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The new me

Thanksgiving is over and soon it will be Christmas and a new year. Wow, the year both flew by and yet felt like it lasted 30 years, am I right? It’s holiday season and I’m kinda feeling like the Grinch. Over the last couple of months, I just haven’t felt like myself. I blame menopause,… Continue reading The new me

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My current diet

A few days ago, I talked about how things are for me now that I’m 55. My body has gone through so many changes over the last several years. I’ve talked about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats. Another thing that I haven’t talked about is my change in diet. For many years,… Continue reading My current diet

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Current workout program

Good morning! I hope you’ve been enjoying your long weekend. Mine has been great! I watched some college football and ate too many unhealthy snacks on Saturday, had brunch yesterday with the family and ate way too much food, enjoyed the nice weather in the backyard with my husband, drank some cocktails and learned how… Continue reading Current workout program

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Everything’s fine.

Please excuse my long absence, but let me assure you that everything is fine. Well, sort of. The last time I blogged, I was getting to ready to have surgery and our youngest daughter was going to have surgery as well. Also during that time, my employer was asking everyone to come back to work… Continue reading Everything’s fine.

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Expected recovery process

Thank you to everyone who expressed their kind words of love and support for our family following Tuesday’s post. We are still waiting on a surgery date for Kayla, but meet with her doctor on Monday and hope to know more after that visit. I had my preoperative work-up appointment on Wednesday and learned more… Continue reading Expected recovery process

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Let’s Get Up! Review

Today I wanted to give my review of Shaun T’s latest Beachbody workout program, Let’s Get Up! Let’s Get Up! is a 4-week, 6 days a week program that incorporates dance moves, along with two days dedicated to strength training. The program is designed for beginners, but anyone can work up a sweat and build… Continue reading Let’s Get Up! Review

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My current workout program

Ow. Ow. OW! This is me, each time I stand up from a sitting position. My butt is so sore, you guys. As always, though, it’s a good kind of sore because it means that I’m doing some really great leg workouts. My sore muscles are due to a new program I started on Monday… Continue reading My current workout program