Category Archive: Healthy Priorites

Are We FIT to Handle Grief and Loss?

You may be strong enough to carry someone out of a burning fire, but are you strong enough to help those handle grief when your own physical strength is no longer helpful? This is when spiritual strength is needed. As people grieve the loss of lives in Orlando, it reminds me of the need to strengthen …

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HOPE: Motivation For Success

If you are reading this and you are on a fitness journey, I need to encourage you to stay the course. I want to remind you why you have to succeed. Of course I want you to reach your goals for your own health and wellbeing, but there are SO many more reasons why you need …

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Battle of the Holiday Bulge

THIS. MEANS. WAR. It’s here. It’s now officially the season for feasting – turkey, ham, stuffing, gravy, biscuits, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, every flavor pie, every kind of cookies, cake, ginger bread, rum balls, fudge, candy canes, chocolate covered pretzels, poppycock, apple cider, hot chocolate, hot toddies and egg nog.  There is no other …

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FIT TIP: Sleep More, Lose More Weight

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One of the biggest complaints people have, and biggest excuses they don’t go to the gym, is they are just too tired. They have no energy. They have no motivation. They are too tired to wake up earlier and workout before work, or they are too tired to go to the gym after work. Sleep …

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Diet & Fitness: The Secret to Maintenance Mode

Rewind Were you once fit but, now, you struggle with your weight? Did you have a great marriage but lately it’s just “okay”. Did you used to feel close to God but He seems more distant now? If you were once in a great place and not really happy with where you are now (OR maybe you are …

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Fantasize About Food Much? It May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

Fantasy: The faculty or activity of imagining things, especially things that are impossible or improbable. Imagination, especially when extravagant and unrestrained.. The forming of mental images, especially wondrous or strange fancies, an idea about doing something that is far removed from normal reality.  In a dieter’s world, food fantasies may be a common reoccurrence. People almost …

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Are You a Debbie Downer Dieter? 6 Tips to Happy Health

What do you call people who always talk about everything going wrong in their life? Do you have someone at work who can’t wait to tell you the bad news? Some people just love bringing up the worse case scenario. They’re the first one to tell you how your idea will fail. They are the …

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Now Is The Time to Fight Aging

Steve and I have always been into health and fitness since we first got married. However, Steve has always been more apt to take vitamins than I have been. Why? I honestly think it’s because of his 6 years of education, which was mostly in exercise and nutrition. Steve has always understood the power of taking …

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Cleaner Diet, Cleaner House

I am amazed how my diet and fitness routine affects every aspect of my life. As some of you know, we are working on a top secret TV project (the kind where we could tell ya, but we’d have to kill ya lol …or, more like, pay the network a million dollars). Well, part of …

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NEWBIES BEWARE: Don’t Get the Fit Head

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There is a normal process of events and attitudes people experience when they start living right and making positive changes. And it can get worse and worse the longer you do it if you aren’t careful. What do I mean? Well, in both cases, your attitude can draw people in (to what you are doing), or …

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