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Posts Tagged ‘lifestyle change

My not so good experience in a chiropractor’s office

June 13, 2014

I had never thought much about visiting a chiropractor. It’s something that had never crossed my mind until several weeks ago. I was enjoying an outdoor festival and was approached about a chiropractic screening with the promise of a free hydro massage so reluctantly I gave my information. A few days later I received a […]

Eliminating sugar may be the key to the fountain of youth.

May 30, 2014

I remember all those age defying beauties that I studied carefully on the pages of Essence and Ebony magazine in years past. When asked how they managed to look so young they all said limited or no sugar intake. Some even said that they never touch white flour. With a nation on a sugar high […]

The Four Agreements of Working Out

May 23, 2014

Originally posted on bacvollife:
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz was one of my favorite reads of 2013.  It seemed like everyone I know had read the book but me so I decided to dive in myself to see what the buzz was about. I read it and loved it! Based on traditional Toltec…

Why Women should lift weights

April 25, 2014

Why Women should lift weights Hey guys, as I seek motivation to “Turn Up’ the weights I came across this article that has added to my inspiration. I’m a reader by nature and need to find a reason to do everything, although I’m self motivated, cardio has always been my “go to”, because it’s so […]

The Cost of Eating Healthy

April 4, 2014

The Cost of Eating Healthy   I came across this article and was in total agreement so I thought I would share. Enjoy!

What I think about Weight Watchers….

March 28, 2014

I’m nearing the home stretch of the Fast Metabolism Diet as I’m in the fourth and final week, but I’m not sure where I go from here.  The jury is still out on this this diet because it’s said to take 28 days to repair the metabolism but I won’t know how effective it is […]

What’s your workout style?

February 21, 2014

I don’t know about you but my “go to” is cardio. I literally have to make myself hit the weights even though I know how important resistance training is. There is always a sense of dread for me with weight training. I guess it requires more thought and effort. Begrudgingly I make the effort because […]

BAC Challenge # 4 – Is Your House In Order?

February 5, 2014

This week I have been repeatedly reminded that life is not promised to any of us. The latest reminder was when a plane crashed feet away from a crowded YMCA and Grocery Store in Bellevue, TN. No one is promised tomorrow and I don’t know about you but I want to make sure my family […]

BAC Challenge # 3 – Your Personal State of the Union

January 29, 2014

Last night many of you took time to watch the State of the Union Address by President Obama. This got me to thinking…what would I have to say in my state of the union address? We all know that January is the time when many of us talk about resolutions and goals for the new […]

Motivational Moment: What Defines You?

January 21, 2014

Originally posted on The Happiness Bucket (old):
A few years ago I started using the phrase, “It is what it is.” I recently reflected on it and I honestly have no idea where I got it from, but it is and has been my personal life changing motto. I remember when I was planning my…