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Sharing all of the details

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful morning and that you enjoyed the weekend! Ours was fun and relaxing; I’ll be posting a recap up soon. We’re definitely finding our groove as a family and really enjoying having the Pilot home. Since his homecoming, I feel like I have so many things I can finally…

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See ya (for now), Valdosta

Hi friends! Happy Wednesday! Thank you again so much for all of the wonderful blogiversary wishes and for entering yesterday’s giveaway. We have so many awesome giveaways on the way, and I’ll have the next one up in the morning! We’re still unearthing our lives from a mountain of boxes, so I’m hoping to get…

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how things change

It’s always interesting to me when I hear women say they want to get back to their “pre-baby” anything. (Ok, except maybe to nap whenever you want. I want that back, haha.) Before babies, I like to think I was pretty strong and fit. At the same time, I wasted a lot of time at…

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When you’re at a life turning point

This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately, especially with our upcoming move back to Valdosta.  (Photo by the incredible Lou Mora. I’ll share more in our staycation recap post!) When we first moved to Valdosta, I was at a major transitional and turning point. I was a new wife in the squadron,…

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Halfway through 2015 check-in

(and how those fitness goals are shaping up!) Hi friends! How’s the morning going? Happy humpday!! Remember back in the day when Wednesday would equal Indian Food Wednesday? I’m bringing it back. After having the delicious Indian feast with Brittany last week, I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind! I think…

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Getting out of the comparison trap

Hi friends! How’s the day going? Happy almost-weekend! 🙂 I’m excited to spend time with the fam in Vegas and enjoy some of your kid-friendly suggestions.  So this post is a little bit all over the place, but I’m just going to roll with it. 🙂 It started yesterday when I was thinking about changing…

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the art of moderation

Hi friends! How’s the morning going?  Last week,  I talked about some of the things that I learned the hard way, and I thought I’d continue on the topic and share how I learned the art of moderation. Just a heads up: if you think this topic would be uncomfortable or triggering for you, please…

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5 things that almost screwed up my fitness life

(the title of this post is a little dramatic, but so am I, so there ya go. haha) Today, I thought it would be fun to talk about things that stood in my way when I was first getting started on a healthy lifestyle. There was a lot of information out there, and I was intimated,…

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Getting out of my head with health and fitness

Hi! How’s the day going? Hope you’re having a lovely afternoon. Happy you liked the list for this month! Thank you for all of the new recipes to try, too. To celebrate October, we made a trip to Costco for the famous $5.99 pie. It’s everything I remembered.  We’re still having a blast with the…

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something a group fitness certification won’t teach you

Once upon a time -I’m being vague here because I don’t want to directly call out the company/studio- some blogging friends and I went to take a fitness class as part of an event. The studio knew we were bloggers, were wonderfully kind and accommodating, and made a point to let the instructor know that…

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“When you expect less, you get more”

 = my Yoda-esque wisdom for the day.  (Also, can you believe I’ve never seen Star Wars? The Pilot is always teasing me about it. There are a lot of classic movies that have missed my radar.) This morning I was off on a 10-mile run.  It’s not a personal distance record, and it wasn’t fast…

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