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Is working out with your man a good idea or nah?

August 22, 2014

Five weeks ago my husband, Andre, and I started doing P90X together. I had done it alone several years ago and it took me about that long to sell him on the idea of joining me. I love P90X but always thought the workouts were too long, especially the Yoga X, 90 minutes in length, […]

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…

The Four Agreements of Working Out

January 17, 2014

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 beliefs, the author, who […]

BAC Challenge Week #2 – Building your Savings Account

January 8, 2014

For our second challenge of the year we are focusing on finances. We want to build a financially responsible community. Recently, a spreadsheet showing a 52 week challenge was shared with us and we thought it was a great idea. Kassondra Moreland, the originator of this challenge, has made it easy for you to get […]

Tip & Update Tuesday (Week 1 Challenge)

January 7, 2014

TIP TUESDAY Before heading to the grocery store make a grocery list and eat. Don’t shop hungry…by doing these things it will help prevent you from picking up random stuff when you are at the grocery store. You know what happens you get in there and you smell the stuff cooking at the deli and […]

Are You Drinking Your Calories?

January 3, 2014

Recently, I was speaking to a friend about eliminating sodas from our diets. They said that they had switched to diet soda instead of regular soda because it was better. I knowingly just smiled and didn’t say a word. I didn’t want to discourage them at the time and I also didn’t really have my […]

Family Teaching Kitchens

September 18, 2012

The United Way of Metro Nashville is helping families in at-risk neighborhoods develop healthy lifestyles through the United Way Women United in Giving Family Teaching Kitchens initiative! United Way Women United in Giving is partnering with the Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Metro Parks & Recreation, and the Nashville Public Library in a critical […]

A Day in My Health Journey: Gold Star Report!

February 6, 2012

Originally posted on The Happiness Bucket (old):
Alright people, one thing you will learn to do on your journey is to celebrate the wins and not focus too much on the fails lol you experience. Now don’t go overboard and start having more fails than wins…you need to have a good balance. I’d say about…