DIETING: Expectations Vs. Reality

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DIETING: Expectations Vs. Reality Losing weight and getting in shape is a goal that many people share. Whether you want to lose 100 pounds or those stubborn five pounds, it can be a real challenge to shed weight. When you go on a diet, you expect to lose weight in a certain time frame. But… [Read More]

Dear Moms, You Must Get Healthy

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Dear Moms, You Must Get Healthy I read an article the other day called “Why Having Kids Is Bad for Your Health.” To sum it up, based on a study the University of Minnesota did they found that moms with kids eat more and exercise less. Yet, you might be thinking you are running around… [Read More]

5 Reasons to Love Yourself First – #BehindTheBlogger

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5 Reasons to Love Yourself First One of the hardest lessons that I have learned over the years is how to Love Yourself First.  I will be honest and admit that it is easier said than done. I struggle with this weekly, if not daily, and often have to remind myself why it is okay to… [Read More]

How to Create a Game Night Relief Basket – #WhatMonthlyPain

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Sponsored #WhatMonthlyPain #CollectiveBias How to Create a Game Night Relief Basket One of my daughter’s favorite things to do together is have family game night. This is something she has enjoyed doing since she was little and she… [Read More]

Easy Hot Taco Dip

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  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ad #MakeHeartburnHistory #CollectiveBias Easy Hot Taco Dip One of my favorite recipes to whip up and enjoy during the holidays is an Easy Hot Taco Dip. It is always a hit with friends and family but, thanks to… [Read More]

Quit Smoking and Lose Weight

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Quit Smoking and Lose Weight There are many reasons that people do not want to quit smoking and one of the main reasons is the fear of gaining weight. No one wants to go up a dress size or two just because they have decided to take better care of their health. The average person… [Read More]

Why I Chose Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery? Why I decided Bariatric Surgery was for me. It has been 3 1/2 years since I had Bariatric Surgery and I am often asked what made me decide to go that route for weight loss. The decision was not an easy one and it took many months for me to make the decision to… [Read More]

Is Your Child in the Right Seat? – Child Passenger Safety Week

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Is Your Child in the Right Seat? – Child Passenger Safety Week A car seat is no doubt one of the most important purchases will ever make for your child! But it isn’t just that first purchase that matters the most. As your child gets older and while they are growing, you will need to… [Read More]

How to Parent With a Mental Illness

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How to Parent With a Mental Illness Living with a mental illness can cause challenges when it comes to functioning on a daily basis. However, when you are a parent you don’t always have the option of not functioning. This is something that I have spent many years trying to figure out. I want to be… [Read More]

Start Walking for Weight Loss

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How to Start Walking for Weight Loss When you have some extra weight that you would like to lose and are not very active, there is a simple way to start losing the pounds. This method to help you lose weight does not require any monthly gym memberships, a large financial commitment, and can even… [Read More]