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Create the Burn: Getting the Most from Your Workout

Posted on November 21, 2019 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)

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I got quite a workout the other day, considering that my last good formal workout was at an Air Force base gym. Indeed, I've gotten exercise lifting, carrying, going up and down steps, etc., which I could tell because it felt more comfortable than expected. I used my Apple Watch to track the workout, which links ...

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Char's Baked Spaghetti Squash (2 Versions)

Posted on August 30, 2019 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)


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Cooler Fall temperatures make us hungry for warm comfort foods. I've loved spaghetti squash for a long time, but recently rediscovered it's delicious swap for pasta. Spaghetti squash gets its name for the stringy texture of the flesh. Why bother spiralizing stuff when God set this up for us already? The stores around me had it on sale tempting me to buy one,...

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What Your Scales Say Can Indicate Issues You Don't See

Posted on August 23, 2019 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)


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How Extra Weight May Indicate a Problem


"I can't seem to get my weight under control, no matter what I do," my client lamented. She wanted to lose 80 pounds but would be cont...

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Set the Tone for a Totally Healthy School Year

Posted on August 15, 2019 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (2)


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I've heard parents and teachers exclaim, "School starts next week. Can you believe it?" Frantically they shop for kids' clothes and school supplies. All those forms will come home to be filled out and returned to teachers. Football practice and cheerleading tryouts place many parents' backsides in the seats of bleachers waiting… waiti...

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Living Free: How to Change the Way We Think About Health and Fitness

Posted on August 9, 2019 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)


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It’s been interesting since I came back from the Christian writers conference and retreat now that I am trying to get caught up. Nothing came to mind for my blog post this week. Ugh! How can I have something for you if my mind goes blank? So, I decided to take a break this morning to do my PraiseMoves workout and devotions together...

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How to Use Activity Trackers, Health Apps and Online Incentives to Improve Your Health

Posted on June 27, 2019 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)


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Since I came home from vacation, I’ve dealt with a very long flare-up that knocked me down bad. I felt terrible about spending more time in bed than getting healthy activity, that is until Achievement contacted me about my above average physical activity for having chronic pain and fatigue issues. Whoa! Me? Ms. Sleep-Until-Ridiculously-...

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Become Active on Purpose: The Benefits of Active Transportation

Posted on May 30, 2019 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)


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Last week, I shared briefly about active transportation and how it helps people stay more physically fit. This week, I would like to dig deeper into this topic and help you find ways to put some of these principles into practice.


My hubby used to run regularly, including running 5ks. He also loves riding 20-25 miles ...

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Don't Throw Your Money Down the Toilet! When Shopping the Health Food Stores is Helpful

Posted on May 16, 2019 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Sorry about no posts yesterday. I woke up to a monster migraine that had me trotting to the bathroom the entire day. I could barely post the notice on Facebook about no posts for the day. Thank you for the well wishes, prayers, and encouragement. You are greatly appreciated!


Since I lost a whole day’s worth of writing, I had to storm ideas for this week’s post ...

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5 Ways to Measure Weight Loss Success (Other Than the Scale)

Posted on March 28, 2019 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)

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I recently posted a meme that said, “If you’ve become obsessed about weighing yourself often to see if you’ve lost weight, then put the scale away.” That meme seemed to put some of my friends and followers off. Please, let me clarify that statement. I was anorexic in my last year of high school and beginning of college. In my pre-...

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Why You Jump from Diet to Diet with No Lasting Results: What to Do About It

Posted on March 21, 2019 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (1)



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We’ve all done it. Our jeans are don’t fasten anymore, so it’s time to lose weight. Again. We ask our friends and scour the internet for the “best” diet. Once we have our scopes on one, we buy our “diet food” for this one and jump in full force! One week is a bit tough, but we do it. The nex...

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