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Nature and Nurture

Nature and Nurture

I love hiking. So does my dog, Bella. With our busy lives, it was difficult to find the time this year to get out for the day and get into nature. The opportunity did present itself a few weekends ago, when my sisters and I had a rare free day.  We chose a more...

Celebrate All the Wins

Celebrate All the Wins

The first time I tried on my skirt from 7th grade after my weight loss, I could not believe it fit! I held onto a skirt for eighteen years, hoping one day it would go to use again. It was not until eighteen years later, that my wish for that skirt came true.  Now,...

Eight Ways Young Living Essential Oils Helped Me Lose 25 Pounds

Eight Ways Young Living Essential Oils Helped Me Lose 25 Pounds

I often get asked by others who notice my weight loss, “what is your secret?” Here is the secret- there is no secret when it comes to weight loss. It is “calories in and calories out.” That sounds simple but that simple concept can take some hard work, education and...

Beating the Winter Blues

Beating the Winter Blues

This is a hard time of year for many people including myself. In general, by February, we are tired of the cold, tired of the layers of clothes we must repetitively take on and off as we go in and out of the home, tired of the long, dark nights and tired of shoveling...

Kicking the Sugar Addiction… Again

Kicking the Sugar Addiction… Again

This blog post is for me just as much as it is for you. Yes, in fact, post-holiday season, I am experiencing a resurgence of my once-forgotten sugar addiction. During the holidays, I decided that I would allow myself to enjoy the...

The Importance of Self-Care During a Global Pandemic

The Importance of Self-Care During a Global Pandemic

Let’s face it; this has been a difficult year. Many of us have been quarantined since March. Many of us have been working from home since March or in the home with our kids, acting as parent, teacher, principle, lunch worker, janitorial staff and recess aid since...