The boys (Scouts) are back in town!

Hi all, school is back in full swing, which means that extracurricular activity enduring  participation is also back on! My oldest child is a cub scout and our first camping trip is next weekend.  I have been packing for weeks  After this, we will be camping roughly once a month throughout the year, so I […]

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Life goes on…

If you’re from South Louisiana, you know that things here have been wild.  So many homes were flooded and many people are just at a loss for what to do next.  We were fortunate.  The water came within about 3 feet from our back door and then retreated. Things are starting to slowly get back […]

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Breaking out of your comfort zone!

This week was an experiment in trying new things for me! When I started working out, I found a basic program on bodybuilding.com (Jamie Eason’s livefit program) and followed it.  I did not deviate.  I watched all of the video tutorials over and over until I was sure my form was correct. I figured that […]

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5 reasons you are not meeting your fitness goals

  You make excuses.  5am is too early.  I am too busy.  I am too tired.  Bottom line is, if you want to do it, you will find a way.  Make it a priority and make it happen. You are not tracking your food. We can get carried away with a lot of mindless eating.  […]

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Protein cookies and super delts!

Howdy, guys!  I have been doing some serious kitchen experimentation today!  I made several different types of protein cookies, so I’ll share the recipe that was the best!  I also made blueberry muffins for my kids, tacos, and chicken enchiladas.  I absolutely love days when we just hang around the house and get stuff done!  Now, […]

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Foul in the pool!!!!

Oh dear! I came home from work this afternoon, and being the best mommy on the planet, decided to let the kids swim in the kiddie pool we purchased a couple of weeks ago. This is said pool. “It’ll be fun”, they said!  “You’ll be able to cook dinner in peace!”, I thought! The answer […]

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Working hard!

Got my mind right and my game tight!   I’m Gettin’ where I wanna be, one step at a time!  Finally, my triceps are peeking through! I hate how none of my definition shows in a selfie.  It’s all about lighting, right?  I’m pretty sure I’m just too awkward to get a good pic! My […]

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The #1 way to get your workout in EVERY DAY!

I promise, it’s not a trick!  There’s only 1 way you can make sure to workout consistently, each and every day!  What is it? Schedule it in!!! Scheduling your workout ensures that it will get done.  Most people make their workouts an option, something that can be skipped if they don’t feel up to it.  Don’t […]

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Just say no to negative thinking!

It is easy to be confused in the world we live in.  You can never be thin enough, rich enough, or just plain “enough” enough.  We talk down to ourselves (you know, that voice that is always in your head telling you “don’t eat that, fatty!”).  We look in the mirror and see disaster when […]

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Change: It’s what’s for dinner!

Change is an unavoidable part of living.  It happens all the time, all around us, yet we are so resistant and afraid of the “new”.  For me, change creates anxiety.  I am very comfortable when I have rhythm and purpose to my day, knowing what to expect with only small variations.  I have some big […]

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