Health

The Hunger Days… When Your Appetite Won’t Go Away

Do you ever wake up with ravenous hunger that doesn’t seem to go away, no matter what you do or eat?!  Those days when you can’t get food off your brain and it seems to take captive your thoughts?  Maybe you eat a meal only to find you are hungry shortly thereafter.  I get those days too and they are NOT FUN! But, not only are they dreadful, they can be downright scary, especially to anyone that is losing weight or has lost weight and is trying to keep it off.  Our ‘security gland’ is triggered and we can easily feel out of control because we may not know HOW to turn off the hunger signal.

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Fitness

5 of the Most Common Excuses NOT to Exercise (& Clever Solutions!)

Only 5% of adults exercise at least 30 minutes every day, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.  But we know that exercise has a plethora of benefits- literally, life changing results!  Obviously, there are dozens of reasons that keep us stuck in inactive cycles, but allowing ourselves to stay in these unhealthy patterns only sucks us dry of life and energy.

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Faith, Life

Milk, a Mop and a Lesson in Meekness

Rushing in the door with groceries in hand and coaching my toddler in out of the heat, I set the bags down on the floor with a “Humph.”  We had just returned from running errands. It always takes longer to run errands with a 2-year-old.  I know this.  But now, the time was slipping away and I needed to get her lunch fast, before a royal meltdown…

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