Next Workout Program and Sweet App Review

I recently finished 60 days of Insanity Max 30, and my results were less than stellar. I’m really pleased with the progress I made on my upper body’s, but i was hoping for more.  I was planning on starting the 21 Day Fix Extreme next, but I don’t have the money to invest in the…
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Insanity Max 30 Review & Results

Well the day has come and I have officially completed 60 days of Insanity Max 30.  I have had to really mentally psych myself up for the workouts because they were super challenging.  You know you are pushed hard when you can’t even think of cussing out Shaun T because you are trying too hard…
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A New & Happier Me-Mentally

It’s almost been a whole year since I started my fitness lifestyle.  In that year, I’ve matured into a lifestyle that best suits me physically and mentally and also works with my role as friend, mom, wife and a working woman.  What started out with completing the 21 Day Fix to grinding out T25.  Then…
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21 Day Fix Approved: Burrito Bowl

I’ve officially ran out of my 2 freezer workshop’s worth of pre-prepped meals.  That means, I’m back  to figuring out 21 Day Fix/clean eating versions of our favorite meals.  Tonight’s meal was a definite winner!  So much so that we are eating it again later this week.  Yes, it was that delicious! Burrito Bowl  …
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Holiday Shakeology Recipes

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Beachbody Black Friday Steal of a Deal

Ladies & Gents, It’s a Christmas wish come early!  Amazing Beachbody programs for steals (more than 50% off). If you’ve been looking for something that will turn your life around, your wish has been granted. There are programs for all levels of fitness!  Shaun T, the mind and body behind Insanity, Hip Hop Abs, and…
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Sensitivity Presentation for Middle Schoolers

I’ve been swamped with work.  I just can’t seem to get ahead.  Each year as a special education teacher I feel that the paperwork and job demands increase exponentially.  It’s draining when you pair it with the physical, emotional, and mental demands of working with the kiddos.  For example, I spent this past Veteran’s Day…
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Holiday Pudge…Not This Year

The holiday seasons of the last few years were not my most in-shape ones.  Let’s look back… Even though I’ve been working out since March, I’ve hit a rough patch that I keep trying to bounce back from but just can’t seem to do it.  I’ve stopped consistently eating right in August, and the last…
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DIY: Candle Upcycle

I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned on here before that our household is trying out the Dave Ramsey Total Money Makeover. It’s been a bit of an adjustment, but we are putting huge dents in our debt which is an amazing feeling!  So how does this lead to the title of this post…well, we aren’t…
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Ricotta Donuts

I feel like we’ve been deep frying in our house every two weeks.  Not the healthiest habit, but each time we’ve made donuts that are to.die.for.  This weekend was no exception.  I opted to use a recipe from a Williams-Sonoma cookbook, that hasn’t yielded good results in the past.  This cookbook has amazing food photography,…
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