Going Sugar Free!

There hasn’t been a ton going on in my life since my last update post, Tis The Season. But, there has been a ton happening in my mind!  Just yesterday I wrote a post about wanting to DITCH THE SCALE! Say, what? No scale on a weight loss journey? That’s right! If you haven’t already, you […]

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Ditching the Scale

I’ve mentioned that I’ve been struggling with the whole process of weight loss lately. I was venting to a friend about my feelings earlier in the week and I mentioned to her that I really feel like I look pretty good and like I’ve come a long way, but according to the scale, I’m just […]

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Tis The Season

I need to do a major throwback here. I know I’ve been slacking on posting my updates over the last few months, but not much of my life has been blog worthy. Now that things are settling down now, I’m able to focus more on my health and my goals.  I’ve been struggling to keep my goals […]

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Dark Chocolate Christmas Cookies

I’ve been struggling to get in the Christmas spirit again this year so what better way to get in the spirit than to make some Christmas cookies! A healthier version, of course.  Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flower 3/4 cup oats 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup unsweetened […]

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December Yoga Challenge

Yoga has become one of my favorite things and it has so many benefits including… Core strength Lower blood pressure Weight management Improved digestion Improved circulation Detoxification Released tension Pain relief Increased flexibility Improved posture Increased immunity Increased confidence Increased energy levels Better focus Increased mental awareness Better control over breathing Stress reduction Just to […]

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November Favorites

I love discovering new things or getting back to using things that I once found helpful or that make my life easier in any way. I want to start sharing a few of these new things at the end of each month.  Frozen Fruit: One of my favorite things this month has been frozen fruit. Fresh […]

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No Junk Food Challenge

If it weren’t for emotional/stress eating I’d be healthy as can be, but unfortunately junk food (hello, chocolate!) is my biggest comfort and I will totally own up to that.  Over the next 8 days (starting tomorrow – next Wednesday; the day before Thanksgiving) I’m taking the No Junk Food Challenge.  Anyone who would like […]

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November Shenanigans

For the past month or so, I’ve put 100% of my focus on my next book. I am beyond excited to get it finished! I plan to have it in my reader’s hands by March if everything goes as planned.  This little man has been so helpful with my writing!  I love being able to stay home […]

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November Fitness Challenge

I am so excited to introduce another fitness challenge! The August Fitness Challenge got a a really positive response so I’d like to try another one and it starts in just TWO DAYS! We’ll have a workout to complete everyday of November.   The main point of this challenge is to get active every single day. It doesn’t […]

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Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies

I’ve been looking for healthy recipes that cure my sweet tooth because it’s been going wild lately and I finally found one. These cookies are super cheap and easy to make, full of protein, and delicious! Ingredients: 2 ripe mashed bananas 1/4 cup of peanut butter 1/2 cup of unsweetened applesauce 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon […]

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