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with a little help from my friends

Okay, we are 16 days into 2014 and how many of you have already given up on those New Year’s resolutions.  It’s tough.  You start out the year somewhat organized with energized vigor to accomplish what you set out to do and somewhere life happens and the resolutions go out the door.  Been there done […]

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I LOVE music. I generally love all music, well, except for country. I’m sorry, okay?! I just don’t love the songs all about their achey breaky hearts, or dogs, or trucks…did I lose all readers who love country music? Come back, I won’t bash it anymore-promise! Like Lynn wrote beautifully the other day, music is […]

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adventures in clean(er) eating

Anyone who knows me “in real life” knows I used to be trailed by an orange powder, kind of similar to the stink lines on the Peanuts character “Pig Pen.”  My fingertips were almost permanently dyed and I had stashes of my “fix” in the car, at home, and at work.  I was addicted to […]

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yoga collage

5 steps to a healthier you

In light of recently hitting my first goal of losing a total of 20 pounds, today I’m sharing with you some of the ways I’m working on getting healthier. Be positive.  No one likes a grump!  Of course we all have bad days…but thinking positive helps you to be positive.  Find inspirational quotes that speak […]

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maddie running

A running couple’s journey

    My husband and I just signed up for our first half marathon together. If you have followed my writing for this blog for any length of time, you know I am a marathoner, I love running. My husband has never been a runner and we have never run together, let alone run a […]

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runner pose

can this runner really be a yogi?

I arrived at Hot Yoga with anticipation. I was excited to begin the regular practice of Hot Yoga at least once a week. It’s supposed to have great benefits for runners.  It’s supposed to make you a better runner. I was excited. I have done Hot Yoga a few times before but could never stick […]

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It’s Bix 7 Time!

This not a sponsored post for the Bix 7 but my own personal opinion. I am not endorsing this race or being paid to write about the race.  This is just about my love for the Bix 7!  (The Bix 7 after I had my oldest, Maddie) July has started. It has ushered in  hot, humid, and high […]

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Knocked-Up Fitness

Knocked-Up Fitness

Recently I was squeezing in a quick workout on the treadmill during my son’s nap and I started to reminisce about the days I had unlimited time to exercise.  I realized how prenatal workouts won’t be as easy the next time I am expecting.  When I was pregnant, I was working full-time, but my job […]

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