When I was newly home from graduate school and working my first full-time job, finding a husband and starting a family seemed to be the next expected step in the progression toward adulthood. I was looking forward to having someone to share my life w... Read more
Weight loss is tricky business, especially when you're in a relationship. After all, many people fall in love because they share common interests, such as watching the same sitcoms every Thursday night, going out for rich Italian food or playing... Read more
Who knows your body almost as well as you do? Your personal trainer. He knows your weaknesses and has helped you turn them into strengths over time, pushing you to achieve more than you ever thought possible.
The best way to avoid having a bad b... Read more
Dating isn’t easy. In the beginning stages, deciding what to wear, where to go, and whether you should or shouldn't kiss can be stressful. Then, once you start to get more serious, you have big decisions to make, such as whether to be exclu... Read more
When I was growing up, coaches led sports teams. I had a swim coach, and my brother had a baseball coach. Friends who participated in athletics had coaches dedicated to helping them improve performance in their chosen sport.
In the last de... Read more
Was starting to feel down and like all this work really wasn't working (think its due to my lack of energy the last few days) and I cheated and weighed in, 4 days since my last weight in and I'm down another 1.5 # now to figure out why I'm so tired!... Read more
1. Feeling better
2. Losing weight
3. Fitting into my skinnier clothes
4. Sleep better
5. Making better eating habits so I can hopefully prevent illness and live longer
6. Have more energy
7. This challenge is giving my husband and I some... Read more
1. I feel better when I work out
2. My day is better and more productive
3. I can take the kids for a bike ride without getting out of breathe
4. My skinny jeans fit without a muffin top...lol
5. My family is encouraged to be healthier too
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Some of the biggest challenges in relationships come from the fact that most people enter a relationship in order to get something: They're trying to find someone who's going to make them feel good. In reality, the only way a relationship will last i... Read more
If you believe the song lyrics, soap operas and romantic movies, loving another person more than you love yourself––or life itself––is enviable, even desirable. But what that sentiment actually refers to is codependency, defin... Read more
When my daughter was a freshman in high school, I thought it strange that her first breakup came in the form of a voicemail. Evidently, I was wrong because information shows that breaking up via text message or through social media is the most common... Read more
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