Stress and Weight Gain

Million dollar question: “Is stress making me fat?” Well, believe it or not, stress can contribute to your weight gain, slow your metabolism, sabotage your weight loss efforts and contribute to disease! I know right! Just thinking about it makes me feel like I need a little massage therapy to relax me! While obvious stressors can certainly lead to weight gain, real-life, genuine stress, not necessarily that’ s apparent to everyone else, can also play a major role in not only our weight, but our overall health.

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Monday Motivation!

Don’t be afraid of Monday!  Celebrate it!  Monday is a new day to start over and to create change! Don’t be afraid to start and to fail!  It’s only failure when you QUIT! Fear is a trap.  Don’t let it keep you from being who God created you to be. Step out of your comfort […]

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Beach Week Workouts and Healthy Vacation Eats

When planning your vacation, don’t forget to plan your meals and your workouts too! I’ve found that when I pack and plan for healthy snacking and eating, then a couple of indulgences along the way won’t make me feel guilty or make me feel like I’ve blown it! Here are some healthy eats and workouts I did while we were on vacation!

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23 Years Later

Just a few weeks ago, Clark and I celebrated our 23rd wedding anniversary.  With no shame, I posted an old picture of us on Facebook and Instagram.  It definitely received several comments and from what I’ve been told, several laughs.  Now granted, I admit it does deserve a ton of laughs! I really don’t have […]

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Featured in Better Homes and Gardens Magazine

Yes, you read that correctly. Little ‘ole me, from a little spot on a country, dirt road, featured in a national magazine. Can you say cra cra!? I’ve never even considered myself a “real runner”. I don’t run fast, I don’t run very far and I don’t have a wall decorated with hundreds of running bibs and medals. Again, this is just me we’re talking about here.

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