Life

Love yourself

Alright this post will be a bit personal. Get ready. I always knew there was something different about me. I was a never really into what other girls my age were into such as make up, boys, clothes, etc. Instead, I was very heavy into basketball. Most of my time was spent either at school or at the gym (…

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Books, Inspiration, Life

Book of the Month for February

I am sooo excited about discussing different books with you guys every month. I am going to say I will primary focus on books that are uplifting and has a message that will inspire you in your life. I do love my young adults though so if you would like to know some books within that genre I will add…

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Fitness

30 Days of Fitness Update

Yesterday was the last day of my 30 days of fitness challenge. Let me tell you, this was the busiest January I have ever had!! Between the snow, traveling for work and getting sick it was not easy. My normal schedule was Monday, Wednesday and Friday weights then Tuesday and Thursday run on thee treadmill. Saturday was Zumba. Sunday was…

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Fitness

Finding an Activity You Like

Zumba has been a part of my life since 2011. I started wayyyyy in the back corner. I moved side to side the entire time. I did enjoy the music and that is why I continued to go to the class. It was exactly what I needed. Soon I moved from the back corner to the front row. I knew…

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Life

Your Why

I always said I fell in this profession by accident. I knew I wanted to do something that helps others. Exactly what I had no clue. I started my undergrad with the idea of becoming either a physical therapist or an athletic trainer. One class separated me from graduating from the community college I went to so my advisor told…

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Books, Life

Book Worm

I have been called a nerd for my love of reading. I would read all the time as a little girl. I loved the “Babysitters Club”, “Ramona the Pest” and “The Mouse and the Motorcycle.” As I got older, I thought that I needed to outgrow reading. None of my peers were unless it was for school. I met one…

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Fitness

Staying Positive in a Negative World

I am a firm believer that our mind is the most powerful weapon we can ever posses. Yes, weapon. It is so powerful that you are able to use it for good or use it for evil. Cue evil laugh. In all seriousness though, your mind can take you in any direction that you allow it to. Allowed? Yes, allowed.…

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Fitness

10 Day Cleanse Update!

I have completed this cleanse a couple of times and I talked about it before in a previous post. I have to say from the first time I have done this cleanse until now, it does not get any easier. However, I have learned what I need to do in order to be consistent while completing this. The first day…

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Fitness

The Do’s and Don’ts of Going to the Gym

The first time I played basketball was when I was 7 years old. I loved everything about playing basketball. You didn’t have to ask me twice if I wanted to go to the gym to practice on my skills. I was obsess!! Over the years, I have learned many different drills on how to improve on my skills. I am…

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Fitness

Getting Back Into Working Out

Last year, I finally made more of an effort to put my health first. I have always been active, but I always ate what I wanted. I have been around 166 all my life (well, until recently). I made a goal to lose 10 pounds and to work out every day for 8 weeks. My fitness classes that I was…

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