench press 135 lbs. CRAZY!
  • I can rep 75-80lbs now. I’m working on it!
  • I hate running. HATE IT. But I know I need to do some kind of running to lose weight *grumble grumble*
  • My favorite part of my body to work out are my legs. I can rep 180lbs on the leg press right now (that’s good right?).
  • I would really love to not have a chubby face anymore so I can be satisfied with taking pictures again.
  • My guilty food pleasure? I have a few: desserts, cheese, and juice. Once in a while is okay. Just got to eat in moderation.

My lunch today: Subway …though the girl messed up my sandwich. How do you mess up a sandwich?? *sigh*