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My Fitness Journey – Mindset Shifts

**I am not a physician, nutritionist or fitness guru. Please consult your doctor and qualified individuals when embarking on your own journey. Just shy of 3 years ago, I was a WHOLE different person. Mentally, physically, emotionally and more. April 2018, I saw a picture of myself that I just could not shake. This picture… […]

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Fitness Journey – 2 Year Update

You can read the original post (which was written after my 1 year fit-aversary) here – but I figured that since it’s been over 2 years now, so I should probably update. *TRIGGER WARNING* – If you are someone who is triggered by weight loss, numbers, or any other type of weight loss/gain then you […]

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Money and Debt – Second Quarter 2020 Update

Since I vowed to get my financial fitness under control in 2020 – I implemented some changes, and since 3 months have gone by in the blink of an eye – here are some updates (April 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020): I decided “I want to pay off my auto loan first” which was […]

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Money and Debt – First Quarter 2020 Update

The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor. – Vince Lombardi Since I vowed to get my financial fitness under control in 2020 – I implemented some changes, and since 3 months have gone by in the blink of an eye […]

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Hard Conversations

I recently read a statement that made me think…to summarize:“It seems that almost every woman knows another woman (or man) who has been sexually victimized, but almost no men seem to know another man who would do such a thing”.  The. Math. Doesn’t. Add. Up!  This got to me (and my blood slowly simmering up […]

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IBS – Let’s talk Irritable Bowel Syndrome!

The Mayo Clinic explains Irritable Bowel Syndrome as: “Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that affects the large intestine. Signs and symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea or constipation, or both.” They go into more detail on their webpage here– so read on up! Or if you’re totally disgusted by […]

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Fitness Journey

This is just one story of one piece of who I am. Let me say starting out that it is embarrassing, uncomfortable, and awkward AF to share pictures and stats about myself like this BUT it’s also something that I know is worth sharing. If I can help one person feel like starting their journey, […]

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Money and debt

DEBT. Gross. That word just holds so many bad feelings, memories and associations. I can tell you that I have a really LONG and tumultuous history with money in general and debt specifically. Maybe in another post I will get more into the “how I got here” but for today, let’s just stay positive and […]

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Alcohol – Under the Influence?

With the reinvigorated spirit of January – I had to look at one of my oldest, and most reassuring relationships: My relationship with alcohol. I alluded to it in a past post but I want to do a more dissected view. I never really drank much in high school/early college. I went to a party […]

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Dammmmmmn Diderot!

Since one of my 2020 “goals” is to figure out my spending/debt, I have been doing some reading into the psychology behind it. One interesting tidbit I read in the book Atomic Habits was about the “Diderot Effect” which is named after the 1700s French Philosopher, Denis Diderot. To sum it up quickly – it’s […]

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