i am more than a numberbody composition, body image, fitness, healthy eating, weight, weight loss

I am more than a number…

In today’s world, every one is focused on weight, that number you see when you step on the scale. It’s the first thing you do at a doctor’s appointment. Maybe you step on the scale first thing in the morning when you get up, maybe again in the afternoon.  You lose weight and you gain weight. It’s a cycle we …

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Top Ten Tuesday – 10 Ways To Live Healthier

Happy Tuesday! If you’re been keeping up with me, you know that hubby and I have been doing our best to live healthier this year. It’s been a long time coming and while it’s not always easy to make lifestyle changes, they can go a long way to making you feel better overall. Taking care of yourself is so important …

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anxiety, fitness, health, run, run streak, running, weight

Run Streak

Isn’t life weird? You’re going on about your life, loving running, and training for races, and you even get through a full marathon. The next thing you know, you’re not running as much and you find every excuse in the book to not run. Even though you KNOW it’s good for you, whether it’s training or just running.  That was me …

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change, fear, life, weight

Change.

Ah, life. Always throwing curve balls. And for someone who doesn’t deal well with change, this can be particularly challenging.      The last half of 2015 was particularly hard after my brother’s accident. But he has been back to work since December and has been doing SO good. He has pretty much said goodbye to all his doctors (except one for his nose) and …

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#keepingitreal, #worktodo, active, fitness, health, running, struggles, weight, weight gain

Work to do….

I recently wrote a post about my struggles with my weight, with being active, with struggling to find motivation to get back in shape. I was very honest and kept it real, admitting that I need a plan. Not having a plan does not work for me. As is typical when I write a post like that, it’s mostly for me. A place …

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