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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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Not later, not someday, NOW

Good morning, readers! It’s been a quiet, relaxing Sunday morning. I slept in until 7:00 a.m., enjoyed a cup of coffee while reading a book. I then baked some muffins, watched an episode of a new series on Netflix, The Chair (highly recommend!) and went outside with the dogs for a bit because it looks… Continue reading Not later, not someday, NOW

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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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CTRL+ALT+DELETE

Today was day 1 of a new 9-week fitness program that I’m doing. The trainer, Autumn, told us today that throughout the program, she wants us to remember the mantra CTRL+ALT+DELETE – control our actions, alter our thinking, and delete negativity. I really loved the first day of the program and plan to do a… Continue reading CTRL+ALT+DELETE

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August Game Plan – #mbf, UPF

Hello and TGIF!  It’s kinda crazy that we are about to hit August tomorrow!  Can you believe it?  The summer has just FLEW by! I’m so excited because I’m about to start a new workout program on Monday.  I always love these couple of days prior to starting.  It’s like starting with a clean slate,… Continue reading August Game Plan – #mbf, UPF