Monthly Archives: August 2012

My Instructions During Construction

As I stated in my last post, I am tired of feeling puffy and bloated.   I would like to fit into my clothes better by the end of September.  That is my goal – by September 30th, I would like … Continue reading

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“Pause” for a Minute

The other day, my company celebrated an event with (ironically)….. cupcakes.  They were the ordinary kind, chocolate and vanilla with the opposite flavor frosting.  They had little symbols on top that looked like pause buttons on a music player (probably something to … Continue reading

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Meet your priestess…

This is a page from the book “Crazy Sexy Diet”, by Kris Carr.  I highly, highly recommend this book for ANYONE… not just someone looking to lose weight.  It is awesome. Does your priestess need healing?

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A Letter to Young Me

Dear Young Pepper, Someday, you will be able to run and feel like you could keep going forever.  You will feel stronger than you could ever imagine.  But not if you smoke.  You will have to wait a long time … Continue reading

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My 5 Must Have Fitness Items and Some Raw Crackers!

Hey there fitness peeps!  Thursday already, can you believe it?  Fitness Cheerleader has asked us to share what 5 items we MUST have when we work out.  For me, these are the usual: 1.  Water – Every morning, I go to … Continue reading

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Blissfully….routine?

I love routine.  Without it, I feel…  lost.   In my mid twenties, I had a job that required me to travel around the country.  Sometimes I would be traveling so much that I would wake up in the middle of … Continue reading

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Pride

My proudest moments…. Graduating from college with honors after having battled an eating disorder in high school and getting my GED… Marrying my love… Giving birth to my awesome kids (31 and 24 hour labors… pretty darned proud of that)… … Continue reading

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Short Circuit

Happy Friday All!!!  I hope you are having a great week!  Hooray for the weekend!  Ironically, Fitness Cheerleader asked us to share our favorite workout today.  I was already thinking before I found out what our blogging challenge was for … Continue reading

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Vegan “Finds” and a Recipe!

I feel so good.  Emotionally and physically.  I am so excited to be learning about new food and a new way of living.  Being vegan has really opened my eyes (and cleared my head!).  There are a few things that … Continue reading

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Every Day I’m Shuffling….

Fitness Cheerleader asked us to put our iPod on shuffle and list the first 10 songs that play.  This was so much fun!  1. “Use Somebody” by Kings of Leon 2.  “Boom” by P.O.D. 3.  “Waiting for the Night” by … Continue reading

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