Heart Month: 5 Reasons Why it’s Important to do the Hard Work with FREE Printable

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    If you are thinking about changing your lifestyle, or you are underway – you know with no uncertainty – that it’s hard.  No doubt, it is hard.  It takes work, it takes effort, it even feels like a bit of sacrifice in the beginning – so why in the world do it? Here are Read the full article…

Battle of the Bulge – Reprogramming the Mind Changes the Body

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    A few years ago, before my mother died, I was having some sort of life problem.  I don’t really remember what it was about, but I do remember her advice.  She told me to get a brownie and ice cream – and I would feel much better. This sort of sets the tone Read the full article…

An Introduction to Clean Eating – Free 7 Day Clean Eating Challenge

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This post contains an affiliate link. If you click on the link and sign-up, you will not be charged, but will become my beach body customer.       What is Clean Eating? Instead of obsessing over not eating one thing or another, Clean Eating concentrates more on the path that the food takes from Read the full article…

The Idiosyncransies of Losing a lot of Weight and how to Overcome – Exercise

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  I am a Team Beach Body Coach – and am affiliated with Team Beach Body.   Team 50 lbs. Plus was born out of the idea that healthy weight loss (clean eating and consistent exercise) is not easy, especially if you have a long way to go.   It’s my job to support you in Read the full article…

50 lbs. Gone! Beach Body 21-Day Fix Progress Pictures

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  I am associated with Beach Body.  This post doesn’t contain affiliate links, however, if you choose to email me, I will send you information on how to join one of my 21-Day Fix challenge groups.     I started doing the 21-Day Fix in February.  February 17th, 2014 was actually my first day.  I Read the full article…

Shakeology is Nutrition that works for the Entire Family

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I am associated with Team Beach Body. I use the products and have experienced the results.  I share this only because It’s solid nutrition for everyone.  This post contains affiliate links.     I want to talk a little bit about nutrition that will work for the entire family.   Being busy and on the go, Read the full article…

A Special Invitation to a 21-Days Health Challenge

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  I am associated with Team Beach Body.  I will receive a commission from any purchase – which I will use to support my family and run this blog.       I am organizing a fitness challenge, starting June 9th.  All I need are motivated and willing participants for  21-days.  Out with the old Read the full article…

Lessons Learned from Pushing Myself Beyond What I Think is Possible

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    I have made some very dramatic changes this week, that has taught me a lot about the lack of limitations of my body (if I allow it).  Also, I learned some very valuable and important lessons in the process.  Pushing myself past my comfort zone has has opened me to some great life Read the full article…

How to Properly Support your Partner during their Weight Loss Journey and Why Ultimatums DO NOT work

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    I’m gonna be honest and just put it out there.  This bit of education is written for the male of our species who thinks it’s okay to demean, batter, and emotional and verbally abuse their wife/partner thin.  As such, I am going to write this post – as if I am talking to Read the full article…

Fit and Fabulous by 40 – Sort of!

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    My 21 Day Fix fitness routine has taken a life of its own – as it can and sometimes does.  Never in my life have I been so motivated to lose weight and get healthy.  Or maybe it’s because I hadn’t found a solid routine that works. Since I am having this pivotal Read the full article…