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The Curse of the Summer Puff


Last March I began writing a blog entry to submit, but I never actually finished it. It sits unpublished in my post inbox. The problem that this has caused is that this summer, I fell victim to my own summer … Continue reading

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10 Easy Ways to Find 10 Minutes of Exercise Throughout the Day!


Originally posted on Strength in Moms:
Take the Stairs Park further away from the grocery store Take a lap around the entire mall before and after you shop Walk throughout your office rather than emailing or texting coworkers Get off…

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When Life Hands You Lemons…


…you all know how the rest goes…blah blah blah! The problem with this quote is that it doesn’t address the difficulty in accepting these lemons in the first place. I have been very active my entire life. If I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Tis the Season…For the Holiday Bulge!


Tis the season….for the Holiday bulge! I’ll never tell anyone not to enjoy their holiday meals & treats, but there are ways to keep some self control. 1. Don’t stand in front of the appetizers, grab a small plate and … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – A Virgin Backpacker’s View


Many of you know that I recently went on a backpacking trip in Yosemite National Park with a good friend of mine. This had been on her bucket list for years and I was the lucky girl that was able … Continue reading

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Ice Cream, You Scream…Belly Issues!


I know a lot of women and men who complain about recurring belly issues. Cramping, gas, bloating, diarrhea, etc… Unfortunately, I am also one of the victims. Since this issue hits so close to home, I thought I would see … Continue reading

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I’m Here To Pump (clap) You Up!


I speak to women all day everyday…at work, school events, friends, family, etc. One thing that has stuck in my brain is that women are SCARED to lift weights. Now before you start yelling at me from your end of … Continue reading

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