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A Kinder Organic Vitamin: Garden of Life

We lived in Florida for nine years before moving to Nashville. Well, technically my husband grew up in South Florida, but I lived there for most of the first decade of the millennium. While there, we learned of someone in our church that revolutionized his health through diet and nutrition. But not just any diet – he created a way …

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A Healthy Morning Routine in 3 Simple Steps

Healthy Morning Routine

If you’re following my series on How to Live a Prioritized Life in 2014, then you know I promised you some insights for how to minimize your routine for maximum results. The key is to keep things simple and consistent. I’ve honed in on 3 simple steps to my healthy morning routine that I’ve found I can accomplish each morning …

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5 Simple Steps to a Healthier You this Year!

Regardless of whether or not you broke your New Year’s resolutions at 12:01am, you don’t have to chalk this entire year up to a health failure. To the contrary! I have 5 simple steps that will lead you (and your family!) to a healthier year. What I believe is important to remember is to focus on those principles that have …

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Signs of ADHD in Children: Is this your child?


With the fervor of the holidays ever upon us, children’s excitement level is at an all time high…and understandably so. But I’ve also noticed a rise in my friends asking about signs of ADHD in children and wondering, “Does my child have ADHD?” More and more of my friends, especially with young boys, seem to be receiving diagnoses of ADD …

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Week 12 weigh in at Blue Sky MD

It’s hard to believe yesterday marked my week 12 weigh in at Blue Sky MD… well, technically my 12 week weigh-in should have been this past Friday, but I forgot the kids had the day off of school for Spring Break, so I had to postpone it a little bit (family does come first, after all!) It actually came at …

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Week 10 weigh in at Blue Sky MD

My week 10 weigh in at Blue Sky MD didn’t go exactly as I had hoped on Friday… I said I would never get back into the 160’s, but: It’s been a busy month of travel (NYC, Atlanta, Pigeon Forge), so I should be thankful there wasn’t a bigger gain, but I’d like to think I’d keep going down instead …

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Blue Sky MD weigh in week 8

Instead of tell you about my week 8 weigh in at Blue Sky MD, why not just get right to the point: Yes, it happened. My 5 days in NYC included wedding festivities, hours of walking all over the city, a trip to Ground Zero, and some of my favorite street food…which in turn caused me to bring back an …

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Week 7.5 Weigh In: Blue Sky MD


Because I had to miss my weigh in because of Blissdom last week, this is technically the 7.5 week weigh in at Blue Sky MD 🙂 I’m not even going to wait to tell you the results…Believe it or not, I lost another pound this week! I can’t believe that even with the crazy month I’ve had, I continue to …

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Week 5 Weigh In: Blue Sky MD


It’s time for an update on my life transformation journey again: my week 5 weigh in at Blue Sky MD. There’s one thing I’m finally realizing: When you’re happy, you’re healthy. Now I don’t mean that superficial happy of some who think they can do/say/eat whatever they want and still be healthy and happy. No way. What I would suggest …

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Week 4 Weigh In: Blue Sky MD

To be honest, I was a little worried about my week 4 weigh in at Blue Sky MD. I’d only lost .2 pounds over 2 weeks according to their scales, so my spirits were not exactly encouraged. On top of that, my precious husband whisked me away for a surprise Chattanooga weekend, where I ended up living in the moment …

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