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Friday Five: The 5 Brutally Honest Reasons People Fail at their Resolutions (And How to Ensure Success!)

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Hello! Happy Friday! How’s the year going? Last week, I shared my goals and hopes for 2017, and I bet you have some things planned, too! We are about a week into the year and it’s a good time to pause and evaluate where we stand with them. And, I know, I know…Resolutions, goals, commitments, whatever […]

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2017, The Year of the Personal Best: How I Plan on Making 2017 my Healthiest & Happiest Year Yet!

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Happy New Year!!! How did you ring in 2017? We ended up at home with nachos, wine, and there may or may not have been a dance party. But we definitely passed out before midnight! I must say, I’m really glad a new year is upon us. I have mixed feelings about 2016 and I’m […]

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Wintery Weekend Recap- One Sentence per Picture

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Hello friends! How goes it? I hope you enjoyed the weekend and are feeling ready for a new week! This weekend was pretty standard except for one momentous occasion – Dan got promoted to Captain! His promotion went in in August but it finally went through all the processing and became official. It took place […]

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This Week’s Food & Fitness Plan – Finishing Strong!

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Hey y’all! How are you? I hope the holiday season is treating you well and you’re feeling all merry and festive. However, I know that the holidays can also bring their fair share of physical, emotional, and financial stress, too! Are you feeling balanced? Make sure to work out, eat clean, and take care of […]

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Your Wicked Healthy Week – Round 1

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Happy Monday! This Monday is a big deal because it’s my first day back at school from winter break.While I had an amazing break and am sad to see it go, it’s also good to get the second semester underway. I had a rough first semester, and as we head back to school, there’s lots […]

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Drink Water December! Join the Challenge!

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Happy Day After Thanksgiving, Friends! How was your holiday? Mine was a delicious, love-filled feast! As I mentioned here, Thanksgiving is my ultimate favorite holiday. I felt grateful to be surrounded my friends and family in a place I adore. My cornbread pudding and sweet potato casserole were big hits, as well – SCORE! Today is […]

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Fitness and Food Game Plan for the Week Plus My Thanksgiving FILLosophy!

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Hi, friends! How was your weekend? Mine was two things: relaxing (surprising!) & productive. How I managed to a) relax and b) be productive at the same time is quite the feat! I think it was because I did most of my work at home with Dre (dog) on the couch. Are you able to […]

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The Secret to Eating Whatever You Want on Thanksgiving Without Gaining Weight

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Thanksgiving. My favorite holiday of the year. The food, the family, the GRATITUDE. As a bonafide health nut, you’d think this post would be something like: “How to Have the Healthiest Thanksgiving Ever” or “How to Stick to Your Diet During the Holidays” …but it’s not. I’ve struggled with disordered eating in the past, but […]

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“The Five F’s” You Cannot Live Without!

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Hello! How’s it going? The past week, I have been so busy with work (overwhelmed, let’s be real). Things are piling up – more commitments and responsibilities and less time. This equals Stresstown, population ME. Anybody else with me? Well, I for one, can only let this go for so long before I refuse to […]

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The Journey is the Reward – Roamin’ through Rome

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Well, folks, I can’t believe that this time last week I was exploring the wondrous city of Rome. Talk about an amazing trip! I am so grateful that I was handed this opportunity, and I still can’t believe that it actually happened. Not only did I get to experience Rome in all its glory, I […]

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