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Holiday Meal Maintenance

This Thanksgiving many of your will be visiting family and friends.  We should all take the time to thank God for what he has given us.  As I think back to my trip to Romania this past summer, I am reminded of how blessed we are to live in a country where we are free to do
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Hitting the snooze button

It has officially been six weeks since Nationals!  I was released to workout from my doctor today, so I have no more “fake” excuses.  For six straight weeks, I have made every excuse in the books to eat whatever I want – I have been bloated, I have been constipated and none of it was
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I just want my cycle back

As many of you know, I have been on prep since around February 2017 when my body fat was around 17%.  I had a normal menstruation cycle and no concerns of estrogen levels or ovulation.  I did not have a cycle in March and after three NOT PREGNANT home tests, in May I went to the doctor. 
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Kestrel Lane Closing

We finally did it – we closed on our new construction loan.  In 2014, while I was out on maternity leave for my first daughter, my husband and I began looking for a larger house with a big lot.  Growing up in Alabama, I was used to big houses on big lots.  Here in New
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and school begins

Hello August – other than the blistering New Orleans heat and prep for competition, let’s get ready for two toddlers to start school!!!!   TUITION – CHECK: No more to say here – just fork it out. UNIFORMS – CHECK: The pre-work that goes into a new school year is nothing to go unnoticed.  I’m sure
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Digestive Success Secret

Digestive Regulation: Like most women, I have struggled throughout my adult life with regulating my digestive system. With all the processed sugary foods, our human anatomy was not built to digest unnatural foods.  I have tried greek yogarts and probiotics and have had very little success. Even with all natural diets, I still find my
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Let’s talk about Peanut Butter

Oh Peanut Butter – I love you, but I hate you…… This prep has been going so good…..I have never been very attracted to the carbohydrates, but I do eat them as prescribed.  The fats are a different story.  They are my weakness.  I have always been a huge chesse fan, but have been able to
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Nutrition and Workout Program Plan: Define your personal goals.

The next situation is in a program in which the trainer wants the powerlifter to workout as intense as possible on any given session. This may mean aspiring to a single maximal or near-maximal set (perhaps with subsequent back-off sets). Then lifter's hitting a prescribed number of sets of the maximal number of weights per set. In such a situation it's always better to listen to the coach's personal guidance. No one except your trainer will be able to intuitively...
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Abs are made in the Kitchen

This spring, my good old friend sponsored by ManimalWear gave me a pair of these wrist wraps. I’ll admit that I never had the slightest idea why and more importantly how anyone would be using these. So until my GYM buddy told me the secret, I've...
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Welcome!

Welcome to my website where I would love to share some of my life experiences with you, including my successes and failures with nutrition and fitness.  My goal is to help you find your missing inspiration, set goals and crush them!  I can’t wait to help you with your wellness journey as well as daily life
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