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 For we are God's handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Ephesians 2:10 NIV


The posts on this website are for informational purposes only. Please, check with your health care provider before trying any new exercise or weight loss program. I share insights about health, nutrition, exercise, relationships, Christian wellness, self-image, the Bible, and hazards of the New Age movement prevalent in the general health, fitess, and wellness communities. My hope is to encourage you on your journey to total health as you live out your Christian faith.

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A Call to Purity of Body and Spirit

Posted on August 16, 2017 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Main Passage:" target="_blank">2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1

Secondary Passage:" target="_blank">Malachi 3:1-3

Key Verse: Therefo...

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Encore Post: Dealing with Post-Exercise Pain

Posted on August 15, 2017 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

This post is an Encore Post from the Totally Fit for Life website 10/11/2016. I have edited and updated. This post is my own work.

New exercisers always feel sore after a workout. The old addage, "No pain, no gain!" scares the wits out of them. That's why so many avoid exercise for so long. Why would anyone want to hurt themselves doing something that's supposed to be good for you? I...

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Is This All There Is?

Posted on August 10, 2017 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)

My husband and I read a bumper sticker recently that stated, "What if the Hokey Pokey IS what it's all about?" We laughed, then sang it as we drove along. Memories of times when we sang these songs with our children and times I sang them with children in swim classes I taught in the past swam through our minds. But a sad reality settled into my brain,...

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Conquering the Weight Begins with the Plate

Posted on August 8, 2017 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

I remember sitting in the doctor's office years ago hearing the results of routine blood work:  borderline high cholesterol. Change your diet. I was in my late 20's to early 30's with a considerable amount of pudge around my mid-section. My generation had begun to take reducing cholesterol seriously, so that news stunned me. The doctor handed me a sheet of low cholesterol foods with a li...

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The Great Divide is Not So Great

Posted on August 3, 2017 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Photo by Simon Mason on Unsplash

When my hubby and I visit his son and daughter-in-law in New Mexico, we have often passed through the" target="_blank">Lincoln National Forest in Alamagordo. On our way through to Riodoso, the view of the

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Couple Time = Stronger Bond

Posted on July 31, 2017 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)

I'm not sure if I shared why my hubby decided to ask me out, but here it is: I love to bike- that is, ride a bicycle. You see, after my first husband died, I made a five year plan for myself. Because my first husband wasn't much for exercise or physical activity, one of the goals I had on my list was to begin riding bicycle on the bike trails. My first husband was a sweetheart, but I struggled with not doing physical a...

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It's Not What You Think!

Posted on July 27, 2017 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)

When we were dating, my first husband and I thought the Mizpah medals were really cool. We had a set we bought in my junior year of high school. It was circular and split in the middle with each half having it's own chain. The halves fit together like a puzzle. Inscribed on it were these words, "May the Lord watch over you and me while we are apart one from the other."

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The 10 Best Exercises for Overall Fitness

Posted on July 25, 2017 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)

I was scrolling through Pinterest the other night and found an infographic of exercises for the "Perfect Booty". It included 10 exercises, yes, 10 to build a better butt. I can tell you from experience as a personal trainer that if you work your backside out like that, you won't be able to get up off the potty! Some of my clients insisted that we focus on the butt with exercise, as if that i...

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Daniel: God's Man of Influence (Encore Post)

Posted on July 20, 2017 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

This encore post from January 21, 2015 is the beginning of a series of godly character shown through the examples of God's Bible greats from the Old Testament.

 One of my all-time favorite people of the Bible, other than Jesus, is Daniel. I aspire to take on at least some of his godly qualities, yet fail on my own power. However, the Holy ...

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Stop Stalling Your Weight Loss Efforts! (Encore Post)

Posted on July 18, 2017 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Originally posted as "Stop it! Your Killing Your Efforts" at Totally Fit 4 Life on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 8:21 AM

I am posting some Encores! from the old website with updates and corrections while I knock myself out in the background working on upgrades to improve your experience with us. Thank you for your cooperation!

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