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Snap out of it! Dear me…

Snap out of it! Dear me…

I saw a post recently about writing a letter to your childhood self. So it go me thinking about what I would say to the younger version of me. We all need words of encouragement and strength. Who better than to provide that encouragement than me.

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I’m back!

I’m Back!

Wow! It's been a minute since I was last on here. March 2020 to be exact. 2020 was a wild ride of a year for us all! Let me catch you up on all that has been going on since I last posted. Being in the middle of a pandemic got me to thinking more about my goals. I...

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It’s time…

It’s Time…

The year is winding down and you are wrapping up your work year as you take time off for the holidays but now is the time to focus on your finances. Tax time will be here before you know it so you want to be prepared but it is also a time to focus on what has went...

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Feel the fear

Feel the Fear

Feel the Fear My daughter is 11 and she just took her first real roller coaster ride. She didn’t seem to be afraid at all. It was a wooden roller coaster that topped out at 73 mph. As one who has spent my life riding roller coasters I must admit it was the most...

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Something special

Something Special

On a recent trip we stayed at a hotel we have stayed at many times. The reason we keep coming back here is the “extras”. This hotel is not extra fancy but the little things they do make it where you want to return each time. They provide guests with water, tea, coffee...

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Broke down and beat down

Broke down and beat down

When my daughter was born I took time away from work to be a mom. I also used that time to finish up my bachelor’s degree that I had been working on for over 15 years and to go on and get my graduate degree. It wasn’t an easy time. My husband and I had planned for me...

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Let go of the funk.

Let go of the funk.

I have struggled forever with my weight. Many years ago I actually set intentions and started going to WW. I lost 58 lbs in 8 months. I looked fabulous. It wasn’t sustainable. Why? I was eating such small amounts of food and was going against my body. I still didn’t...

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8 ways to increase your energy

8 ways to increase your energy

Here are my 8 tips for increasing your energy when you need a pick me up. When I am really low in energy I will combine several of these for a super boost. Try to do at least one of these every day to keep your vibe high. 1) Take a nap. Sometimes you simply need rest....

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Gritty faith

Gritty Faith

Life can be hard. Things don't work out. So what do you do if something doesn’t work out? Do you just give up? Throw in the towel? Not me. It’s not who I am or even how I am wired. You see I’m a fighter by nature. When things get tough I fight. There have been many...

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