No Finish Line Nation
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No Finish Line Nation

One of the smartest things I’ve done on this healthy journey was wrap myself in like minded people who were also on a healthy journey. I found folks through FitBit, Facebook, Instagram, Connect (the WW private social media), grocery stores, you name it, I was looking for people who would inspire me, motivate me, challenge […]

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Little Red Trike
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Transforming Everyday

You know what happens when you refuse to say I quit? It’s kinda like being in your family. You might really have a fight with your sister but you are STILL her sister.  You might squabble with your cousins however it doesn’t stop the fact that you’re related.  It’s the same thing for me and […]

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MantraBands
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Mantra’s

Do you find yourself using some phrases over and over to get through your days? Just keep swimming Never give up Me first Just breathe. Suck it up. Workin’ it like it’s my job. There are so many mantra’s we have and I have dozens I find myself saying over and over. I have inspirational […]

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Clover Green Tieks
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These shoes cost 75 lbs

These are my 75 lb reward shoes. They’ve been in my house for 18 months.  You see, the detective bought them as a Christmas gift in 2016 not knowing they were for my 75 lb reward. I politely told him I could not wear them until I hit that number however I’d keep them. And keep […]

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SPEAK UP!

Quick- let’s consider what’s going to happen over the course of the next week or so for the holidays. it’s the holiday’s – have a piece of cake, it won’t hurt it’s Friday, you don’t need to diet today it’s Sally’s birthday. you can get back on track tomorrow it’s been a hell of a […]

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Project Management

Quick! What are you working on? Reports? Returning calls? Dropping off kids? Grocery shopping? Did anyone out there say “I’m working on me”? If so–HIGH FIVE!  YES! We are working on ourselves everyday and it is the best project! Each step we take in our journey is part of our project management. Attending WW meetings […]

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Healthy is the new skinny

I have never ever wanted to be skinny. I know that seems crazy – why bother trying to lose weight if not to rock smaller jeans? I want to be healthier.  That has been my #1 why since day 1 IN HIGH SCHOOL when I did WW the first time.  Yes, even at 16 I […]

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Choose happiness

Recently someone messaged me and asked: “Laura, how can possibly be so positive? Even when you gain, you’re smiling. I just don’t understand why or how you can do that.” That got me thinking; it has NEVER occurred to me NOT to be positive nor grateful for my journey just like it probably never occurred […]

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Numbers don’t define me

Numbers don’t define me. I don’t introduce myself and say, “Hi, I’m Laura. I am 5’2”, I’m 45 years young, I wear size 10 shoes and my ring size is 7.” HELL NO. THEN WHY ON GOD’S green earth is our self worth wrapped up in a 3 digit number that is a piece of […]

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My EVERYDAY MUST HAVES!!

Ever wonder what tools other folks use on their journeys to keep them going?  I know I sure as hell do.  I’m a total cart lurker at the store and I could peek into Amazon carts I would!! Here are my EVERYDAY items that i am never without.  Yes, I seriously use at least one […]

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