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Lean & Strong Phase 1 – FINAL Results

Good morning!  Is it cold in your neck of the woods?  It feels like 25 degrees here.  Yesterday I had to bring out the winter coat.  Winter is coming, folks. I am pleased to report that I completed Phase 1 of my challenge.  I went 30 days with no alcohol.  I’m so proud of myself! … Continue reading Lean & Strong Phase 1 – FINAL Results

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Phase 1 of Lean & Strong – the end is near!

I’m getting to the end of Phase 1 of Lean & Strong, y’all!  If you haven’t been following along, I’m doing an experiment to try to find out what has been causing my weight gain, since I’ve gained about 20 pounds over the last several years.  I feel like overall I live a pretty healthy… Continue reading Phase 1 of Lean & Strong – the end is near!

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Gratitude 8-19-18

First of all, I’m so grateful for all of the words of love and support that I received for my last two posts.  It’s a scary thing, putting yourself out there, being honest and sharing things about yourself that put you in a vulnerable place.  But if sharing these things makes a positive impact on… Continue reading Gratitude 8-19-18

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Empowerment

This past weekend I participated in a free self-defense class that was organized by our local police department.  One hundred and fifty women showed up for the class, which for our community, is a huge turnout.  We learned lots of tips and self-defense moves that will help us to survive, God forbid, if we are ever in… Continue reading Empowerment