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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

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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: 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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Back on Track: Recovering from Setbacks

Posted on August 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Photo by R.K.Martin. All rights reserved. Used with permission.


I went cycling on a local trail with my hubby this past weekend. The ride started off tough for the first 3 to 4 miles. My legs burned badly. “Stop it!” they screamed. But I pushed through anyway and the burn went away. Walking 1 to 3 miles a day is good, but doesn’t help me stay in shape. Cycling f...

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Finding Balance in a Hyper-Drive World

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

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When I loaded the washer with towels and sheets today, I made sure I distributed them evenly in the washer tub, added detergent and softener, put the lid down, then started it. All went well as the 'swish, swish" sound blended in the background. After a while, I suddenly heard, "THUMP, THUMP, THUMP". I hurried to the laundry room to see my washer b...

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Re-Focusing Our Mirrors: Implement a New Set of Principles

Posted on July 19, 2018 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)


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I remember her well. She came into my office for help losing weight. She was 20-ish with about 60 pounds to lose. As we talked, I learned from her that she wanted to please her boyfriend. He wanted her to look model-perfect. She was desperate to lose the weight so she could have the body he wanted. So much so, that she was sta...

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5 Reasons Why Staying Home is Good

Posted on July 11, 2018 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)



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This is Day 3 of being home sick with the flu-- or whatever bug is around right now. Ugh! This isn't the post I had planned for you. I've been sleeping a crazy amount the past two days. However, in such a not-so-great circumstance, I found value from this experience to share with you.


My husband and I saw fireworks ...

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Encore post: Eat Tight, Eat Right

Posted on July 5, 2018 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Image by lukasbieri from Pixabay.


This post originally appeared on Totally Fit 4 Life's blog July 8, 2015. All work is my own.


This post is not intended as medical advice. Please consult your medical provider before trying any new diet plan.


There is always a new diet coming out, isn’t there? Paleo, Keto, Military, intermittent ...

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Walk in Freedom: Happy Independence Day!

Posted on July 4, 2018 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Image from Vistaprint stock photos.


Our regular blog post will be up tomorrow afternoon due to our Independence Day celebrations. In the meantime, walk in the freedom Christ has given you as a believer(2 Corinthians 3:17). Since freedom is very costly, whether it be your salvation paid by the blood of Jesus Christ or the freedoms you enjoy every day that cost solidiers in...

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Encore post! A Measured Visit: Body Composition

Posted on June 26, 2018 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)


Image from free stock on Vistaprint.

Originally posted in June 26, 2016 on Totally Fit 4 Life's website. All work is my own.


Joining the gym is a scary prospect if you have never entered one ever. As a newbie at the gym and then a personal trainer in the gym, I know it can be an awkward experience for you. Although all gyms are different in what they offer, yo...

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The Secret to Real Beauty

Posted on June 19, 2018 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Image (without Bible passage) from Pixabay.


Main Passage: 1 Peter 3:1-4 NIV


Focus Verse: But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things peo...

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