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Rockets Run 5k 2016 Recap : Running in Downtown Houston in a Sea of Red

By on November 7, 2016

Yesterday I participated in the 15th Rockets Run 5k in downtown Houston.  I read about the event possibly on Facebook first, in early October and became interested.  I did not actually sign up at that time though.  I pretty much forgot all about it until Thursday 11/3 when I was looking at the Houston Running […]

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5 Healthy Snacks I Never Get Tired Of

By on November 5, 2016

Each day before work I load up my lunch box with my breakfast, lunch, and several healthy snacks  I typically try to limit myself to one snack of fruit, multiple veggie snacks are on hand nearly at all times, and a dairy snack such as a low fat cheese or greek yogurt. In no particular […]

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A Daily Blog Post Challenge For New Bloggers (Like Myself)

By on November 4, 2016

I’m a blogger who has yet to really start blogging.  I have been kicking around this idea of being a fitness blogger for well over a year now.  I have the bare bones pieces in place.  I have a domain name, I have a few posts here on my blog.  I’m definitely still living a […]

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Losing to Win // How DietBet Competitions Helped Me Maintain My Weight Loss

By on August 12, 2016

Unless you have cutoff all network television from your life and you close your eyes as you cross through the magazine racks at the grocery store checkout, you probably have heard of the show The Biggest Loser.  The show revolves around contestants competing to lose the biggest percentage of their starting body weight through extreme […]

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Fear, Doubt, and Failure: Running is a Metaphor for Life

By on August 8, 2016

I’ve run so many miles, just check my Nike+ Running stats!  But ever so often right before  I head out on a run I’ll get strange feeling and think to myself, “What if I can’t do it?  What if I can handle running anymore?  What if I can’t make it through my run?!”  It happened […]

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Avocado Toast : Caprese Style

By on July 15, 2016

Raise your hand if you love avocados….. Raise your hand if you love toast…..  If you have two hands up then you mostly likely enjoy avocado toast.  Nom!  Well how about an avocado toast “upgrade” by making Caprese avocado toast?!  Are you in?  That’s what I thought, lets go! This will make two slices of […]

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How One Comment Can Cost a Lot : 4 Ways to Raise Children with a Positive Body Image

By on July 10, 2016

“If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything.”  We’ve all heard that one.  But what if you have something seemingly nice to say?  What if you think what you’re saying is “not mean” so you go ahead and say it?  Well that comment can cost a lot.  And those types of comments […]

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Chelsea Reviews: Lemon Pound Cake by Eat Me Guilt Free

By on May 16, 2016

  I’m a big fan of dessert, better choices, and protein.  When all of those things come together into a beautiful harmony, well it makes for one happy chica.  While perusing Instagram as part of my nightly bedtime routine, I came across some images of delicious protein brownies and cakes by Eat Me Guilt Free. […]

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6 Positive Thoughts to Guide Your Fitness Journey: Mindfulness and Fitness

By on April 6, 2016

Positive self talk is a big deal.  It’s a game changer.  Of all the things I have done to get me where I am today in terms of health and fitness, the positive self talk is probably the most crucial. 1. “Just do better” 2.   ” I can do it” 3.  “Each step is […]

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Chelsea Reviews: Paleo Protein Bar (Glazed Donut) by Julian Bakery

By on February 24, 2016

I first came across an ad for this protein bar a few months ago on Facebook.  Living a busy working mom fit life, I choose to keep such products on hand for convenience and to help me avoid other forms of fast food when life gets tricky.  Let me say that no “bar” is a […]

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