Ditch The Scale and Find Happiness

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I am a victim to my scale.  I have a love hate relationship with it.  I love when it tells me a good number and hate it when it tells me a larger number.  Funny how a simple machine can dictate my happiness.  Today, my friend Janice will be sharing her story and experience how she ditched the scale to find happiness. Back in December 2009 I did something drastic – I threw out my scale. Frustrated with my creeping weight, I joined an online weight loss support group.  The first three things I learned from the group was: Weigh yourself Continue Reading

3 Simple Healthy Habits to Start Your Day


We have hit one of the busiest seasons of our summer the past few days.  Between vacation, camping, swim lessons, VBS, play dates and more… our schedule has been super busy.  Starting the day off on the right foot helps everyone to stay balanced. When we take the extra few minutes out of the chaos to make sure we feed our body, soul, and mind… the rest of the day seemingly falls in to place.  Yes there are hiccups… it is life after all. My children wake early.  Like before the sun early.  Knowing this and knowing that in order for me to get a Continue Reading

Healthy Appetite for Life’s Adventures


My monkeys thrive on adventure, fun, and new experiences.  I would love to be the type of mom who could enjoy a day at home with her children and have a quiet, uneventful, boring day.  That is not how my monkeys roll.  Neither is it how my personality flows.  We love adventure and seek it each day.  Finding and seeking new adventures requires a healthy appetite for learning, hunger for piling on the veggies, and moving our bodies!  Adventure is out there… all you have to do is go look for it!  My monkeys (and I) are always willing to go Continue Reading

Checking Out Reebok and Les Mills – The Project: Immersive Fitness

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I love fitness. I love finding out about new fitness programs to try for myself and share with you! The past few weeks I have enjoyed challenging myself with the Les Mills Pump fitness program. Today, I want to tell you all about The Project: Immersive Fitness! The Project: Immersive Fitness is a totally new workout concept that is set to revolutionize the fitness industry. I am so excited and can not wait to try it when it comes to the US! Immersive Fitness is a new concept in studio fitness that features cinema quality video content Continue Reading

Target C9 by Champion Boot Camp and Fashion Event in SF


Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Target through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about Target, all opinions are my own. I love fitness and I love things that are free!  I have shared with you my love of Target C9 by Champion, and I love how they mix fitness with fashion.  Although you won’t find free fitness gear at Target, you will find quality workout clothes at a price that fits your budget. I really like the message that Target C9 by Champion is sharing by stating that you can LOOK Continue Reading

Friday Five Favorites

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There are so many great reads across the web and I wanted to share with you a few (5) of my favorite reads from this week.  To stay true to my blog, running for faith, family, fitness, food and fun… I am sharing with you a link in each category!  Feel free to check them out, learn something new, be inspired and enjoy! Faith Another great post from A Holy Experience.  At the end of another hard week, how to find the approval your heart was made for … was just the post I needed to read at the end of my hard week.  This is a great reminder Continue Reading