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Fear not.

I’m sure you’ve been inundated with all the emails, messages and news stories on the Coronavirus. I’m right there with you. However, since most of what we’re hearing is either telling us, directly or indirectly, “to be afraid” or to be “very concerned” or “extremely worried,” I think we also need to hear the messages that tell us to do the opposite. That may sound counter-intuitive or like I’m advising you to throw caution to the wind, but it isn’t and I’m not. Keep reading to see why… Ironically (or not), fear is the very topic God had me teach …

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Lessons from the home gym: Is your inner perfectionist holding you back?

Inner perfectionist? This is for you. #mondaymotivation It may not look like it, but this is my workout space. It’s shared with a drum set, tools, things we store and it’s in a creepy century-home basement. It ain’t pretty and isn’t perfect and it feels embarrassing to share. But it’s where the work happens. Not just the literal work of working out. It’s so.much.more than that. It’s the work of choosing to: sweat it out to become stronger instead of sitting in the comfortable places be okay with modifying moves that would otherwise cause injury even though I really want …

oatmeal raisin cookie dough bites, vegan + sugar free

First up: The winner of the Oh She Glows Everyday cookbook by Angela Liddon was Quinn. Aaaand, I just got word that she received it today! Now something for everyone…this recipe for oatmeal raisin cookie dough bites. I think it was actually one of Angela’s cookie recipes that I was trying a few years ago, when I discovered how toasted pecans have the same buttery butterscotch flavor as oatmeal raisin cookies (ORC). In a traditional ORC, it’s the brown sugar and butter that give it that homey flavor. I love finding simple, easy and no-sugar ways to make tasty desserts …

Celebrating Success…#LowSugarNaturally

Today I’m excited to share a #lowsugarnaturally success story with you since we are just completing the first week of the free Sugar Pretox Challenge. I met Stephanie through a Facebook group when I shared about this article I wrote for our local paper. I asked her to share her story and she graciously agreed… Tell me about yourself… I am a stay-at-home mom to my five-year old daughter McKenna! My husband and I will be married for six years on May 15th! I love crafts and spending time with family and friends. Laughing as much as I can, and …