Personal Growth

Sink, Float or Swim. The choice is yours

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We’ve talked before about goals.  We’ve talked before about having a plan to reach those goals.  So many times, when summer gets here and life gets busy, we lose our focus on our goals.  Especially when  it comes to weight loss. There are so many things that can get in our way… Vacation Weddings Family […]

Personal Growth

Time to get out and #LiveMoreNow

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Disclaimer: I received a  variety of products from Buff to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review find and write race reviews! A few months ago, we (myself and the other amazing crew of BibRavePro’s) were presented with the opportunity to […]

Personal Growth

Is weight loss possible on vacation?

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It’s been a while since I posted an update and figured today was time. The past week was a whirlwind week.  3 concerts in 3 states in 3 days, then an additional 3 days of exploring with my son for his birthday!  We are both huge fans of Home Free, an acapella country group originally […]

Hamster Adventures

Why do I run?

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A few weeks ago, I was challenge to write a “why I run” post… and now here we are, several weeks later and I am still working on it.  I have started this post several time and then deleted it.  It just wasn’t right. So I started over… again. I wrote a similar post about […]

Personal Growth

If you wine now, don’t whine later!

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Three weeks ago, I came to you with confession time. The Hamster was out of control and needed to reel the reigns back in. For those that missed that post, you can read more about it HERE.  No more excuses, it was time to take control and get back on track.  It’s been an interesting […]

Personal Growth

The worlds best weight loss plan!

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Are you looking for THE answer?  That ONE diet plan that will help you lose that weight once and for all.  Guaranteed? No matter how much you look, you won’t find one.  No one program works for everyone and you need to find what works for you on so many different levels.   How many […]

Personal Growth

Hamster confessions, February 2018

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There comes a time when you look in the mirror and ask yourself the question, “what happened?” Stuck in a job you really don’t like anymore… Maybe you put on a few pounds… or did you just make a huge purchase that you weren’t really planning? Regardless, you now need to face the reality of […]

Personal Growth

Take QUIT out of your vocabulary!

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It’s hard. It’s scary. My friends don’t understand why I am doing it. What if I fail? These are just some of the many excuses we use when things get tough. But that does not mean we should give up.  It’s during these times that we need to stand strong, remember the reasons why we […]

Personal Growth

Morning moments with your unconscious mind

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Writing is a powerful way to create space between your thoughts and actions and spark creativity. Julia Cameron’s Morning Pages, or early morning stream-of-consciousness writing, is an amazing way to clear your mind and  bring forward inspiration and focus. What are Morning Pages, you ask?  Put it simply (in the words of Julia Cameron): “Morning […]