Posts by Rachel

I Want Candy!

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

I don’t know about you, but Halloween has always been one of my absolute favorite holidays. As a kid, the idea of dressing up as someone (or something else), going out with all my friends, and eating my body weight in candy was pure heaven. And now as a mom I still look forward to that holiday. But even though I’m not putting as much effort into my costume (my kids are always decked out though), I still have that child-like giddiness inside me at the thought of eating the majority of my children’s Halloween candy after they go to bed (don’t worry they’re only 2 and 1 so they don’t realize...

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The Cheat Meal Is A Big Fat Lie, But…

Posted by on Aug 1, 2015 in Blog, Lifestyle, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Cheat Meal Is A Big Fat Lie, But…

How many of you have ever cheated on a diet? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Well, if you’re like me, your hand may have shot up instantly. It’s can be so unbelievably difficult to resist the temptation of a hot delicious slice of pizza or a sinfully sweet slice of cheesecake, both of which are most likely not a part of ANY diet…well at least any diet that works. I know that for me personally, I have to dig deep to keep myself from going on a binge-fest at times…because we all know that just ONE slice of pizza may not satisfy my hunger completely. I mean, who doesn’t struggle with their...

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Fitness: Some Motivation Required

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Blog, Lifestyle | 0 comments

Fitness: Some Motivation Required

Have you ever been driving and listening to the radio and heard a song that motivated the crap out of you? The lyrics spoke to you, left goosebumps on your skin, and gave you the biggest adrenaline rush? Just a few words eliciting in you a desire to drive straight home and workout? Yes? No? Maybe? Or what about scrolling down the news feed on your Facebook page and seeing someone post an inspirational quote or meme about getting healthy and getting active? You’re sitting there at your computer, knowing full well that you’ve been about as active as a sloth that day, and you could really use...

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A Bit More Fit

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Blog, Equipment, Lifestyle | 0 comments

A Bit More Fit

For decades now there has been new technology introduced to help people get on track with their diet and exercise. In recent years, however, there’s been apps to download on your phone and a plethora of wristbands for purchase that will track your every step. And while all of these can be great motivators, some miss the mark entirely by being way overpriced (i.e Nike Fuel band for $269.99) or not completely accurate (i.e Map My Run is fine but sometimes freezes and doesn’t track your run properly). And that’s why I was so happy to find the FitBit. It’s a top of the line activity AND...

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It’s NEVER Too Late!

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Blog, Health, Lifestyle | 0 comments

It’s NEVER Too Late!

Being overweight, out of shape, or more than a little “pudgy,” can feel like a demoralizing place to be. Your pride and ego can take a major hit, maybe your clothes don’t fit like they used to, and maybe you don’t have the energy you wish you had. At least that’s how I felt. I’ve been pregnant twice and both times I put on more weight than my doctor recommended. I dug myself a deep hole during those nine months (both times!) and it took a lot of hard work, motivation, and diligence to burn that weight off! But there were so many days where I would step on the scale that I just felt defeated....

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