Reversing The Reverse Diet

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  So here we go! I have made it!  30 lbs heavier, my reverse diet ended and 2 weeks post-reverse, I have lost 10 Lbs. of water weight.     The picture on the left is prior to the reverse diet. I was on my way up calories and carbs. This was in August. I Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – 286

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Do you know that Colostrum is 3X more Effective in preventing Flu than the Flu Vaccine?

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  I received product in exchange for an honest review.  The opinions expressed herein are 100% my own.  This post may contain affiliate links.    Flu season can be brutal and with symptoms like coughing, aching, fever and chills, it can take even the strongest among us down, but especially our kids! As parents, we Read the full article…

BCAA’s for Fasted Training

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  I received a sample of xTend BCAA’s for the purpose of this review. This post may contain affiliate links.  The opinions expressed herein are 100% my own.   I train fasted – everyday. What does that mean? This means that I am at least 8 hours from my last meal when I train in Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 285

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

The “Fall In Love” Diet – Guest Post by Nancy Bryan

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This post may contain affiliate links.  The opinions expressed herein are 100% my own.     The ability to lose weight effortlessly while in love is, in fact, not a trick, but a proven biochemical reality.  In fact, the word “trick” is entirely inadequate to describe what should really be termed “an astonishingly complex accomplishment.” Read the full article…

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 284

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Designed for One: Diabetes Friendly Single-Serving Cookbook + FREE Recipes!

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  This post may contain affiliate links. The opinions expressed herein are 100% my own.     SHORT BIO: Nancy S. Hughes is a bestselling author and leading food consultant. She has written 19 nationally-published cookbooks as well as developed recipes for 58 additional cookbooks with over 7,500 published recipes to her credit. Nancy has been Read the full article…

The Secrets to Losing Weight Post-Knee Surgery

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  Last March I had arthroscopic surgery to repair a meniscus tear.  Prior to that, I was exercising vigorously, doing plyometrics, cardio, weights – and enjoying a steady decline on the scale. My main goal was to lose 160 lbs.  Of course I was worried about weeks of inactivity.  I think the surgeon was worried Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 283

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

5-Essential Tools You Should Have at Home

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  I always say, preparation is key.  You don’t know what’s coming down the pipeline, or what you might need fixed in the middle of a power outage, a blizzard or other natural disaster.  Tools are cornerstone, whether you need to fix something in your home or car. If you are DIY kind of person, Read the full article…

Only Best Next to Homemade: Bone Broth + Bonus Spicy Braised Kale Recipe!

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  This post may contain affiliate links.  The recipe and opinions stated herein are 100% my own.   I love bone broth.  I sip it, I cook with it, and I stay in good health!  I contribute my great health to my consuming a lot of healthy bone broth sourced from local grass-fed and pasture Read the full article…

Top 5 Extracurricular Activities for Kids

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  There are many advantages that come with extracurricular activities for kids. Extracurricular activities complement the normal curriculum that kids go through in schools. These activities also create confidence in children and in the end, the activities could end up helping the kids to realize their talents and careers. How many kids have discovered their Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH – Week 282

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Reverse Diet – Final Update

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  Okay, I find this to be a lot of fun.  It’s fun seeing before and after pictures.  Would you agree? For information on what a reverse diet is, read my post on the subject HERE.  It took me 3 months to reverse out of keto, increasing carbs and calories incrementally while simultaneously decreasing fats.  Read the full article…

Being Realistic about your Health and Fitness Goals in the New Year

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  This post may contain affiliate links.  The opinions expressed herein are 100% my own.   This post is not meant to discourage.  Just the opposite actually.  Knowing what you are getting into, and setting realistic attainable goals is empowering. I think the most disheartening thing about health and fitness is that it’s hard.  It’s Read the full article…

The Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMB – Week 281

Mommy Monday Blog Hop #MMBH

  Welcome to The Mommy Monday Blog Hop, always #MMBH on social media!   <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.mrsaokaworkinprogress.com” title=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress”><img src=”http://squishablebaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Mommy-monday-blog-hop-image.jpg” alt=“Mrs.AOK, A Work In Progress” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>     Follow Mrs. AOK Mrs. AOK, A Work in Progress Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook   Follow Lisa The Squishable Baby Twitter Pinterest Google+ Facebook Read the full article…

Expert Post: Tips for Helping Your Kids with Homework and Study Habits

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Developing good study habits is hard. Many parents claim it to be the most laborious task because these habits don’t come quickly or fall naturally. Many kids need to be trained how to grow these habits over time. And, sometimes, that can be difficult when you are not confident how little (or how much) to Read the full article…