No More Excuses!

January 19, 2015

Does this sound familiar? You head to bed, maybe on a Sunday night, and you’re thinking, “Tomorrow’s the day! Tomorrow I WILL be 100% committed to my goals! I’m going to get up, workout, and eat right!“ Morning comes…”Wow, I’m tired; maybe I’ll just sleep in a little more.” Breakfast…”Hubby picked up donuts?! Yay! I’ll […]

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Finding the Balance

November 9, 2014

Balance! It’s a quest many of us crazy busy moms are on for what seems like eternity.  We’ve got our kids’ school projects, carpool schedule, sports practices, meal planning, grocery shopping, endless laundry, and more while trying to keep up with all our other responsibilities as well.  What’s a mom to do!? I don’t know […]

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Summer Recap and Thoughts on Commitment

August 21, 2014

What a summer!  So, I haven’t blogged in quite a few weeks; I’ve taken this time to try to recoup from the crazy months we’ve had and reflect on not only where I’ve been, but where I’m heading.  I’ve mentioned on my Facebook page that I would be recapping the summer a bit (including the […]

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The Battle Inside: Overcoming Depression

April 21, 2014

Disclaimer I am not a doctor nor do I have any professional experience in dealing with overcoming depression.  I am sharing in this article my own personal story and what specifically has helped me.  In no way is this to be used in place of medical advice.  If you are suffering from symptoms of depression, […]

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Success! How Bad Do You Want It?

April 14, 2014

Having been in the health and wellness industry for quite a few years now, I’ve heard it all!  I mean, I’ve heard about every excuse there is out there.  One conclusion I came to early on is that I can’t force a client to WANT to get healthy.  I can’t force a client to commit, […]

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What Will You Do With Your Clean Slate?

January 2, 2014

  “The tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal.  The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.” ~ Benjamin Mays  A brand new year!  A fresh start!  We have before us an entire year, untainted ~ a clean slate! My question for you is, what do you plan to do with […]

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Natural Cold Remedies

December 2, 2013

Natural Cold Remedies by Susan Kihleng It happens to the best of us!  We eat healthy, we wash our hands often, we avoid being around sick people, but the inevitable hits regardless – we get sick!  Sometimes there’s just no getting around it, no matter how many preventative measures we have taken.  The good news […]

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ADHD and Asperger Syndrome: There Is Hope!

October 3, 2013

“Have you ever considered there could be something wrong with him?  As in medically?” The question took me by surprise and for a few moments I could barely respond.  The feelings that took over shocked me as they weren’t feelings of defense or anger but actually relief!  Relief that maybe it wasn’t all my fault, […]

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Travel Time! Staying Healthy On the Road

September 12, 2013

One thing I hear often from those in my Challenge Groups and others I coach is that they were doing so well with their workouts and healthy lifestyle and then went on vacation or had a business trip or for some reason had to travel – and guess what?  They “fell off the wagon”, completely […]

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Moms Get Fit: Back to School Challenge

August 29, 2013

Moms Get Fit: Back to School Challenge! Ok, let’s be honest – how many of you HAVE a copy of Insanity… or P90X… or TurboFire… or some other fantastic workout program…that’s hiding away in a closet somewhere?  Your intentions were great when you purchased it or borrowed it from a friend, but then life got […]

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