Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sweatin’ to the “Oldies” and Cookies for Dinner!

Despite STILL being sore from my Week 4 leg workout on Sunday, I went to yoga last night and boy am I glad I went! The instructor is one of my favorites – she is extremely good at verbally explaining … Continue reading

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5 Minutes To Balance Your Cortisol

Got 5 minutes after work or after you pick your kids up from school? When you go up to your room to change out of your work clothes, watch this video. You may not need that glass of wine to … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pancakes

So, this Saturday, I was whipping up some pumpkin pancakes and thought…. hm…. “maybe I can add some cocoa powder and a little stevia and make little chocolate cakes!” Enjoy! Chocolate Pancakes Ingredients: 1/3 cup oat flour (I used Bob’s … Continue reading

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Deeelicious Pumpkin Pancakes

Sometimes, you whip things up in the kitchen and the result is a pleasant surprise.  Today was one of those days….   Pepper’s Pumpkin Pancakes  Ingredients: 1/3 cup oat flour (I used Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free) 1/2 cup canned pumpkin … Continue reading

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Weeks 3 and 4 – Sweaty Betties Program and WIAW!

Here we are at week 3 of Sweaty Betties Progressive Lifting Program. So far so good! Danny J sure does love her plank holds and my abs are loving them too…. These next two weeks consist of 4 lifting days … Continue reading

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2013 – The year I learned to breathe…. AND became obsessed with cauliflower

When I was 29, I started doing yoga. It intrigued me because of pictures like this one.  Pictures of gorgeous people with fluid muscles and amazing flexibility.  I started doing yoga because I thought if I did it, I would … Continue reading

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Weeks 1 and 2 – Sweaty Betties 12 Week Program

I woke up this morning with very sore hamstrings! Being sore reminds me that I worked hard and that my body is getting stronger! It has been a month since I felt this sore and it feels great to be … Continue reading

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Don’t Call it a Comeback!

For those of you who may be new to the blog, allow me to give you a Cliff’s Notes version of the last few years of my life. Back in 2011 I became a bodybuilder. I had seen a friend … Continue reading

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Getting “Poked”…. Adventures in Acupuncture

I tried acupuncture! It was great and I am looking forward to continuing it to see where it goes. It was everything I expected it to be, and a little bit more. In looking around for an acupuncture practitioner, I … Continue reading

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Welcome to “Your New Normal” Part Two

I sat in the Ob/Gyn office waiting room full of anxiety. I knew in my heart what the nurse practitioner was going to tell me, but I was hopeful that maybe, just maybe, she would hold my hand and tell … Continue reading

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