The snow is gone, the grass is green, and we are spending our weekends doing Spring clean up in our homes and yards. The leaves get raked, the storm windows come out and screens go in. Maybe the house gets a fresh coat of paint, and all the stuff (junk) we accumulated over the winter gets thrown out or organized. What we are missing in our “Spring cleaning” routine, though, is Spring cleaning our bodies....more
Cleanses are a great way to hit reset on certain areas of your life. They help you break bad habits, flush money toxins and set you up with a powerful plan for the future. A money cleanse is no different than any type of food or juice cleanse....more
2 weddings... one month- A day of fasting. Daniel 1:8a- But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine.Daniel in the Bible has been a huge inspiration for me…almost like a mentor. You see, in the face of trial he stood firm for what he believed in. He had decided ahead of time that he was not going to eat the same things as all the other young men who were chosen. Was it difficult? YES! But it paid off. He and his friends were much healthier and smarter in the end....more
All good things must come to an end. January was a great month to test out vegan eating. I was inspired, I learned, I tried all kinds of new foods and new preparations.
But in the end, vegan eating just isn’t for me.
Here is the grocery list for the three day detox. It may seem like a long list of items, but many of them you probably already have stashed away in your cupboards. The fruits can be used fresh or frozen depending on what is in season in your area. I tried to use a similar recipe scheme so that ingredients could be bought in more of a bulk form to save more money....more
This year, I am trying a new approach to my overall health and wellness. I want to treat my entire body better- by eating healthier, sleeping more, relieving stress, and working out! It seems like a daunting task and may be a bit vague, but it's better than just..."I want to be healthier in 2014", yeaa how many people are saying that. Most importantly I want to become healthier in a sustainable and realistic way. Although I am starting with a detox, the overall meal plan will be easy to follow the entire year....more
After a long week of fully/overly indulging in divine meals and treats, you need a good cleanse! If you don’t like juicing cleanses because of the lack of satisfaction, you are not alone. Juicing is not the only way you can clean out your body, the nutrients in food are extremely powerful. Along with food, supplements are a great way to aid in your cleanse.Here are some great food and juice cleanses that Dr Oz has suggested....more
#30daysquatchallenge Today I am beginning the 30-day squat challenge (good lord my ass hurts just thinking about that!). In addition, I want to lose 10 lbs in a month, 8 lbs would be satisfactory. I have a pair of black lace hot pants I want to wear for a New Years Eve event. The hot pants are a size 7 and looked great on me one year ago....more
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