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Let’s talk supplements?!

I don’t often talk about supplements because well, I never thought I would be “old” enough that I would really understand and/or feel the NEED to take them. I started taking a prenatal supplements during my first pregnancy and then while nursing. I then started to live on coffee and decided I should probably continue... Continue Reading →

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Refocused Activewear New Releases!!!

There is something about checking your email and finding the new clothes you get to add to your line up! This weeks pick is BY FAR one of my personal favorites. So much so, that I am afraid my size will be on backorder before I actually get the chance to order them for myself!... Continue Reading →

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I have never heard this statement quite like I did this day in my mind. Don’t get me wrong, I have heard these instructions many of times, but today, on this drive, it resonated. Why. Why, had I not thought of this to begin with? Why had I not even considered, how my lack of self-care was directly affecting my family. Why had I not identifies that putting myself on the back burner was limiting my ability to be the best wife, the best mom, the best friend, nurse, teacher, etc. How could I not see WHAT I was role modeling as an example for my children about self care?

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Drink Away the Cravings

HYDRATION: With the holidays fast approaching it is only appropriate to focus on something that not only can distract you but also has the ability to give you more energy, beautiful skin and fight infection. . Consider, your body is made up of 65% water - this is simply amazing. You’re skin, your blood, your eyes,... Continue Reading →

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What if instead of throwing in the towel and bagging you goals, packing them up until New Years, you got out of your baggy sweater and the stretchy leggings, believe I’m not fooled I get it, and into outfit you were really meant to wear. 

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GF Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup

What do you do on a cold fall rainy day with a left over rotisserie chicken?! Make homemade chicken noodle soup of course. Boil down your leftover chicken (bones included) to make your own bone broth. Use your favorite vegetables, as spice and season to take and ta da. A comfort meal is born.

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You go girl. You are a force to be reckoned with. A model for all moms. You are amazing and you truly should be proud of yourself for being so incredibly giving, caring, loving and  just an overall amazing mom! Don’t look around. Yes mom. I am talking about you. YOU ARE AWESOME!

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UNFILTERED ~ The un-glamorous truth of one mom, athlete & business owner, finding the path to truly LIVE amongst the chaos.

I was so busy running around trying to care for everyone else, cramming as much as I could into every 5 minute slot that was available. I was out straight until the time I hit my pillow, fully exhausted, yet mind still racing about the list in my head of things that I needed to do tomorrow! I mean for real girl, get it together you life is passing you buy!

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As a kid I savored the smell and taste of fresh tomato sauce. As a health conscious mom - I love that I can bring these memories and comforts of childhood into my own home. Fresh, nutritious and family friendly.  1 Peck fresh Garden tomatoes 1 Large fresh zucchini (optional) 1/4 cup red wine 6... Continue Reading →

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IT’S TWO O’CLOCK SOMEWHERE

Do you need more energy...
Just to get through the day?
To get through a workout
To balance your events of the night before?
Is your nutrition ZAPPING your energy stores?

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High Protein -- The good, the bad and the truth.

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GF Blueberry-Vanilla Protein Pancakes

  Ingredients: 1.5 cup Reds Gluten-Free Pancake Mix 2 tbsp Coconut oil (melted) 2 large eggs 1/2 cup Grass Fed Vanilla Protein 1/4 cup Chia seeds 1/4 cup ground flaxseed 1 cup farm fresh blueberries Strawberries & Bananas (optional)   Directions: In large mixing bowl combine pancake mix, coconut oil, eggs, protein powder, chia seeds, and... Continue Reading →

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Vinyasa Yoga… A must try.

Challenging your body through an amazing workout. Improving aches and pains. Finding mindful balance. Vinyasa yoga IS all that it is cracked up to be! ~Enjoy.

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Practicing the Four Basic Principles To Reduce Stress

  Physical health is very important when it comes to chronic disease prevention. Nutrition is equally as important. Information related to this is readily known and understood. When working to balance our health, we often lose focus on the implications, physical and mental stress has on our bodies, Releasing substances like cortisol and other stress... Continue Reading →

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Injuries Su*k! Mother Runner.

My apologies for the foul language, but some things just have to be told like they are... injuries suck. It has been FOREVER since I have written, followed up with the business end of things, and truly enjoyed all of the joys of being physically fit. I suppose never in my life have I ever... Continue Reading →

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bites

Sometimes it’s hard to satisfy a sweet tooth when you are doing all you can to maintain a balance and choose healthy eating. With a little creativity, those same healthy choices can give you the secret to indulging without the guilt! Chocolate PB Protein Bites INGREDIENTS BITES: 3 cups Old Fashion Oats4 TBSP Natural Peanut... Continue Reading →

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