weight loss

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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What’s In Your Fridge? Kitchen Essentials Part 2

October 16, 2014

Awhile back I shared some tips on stocking a pantry for clean eating and promised to cover the fridge next.  So here we go!  (If you missed the first article, check it out here!) What should you have in your refrigerator if you’ve committed to clean eating?  First off, I want to repeat my primary […]

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What’s In Your Pantry? Kitchen Essentials Part 1

July 14, 2014

So many times, new members of our monthly Challenge groups ask as soon as they join, “What IS clean eating? Where do I even start?”.  It can be confusing at the beginning when making a major lifestyle change, but by making small changes little by little, converting to a clean eating lifestyle doesn’t have to […]

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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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5 Sweet Treats for a Healthy Valentines Day

February 14, 2014

5 Sweet Treats for a Healthy Valentines Day Indulging on Valentines Day doesn’t mean you have to blow your clean eating plan!  Here’s some decadent treats that look elaborate, taste amazing, and yet are both simple to make and easy on your health.  No need to give up your sweet tooth this Valentines Day! 1. […]

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Coconut Oil: The Miracle Moisturizer

January 30, 2014

  Coconut Oil:  The Miracle Moisturizer by Susan Kihleng  I’m not used to the cold!  I’m pretty sure my body was not designed to live in cold weather – I was made to live on a tropical island! Good thing I do!  But for a year, our family is transplanted to the good ‘ole USA […]

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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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Solving the Diet Dilemma

June 3, 2013

5 Diet Red Flags to Avoid You’re surrounded by it!  The word DIET!  It’s on TV, the radio, bookstores, checkout line at the grocery store, everywhere!  And every week there’s something new.  Adkins, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian, Low-Carb, High-Carb, Hollywood, HCG, cucumber-vinegar-sandpaper-and-lemon diet (ok, I made that one up), well, you get the idea.  There’s always […]

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An Ultimate Reset Sampling

May 23, 2013

If you’ve been following my blog or Facebook page, you most likely know that for the past three weeks we’ve been doing the Ultimate Reset at our house.  In fact, my last blog post was about Alkaline and Acidic foods and steps to take to alkalize our bodies, which is an important part of the […]

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Alkaline or Acidic?

May 20, 2013

Simple Steps To Alkalize Your Body With the increase in processed, chemical-laden foods, our bodies are having more and more difficulties in maintaining a good pH balance.  If you’re anything like I was not too long ago, my response would be, “So what!”  The more I study nutrition and wellness, though, the less I can […]

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