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Be Thankful for the Body You Have

November 25th, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 2 Comments
Ali McWilliams

I’m honored to share this post with you today courtesy of Ali McWilliams, a personal trainer and life coach that I have had the pleasure of working with. From the moment I met Ali, I could just feel the positive rays beaming from her countenance! She is genuinely passionate about the work that she does—and […]

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The Autoimmune Protocol & Exercise

October 2nd, 2014 at 8:08 am · Post a comment · 8 Comments
Letting go

My heart was warmed so much by all of your kind comments on my post earlier this week about my new adventure with the Autoimmune Protocol. When I’m having hard days (or am so sick of drinking bone broth I could weep…), I will be coming back to that post to let your words of […]

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Food & Fitness Favorites

August 28th, 2014 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 3 Comments
Primal Pit Paste

Welcome back! I’m busy preparing for a few weeks of traveling starting tomorrow, so Food & Fitness Friday is coming a little early to you this week. I’ve decided to commit myself fully to enjoying my trips over the next few weeks, so this will be the last post for a bit until I return […]

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Visualization for Reaching Goals

August 22nd, 2014 at 5:05 am · Post a comment · 2 Comments
Lake Michigan

Welcome to Food & Fitness Friday! I’ve been on my 14 Day Wellness Jumpstart plan now for 1 week, and I’m feeling great. Keep on reading for the full update on how things have gone. A little later I’m going to talk about visualization for health/weight goals. It’s something new to me so I thought […]

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My 14-Day Wellness Jumpstart Plan

August 15th, 2014 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 19 Comments
Food & Fitness Fridays at Daily Bites

  Thanks for your kind responses to my post earlier this week when I opened up about my current health struggles. As promised, today we are kicking off Food & Fitness Fridays, the series where I’ll be sharing my weekly updates with you…including the good, the bad, and the ugly! Today is all about goals […]

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Introducing: Food & Fitness Fridays

August 13th, 2014 at 1:01 pm · Post a comment · 32 Comments

(UPDATE: Read the first Food & Fitness Friday post here, where I’m sharing my 14-day wellness jumpstart plan!) Today we’re getting up close and personal. Since this is, after all, a personal blog where I share my personal journey with food and health, I’ve decided (after probably way too much thinking…) to be completely transparent […]

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Eat Clean & Get Lean: 4 Week Nutrition Bootcamp in Madison, WI

January 2nd, 2014 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 4 Comments
Eat Clean & Get Lean: 4 Week Nutrition Bootcamp in Madison, WIsconsin

As you may have heard me mention in my intentions video yesterday, I’ve been working out at a new gym for the past few months: The Fit Moms Transformation Center in Madison. Not all of us are moms, but we all are committed to giving it our all for 45 minutes and working up a […]

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10 Lessons I Learned from Chronic Pain

October 17th, 2013 at 10:10 am · Post a comment · 10 Comments
10 Lessons I've Learned from Chronic Pain

I can’t express how grateful I am that my back pain has been significantly reduced since I started working with my physical therapist. Most days I’m about 90% pain-free now, give or take a few bad days every now and then. Healing has never felt so good! I’ve started adding some mild exercise back into […]

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5 Ways to Manage Pain Naturally

September 27th, 2013 at 7:07 am · Post a comment · 20 Comments
5 Ways to Manage Pain Naturally

About two months ago, I woke up with a “kink in my back” that has never gone away. I’ve tried several different chiropractors, massage therapy, and I even got an MRI to rule out any major issues with my spine. Fortunately, nothing unusual showed up on the scan, but that hasn’t made the pain any […]

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5 Fitness Myths Debunked!

May 3rd, 2013 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 5 Comments
5 Fitness Myths Debunked!

Over the past year and a half, fitness has become a larger part of my life than ever. It’s something that I had to learn to love. If you would have told me three years ago that I would be one of those people who exercises on almost a daily basis, watches Youtube workouts for […]

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