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Diet Diaries: My Mind is Playing Tricks on Me

I wanted to give you guys a progress update on my weight loss.  I ALMOST threw in the towel this week after two months of trying to achieve my weight loss goals.  This week the devil has been busy trying to get me to quit.   After a few weeks of not seeing any movement on the scale and then being sick, I was discouraged.  I kept thinking to myself, it would be so much easier to just let it go and buy new clothes.  I was doing all this work and nothing was changing. What was the point? Continue Reading

5 Tips to Help You Stay Motivated to Keep Working Out

I wanted to check in with my fitness and weight loss update.  So far I’m down 9 pounds since January 2nd!  *Hits the Dougie*  I can’t believe it!  It hasn’t been easy.  I’ve been hitting the gym 3 to 4 times a week and spending a lot of time prepping my meals.  It’s so worth it!  I still have another 15 pounds I would like to shed.  We’re closing out the first month of the year and some of your are ready to ditch your weight loss goals.  I wanted to share with you a few things that give me a reset button for staying in the weight loss game.
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Weight Loss Goals + FBF Fitness Challenge Giveaway

Happy New Year!  We made it to 2017!  Despite what happened in 2016, this year is going to be amazing!  This is the year that I lose weight and get “Trina” skinny. That means I’m going to reach a weight that is comfortable for Trina, not anyone else.  I recently participated in the FBF Fitness Challenge and it was life changing.  I wanted to share my experience from the challenge and how I’m using the lessons that I learned to continue to lose more weight.  Keep reading for my video review and FBF Fitness GIVEAWAY!

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Cooking with Kids: Fall Corn Chowder

This post sponsored by Mirum Shopper. Opinions are 100% my own.

I’m back with another delicious fall recipe for your family.  Temps are dropping and it’s time to put some soup in rotation.  Once the temps drop, we’ll be spending a lot of time indoors.  This is the perfect time to get the kids involved in the kitchen.  I headed to Target to take advantage of the their buy 3, get one FREE deal on select Unilever items.  I used Knorr Chicken Rice sides to make this delicious corn chowder with Peyton.

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Protein Challenge Recap + Pesto Beef Kabob Recipe

This post is brought to you by The Beef Checkoff and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own.

My 30 Day Protein Challenge has come to an end.  Since starting the Protein Challenge, I have learned so much about my eating habits this past month.  Early on in the challenge it was clear that I wasn’t getting the suggested amount of protein that I needed to get me through my busy day.  In an effort to get increase the protein in my diet, I tried some new recipes and revived some old ones.  Keep reading to learn how I made these delicious Pest Beef Kabobs in the oven and how I updated my Beef Sliders.

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