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HITTING A GATE GOT ME TO LOOK AHEAD

I hit a gate and it was the best thing that happened to me! Sound crazy?  Not to me… That day symbolizes a pivotal moment in my life.  It was another day on my bike, it was a Saturday in mid June,  so the path was crowded on Rock Creek Parkway.  For some reason I […]

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PUNISHING MYSELF WITH DIET AND EXERCISE DIDN’T CREATE MY AWESOME ARMS!

“You have awesome arms; I wish I had your arms”; “I want arms just like yours, can you help me?” “If I had arms like you, I would always wear tank tops or no sleeves.” Honestly these statements used to make me mad… at myself…. Believing I didn’t want to be noticed or seen… CRAP!!! People […]

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IF I WORKOUT 5 DAYS A WEEK AND EAT BROCCOLI WILL I FIT INTO MY SKINNY JEANS?

“…when you focus only on what your work offers you, it makes you hyperaware of what you don’t like about it, leading to chronic unhappiness.” Cal Newport   I hate.. working out, eating broccoli, making healthy meals, skipping happy hour….  As long as I can fit into my “skinny jeans” Look great in my bikini Get […]

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Yes YOU CAN Go on vacation without having a “Meal Plan” Panic Attack

Does a vacation or a trip have to side line you?  It has been 6, 8, 12 weeks, even 6 months since you have been working on you for this vacation you planned. In the back of your mind you knew that this day was coming, but you are scared, and excited all at once. […]

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One size does not fit all, Especially when it comes to our hormones

“Just Exercise!” Sounds great right?  But what if you just can’t, you shut down, mentally, emotionally etc. It is so ludicrous to say to someone that doesn’t exercise or has trouble getting consistent, “Just start exercising, what is so hard, start walking to lose weight…” Yep absolutely, exercise has that effect of making you feel […]

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WHY DIETS PISS ME OFF!

Here is the thing, I HATE Diets and I will never advocate anyone go on a diet! Want to know why Diet’s Piss ME OFF?? Because of my own personal experience with them.  And the things I have said to myself and heard from so many, mainly women. “I would rather be skinny and miserable […]

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OH CRAP, I FORGOT MY FITBIT….

“I trust everyone. I trust them to do what they do, and I am never disappointed. And since I trust people, I know to let them find their own way… Only your answers can help you.  You, yourself are the way the truth and the life, and when you realize this, the world becomes very […]

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Eggs aren’t the bad guys anymore.

Spring has sprung and chocolate Easter bunnies, marshmallow peeps, jelly beans and hard boiled colored eggs; have resurfaced. I can totally remember back in the days of non-fat and low fat diets the marshmallow peeps, jelly beans and the chocolate Easter bunnies were not the enemy. It was those colored cholesterol, fat causing eggs that […]

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How My Dogs Taught Me About My Eating

Have you ever watched a dog eat?  When you put the food down does your dog just self-regulate and graze all day long or gobble it down quickly? Ever since I can remember I have had dogs in my life and most of the dogs I grew up with often gobbled their food down. One meal […]

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MY DEMONS CAN’T GET ME

Well I looked my demons in the eyes, laid bare my chest, said ‘Do your best, destroy me. You see, I’ve been to hell and back so many times, I must admit you bore me’. -Ray Lamontagne **I wrote this post back in September and posted it on my Facebook Page.  At the time I […]

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