Follow Friday #2

February 1, 2013

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This Follow Friday is a very special one, because not only do I think the person I am higlighting today is awesome and great, she is also someone I admire. She is part of th Sweat Pink Ambassadors and a true hero. Patti at Heavy Girl to Healthy Girl took 55″ and 113lbs off through healthy […]

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Goal for 2013 #1

January 31, 2013

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The whole reason I write this blog is because I have this gigantic, amazing, goal of learning how to surf. I am finally in a position where that’s possible. I’ve realized, however, that I need to have other small goals as well. Something that I can continue through my life (though I plan to surf […]

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What I Ate Wednesday #2

January 30, 2013

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Jenn at Peas and Crayons is a little food voyeur (so am I) and let’s the blogging community link up and share what they ate for the week. Here are a few of my favorites from this week! A simple breakfast of a juice smoothie and a hardboiled egg. Another morning I had plain greek […]

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Motivation Monday

January 28, 2013

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Lead your own life. Don’t compare yourself to anyone else. You are you, and only you. That’s all that matters.  

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How My Food Journal Sets Me Free

January 27, 2013

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One of the major steps I’ve taken in my journey so far is that being healthy is not about deprivation. Depriving ourselves is never a good thing, not emotionally, not physically, and not spiritually. While I am giving myself the ability to be free of the burden that is “dieting”, I also must constantly remain conscious […]

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Follow Friday

January 25, 2013

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Welcome to my first Follow Friday post! Follow Friday’s will consist of blogs, twitter accounts, facebook pages etc of people who I follow and think you should follow too. For my first edition I am going to highlight a blog and it’s blogger that has provided me with some immense motivation to start leading a […]

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My Love for Fruit

January 24, 2013

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In an effort to change my relationship with food the first thing I needed to tackle was my near addiction to sweets. To me, sweets were the ultimate reward and the thing I craved the most. Whenever someone would tell me “give up sugar”, even the thought of it made me want to hide. As […]

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What I Ate Wednesday #1

January 23, 2013

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This is my first time joining Peas and Crayons What I Ate Wednesday. I actually remembered to take pictures of what I ate one day this week! (Well almost, I forgot lunch). For breakfast I mixed some plain yogurt, some local Mountain Man blackberry jam and some cocoa powder. I paired that with just half […]

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Anxiety and Disordered Eating

January 22, 2013

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During my journey into healthful living I have realized more than ever that 75% of being healthy is being in a state of mind that offers individual respect for yourself and others. Personally, while juggling all of the things that life has thrown at me I have been lacking on the self-respect, and in turn […]

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Embracing the Old

January 21, 2013

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“Faith is taking the first step even when you didn’t see the whole staircase” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It’s been about 3 months since my last entry. As much as I hated being away from blogging, I needed to take a step back and get my priorities back in order. Many things have […]

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