Salad – Friend of Foe when Eating Out?

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  In all honesty, I find eating-out incredibly difficult these days.  When I was Keto, it was much easier.  I could get a salad with beef/chicken/seafood, cheese, avocado, egg, and full fat dressing and be within my macros and have a great meal.  I could also easily do any steak on the menu with a 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…

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…

Why You Should Consider A Reverse Diet in the New Year

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  What is a reverse diet? A reverse diet is the opposite of a normal diet. In normal dieting you are cutting calories, maybe doing a lot of cardio in hopes of losing weight.  With reverse diet, you are slowly adding calories back, maybe weight and resistance training, hoping to do one of many things; Read the full article…

Fitness Tips for Busy At-Home Moms

Fitness tips for mom #health

  Many moms opt to stay at home to supervise and care for her growing kids. But as many people say, a mother’s work is never done. From the moment she wakes up until her bedtime (often late in the evening), a mom has a long list of tasks. With the never-ending demand for her Read the full article…

15-Chest, Core and Shoulder Moves to Round out you “At-Home” Workout Routine

15-at home chest, core and shoulder exercises #health #fitness

I love training at home.  It’s convenient.  I don’t have to pack a gym back and hang out in a dirty germy gym.  I don’t have to share equipment.  Everything I need is right there so no need to run back and forth gathering equipment, moving benches and such.  In my opinion, it’s just more Read the full article…

Why Are Our Children Getting FATTER?

Why our children are getting fatter. #health #fitness

    It’s not always an easy thing to admit, but as a population, we are getting fatter. We are also getting taller and living longer than previous generations. Even our shoe size has got bigger too. But there’s no denying that our waistlines have considerably increased. Over-eating has become one of the top three causes of Read the full article…

Trim Fuel: The Protein the Supports Me and my Goals

Trim Fuel Shakes 1g net carb, 0 g fat, 0 g sugar supports me and my goals #keto #ketogenics

  This post may contain affiliate links.  This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which will be used to run this blog.   I have worked really hard in the kitchen and out losing weight and reshaping my body.  I have proved to myself Read the full article…

The Beauty of Low Carbohydrate Living: The Ketogenic Lifestyle

The ketogenic lifestyle #keto #ketogenics #intermittentfasting

    I live a lifestyle where I eat ultra-low carb – also known as a ketogenic lifestyle. The idea of going low carb might very well turn you off.  After all, we are all married to our pasta, pizza, muffins, sweets and so forth – but what I have found is that I feel Read the full article…

Having the Body of your Dreams is Possible!

Achieving the body of your dreams #health #fitness

    I know what you are thinking.  I am being petty and shallow.  I want defined abs and a nice firm booty.  You might be thinking, why?  She homeschools, she takes care of her kids, why would she want these things? The truth is, to feel good, you have to feel good about yourself.  Read the full article…

Supplements I Take for Weight Loss

Supplements I take for #weightloss #health

  This post may contain affiliate links.  This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which will be used to grow this blog.   You will be surprised!  When you give your body what it needs, it will return the favor and give you what Read the full article…

Happily Living as a Size 8/10

#weightloss #weightlossjourney #keto #Intermittentfasting

This post may contain affiliate links. This means that if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which will be used to run this blog.     I’m going to be pretty honest.  It feels darn good to be thinner.  It feels so much better to be Read the full article…

3 Great Features of the TRX Suspension System and How it can be used to Lose Weight

How #weightloss using TRX Suspension system

      TRX or total body resistance exercise is a type of suspension training mainly used to improve the core muscles. A basic TRX training kit includes a durable extension strap equipped with handles and a set of anchors to attach the straps onto. TRX suspension system, originally developed for the Navy SEALs, is Read the full article…

Get a Jump on your Health and Fitness Goals: Come and get your FREE gift From Thrive Market

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  This post contains affiliate links.  This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.     Thrive Market helps make healthy living affordable and easy.  With Paleo, gluten-free, raw, and vegan foods, household products, beauty products, pet products Read the full article…

Book Review: The Ketogenic Mediterranean Diet + BONUS FREE Grain-Free Bread Recipe

#ketogenic book review #recipes #health

  I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  The opinions expressed herein are 100% my own.  This post may contain affiliate links.  This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which I will use to run this blog.   Read the full article…

Healthy Tuna Pomodoro Recipe

Tuna pomordo with low mercury tuna

  I received samples from Safe Catch in exchange for an honest review.  The opinions stated herein are 100% my own.  This post may contain affiliate links.  This means if you click on a link and purchase an item, I will receive a small commission which will be used to run this blog.     Read the full article…

The 5 Traits you Must Possess to Get Off and Stay Off High Blood Pressure Medicine

How to get off high blood pressure medicine

    From someone who has done it, it’s hard getting off high blood pressure medicine once you get on.  I was diagnosed in November 2012.  I remember the day.  I started with determination in February 2014 and just threw my medicine away a month ago. Everybody’s body responds differently…it’s hard. In my experience, doctors Read the full article…

Why I Love to Fast

Why I Fast #fasting #paleolife #health

    My Story In 2014 I weighed-in at my most heaviest, a whopping 300 lbs., there was nothing I could think more of than eating.  I ate all the time.  I ate breakfast, I ate lunch, I ate dinner, and I think I invented meals in between.  I ate because I was tired, I ate Read the full article…