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Jan 8

January 8, 2015

Not all barre is created equal

I have wanted to try barre classes for a long time.  I was a dancer growing up (primarily ballet to be exact) and just the mention of “barre” made me a little giddy again.  Although my point shoes and tutu were long ago retired I figured I just had to try this out and see what it was like. I am glad I tried out so many different barre studios because as the title of this post points out: not…

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Oct 2

October 2, 2014

Dress that body you’ve worked hard for in MadStyle! Discount code included!

I am definitely not a fashion guru.  I can put together an outfit but I won’t claim that I’m a rock star at it by any means.  I manage to pull it together, love shopping, and can’t bypass a great deal. One of the great things about living a healthy lifestyle is feeling fit, healthy, and in shape.  This means trying on clothes isn’t something I dread.  I look forward to it!  What better way to celebrate your body that…

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Jul 18

July 18, 2014

A Letter To My Former Body

To My Former Body: Yes, You. The one who looked a lot better in pictures. The one who had an almost-six pack. You hadn’thad a baby yet so you didn’t have that linea nigra line down your stomach that the doc says might never go away. You fit into those cute red shorts. Your hips were smaller and your butt was too. You didn’t even know what a muffin top was. Yes, former body, you were great. But I don’t…

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Jul 9

July 9, 2014

Whose body is that?

When I got pregnant I was prepared for body changes.  In fact, I welcomed them.  I knew my body needed to change to accommodate a growing baby and that was okay.  It wasn’t always easy seeing the scale go up and my stomach growing more and more but I expected that.  I knew I was working out, eating healthy most of the time, and doing what I was supposed to do to gain the right amount of weight. What I…

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