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Commercial Break Workout

 Commercial Break Workout *While watching your favorite show at night *ahem Bachelor cough*, do this “dirty dozen” during each commercial break!  It will be tough but hopefully you will get an awesome workout in without feeling too fatigued because of the break you get while watching the show.  12 exercises, 12 reps. 12 Lunges 12 Crunches 12 Squat Jumps 12 Pushups 12 Jumping Jacks 12 Frog Jumps (long jumps) 12…Read More

Self Care

If you are always looking for other people (or things) to make you happy, you never will be. If you want true happiness, start taking a look at yourself, your daily actions, and your personal belief systems. Taking a little bit of time for yourself each day is important. Remember, giving yourself permission for self care means you are giving everyone around you the best of you, not what is…Read More

Perfectly Imperfect

Love your Lines

I used to feel ashamed of my faded stretch marks and loose skin from pregnancy. For a long time, I felt like it was unfair that I could get in really good shape but no matter what I did, I still had soft skin that wrinkled when I bent over and little faded stretch marks everywhere. Self acceptance was a long journey for me. Once I learned that my self-worth…Read More

This ONE Thing Makes All The Difference in the World

Sometimes having a small win in your pocket can make all the difference. I know what it feels like to feel like a failure because you never can stick with your goals. I know what it feels like to start Monday off with excitement and end the week disappointed that you didn’t do even half the things you set out to do. I know what it feels like to put…Read More

Remember What is Really Important Here…

Remember, your closest friends love you because of the kind of person you are, the way you remember to call when they are feeling down, because you laugh with them over fun memories. Not because the scale was three pounds lighter today. Your children love you because you show them that you love them unconditionally, you tell them bed time stories until they nod off to sleep, and you are…Read More