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5 Ways to Stay Mentally Engaged In Your Healthy Living Goals

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It’s been a while since I’ve done a Friday Fitness Check-in! I am happy to be back. For the past 4 weeks I have been really busy. Like, being pulled in every single direction type of busy. Although being busy is the norm around here, (hence the whole point of the blog) something happened during [Read On]

Friday Fitness Check In: Adios Holidays, Bring On The New Year!


Welcome to the Friday Fitness Check In! I am using this as a bit of a fitness diary to keep my goals in check while sharing exactly what I am doing with you on a weekly basis. Feel free to link up and/or do your own Friday Fitness Check In in the comments!   Welcome to the [Read On]

FFCI: New Motivation & Fitting In Workouts Despite the Holiday Crazy

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This has been a WEEK! Like everyone  else the busy scale has turned up to about 100%! Maybe because I had such a busy weekend with the baby’s birthday and my church’s holiday party,  then a non stop week at work with meeting after meeting, presentations, then a holiday party that turned out to be [Read On]

Friday Fitness Check-in: Ket-tle bells, Ket-tle bells, Ket-tle All The Way!

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  I had another solid week of workouts this week. I have been pushing harder to reach my minimum 400 calories burned. This gets increasingly harder with the more pounds I drop. It’s hard but it is also really good motivation to keep going even when I’m exhausted. A really good calorie burner? Squats! I [Read On]

An Olympic Workout Built with Chocolate Milk


Last week I had the amazing opportunity to train and workout with Olympic hopefuls,  thanks to built with chocolate milk. They have been training furiously in hopes of qualifying for the winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014.   The workout was held at uplift studios, A small intimate workout studio in Chelsea. The studio has [Read On]

Am I Being Too Sensitive?


I totally had something else planned for today, but I had a little situation yesterday and I was curious about what you all thought about it, because your opinions matter to me. I woke up yesterday morning not wanting to do anything. Like nothing at all. The preschooler went to bed past midnight and the [Read On]

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2 Review + Interview With Terry Crews!


When you have young children cartoon movies become a part of the norm in your household. Recently we were given the opportunity to see Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2! We have seen the first one many times so we were excited to see it. I actually think my husband was the most excited [Read On]

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