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26 Weeks Pregnant Update: Salads Everyday!

26 Weeks Pregnant Update: Salads Everyday!

Getting closer! This week marks the 26 weeks pregnant update! I feel like this pregnancy has gone so very slowly but I am finally making some progress. I know as soon as this baby is here I’ll miss being pregnant but at the moment I just want to be done. If you need to catch up on everything that has happened during this pregnancy feel free to check out my other posts: 5 tips for continuing to workout during your…

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5 Tips for Utilizing Your Food Diary Effectively

5 Tips for Utilizing Your Food Diary Effectively

One of the number one ways to help keep your fitness on track is to keep a food diary. A food diary is a place where you track everything that you take in. This helps hold you accountable. Having a visual representation of everything you are eating truly puts into perspective the amount and kind of food you are having whether it be good or bad. 5 Tips for Utilizing Your Food Diary Effectively Here is an example food diary…

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Healthy Peaches and Cream Smoothie

Healthy Peaches and Cream Smoothie

I have absolutely been obsessed with fruit smoothies lately. I’m not sure if it’s the insanely hot weather or just pregnancy cravings but I can’t seem to get enough. Last week my uncle traveled to Oklahoma to a peach festival and brought us back a TON of peaches! I cannot explain to you how juicy and sweet these amazing peaches are. They are absolutely delicious! Unfortunately peaches aren’t exactly known for their longevity. To solve this issue I’ve been freezing…

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Shark Week Workout: Celebrate This Magical Time

Shark Week Workout: Celebrate This Magical Time

Guys it is the best week of the entire year (besides ya know, Christmas and stuff). That’s right it’s Shark Week! In honor of this festive time of year I would like to share with you a Shark Week Workout. (This could easily be adapted to a drinking game, but you didn’t hear that from me!) Shark Week Workout Every time someone gets bit by a shark- 10 Burpees. (Because I’m sure getting bit by a shark hurts and this…

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New Personal Training Plans!

New Personal Training Plans!

Happy Monday everyone! I have some super exciting news for you! I’ve spent the last few weeks working on several brand new personal training plans which I launched TODAY!! So without further adieu, let’s jump straight in! My Story (Why the Heck I’m Doing This) I have had such an up and down journey to get to the point of deciding to be a personal trainer as a career. My passion for fitness started years ago when I was in high…

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Winning The Sunshine Blogger Award

Winning The Sunshine Blogger Award

Last week I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Shashi at Scribbles ‘n Pebbles! This is the second blogger award I have received recently (The Liebster Award was my first) and I am incredibly honored. The sunshine award is given by bloggers to other bloggers who are positive and inspiring. I’m totally blow away by being nominated for this. It makes me smile so much! Nominees of the Sunshine Blogger Award are required to write a post that includes: Answering…

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24 Weeks Pregnant Update: Finally A Great Week!

24 Weeks Pregnant Update: Finally A Great Week!

Happy Saturday! It’s time for another pregnancy update. This week marked 24 weeks pregnant and I am absolutely ecstatic. We have been stressed for weeks now because of the risk of preterm labor I have been dealing with. Thankfully the 24th week is when most babies reach the viability level so even though we want her cooking a lot longer we have been able to relax a little bit. If you need to catch up on all the pregnancy craziness…

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Pool Day Toddler Essentials: The Have To Haves

Pool Day Toddler Essentials: The Have To Haves

My toddler and I have been completely obsessed with going to the pool this summer. He is finally big enough to really know what is going on and LOVES going to the pool. He is a total water baby. I swear if I would let him stay all day long he would go until he couldn’t stand up anymore. What this means is days where we have been at the pool for HOURS! We have even been making fun of…

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Roasted Veggie Taco Salad Kick Up Taco Tuesday!

Roasted Veggie Taco Salad Kick Up Taco Tuesday!

Hi guys! I hope you’re having an awesome week. It’s been crazy around my house. We had some horrible storms over the weekend and were without power for a couple days. Because of this I wasn’t able to do too much as far as work unfortunately.  Also because of the lack of power I ended up taking most of the food from our fridge to my parent’s house so it wouldn’t all go bad. That means last night I was…

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Coping With Weight Gain While Pregnant

Coping With Weight Gain While Pregnant

Gaining weight while pregnant is not only expected it is essential. For some people (me) weight gain can take a huge emotional tole. Pregnancy is becoming more and more romanticized in the media and women are expected to gain absolutely no weight what so ever except for a cute little basketball bump, but this is not necessarily reality for many women. Finding a way to cope with healthy weight gain while pregnant is absolutely essential to a happy pregnancy. Weight…

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