Tag Archives: healthy living

The High of Exercise

It seems like there is always something to get me off track with my workouts. It gets frustrating because at this point in my life, I am not looking for excuses not to work out. I want my workouts. I want that mental and physical boost. Continue reading

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My Healing Journey

For the last two months, I have joined my husband in a commitment to refrain from fast food. Since regular soda is also a big weakness of mine, I committed to refrain from that as well. Continue reading

30 Day No Fast Food and No Soda Challenge Part 2

Last month my family decided to do a 30 day no fast food and no regular soda challenge. I really did not doubt that I could complete the challenge once I set my mind to it. But I knew I would struggle with cravings and I would not have an outlet for my comfort eating when I was stressed. When I finally made it through and could have some comfort food, my husband immediately suggested that we should start the challenge over. Continue reading

30 Day No Fast Food and No Soda Challenge

My family struggles with eating healthy all the time. We strive to keep a healthy household, but when we don’t have it in us to cook or we are away from the house, fast food is our staple. But now we have committed to refraining from the fast food for 30 days. Since soda is also a big weakness of mine I have decided to forgo that as well.   Continue reading

Life with Chronic Pain

Living with chronic pain poses many challenges. It makes life on the homestead a hardship. Even with the increased press and new medications for chronic pain like Fibromyalgia, many still do not believe it is real. One may even face such denial from family members. A person with chronic pain may look normal and it could be hard to tell just how bad the person is feeling. Continue reading

Let’s Talk About Me

Sharing about life and ideas is a great way to make a connection. I want to write in this blog about things that have helped me in my life and I hope to encourage others through my story. I love to learn and I crave stimulation. Within the past year or so, I became a backyard chicken farmer. This has been an incredible learning experience and I have enjoyed sharing my adventures with friends and family, but I would love to connect with a broader audience. Continue reading