When I tell people I went 40-days without eating any food the reactions are funny… people generally look at me like this… via GIPHY So why, you may ask would one decide to try a 40-day fast and then post about their water fasting results online? Water fasting is extremely personal, it is a spiritual…

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how to wake up early

So, I am one of those people that hate mornings. When I had to take my daughter to school (before homeschooling was a reality for us) we were regularly late because mornings were such an issue for me. ????Let’s just say when you are a parent and getting notes home from the principle, it’s not…

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How to stop emotional eating

Anyone else have a love-hate relationship with food? No? Just me… cool! ???? Learning to how to stop emotional eating is something that no one really thinks to learn. I really didn’t think about it in my life until recently. The fact is, sometimes we get bad news and reach for cupcakes! We get stressed…

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stop emotional eating

It’s easy to say “I want to stop emotional eating” the problem comes when you actually are facing the emotions that make you want to eat. One of the hardest times I ever had to challenge my will to stop emotional eating was when my good friend committed suicide. I had two weeks of hell…

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magnolia market

Ever since we have been here in Austin Texas I have wanted to go and visit the beautiful Magnolia Silos in Waco. Being that it is only a couple hours drive from here, I figured it would be fun to take my parents with me when they came to visit. If you are not already…

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How to Stop Stress Eating

There I was again… “ho-ho” in hand and cowering in the pantry closet with wrappers all around my feet… crying. ????  It wasn’t some particularly hard and awful day. It was actually a good day, so what in the world was going on? How was I ever going to learn how to stop stress eating…

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water fasting tips

Updated October 30th, 2019 When I decided to take on a water fast last week, I was so nervous! I had never fasted more than 24 hours at a time without cheating! ???? So, when I made it a whole 5 days I was SUPER proud of myself! I wanted to share with you why…

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Free easter coloring pages to print

The other day I was looking for Easter coloring pages to print because sometimes a $4 pack of skinny Crayola markers and a page full of doodles is all you need to be happy! I love taking a few small moments during my day off to just clear my mind and give myself some time…

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brisk walking for weight loss

One of the most underutilized techniques for weight loss is actually surprisingly, brisk walking. Most people equate huge fat burn with going to the gym and sweating it out for hours at a time. If you are anything like me, you watch the latest episode of “The Biggest Loser” and think “This is how I…

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