For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a calling on my life to tell stories through the written word, art and music. Since becoming an adult I have pretty much pretended that these callings didn’t exist. I have found other interests to take their place and have honed my skills in other areas….

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Post Partum Fitness Routine

I am 8 months post partum and the sleep deprivation of the first months of L’s life is starting to wane. It’s amazing what a little sleep can do for your energy levels! Our routine is starting to develop and I feel that I can finally put some real focus and determination into my workouts, which…

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Work It

It’s been a while since I have talked about my fitness routine. Two months ago I decided to take some time off from heavy weightlifting and The Female Body Breakthrough. I have primarily been lifting heavy since I had Matthew and was feeling bored with my heavy lifting routine. Aside from yoga videos, I had…

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Five Things Monday + Recipe

Since we last spoke… 1. We now have a decorated Christmas Tree in our living room. I love visiting our local Bachman’s to pick out a Christmas tree. Last year we bought an overpriced Fraser Fir at Whole Foods. It was a near fiasco where Allan had to secure the tree to our car on…

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Lord, I Want to Know You

What did you have for breakfast this morning? We had Kefir French Toast with homemade gluten-free bread. It was so delicious and simple! Why don’t I make this recipe more often? — My best friend, Melissa, and I are reading and discussing Lord, I Want to Know You by Kay Arthur, a devotional study on the…

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Circuit Training Punishment

Hello my friends! Just stopping by after a hardcore circuit workout from I am dripping with sweat and loving it! photo source At some point last week I got bored with my weight lifting routine. I lost motivation to do my routine. After completing The New Rules of Lifting for Women in June and…

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Tides of Change

Becoming a Mom has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. It has caused me to reevaluate my life from top to bottom. I have learned to quietly listen to God’s commands, acting on them in obedience. Today was a paramount day in my life. I quit my job. Stop questioning with…

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Going Without

Today is the first day of a new season of eating for our family. For the last two years Allan has experienced severe digestive issues. His primary care doctor believes that Allan’s digestive upset is primarily due to the trauma that he sustained as a result of being shot two years ago. Since then he…

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Cooler 1: Day 5… Last day

Good evening. Happy Friday! I just love Fridays. All day Matthew and I look forward to Allan’s arrival and (usually) pizza night follows. Tonight we did not enjoy Friday Night Pizza night; however, we did have something that was completely amazing! Remember the spaghetti that I blogged about yesterday? It was amazing!!! Both Matthew and…

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June Goals

As I have mentioned in other posts, I am back to my pre-pregnancy weight and have been for about two months. Actually, I weigh 3.5 pounds less than I did prior to becoming pregnant. However, I would still like to loose a few more pounds… 7.5 to be exact. Unfortunately, in the last month I…

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