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Stronger U Diet Update + Food Diary

I’ve had tons of requests for an update on the Stronger U diet I have been following, so let’s get into it.  You can see my other posts about Stronger U HERE and HERE. I am currently on week 15 of Stronger U.  In short: I am obsessed.  It’s exactly what I needed in my life.  Now look, I know I wasn’t fat.  But I definitely had some pounds creep on over the years that I wanted to get off, and mostly, as I have gotten older I have no idea how much I should be eating.  I needed someone to hold me accountable and help me understand (with my age and activity level) what my calorie intake should look like.  […]

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Stronger U Q&A

Today I’m sharing with you a little more about the Stronger U diet, and why I chose to go this route.  I also have a Q&A with my coach to answer questions you may have! First I’ll tell you what brought me to Stronger U.  I KNOW I’m not ‘fat’ or even ‘big.’  But I am the quintessential example of weight creeping on slowly over the years.  When I was younger, I could eat whatever I wanted (within reason) and stay the same weight.  That was me my whole life: I didn’t have to fight to be skinny; I was just naturally thin.  As I’ve gotten older, I have found that I can’t just eat whatever I want.  But I […]

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Stronger U Food Diary: Week 1

I can’t even tell you how many diets my mom has tried over the years, but I feel like every month or so for my entire life it was always something new.  You know how you always say you won’t turn out like your mom and then you do?  Well, this was one of those things.  I wasn’t going to always try new diets.  And then….I became adult, and (in this aspect) I became my mother. Guess what?  I’m trying a new diet. The vegan thing in January wasn’t really a ‘diet,’ it was more like an experiment.  We wanted to see if Lance’s blood pressure would go down and hey, if we lost weight in the process that would […]

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My Fitness Journey

Alo Yoga Bra // Leggings Happy Friday!  I thought you might enjoy reading about my fitness journey, my current fitness routine, and my general thoughts on fitness. I played soccer in middle and high school, but I wasn’t very good at it or serious about it.  When I was in college, all I can remember doing for fitness were long power walks with my girlfriends and maybe the elliptical machine for 30 minutes on occasion.  The first time I ever worked out consistently was after college.  I started taking yoga classes, and I really enjoyed it.  I was also a member at a gym, so I would do some cardio, too: the treadmill, elliptical, or the stair climber.  I love […]

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