Finding New Ways To Be Happy

Hello all, A few thoughts on trying to find things that make you happy, when you can’t do the things that you normally would.Β  Still in recovery from back surgery and I’m worried I haven’t been careful enough. I haven’t done strenuous things, mostly because I have no energy (this is why), but I have […]

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Dealing with Stress

Good morning everyone! We all have stressors. Sometimes the stress is manageable, sometimes it builds up and you feel like you might explode. You completely give up and hide from the world in a sea of pillows and blankets (super effective technique, by the way). Sometimes we are more able to deal with the stress, […]

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Fitness Routine Derailed, And Not By Choice

Good morning readers! I have been out of my fitness routine for a long time now (going on 4 months). Back surgery, exhaustion from pregnancy, etc. have kept me from my normal routine, and I miss it!Β  Ever since we got back from Costa Rica, it has been one thing after another. Because of the […]

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Independence Day: Repurposed Tacos

I’m entering a stage of pregnancy where I am always STARVING yet consistently repulsed by the texture, taste, and thought of most food groups. Finding something I can eat and somewhat enjoy is a serious win.

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“Showing”

Hi Everyone! As promised, I have a few ‘thoughts’ on the whole being pregnant thing I just can’t help but share. When your bumpin’ and you know it…but no one else does. I’ve been pregnant for a while now (ok, 5 months) and the idea has totally set in. I just exist as a larger, […]

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My Back Injury and Pregnancy

Hi Readers! I’m back after my three-month hiatus… I couldn’t be happier. So what else happened to stop me from blogging (and working out) for so long? Well, As it turns out..I am pregnant! OK, so?   There is such a thing as working out when you’re pregnant…it’s actually a huge thing with an enormous […]

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The pros and cons of reflection

We all slip into bad habits from time to time. Some more problematic than others, some done with an understanding of the consequences, and others adopted completely unconsciously. Poor habits come in so many forms. There are the actual physical things we do, such as throwing socks on the floor right next to the laundry […]

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Fitness Derailment: What happens when you stop working out?

Hi guys! Recovering from an injury is just so unpleasant. First of all, you’re injured and probably in pain. Secondly, many of us who receive injuries have a hard time adjusting to this new fitness-less lifestyle while we are in recovery. All the benefits that us fitness junkies rely on to maintain physical and mental […]

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