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Back Up Band
Friday, August 05, 2011      12 comments

I was going to call this 'It takes a village', however, I have apparently used that title before somewhere in my two years of blogging on Sparkpeople! Back Up Band is probably more appropriate for me anyway. I've always been a bit of a show gi... Read more
FabFit Recipe Challenge!!!
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      8 comments

As the leader of the Fabulous Fitness group on Facebook, I have been issuing challenges that help members get to know each other, participate in community building, encourage each other and learn new tools to help them in their journey to livin... Read more
Let Them Eat Soup!!!
Thursday, July 28, 2011      8 comments

Yesterday I had the amazing opportunity to share my love and passion of the Clean Eating lifestyle with about 20 of my coworkers! What a treat! I really was not nervous, it is a subject near and dear to my heart . . . as a matter of fact I cr... Read more
That's How We Roll
Monday, July 25, 2011      18 comments

There is no denying that I have, indeed, had a phenomenal summer. I have traveled, met new people, met online 'friends' for the first time, hiked, biked, and seen some amazing things for the very first time in my life. This is the good stuff i... Read more
It's ALL About the Rear View
Saturday, July 23, 2011      14 comments

We all want it. Thinner thighs, tighter tush, a little less junk in the trunk. It doesn't matter if you are older or younger, fit , over weight, we all want to feel better in our clothes and more confident in our walk. I have heard the questi... Read more
Flex-a-what? Period-a-who?
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      19 comments

If I had to put a label on 'what' I am doing as far as my nutrition, I would have to say I am a flexitarian. I eat mostly green veggies, squash, fruits, nuts, seeds, fish and other sea foods. I have made no hard or fast rules about what I will... Read more
Vida de La Diva . . . loca, loca!
Monday, July 18, 2011      10 comments

It has been a crazy busy wonderful summer! And it just keeps getting better. Well, I don't know that to be true. . . the cumulative goodness is amazing, but each individual event is uniquely deliciously wonderful! I have had the privilege and... Read more
Dance with the One who Brung Ya!
Thursday, July 14, 2011      19 comments

In general woman are fickle and easily persuaded by public opinion. Oh, I know that is a huge stereotype that we would like to refute . . . but, there is a lot of truth to it. If it were not true, diet companies would not have celebrity spokes... Read more
I Think We Need a Bigger Flashlight
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      15 comments

I've caught a little flack over the years for speaking out about domestic violence and mental health issues. I truly believe that it is in secrecy and isolation that these things are allowed to grow to astronomical proportions and affect genera... Read more
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
Monday, July 11, 2011      41 comments

Certainly you remember this from your childhood days! Throughout my life I have always known that my dad love me. I could feel his love when I was younger. He would tak... Read more
Full Throttle
Friday, July 08, 2011      15 comments

On July 4th I ran a 5k with my hubby. I did not have on my garmin and had no way of know my pace . . . I was going with feel and flow. At the first mile marker, someone called out my time. Wow! I'm a minute and a half faster than my usual ra... Read more
It is My Gift
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      14 comments

I have been so tremendously blessed. Each day is so full of possibilities and am in a position where I am happy and healthy enough to fully enjoy each moment of it!!!!! I do believe that where I have been (overweight, unhealthy and depressed) ... Read more
The Value of Being
Saturday, July 02, 2011      15 comments

I truly am blessed. Not that anyone else is any less blessed that I am, but I truly value the blessings that I have received. I am blessed to have good health. I am blessed to have wonderful friends. I am blessed to enjoy an active lifestyle... Read more
10 Reasons Not to Eat Clean or Exercise
Monday, June 27, 2011      37 comments

1. You don't mind having chemicals in your body 2. It doesn't bother you to look 10 years older than you are. 3. Muffin tops might come into fashion. 4. You don't have time to go to the gym because of all the doctor appointment you hav... Read more
It Requires Focus
Friday, June 24, 2011      22 comments

I am staying with my in-laws in Virginia. They live in the town that I moved from, so I am very familiar with the area. My parents live five minutes from here, so this is a convenient place to stay. My parents have a really small house with n... Read more

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