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Carbs: The Good, The Bad, The Delicious

I love carbs…like LOVE them! The problem is, my body does not always process them well. When I load up on breads and pastas, I end up regretting it later. But I need carbs. My body needs them. Many people take part in the low-carb or no-carb diets without fully understanding what exactly they are doing…… Continue reading Carbs: The Good, The Bad, The Delicious

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15 Natural Ways to De-Stress

Those stressors, triggers, worries, anxieties…they are there and we are sure to experience them at some point. These feelings happen to each and every one of us. For some, these stressors are easy to ignore or cope with. For others, it is more of a challenge. I’m a worry wart by nature. I stress over…… Continue reading 15 Natural Ways to De-Stress

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Finding Your Reason “Why”

We all need that extra kick in the tail to really put things in perspective. Something that makes us wake up and smell the coffee, something that makes us feel motivated, our reason why. My family is chock-full of health complications. You want it, we got it. Cardiac conditions, Cancer, Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, Fatty Liver, Obesity,…… Continue reading Finding Your Reason “Why”

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10 Ways to Curb Your Appetite

Y’all… when I tell you that this ole girl gets quite the hefty appetite sometimes, I mean it. Food cravings happen often and are not always the easiest battle to fight. You get an achin’ for some bacon (Lion King anyone…) and next thing you know, you’ve scarfed down a pound of pig. I love…… Continue reading 10 Ways to Curb Your Appetite

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Be Kind to YOU.

Why is it so hard for us to do this? Why are we our own harshest critic and worst enemy? Why?! Let’s start putting forth more positive thinking, and let’s start with ourselves. I get it, I do. I am frequently my own biggest doubter and last supporter. I find fault in my appearance, put…… Continue reading Be Kind to YOU.

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Health, Wellness, & Well-Being

Logo Via FMM What does it mean to be “well”? When I think of my personal health, wellness, or well-being, I try to do so with a holistic mindset. Many people tend to focus on their physical health. So long as they can breathe and their ticker is working, they are fine. What if I told…… Continue reading Health, Wellness, & Well-Being

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Feel Bad Foods

We all have them… Those foods that, no matter how good they may (or may not) make us feel going down, leave us regretting it later. I found myself indulging in a couple of my own ‘feel bad foods’ this week. I knew it wasn’t the best idea, however, that didn’t stop me. Nope! I…… Continue reading Feel Bad Foods