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What is draining your energy?

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My Relationship With Food

Like most relationships, it is a ridiculously complicated one. Well, it used to be. I saw that a few weeks ago it was National Eating Disorder Week and I went back and forth about posting something about my own experience with the subject. I am not sure exactly why I waivered, other than it is… Continue reading My Relationship With Food

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Building Muscle. Burning Fat.

I have only done this one other time on this platform, but I am in the middle of a workout program that is totally kicking my butt in the best possible way and I decided I wanted to dedicate a post to it, more specifically the philosophy behind it! The program, which is actually a… Continue reading Building Muscle. Burning Fat.

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Every 36 seconds…

someone in America dies from cardiovascular disease! Every 36 seconds you guys!! I heard that statistic today and I was absolutely floored!  I was floored and then felt immediately compelled to get on here and write about what a serious issue this is for our society and how it is one I think needs to… Continue reading Every 36 seconds…

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Inflammation: The good, the bad, the necessary??

Over the past three years, I have witnessed my body changing and responding in amazing ways to the consistent exercise and the much healthier diet that I have adopted. I have been able to transform my outward appearance, which was of course the original goal when I started out on this journey, but what I… Continue reading Inflammation: The good, the bad, the necessary??

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Do I Need a Sugar Detox?

I have been finding myself increasingly craving sugar throughout my days as of late. This is more than a little odd for me because I am DEFINITELY Team Salt. I have, for as long as I can remember, craved salt. I normally always reach for the chips in the pantry over the cookies and can eat pickles… Continue reading Do I Need a Sugar Detox?

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Dear Body, I’m Sorry!

I’m sorry for how I have mistreated you over the years. I am sorry for sometimes starving you.  I am sorry for sometimes overfeeding you.  I am very sorry for feeding you such garbage in the form of junk food and fast food one too many times.  I am sorry for not allowing you the… Continue reading Dear Body, I’m Sorry!

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Monthly Goal Intention – May is for Macros!

A big reason I started this practice of setting a monthly goal intention was to hold myself accountable to learning, growing and bettering myself all year long, not just at the beginning of the year for like 30 days or until I got distracted by a million other things that life throws at us. I… Continue reading Monthly Goal Intention – May is for Macros!

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Taking back some control….

Right now more than ever, we may be struggling with feeling like we are out of control.  At least where I live, we have been under stay-at-home orders for a while now.  I haven’t been able to see my family, friends or my co-workers for almost 6 weeks. I am working from home, eating at… Continue reading Taking back some control….

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What makes this time different?

In asking that question,  I am trying to get to the bottom of why I have been able to make a meaningful lifestyle change that has enabled me to reach my health and fitness goals this time around when all the other times I previously attempted it, I failed quickly and spectacularly?  Why am I… Continue reading What makes this time different?