THREE REASONS TO MAKE A SUMMER BUCKET LIST!
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*This post contains referral links and I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. WHAT MADE ME THINK OF A SUMMER BUCKET LIST I attend an exercise strength class every Saturday morning. Groaning as I warmed up for the class I noticed the music choice was different today.  At first, the music got on my nerves. It wasn’t the usual fast-paced, “motivate me to move” music. However, as I started listening to the musical Grease that was playing, I fondly remembered Danny and Sandy and their quest for each other. Remember the scene where Sandy was …
THREE WAYS I DECREASED MY ANXIETY DURING MY WINTER FITNESS CHALLENGE AND OTHER DISCOVERIES
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Winter Fitness Challenge Setbacks **This post contains referral links and I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Since I started my last Fitness Challenge in September of 2018, which you can read about HERE and HERE I had a few challenges coming up in the winter that I dreaded. Challenge #1: I had bilateral carpal tunnel surgery December 7, 2018. The nerve damage in both hands was more severe than the surgeon anticipated. What was supposed to be a two recovery period ended up being 8 weeks. Challenge #2: I was now out of work …
HOW TO HAVE A SIMPLE MORNING ROUTINE
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THE MORNING ROUTINE STARTS THE NIGHT BEFORE **This contains referral links and I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. How many mornings have you woken up exhausted from surviving the night before?  You know what you needed to do to make the morning transition go smoother, but you procrastinated – again. You want to make your morning go smoother, but you are to exhausted.  At night, all you want to do is get the kids to bed so you can go to bed yourself.   Then it all starts again the next morning.  You hit …
Our Fitness Winter Weather Tracking Challenge
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***This post contains affiliate links and I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you! I’m Gonna Pump You Up! In October, Gina, my fitness buddy, was seeing more results than I was and you can read about that in the post listed  HERE.  This post also lists the changes I had made in hopes of not only seeing results, but to also help with how I was feeling. By November, Gina was increasing her protein intake and I was FINALLY seeing results on the scale by following the anti-inflammatory diet my doctor had put me on by Dr. Weil.  Dr. Weil’s …
The Sunshine Blogger Award
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https://www.pinterest.com/pin/766667536543503382/ What Is “The Sunshine Blogger Award”? Blogging is hard work.  Much harder to get off the ground than I had projected.  Still having so much to learn I get extremely frustrated with myself and feel like quitting.  Yet, I choose to keep going. Why?  This is where my passion lies – in sharing my experiences with others in order to bring them hope. The Sunshine Blogger Award is a nomination from a fellow blogger that believes in you and what you have to say.  The award brings exactly what is is called – sunshine to a fellow blogger.  To make …
A Personalized Dog Placemat for ONLY $8.50!!
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***This post contains affiliate links in which I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. A Personalized Dog Placemat for ONLY $8.50!! I had fun customizing a personalized dog placemat for ONLY $8.50 for my pooch, Buttercup!  This is a STEAL! Especially for a personalized item!  If you are looking for REASONABLY PRICED personalized gifts, you NEED to check out the site JustSoPosh!!  Click on my affiliate link HERE for FREE SHIPPING! JustSoPosh also carries all sorts of personalized sports placemats, kids wall decor, personalized shower curtains and MORE!  You can view what other awesome products JustSoPosh has listed …