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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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Sharpening Our Focus at Be Totally Fit for Life!

Posted on August 21, 2020 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)


Photo by Jennifer Farnan on Unsplash.


2020 is a year of challenges. The events thus far have shake...

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Let's Get Personal: Why You Need Your Own Personal Stewardship Plan

Posted on August 13, 2020 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)


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A couple of ladies came to me for personal training sessions together. Each was an opposite personality to the other. One was tall and slender, a bit athletic in her school years. Still, the other was short and stout without any athletic inclination whatsoever. This pairing was an interesting mix because the short one believed that whatever her tall fri...

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Happy Trails! Safely Enjoying the Trails During the Pandemic

Posted on July 3, 2020 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (2)


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I have to say that 2020 has been a troubling year full of uncertainties. We’ve all fel...

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Active Couple Time = Stronger Bond

Posted on June 19, 2020 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)


Image by Everton Vila @evertonvila on Unsplash.


This is an Encore! post from 2017.


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 ...

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Walking through a Minefield: Managing Safe Practices with Chronic Illness

Posted on May 22, 2020 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (2)


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Thank you for continuing with me this month as I’ve focused on specific health conditions. I hope you have been encouraged, or someone you know. with fibromyalgia, autoimmune diseases like Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Celiac Disease, and many other chro...

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Managing Sun Sensitivity in Autoimmune Diseases

Posted on May 15, 2020 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Image by Alicia on Pixabay.

(Also Preventing Melanoma for Skin Cancer Awareness)


 

I’ve been sun sensitive since I was a teenager, before th...

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From the Desk of Charlaine Spring 2020

Posted on April 29, 2020 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Photo by Charlaine W. Martin, 2020. All rights reserved.


 

How have the Stay-at-Home orders treated you over the past few weeks? Some people on social media have said they are well. Others are worried because of either health or loss of income. While a few have loved ones battling COVID-19 or succumbed to it. We have fared...

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Gluten-free Vegan Biscuits

Posted on April 24, 2020 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)


Photo by Charlaine W. Martin, 2020. All rights reserved.


During Stay-at-Home orders, I’ve worked hard to not over-- or comfort-- eat. Unfortunately, I was craving dark chocolate really bad yesterday. Ugh! I tried eating a banana. Nope. Nuts. Nope. I even added collagen protein powder to fruit juice. Nope. Not only t...

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15 Healthy Food Swaps with Limited Resources

Posted on April 8, 2020 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)


 

Image by Joe from People on Cava.


Our governor announced yesterday that all Michiganders should hold off buying groceries for the next two weeks. *Sigh* This announcement exacerbates the fact many grocery stores have run out of stock regularly since the ridiculous hoarding of toilet paper, Clorox wipes, and hand san...

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Mission Critical: Learning to Read Your Health Status

Posted on April 2, 2020 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)


 

Cockpit panel photo by Charlaine Martin, February 2020. All rights reserved.


My hubby is a pilot, so we love to cruise the sky in our single-engine plane on gorgeous days. Since he is teaching me to fly, I had to learn to read the many gauges on the instrument panel. It is easy to stay on course when there is a gent...

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