Fit Faux Pas

I tried to ignore it when I saw the magazine covers, but when I overheard two young adult ladies talking about it the other night I just couldn’t help but get on top of my soap box. (Step up onto soap box) Ahem, if I can have your attention please! The other night I heard […]

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10 Reasons to Drink Water

Keeping hydrated is important specifically through drinking water, and so here are some benefits. 10 Reasons to Drink Water Hydration helps maintain clear thinking and better concentration Flushes toxins from the body Increases metabolism Helps protect joins and organs Helps nutrients and oxygen travel to organs and cells Digestive “regularity” Hydrates eyes while avoiding under […]

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Book Review: Diet Right for Your Personality Type by Jen Widerstrom

This past Friday I got the chance to hear Jen Widerstrom talk about her new book, “Diet Right for Your Personality Type.” Just a couple months ago while I was writing a personal mission statement and listing the people I admire, I wrote “Jen Widerstrom.” The next day I found out via her instagram that […]

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Empty Promises

I literally was just scrolling Pinterest just now, and saw something that made me want to write this post. It was a pin titled: “Lose 10 inches in 10 days!” Not trying to be negative, but seriously? There are so many “fad” diets that have grand promises like this one, but they end up just […]

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Two 2017 Goals

Two years ago my husband started a doctorate program, and I decided then that I would accomplish something big each year in support of his hard work (that way he wouldn’t feel as alone if I’m work towards something too). The first year I’d say having my son, Leo, was the big accomplishment. The second […]

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217 Things to Do in 2017

Since 2016 has become somewhat famous for being a bad year, I think we need to rock 2017. So here are ideas of things you can do to make sure 2017 is the most positive year ever! 217 Things to Do in 2017: Grow fruit and veggies Start a blog Create a signature drink or […]

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New Years Resolution Ideas

Any day is a great day to start a resolution, but particularly New Years Day!  25 New Years Resolution Ideas: Drink at least 8 cups of water a day Take the stairs Park in the furthest parking spot Eat protein at every meal Eat veggies and/or fruit at every meal Let go of grudges Get […]

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Vegetarian (again)

Since the 6th grade I was about animal rights, but by the time I was a high school freshman I decided to go a step further, vegetarianism. Honestly, I had no idea how to eat; I basically ate what I would have eaten but just took out the meat. A lot of my diet involved […]

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(My) Eating Disorder History

It all started when I got the stomach flu. It was the summer before 7th grade and I got the stomach flu. When I got over it my family went on vacation, and I had zero appetite fearing getting sick again. When we got back from vacation and I weighed myself I saw that I […]

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Two Weeks to a 10k

With just two weeks before my 10k race I fell down a few steps and hit my toe. Initially it swelled, bruised, and felt like I couldn’t move it. It. Was. Frustrating. I couldn’t believe that I possibly could have broken my toe just weeks before my race. Not only could I not train, but […]

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