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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. You will find articles about health, nutrition, exercise, relationships, Christian wellness, self-image, the Bible, and hazards of the New Age movement prevalent in the general health, fitness, 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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Encore Post: Are Mid-Life 'Tweeners Destined to be Fat and Unhealthy?

Posted on October 18, 2018 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

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First posted in October 2016 on Totally Fit 4 Life. Reposted October 18, 2018 on Be Totally Fit for Life. All work is my own.


I think young adults are amusing when they think people in their 40s are old. When someone I know turns 40, they are often perplexed at the loss of hair, migration of hair, the gray hair -- m...

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Encore Post: Romantic People Need to be Committed!

Posted on October 11, 2018 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)


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First published Feburary 2016. This post has been revised for Sweetest Day, October 20. All work is my own.


It’s always interesting to watch men at the store picking out flowers, balloons, and cards for their sweethearts. Women operate a little differently in the card aisle then they make a beeline to the candy or baking...

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Encore Post: Break Free from the Diet Hype!

Posted on October 3, 2018 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)


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This blog post previously appeared on Totally Fit 4 Life's website in late 2015. All work is my own.


By now, you have probably given up or restarted your weight loss efforts. You've gone on several diets that failed, tried weight loss supplements or other "miracles" just to sink a ton of money into a co...

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Is Our God Enough?

Posted on September 24, 2018 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)


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My hubby bought an Apple watch for me last year at Christmas. I was eager to get it set up so I could track exercise, heart rate, sleep, and so on. It has a feature that caught me by surprise when it sent me a notification to Breathe. Hmmm. The last I knew, if I am alive, I already...

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Temptations: It All Started with One Bite

Posted on September 19, 2018 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)



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Read: Genesis 3


Key Verse: 1 Corinthians 10:13, “No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. Bu...

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What Will It Take For You to Meet Your Goals?

Posted on September 12, 2018 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)



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I had a recent conversation with a young working mom who has preschoolers. She recently began full-time hours at work, so her more aggressive workouts had to take a backseat to her busy life. She eats healthy, low-calorie foods, which has helped her keep extra pounds off, but her desk job ...

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Faith, Health, and Wellness Discoveries from Colorado Trip 2018

Posted on September 6, 2018 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)



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I spent the past week in Colorado visiting with my older daughter and her three children. Wow! These little busy kiddos, ages 2 through 6, wore me out! I forget sometimes how much energy it takes for parents to keep up with their little ones. I like being a grandma, though. I visit, help out, and then go home. My ...

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Encore! post, "Lessons from Chipping Ice"

Posted on August 21, 2018 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)



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This Encore post first appeared on Totally Fit 4 Life's website in April 2015. All work in this post is my own. It was an interesting read since we are almost finished with our house and will move in this fall. I hope it encourages you.


In the thumb of Michigan, w...

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Encore post: Biggie Size It?

Posted on August 14, 2018 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)


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This Encore! post first appeared on Totally Fit 4 Life's website in 2016. I have updated and expanded it.Since it is my own work, I am free to reuse it.


A few months ago, I had been sick and put on a few extra pounds, so I went shopping for some comfy clothes in a larger size. Fibro makes everything hurt, so clothin...

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Fall Insights 2018

Posted on August 8, 2018 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)



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Right now, I imagine you are still mowing the lawn on a hot day and the kids are splashing in the pool. I've been working in my garden, enjoying the great produce God has supplied all summer. But we all know Fall is on it's way. The stores make sure we know so we can get those back-to-school discounts!


Looking Forward

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