Healthy Living

Coffee: The Good, The Bad…The Ugly

Wellness Wednesday Recently, it has been drawn to my attention...I drink too much coffee. (Is that even possible?) Do you want to know HOW  was told I drink too much coffee?We were walking through Costco, and I say to my daughter, "ooh, I almost forgot to grab more coffee! I'm just about out." At this… Continue reading Coffee: The Good, The Bad…The Ugly

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Is It Possible to be a “Foodie” and Still be Healthy?

Wellness Wednesday Foodie: a person who has an ardent or refined interest in food and alcoholic beverages. A foodie seeks new food experiences as a hobby rather than simply eating out of convenience or hunger. Foodie.Yep, that pretty much describes me to a T! My husband once made the life-threatening mistake of saying to my face, "you… Continue reading Is It Possible to be a “Foodie” and Still be Healthy?

Healthy Living · Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Protein Drink

Tasty Tuesday Okay, y'all! I'm pretty excited to share this recipe with you today! If you're like me, you find the whole "Pumpkin Spice" everything so hard to ignore. It's like the second it's available, everyone goes mad crazy for it! (myself included!) However, what I don't love are the calories packed into that oh… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Protein Drink

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Best PRE-Workout Foods

Wellness WednesdayWell, as you know, I recently have vamped up my fitness routine. I started spin class up again and I'm really enjoying it. However, I want to make sure that I get as much out of that class as I can!I've been looking into what foods are best to fuel my body and when… Continue reading Best PRE-Workout Foods

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Find Serenity: Your Body Will Thank You!

Wellness Wednesday We had some pretty incredible weather yesterday. It was the first time I can remember actually hearing thunder and seeing lightening since we moved to Hawaii 2 years ago. I love a good rain storm. It takes me back to my childhood in Nebraska. We got some really big storms there. The only… Continue reading Find Serenity: Your Body Will Thank You!

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Spin Class…After a 10 year Break

Wellness Wednesday Hey friends! So, as you know, my kids are both back in school now. My son full-time and my daughter just a few hours twice a week. You would think this would open up endless opportunities for me to have some mommy alone time! I'm envisioning blogging at Starbucks without kids asking me for… Continue reading Spin Class…After a 10 year Break

Family/Motherhood/Military Life · Healthy Living

The Secret to Finding Fulfillment

Once we commit to a life where we are just ourself and not striving to impress others or be someone they want us to be, we can focus on just enjoying life and the people around us. We can actually LIVE freely with no chains holding us back from true happiness!