3 Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes That Most People Make

November 14, 2016

You can agree with me that weight loss is hard. Really hard. Most experts say that it is a simple equation: calories in vs. calories out. But it’s really more to weight loss than that. There are a lot of small parts that eventually add up to a bigger outcome. Cutting your calories is already […]

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How to Eat More Healthy Meals at Restaurants

November 7, 2016

Can you eat healthy meals at restaurants? Eating out while keeping a good diet is hard. With so many choices, you can easily make a wrong food decision. Most dishes are 2 or more servings and you just don’t realize it. Dining at a restaurant doesn’t have to be difficult if you have a game […]

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Five Things Friday #1

November 4, 2016

Welcome to Five Things Friday! The blog is mostly focused on health and wellness. This new series is a way for me to share a few things with you that I’ve been enjoying throughout the week. Honestly, it’s a way for me to write about anything other than fitness things. You understand, right? Anything that […]

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What’s Important To You?

November 2, 2016

It’s a simple question but can you answer it? Most people will have a hard time figuring it out. What’s important to you? I understand that your life can go from 0 to 60 in a second. Your priorities can change from moment to moment. Some things are higher on your list while others aren’t. […]

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A Letter To My Readers

October 31, 2016

Dear reader, It’s been awhile since I’ve written on the blog. Sorry for the disappearing act. Lately, it’s been a struggle to find my voice on this outlet. I’ve felt like I’ve had nothing to say. Have you ever felt like that? My life is pretty routine most of the time. I wake up, workout, […]

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Take Some Time Out For Yourself

September 19, 2016

Work. That’s what a lot of us do all day, every day. For some, work defines who they are. Work can be a good thing until it tips the scales. We can burn ourselves out putting in all that work. We don’t know how to shut down. It’s not healthy for the long term. So, […]

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Change Can Be Good For You

September 12, 2016

Change can be a positive or a negative. Yesterday was September 11th here in the United States. September 11th is a really devastating day for us Americans because of the horrible terrorist attacks that happened on that date. The events of 9/11 changed not only America but the world as a whole. It changed how […]

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Five Bullet Friday

September 9, 2016

Welcome to Five Bullet Friday! This new feature is a way for me to share a few things with you that I’ve been enjoying throughout the week. The things will range from books, foods, TV and just about anything that I like. Let’s get into the first Five Bullet Friday! 1. Stranger Things (Source) I actually […]

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I’ve Never Been A Quitter

September 7, 2016

It’s been very quiet on the blog. Sorry about that. It’s been incredibly busy in the Gillis household. Between regular life things happening, getting the house ready for Baby G, and marathon training taking over my days, there’s just not enough time in the day. Speaking of marathon training, I can’t stop. That’s the overall theme of […]

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The Two Things That Are Holding You Back

August 12, 2016

You need to go to the gym to get your workout in. The couch and Netflix sounds a lot more appealing instead. Losing weight is a goal but you’re scared that you can’t do it. You care what others will think. You’re just fearful of what could happen. There are two things that are holding […]

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