Thankful Thursday – June 5, 2014

How is everyone this Thankful Thursday?  I’m well and so glad I get to do outdoor activities for my workouts (some of the time – like when it’s not raining/storming). 1.  As a Traveler Counselor, I get to see and meet a lot of different people each day that I show up to work 🙂  […]

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Thankful Thursday – April 17, 2014

I finally have a Thursday that I don’t have to work or be somewhere and can write my Thankful Thursday post in the daytime 🙂  I even got to sleep in today and catch up a little! 1.  I went shopping over the weekend and actually found a pair of silver shoes to go with […]

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Thankful Thursday – February 27, 2014

Good evening!  How is everyone this Thankful Thursday? It has been a kind of ho-hum week except for today which was spent at a funeral. But I’m getting ahead of myself.  Let’s get to the short list of my Thankful Thursday, shall we? 1.  We had a melting of snow, which brought on some muddy roads (I […]

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Thankful Thursday – December 12, 2013

  A while back I had the opportunity to attend a conference workshop on blogging.  The gal, herself a blogger, shared some excellent information and tips on being a consistent, successful blogger.  One of the take aways I got was about posting a quick post once a week – “no matter what”.  She suggested writing […]

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My First Outdoor Spring Workout

Spring has been deluding us since that groundhog named Punxsutawney Phil showed up however many weeks ago and told us it was right around the corner.  So today when it seemed like it was here, I took my fitness outside – the temperature being a crisp 71 degrees and the sun shining brightly, I went […]

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A Ray of Winter Sunshine

So who would have thought that December temperatures would be so mild? I took a couple pictures today while out for a walk.  I choose to stay cooped up inside when it’s so cold outside but needed some fresh air.  This is what I found in my driveway.   Yep, these are dandelions!  Just a […]

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Healthy Families

Words Of Encouragement This is an inspirational story that all parents should read… One of the best benefits of learning how to eat to fuel my body, as a mom, was learning what a healthy plate looks like. At Tony Horton Fitness Camps in the days of old, Tony used to talk about the important […]

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Cornfields and Sunsets in Iowa

This has nothing to do with fitness, health, working out at home, helping others, coaching, making money from home or being an empty nester.  It is just a little tidbit post about my lifestyle.  It’s about cornfields and sunsets in Iowa. I live in the country away from town on a gravel road.  Once a […]

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This Empty Nester Has Time to Count

Recently my daughter who made me an empty nester, came home for a visit.  We always talk “nutrition” and about our at home workouts becos she knows my passion for it.  She was excited becos she had met a weight loss, and more importantly, an inches lost goal.  She told me how she had done […]

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Another Empty Nester Workout – Mowing

Someone has to get our lawn mowed.  I’m an empty nester, so I have the time.  This is a vlog on another empty nester workout – mowing!  We live in the country and it’s a huge yard that takes up about 8 hours of our time to complete the task.  And of course it’s a […]

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Harvesting Wild Asparagus

I’m just practicing making videos – this time I wanted to go short – so this one is just under two minutes.  Yay!  lol  You might laugh, but this isn’t the most comfortable task in all of this so give me a little break.  haha This is about me harvesting wild asparagus – a treat! […]

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Temptation

Temptations Can Be Inspirations

Temptations can be inspirations.  “How?” you ask.  Well, it can be motivation for us rather than roadblocks or obstacles and can keep us moving forward so we don’t lose momentum on our fitness journeys.  Ponder these points… Take sleeping in or hitting your snooze button on your alarm clock, for instance.  We can go to […]

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Staying on Track During the Holidays

The holidays are here and I know that I have been guilty of thinking that I can’t lose weight at this time of the year.  In fact, this is the time that I will gain weight.  How can I not with all the delicious temptations jumping into my hands at every corner?  My co workers […]

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