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Tuesday, May 15, 2018      8 comments

I am finding that I am my worst enemy in this healthy living journey. I do good for a while and then fall completely off. Before I had my last baby (4 years ago) I was in the best physical shape of my adult life- Now I feel like I am just spinni... Read more
2017- The Year of Discipline and Balance
Monday, January 02, 2017      7 comments

Hello- I am an addict. I am addicted to food, to filling my mind and body with things that make me feel good, whether or not they are good for me. I have tried "moderation" in eating but it hasn't worked for me. Like a true addict- I was p... Read more
The Plan - by Lyn-Genet Recitas- Day 1
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      7 comments

About 2 years ago I came across "The Plan" By Lyn-Genet Recitas . She encourages a person to go on a 3 day cleanse to remove inflammation and toxins in your body. Then you slowly "test" how your body reacts to other foods after eating them by no... Read more
BLC 32 - Week 2 Plan - Never Give Up!!
Wednesday, September 14, 2016      5 comments

Biggest Loser Challenge has started it's 32nd round. I have been a part of this challenge on since round 20!! I have had ups and downs in my healthy living journey since then but keep coming back to BLC for the encouragement and accountability! ... Read more
How do you find and KEEP your motivation?!?!
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      8 comments

So what do you do when you are lacking motivation? I used to be obsessed with exercise and eating right- to the point that it consumed all I did and thought about. When I got pregnant (a little unexpectedly) with baby # 5 I quit working ou... Read more
BLC Week 10 - Dusting myself off and getting back on track
Friday, April 01, 2016      5 comments

So in my last blog I was standing at the precipice of the slippery slope of unhealthy choices and unfortunately I made that slide. But I was reading in my Made to Crave devotional today and Lysa Terkeurst reminded me "We are only one good choice... Read more
BLC 30 Week 8- the 2 week bump -
Friday, March 18, 2016      9 comments

I find myself at a crossroads in my healthy living journey. I flew through the past two weeks with energy and fire and success. Now comes week three, and down to earth. This cycle seems to perpetuate itself in my journey. 2 good weeks followed b... Read more
Random ramblings and family exercise
Thursday, March 10, 2016      6 comments

As a homeschooling mom, I spend ALOT of time with my kids. My only alone time in a day is my time with God in the morning and my exercise time. I want to teach and model healthy habits for my kids. I want them to exercise and be active but I als... Read more
BLC 30- Week 7- Live Life to the Fullest
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      5 comments

Another week has zoomed by and things are still going well. I don't feel quite the euphoria I did last week but I am still pushing ahead and know that now the hard work begins. We had an interesting day yesterday. The kids were working on ... Read more
BLC 30- Week 6 - What a difference a week makes!!
Saturday, March 05, 2016      7 comments

This week feels like another world from last week. I got up early every morning to get my time with God and then my exercise. I kept my workout clothes on so the kids and I could sneak in exercise breaks during the day. Each kid got to lead "ca... Read more
BLC 30 Week 5- Update and Plan
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      14 comments

Our BLC team the Resolute Renegades takes some time each Wednesday to reflect on the past week and look to the next week. I am going to post a weekly to help myself keep on track and have a record of what I am doing. I I have struggled bas... Read more
I need some help
Monday, February 22, 2016      12 comments

So - I kind of disappeared for a while. I haven't been focusing on my healthy journey and letting bingeing get out of control. I will not throw in all of the progress I have made already. I am reaching out for help. PLEASE keep me accountable... Read more
Time for a new start!
Saturday, November 21, 2015      5 comments

I know we are heading into the holiday season which is a time of food and celebration. But I have to make some changes and I have to make them NOW! I have been making excuses for the past year and a half. I used pregnancy and now breastfeeding a... Read more
15 day Challenge
Sunday, June 14, 2015      7 comments

I was successful in having a Wheat and sugar free month of May. The first 15 days of June I have not kept those things out of my diet so I am setting myself another challenge. For the next 15 days I will... 1) Eat no wheat or refined sug... Read more
Day 23 - No Wheat- No Sugar Observations and Plans
Saturday, May 23, 2015      6 comments

At the beginning of May I decided to challenge myself to a month of No Wheat, Refined Sugar or Caffeine. I have not had wheat or sugar in the last 23 days!! With having a 3 month old baby I have had some caffeine. It is interesting how much... Read more

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