Faith · Healthy Living

Finding That Wonderstruck Feeling Through Serving Others

Wellness Wednesday Being wonderstruck.... Wonderstruck can be defined as experiencing a sudden feeling of awed delight or wonder. This past Sunday, my pastor John Burgess gave a great sermon about being wonderstruck. It's left me thinking all week about things in life that no-longer leave me feeling "wonderstruck." The things I once found jaw-dropping and yet… Continue reading Finding That Wonderstruck Feeling Through Serving Others

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Sticking to Your Fitness Goals During the Holidays

Wellness Wednesday Wednesday check-in. So, how is everyone's week going? Have you been staying active rather than binge watching Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel? Have you continued to eat healthy? Or, has the temptation of Christmas cookies kicked in? This time of year, it can be so hard to stick to our health goals.… Continue reading Sticking to Your Fitness Goals During the Holidays

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Back in Action: Jumping Back into Fitness in the Wake of Chaos

Wellness Wednesday Sadly, I haven't had much "wellness" being played out in my own life the past few weeks. With Halloween, the funeral, wrapping up basketball season, Thanksgiving and just being a mom, it was a whirlwind of a month! I cringe as I say this, but, we visited the big golden "M" (McDonald's) more times than… Continue reading Back in Action: Jumping Back into Fitness in the Wake of Chaos

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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